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Brother Thelonious - North Coast Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

2,612 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 2,612
Reviews: 982
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 13.46%
Wants: 62
Gots: 359 | FT: 5
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:
Beer added by: sloejams on 05-04-2006

"Vital Statistics

Style: Belgian Style Strong Dark
Color: Dark mahogany
ABV: 9.4%
Bitterness: 32 IBU's"
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Ratings: 2,612 | Reviews: 982
Photo of dacoit
3.91/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Lovely chunky mess of a head that sticks around for a bit, dark and warm, boozy smell with a bit of spice. Less complex taste than one would expect, and underwhelming mouthfeel, but a decent yank quad (or dub?). Had this in 12 oz 4 pack. Big bottle might be a bit much with only 1 or 2.

Photo of steve-l
3.44/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WheelsPSU
3.56/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BoozerBrad
3.44/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of keithmpowers
3.78/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nolo
4.81/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Ill just say this. Really awesome and complex beer. Really tasty, really fruity, really malty. Raisins, sugar, hops, grapes!! Beer Advocate people, this is an awesome beer!!!

Photo of Gabriel_Vaughn
4.33/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AlaskanYoung
3/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Says review is optional. It is not

Photo of Markbienvenu
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Medicboxer
3.77/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of justincourts
3.54/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of andyjeigh
3.81/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of csurowiec
3.97/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tiamat8086
4.46/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dhfreak
3.71/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Not bad, not bad at all. Seems a little weak in smell, scents don't stick out as much as some others; taste is a little flat, very little depth. Still, for the price, it's a good buy.

Photo of Bali_hi
3.96/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle of brother thelonious drank.

Photo of Kerosutro2010
3.88/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Beardo
4.31/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Botulizard
3.77/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mattygross44
4.2/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

No head or what was one dissipates really quick pours dark brown has a pretty fizzy taste once hitting your mouth but the tail end is where its at not as sweet as some other american quads i tasted which is a good thing for me. i like the boozy taste where you can breath it in. Def not a bad buy for a 25oz was $7.89 at bevmo. If youre into quads like me this is just another to try and knock off the check list

Photo of Sweffin
3.76/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tellytell
4.05/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StevenH
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tlema1
2.98/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Has a wine-like quality, I'm very disappointed

Photo of ayricton
4.58/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

a great representation of a belgian

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Brother Thelonious from North Coast Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 2,612 ratings.