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Brother Thelonious - North Coast Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

2,101 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2101
Reviews: 929
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 13.76%


Brewed by:
North Coast Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  9.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
"Vital Statistics

Style: Belgian Style Strong Dark
Color: Dark mahogany
ABV: 9.4%
Bitterness: 32 IBU's"

(Beer added by: sloejams on 05-04-2006)
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DrFayhee


3.68/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This beer claims to be a "Belgian style abbey ale." I'll let you determine whether that means anything.
It's got an almost ruby amber hue with a head that is unsatisfyingly thin.
Smell has some alcohol to it with some juniper berry, spice, cardamom...
Taste is definitely malty with a fair deal of toasted sweetness. It gets better as it opens up and settles.
The same goes for mouthfeel. The first few sips are too bubbly but it then quiets down. There's a slight treacly residue but this is definitely a beer that gets better as it goes along.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2012 05:20:20 | More by DrFayhee
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Brother Thelonious from North Coast Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 2,101 ratings.