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RATINGS: 1342   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (2623) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 14, 2013
22oz bottle thanks to ditmier Pours out a brown with some red highlights topped with a sand head. Nose is sweet candy pit fruit spice and some belg yeast. Taste is sweet malts all the way put fruit spice layers and a little hotness on the end.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (5320) - Ohio, USA - NOV 10, 2013
22 oz. bottle. Pours a cloudy reddish brown color with a small beige head. The aroma and flavor have a nice fruitiness favoring raisins and cherries, caramel, sweet candi sugar, pale malts, molasses, mild spices, and yeast. Medium to medium plus bodied, some viscosity to the mouth feel. Hides the alcohol pretty well, but not an elite abt/quad.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
DeBojanx (2) - Fayetteville, USA - NOV 1, 2013 does not count
By Far my favorite beer on Tap @ The TapHouse! Bold flavor and great taste!!!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brouwerij (915) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - OCT 10, 2013
2002 Reverend on tap at Avery. Pours a fairly clear burnt copper with very fine khaki head, decent retention and almost no lacing. Aroma is sweet alcohol, toffee, caramel, sweet malt, and mildly fruity/yeasty. Flavor is sweet, caramel, toffee, with a sweet, mildly nutty finish. Enjoyed the aged version, though I think the salvation aged a bit better. Soft carbonation, medium body, smooth texture. Interesting and tasty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmgreenuk (4066) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2013
On tap at Avery. 2002 aged. Poured a clear dark amber with a round white head. The aroma is rich toffee caramel and a little alcohol. The flavour is medium bitter with a toffee caramel semi sweet boozy palate. The alcohol doesn’t dominate and there is little liqourice. This has aged very well indeed.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (4793) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2013
Draft sampled at the brewpub (2002 vintage). Pours hazy amber orange with a tan head. Aroma has that sweet aged effect, with dried fruits, candy, toffee, light apricot, spice and prunes. Flavour is light heavy sweet and light moderate bitter. Full bodied with soft carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SmokeyDaBear (150) - - OCT 9, 2013
2002 aged barrel tasted at Avery's taproom. 5oz taster. Head dissipated quickly. Smells very sweet and tastes sweet. Beer has 10% alcohol which isn't super noticeable.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Markm2151 (280) - toledo, USA - OCT 6, 2013
Well made beer. Served draft in snifter, inch foamy fizzy head. Complex and delicious.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Homer321 (1744) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - OCT 4, 2013
Bottle from friends. Flowery nose with some malt. Flavor is non descript but sweet. Slightly metallic. Very thin. Lacks malt. Not bad. Not grate. ---Rated via intercellular device

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (4439) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - SEP 23, 2013
Bottle. Poured a slightly ruby copper color with a small, thin off-white head. Aroma was a lot of sweet caramel notes, malts with Belgian yeast notes. Flavor was a lot of candy sugars, dried fruits, yeast. Pretty tasty in small quantities, the booze character catches up on you quite quickly. A well done quad from a non-Belgian brewery.


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