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Avery The Reverend - Bourbon Barrel

Avery The Reverend - Bourbon Barrel
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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.7/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Various bourbon barrels, including: Reverend aged in a Buffalo Trace Eagle Rare Whiskey barrel acquired from the West End Tavern in Boulder. Reverend aged in George Dickel bourbon barrels for three months.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheGB (567) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 31, 2015
On tap at Avery. Brown and hazy, with a nice lasting head. Quite bourbony aroma, with some sweet malt. Malty, sweet taste with a strong, but still balanced bourbon taste.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mep3222 (869) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - MAY 22, 2015
Bourbon aroma up front, then candy sugar and dark fruits. Taste is candy sugar, dark fruit, vanilla, bourbon, woody. Sweet finish but not overly sweet. Has a tannic dryness from the wood almost which balances out the sweetness of the normal reverend. And the aging probably mellows it, but not as sweet as reverend and has some other great flavors that really add to the beer.  ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
craftbeerdesign (2250) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Dickle Reverend version. Deep orange pour with deep red pour and an off white head. Deep dark fruit nose with layers of whiskey, vanilla and light esters. Med body with dark fruits, vanilla, oak, whiskey and light esters. Sweet finish with dark fruits and light whiskey.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
adnielsen (10089) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 1, 2014
On tap @ Boulder Strong Ale Fest 2014. Pours a bit hazy orange appearance with a thin tan head. Black cherry, plum, and other dark fruit notes in the nose. Some whiskey in the flavor along with some banana and cherry notes. Ok but a bit too strong for my taste.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dnstone (2364) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAY 3, 2012
Orange-golden in color. Sweet, fruity aroma with a bit of whiskey aroma. Sweet and slightly tart with a malt finish. Notes: Brewery visit ’09 during the GABF

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (18174) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2010
8th October 2008. On tap at Falling Rock pre GABF. Sweet, smooth oaky beer. Fruity. Not picking up much whisky but this is a nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12268) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 8, 2010
(Draught, labeled West End Reverend, 2009 vintage) Pours a hazy copper body with a small white head. Aroma of bourbon, wood, vanilla, caramel, and raisins. Flavor of bourbon, molasses, raisins, and dates.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bleeng (1579) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - OCT 4, 2009
Dark gold foamy white head. Overwhelming whiskey flavors on the nose and taste. Tasty but too much whiskey for me.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - OCT 1, 2009
Tap at brewery, GABF ’09.
Pours a thick, denses amber with a nose of slight whiskey barrel, molasses prunes, and candy malt. Flavor is a lightning-fast rush of bourbon, alcohol, and whiskey-soaked biscuit. Average mouthfeel but slightly tingly. If you don’t like bourbon, chances are you won’t like this.
Earlier Rating: 10/1/2009 Total Score: 3.9
Tap at Avery, GABF week ’09.
Pours a deep cheddar with a sour, woodsy whiskey sour aroma. Flavor is woodsy oak and whiskey with sweet bourbon and fruit puree in the finish. Thick and coating on the tongue. Yet another winner from Avery.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jimbowood (1036) - Freeport, Georgia, USA - SEP 30, 2009
Draft at Avery. I’m a sucker for a whiskey barrel aged brew and this one is just my style. Nice and plump without too much whiskey.


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