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The Reverend, was created in tribute to the life of Sales Mgr. Tom Boogaard's grandfather, an ordained Episcopal Reverend. Tom was inspired by the life of his grandfather and wanted to create a tribute beer that contained his sterling traits. True to both our "small brewery, BIG BEERS" philosophy and to the spirit and character of the departed Reverend, this beer is strong willed, assertive, and pure of heart, a heart of candy sugar. It contains as many authentic imported Belgian specialty malts as the brewers could cram into our mash tun, and lots of Belgian dark candy sugar stirred into the brew kettle. A divinely complex and beautifully layered beer with hints of dark cherries, currants, and molasses, complimented by an underlying spiciness. Sinfully smooth considering the high alcohol content. Cellarable for 4 years.


3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fatehunter (1335) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - MAY 15, 2014
Pours a short head on a hazy dark straw colored body. The aroma is rich and fruity: orange, mango, pineapple and spices. Really good. The taste is quite sweet beginning to end, but it has a decent balance going on. The finish is long and sweet. The texture is a bit sticky with lower carbonation. Itís a nice sipping brew.

3.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
GaperNed (11) - - MAY 4, 2014
Another good beer from Avery. I donít always like quadruples but this one is nice and smooth

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mark_Eck (763) - - MAY 2, 2014
The beer that got me into craft beer. Love this beer. Great, complex taste and very enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (1971) - California, USA - MAY 2, 2014
Reddish brown pour... Aroma of caramel, dark fruits... Flavor has notes of dates, plum, toffee caramel, hints of alcohol, tropical fruit late on palate... Belgian candi sugar... Delicious ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
nickel (331) - - APR 30, 2014
Probably best beer i tried ever. Aroma and taste - beyond the compare. Maybe itís just the emotions. Tried several times with the same effect - enchanted by reverend

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (2949) - Santa Monica, California, USA - APR 13, 2014
On tap at Smithouse in LA, amber pour, small white head, smells sweet, lots of caramel, some toffee, sweet tasting, overall nice.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
rubbishystuff (1868) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 9, 2014
Overall good, but my complaint would be that it is too syrupy which can make it somewhat cloying as it warms. Serving: Bottle

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Doghair (262) - Illinois, USA - APR 5, 2014
Cloudy reddish. Not a big nose. A little malty caramel. Taste is lots of dark fruit & caramel. A little coffee in the finish. No noticeable alcohol. Smooth with light carbonation. Great beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bulk_Carrier (2227) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - APR 3, 2014
Reviewed from notes. The appearance had a somewhat dark amber/caramel colored body with a half finger off-white head that dies within about fifteen seconds, very little lacing spider webbing around the glass. The smell had a sweet combination of apple, cloves, cherries are there but seem really light, a little bit of some spice. The taste was mainly sweet through the previously mentioned flavors, sweet apple aftertaste, dry spicy finish. On the palate, it sat at/about a medium to almost heavy - hmmm.... actually probably closer to medium, but not sessionable as ABV is somewhat felt. Overall, Iíd say this is a pretty good quad, but I think thereís other quads Iíd rather have before this.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (4320) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Pretty nice dark Belgian. Some fruity prune and raisin with a big Belgian floral yeast aroma. A touch of smoke as well. Light musk. Pours cloudy dark with good head and lacing. Finishes with light sweetness. Medium to thick palate. Soft carbonation. Bottle.


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