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Brother Thelonious - North Coast Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

2,410 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 2,410
Reviews: 951
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 13.76%
Wants: 50
Gots: 233 | FT: 4
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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3.25/5  rDev -14%

Ash76, Jun 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Shogun730, Jun 01, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

Daniel101, May 31, 2013
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3.2/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle -> snifter

Honestly I didn't like this, but I try to review to style, not my personal taste.

A- Deep Ruby Red with 2 finger head which dissipates quickly and no lacing
S - kind of alcohol forward
T- very sweet almost like syrup up front with a dry but boozy finish
M- not bad, lots of carbonation
O - Not up my alley, but fans of this style ought to love it.

Mojo, May 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

jbar920, May 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

T-money, May 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

Kingcurio, May 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Slatetank, May 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

ZEB89, May 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

2bet, May 25, 2013
Photo of jozols1
3.99/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Dark color, light foam.
Smell: Coffee, chocolate, and caramel. Sweet malts. All good stuff.
Taste: Sweet and soft but with some bitterness, like many Belgians (beers, I mean -- no judgment on the people).
Mouthfeel: Soft and dry. Comes right off the tongue.
Overall: Really nice beer. Can hold its own against traditional Belgians. More serious than its name (which I love -- also love that some of the proceeds go to support the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz).

jozols1, May 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

gshak, May 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

InspectorBob, May 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Kreko7, May 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Screper, May 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

johntfox, May 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

DarthBeer, May 21, 2013
Photo of bbluemzbeer
2.75/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

This is just an ok. It dies not have quite the flavor I was expecting. It is not real bad, just nothing to write special. For the high price I was expecting more, Everything was just average. l will not buy again

Appearance: Mahogany color with some red
Smell- Bready with fruit.

Taste- . Very strong bready malt, with some dark fruit. It is not much balance to it,

Mouthful- mouth was bread taste sticks. It is rather unpleasant.

Overall; It doe not match up with Chimmey . It is just an average beer foir high price.

bbluemzbeer, May 20, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

NJB145, May 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

craftbrew502, May 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

jakea, May 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

nick_asian, May 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

jlpbama, May 18, 2013
Brother Thelonious from North Coast Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 2,410 ratings.