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Avery The Reverend (Bourbon Barrel)
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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.61/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (13348) - , 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 (11760) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9068) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - SEP 29, 2009
Draught at Avery, GABF week 2009. Pours hazy orange with a small fizzy white head, somewhat diminishing with fair lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (caramel, toasted grain, toffee), average hop (perfume, resin), average yeast (dough, earth) with notes of light alcohol, plum, apple, wood, and vanilla. Full bodied, creamy texture, average carbonation, and a bitter finish. Long duration, heavy sweetness, moderate acidity and bitterness.
Earlier Rating: 9/24/2009 Total Score: 3.9
Draught at Avery. Pours hazy brown with an average, creamy white head, mostly lasting with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (flowers, herbs), average yeast (dough, earth) with notes of pear, peach, wood, and vanilla. Full bodied, sticky texture, lively carbonation, and a bitter finish. Long duration, light sweetness, moderate acidity and bitterness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ratman197 (9020) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 30, 2009
On tap at Avery poured a hazy copper with a lasting amber head. Aromas of bourbon, vanilla, oak, light fruittiness, light carmel and a hint of spice. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of bourbon, oak, vanilla, light fruittiness, light carmel and light spice with a smooth lingering bourbon finish.
Earlier Rating: 2/19/2009 Total Score: 4.1
On tap at Avery Tasting Room poured a hazy copper with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of bourbon, vanilla, oak, plum and light cherry. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of bourbon, vanilla, oak, cherry and toffee with a smooth lingering bourbon finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NielsenRatings (8273) - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (7797) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - OCT 10, 2008
2008 GABF week @ Avery. Slightly hazy honey gold color. Nose is honey and candy sugar with an Irish whiskey-like note, not the typical bourbon character but something more like Bushmills... unfortunately, a lot of the Belgian qualities of the Reverend are muted by the barrel aging, and the whole thing comes across as a mildly boozy fruit, honey, tea and whiskey experience. Body is medium to thin, little to no yeast noticed... overall a bit of a disappointment.

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.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dnstone (2111) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
That1Guy (1867) - Galesburg, Illinois, USA - FEB 20, 2009
Crushed with Jakebra on tap at the brewery. Cool combination. Regular Reverend was aight, bourbonized is badass. Very subtle bourbon notes enhance everything about this brew. Very smooth mouthfeel. Pretty awesome.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bleeng (1474) - 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.


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