Monday, November 28, 2016

Aver Mephistopheles Stout finally back!

Avery Announced that this is the last year for the Demon Series - so stock up now if you want them!

Batch #12 - Oct 2016
Avery Mephistopheles Stout 2016...$7.99 / 12oz
Beer Style: Stout
Hop Variety: Magnum, Styrian Goldings
Malt Variety: Two-row barley, black malt, roasted barley,Belgian special B, aromatic
ABV: 14.6%
Mephistopheles is the crafty shape shifter, the second fallen angel. Amazingly complex, coal black, velvety and liqueurish, this demon has a bouquet of vine-ripened grapes, anise and chocolate covered cherries with flavors of rum-soaked caramelized dark fruits and a double espresso finish.  Mephistopheles is the final installment of “The Demons of Ale” series.

Rated 95/100 RateBeer
Avery Samaels Oak Aged Ale Batch #11 2015....$7.99 / 12oz
Avery Samaels Oak Aged Ale Batch #12 2016....$7.99 / 12oz

14.2% ABV
Beer Style: Oak Aged English Strong
Samaels is a super-caramelly, oak-aged English-style strong ale. Perhaps the least hoppy (sacrilege here at Avery!) beer we’ve brewed, to accentuate the malt. The oak is very apparent in this rich and high gravity ale, adding additional depth and complexity with a woody and cask-like nose and a pronounced vanilla flavor on the palate. With the addition of a more roasted malt in 2007, Samaels now delivers subtle bitterness to add balance to the natural sweetness. Cellarable for 10+ years.
Samaels is the second installment of “The Demons of Ale” series.

Food pairing: The toffee, vanilla and caramel flavors in Samaels are great with crème brulee, sticky bread pudding or any dessert dish featuring the flavors of burnt or caramelized sugar.

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