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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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Malaclemys (421) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Rocket City Brewfest, dark copper with a thin tan head. A: clove, banana, fruit, caramel. T: clove, caramel. LIght body with a sweet finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dls13dls (59) - Royse City, Texas, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Cloudy reddish. Thin Head.. Sweet fruity nose. A little caramel. Taste is lots of dark fruit & caramel. Syrupy palate and Fruity overall. Smooth with light carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ljthiessen (698) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - MAY 18, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy amber pour. Dark fruits, a touch of pineapple and oak. Sweet candied fruit and malt too. Pretty tasty, but not my favourite quad. A little light bodied for the style, but again - still pretty good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nero55 (864) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Draft at Rocketcity Brewfest. Light amber with thin brown head. Aroma of light Belgian notes (clove and some banana) with a light sweetness. Heavy body, candy sugar sweetness, malt, and and some light fruit notes with a sweet finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fatehunter (1642) - 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.

   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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mark_Eck (1013) - - MAY 2, 2014
The beer that got me into craft beer. Love this beer. Great, complex taste and very enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (2289) - 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

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
nickel (611) - - 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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (3834) - 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.

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