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Avery The Reverend (Oak Barrel)

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.71/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Aged in Opus 1 cabernet sauvignon barrels.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
swesson (223) - Highlands Ranch, Colorado, USA - JUL 25, 2013
Very smooth. Very Belgian. This is beer candy. Beautiful head, artful lacing. This is the kind of beer that made abbey ales famous. When i taste a beer like this, I want to be a monk ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dnstone (2137) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAY 2, 2012
Oaky nose with a slight brett-like funk aroma. Murky amber in color. Sweet, cherry, sour and woody flavors. Refreshing. Notes: ’05 vintage at GABF visit ’09

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
zizzybalubba (1409) - Elizabeth City, North Carolina, USA - SEP 27, 2009
Enjoyed at the Avery Taproom in Boulder, CO during GABF week, 2009. 2007 version. Dark orange pour. Lightly sour orange and lemon aroma. Excellent sour citrus flavor. Oily, slick mouthfeel. I’m surprised at the low ratings, or maybe this has just aged very well, but this was outstanding.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (9607) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - FEB 17, 2008
Draught at Avery. Pours clear amber with an average, creamy, off-white head, lasting with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (grain, meal), average hops (flowers, grass), average yeast (sweat, dough) with notes of alcohol (wine) and assorted fruits. Medium bodied, sticky texture, average carbonation, and a metallic finish. Long duration, light sweetness, moderate acidity and bitterness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
csbosox (1223) - Prairie Village, Kansas, USA - DEC 11, 2007
On draft @ Falling Rock during ’06 GABF weekend Oak, red wine, and alcohol aroma with some malt and dark fruits. Smells really f’in good. Taste, initially, is dark brown sugar, molasses, dark caramel, dark fruits, and oak followed by oak, tart fruits, and mild alcohol, bracing tartness, and tannins. A little alcohol burn at the finish. Tart finish.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
spadedbearsays (9) - USA - JUL 22, 2007 does not count
being from colorado i can drink avery all day long, and this quad with hints of caramel and sugary sweetness is one that will top off your night out

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
drewbeerme (3879) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 7, 2007
sampled on tap at the 5th Boulder Strong Ale Fest. this was very sweet vanilla, caramel, just too sweet and winey, lots of wine character. wasn’t a fan. note to avery, improve your quad before putting it in barrels.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (9728) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 14, 2007
On tap @ Avery Brewing poured a hazy amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of oak, vanilla, apple and a hint of cinnamon. Palate was light bodied and tart. Flavors of oak, some vinous notes, grape, apple and a hint of spice with a lingering tart finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - OCT 25, 2006
Draft @ Falling Rock: Hazy brown amber color. Nice vinous notes of red wine over sweet yeasty malt. Grapey notes. Medium bodied with a good warming sensation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - OCT 15, 2006
Pour is hazey amber with a small dense off white head...smell is slightly woody strongly alcoholic and malty too...taste is sweet and malty with lots of wood flavors...my favorite of the 3...


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