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Merc Machine - Stone Brewing Company

Merc Machine

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Overall: 8.3/10 by 1 dude

Dudes: 8.3/10

Trend: 8.3/10 over past 5 reviews

Style: American Imperial IPA

ABV: 9.00%

Season: Winter

Have Another: 100%

1,150 beers rated with a 7.8 average
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  • A: 8.0 | T: 8.5 | L: 8.4 | M: 8.1 | O: 8.4
  • Color: 6
  • Had on tap with Rich and Chuck at Jimmy’s in Naperville.

    Pours with slightly cloudy with pure white foam. Solid retention since the tap pour tries to eliminate. Sporadic but thick, coating lacing.

    Aroma of tropical fruits with ample sweetness. Sweetness is more towards pure sweet; not caramel, toffee, etc. Definitely light. Maybe the tulip glass doesn’t do it justice.

    Taste is sweetness that lasts, lingering into the finish. Tropical fruit notes are awesome. Clean. Minimal bitterness.

    Maybe medium body but light carbonation. Somewhat dry.

    Does Stone make a bad beer. I don’t think their normal beers are crazy good but they are well above average. A great beer to shoot the shot and hang out with friends. Enjoy.
  • Reviewed: Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 12:08:41
  • Tasted: Sunday, January 14, 2018
  • $7.50 for 12 oz. tap