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Brother Thelonious - North Coast Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

2,092 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2092
Reviews: 928
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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EricMichael

North Carolina

2.9/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

Normally, when I review a brew, I do so in a manner that is very professional and structured. This brew makes me feel like it isn't worth the little bit of extra effort, but I feel it's still important to speak my piece.

The appearance was the best part of this brew. A nice copper with an excellent sized head, however one that almost immediately vanishes.

The scent wasn't too bad and maybe because it was on the weaker side. Smelled of toast with a hint of fruit.

First taste, I cringed with how it felt in my mouth. Crazy after-taste and feel in the back of my throat and on my tongue. Very sweet malts. Toast with an apple spread and a whole lot of metal-something that makes my mouth feel like I need to brush my teeth. Unbalanced. The Belgium-style aspects of this beer are what redeem it enough to be worth of a 3.0 for taste, but the feel in my mouth was just bad. I was tempted not to finish it.

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2011 02:47:03 | More by EricMichael
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Brother Thelonious from North Coast Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 2,092 ratings.