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RATINGS: 185   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 273   ABV: 9.1%
9.1% ABV, 50 IBU A growing South Texas tradition, La Muerta is brewed each year for Día de los Muertos in honor of our departed friends and family. A big, lush Imperial Stout, La Muerta is full of roast, smoke and chocolate flavors from an array of specialty malts that go into this garnetblack ale. If you are holding this bottle, it means either you (or someone you know with a kind heart) boldly stood in line for hours on the first Saturday of November. Karma rewards those who give selflessly, so share with your closest compadres or a new friend. La Muerta will age wonderfully for years to come – we recommend enjoying one now and save some for the future, if you can. ¡Salud!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mathieuc (3377) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 8, 2016
Pours a medium black with a beige head that leaves good lacing. Nose is of roast, coffee and slight oxidation. I swear I got some chile peppers but I don’t see it in the commercial deScription. Oh well, must be some hot alcohol? Nothing bad, though, it adds just a small kick. Coffee otherwise. Medium body and carbonation. OK

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Whatup14 (1679) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 6, 2016
Bouteille 650ml, bottle share. Couleur noire opaque, mousse moka ayant une belle tenue. Arôme de malt torréfi, côté un peu vert, café, un peu épicé. Goût de malt torréfié, café, verdure. Carbonatation moyenne, corps moyen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlovakSniper (5182) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 6, 2016
La robe presque noire montre un col mousseux plutôt tenace. Au nez, les notes rôties, la fumée et le chocolat montrent difficilement le chili. Au goût, le chili montre ses dents et le chocolat se regroupe. En bouche, la bière montre une texture huileuse. En finale, des notes amères colorées par la fumée. Un bon stout qui manque néanmoins de corpulence.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (7879) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 5, 2016
pours unclear very dark brown with a small creamy light beige cap, dark crema, sticky lacing. smoked roasted maltiness, burnt caramel, berries, some sweetness - molasses. moderate carbonation, medium body - very oily; sweet and smoky-spicy finish. good spice integration in this smoked and fruity stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JulienHuxley (5640) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 5, 2016
Bottle shared. Black pour with foamy tan head. Aroma is chocolaty, tons of cocoa, light chili. Taste is spicy, lots of cocoa, long lingering chili finish. Palate is full bodied, strong carbonation. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
onceblind (7480) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 29, 2015
Deep heavy dark brown with a thin light tan head. Deep cocoa and roast on the nose, a touch of earthy coffee as well. Smooth roasty flavor lots of chocolaty sweetness, roast, and a gentle bit of coffee. Complex and toasty and sweet and full.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
corby112 (2804) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 11, 2015
Pours pitch black and completely opaque with a half finger mocha colored head that quickly settles into a thin ring. Spotty lacing left behind. Slightly smokey, roasted aroma with dark and sweet malt notes, dark fruit and alcohol. Some charred wood along with dark chocolate, coffee bean, oatmeal, toffee and caramel. Some fudge/chocolate cake sweetness underneath, balancing out the smoked meat/burnt malts. Slightly viscous medium body with a nice balance of smokey, roasted malt, dark chocolate and sweet booze. Dry and toasty with lots of dark chocolate, coffee bean and oatmeal flavor but it never becomes acrid or overly burnt tasting. There is some chocolate cake, toffee and caramel sweetness balancing things out along with some strong booze in the finish. Plenty of alcohol flavor but never hot or harsh. Not overly complex but has a nice balance of roast, sweetness and alcohol. Tasty but definitely a sipper.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
GreatDane1632 (1169) - North Dakota, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Rated based on notes taken 3 Nov 2012 -- On tap at the Dia de la Muerta release party at the Brewery! Great time and an awesome beer. Dark, foreboding, smoky. Delish!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (2953) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - MAY 20, 2015
Aroma: Dark Chocolate Malts, Mildly Roasty Appearance: Dark Opaque Hue, Passes No Light, Off White Head, Decent Lacing Taste: Dark Chocolate Malts, Roasty, Mild Caramel Mouthfeel: Decent Carbonation, Medium to Full Bodied, Mildly Drying

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (6222) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - MAR 5, 2015
Bomber: Thanks Madseeg: 2013 Vintage: Served in a Chouffe glass at 13 degrees Celsius: Medium sized creamy beige head. Deep dark almost completely black colored beer. Aromas of coffee, cacoa, malt roast, tobacco, herbal toast, some dried leaves, fruity cardboard, light carbo gass tint, toffee and some chocolate flowers with a caramel edge. Flavours of coffee, bitters, earthy, some spice, cacoa, tobacco, some malt and light coffee roast, light dry, some hints of dark fruits, smoke and an a herbal hay toasty tone. Aftertaste is a mix of cacoa, roast, bitters, malts, coffee and some dryness... Low carbo, creamy light spicy mouthfeel, close to full bodied.

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