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RATINGS: 1428   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (43884) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2007
Bottle @ Københavnske Øldage 2007 in Copenhagen. Clear amber color with a average fizzy fair lacing off-white head. Aroma is light malty, caramel, moderate yeasty, sugar sweet, alcohol. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium to medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (40181) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2008
1 pt 6 fl oz bottle. Pours slight hazy dark orange with a dense light orange head. Aroma solid pine hoppy with a light fruity note. The flavour starts with the same notes and goes into a sweet sugarish caramel malt flavour first before a more fruity and belgian yeast spiced flavour takes overs. Shows a mild woody note along the way. Hops reappear before the finish and provide a lifting feel to the dense abt flavours. Hoppy and dry towards woody finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (34273) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2004
An amber beer with an orange head. The aroma is sweet hoppy with hints of caramel. The flavor is sweet, with notes of caramel as well as light notes of alcohol and spices on a dry background.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (25841) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2006
Bottle. Clear amber coloured with an off white head. Aroma of malts, fruits, spices and caramel. Sweet flavour of malts, fruits, spices and caramel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (25258) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 4, 2005
Bottled. Dark copper coloured, small beige head. Fruity sweetish aroma. Sweet yeasty, caramellish, hoppy and malty flavour. A bit sticky palate. Sweet caramellish fruity aftertase. Also hints of alcohol all the way through.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 1, 2006
(Bottle 65 cl) Clear amber with a small, off-white head. Sweetish aroma of overripe fruit. Marked caramel sweetness from a shipload of malts. Plenty, fruity esters and a strong, sherry like alcohol. Almost no bitterness making this resemble a British Barleywine more than an Abt/Quadrupel. 291205

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (23336) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 15, 2002
Ruby coloured. Pours thick, with almost no head. Very sweet with loads of almond and toffee aroma. Full bodied and really malty. This beer is a bit too sweet to really take me into Beer-Nirvana

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (22720) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 30, 2006
Bottle. Amber colour with a white head. Sweet aroma of malt, yeast and fruits. Also some spicy hints in the aroma. The flavor is sweet malty with hints of yeast and caramel. Sweet warming malty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (21802) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2012
16th May 2010
Very slightly hazy amber beer. Not much of a head. Light dry palate. Sweet yeasty malt, a little more tripel than quad. Finishes dry with more sweet yeast. Faint orange and even fainter tropical fruits coming through.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (21205) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 4, 2011
Draft courtesy of the Churchkey crew, thanks gentlemen! Dark ruby color, large off white head. Aroma of slightly sour summer fruits. Taste is smooth light pine. OK.

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