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Imperial French Ale (Rum Barrel Aged) - Lavery Brewing Company

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Imperial French Ale (Rum Barrel Aged)
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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

14 Ratings
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 10.33%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Lavery Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Morey on 01-11-2014)
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Florida

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06-21-2014 01:16:27 | More by beernads
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Texas

4/5  rDev -6.1%

06-10-2014 01:49:48 | More by Texasfan549
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

06-10-2014 01:46:21 | More by kjkinsey
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SlothB77

Virginia

4.59/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

On the nose i thought this was a sour. Sugary and sweet.

The taste is completely different. This one has a sugar cane sweetness that reminds me of a soda - somewhere between a Dr Pepper and a root beer. Or cream soda. Maybe a little coca cola in there too. And the sugar sweetness sticks to your throat. Definitely the influence of the rum. I am quite particular to this one.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2014 01:07:29 | More by SlothB77
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South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

05-30-2014 14:34:37 | More by zac16125
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UCLABrewN84

California

4.01/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Thanks to jmgrub for sharing this one at the Revenge Of Instant Replay bottleshare held at Instant Replay in Canoga Park, CA.

Pours a murky honey orange with a foamy tan head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, floral, citrus zest, wood, and rum aromas. Taste is much the same with malt, grain, brown sugar, rum, wood, and alcohol flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of wood bitterness and an alcohol kick on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and sticky mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is tasty but pretty strong and boozy with the barrel aging.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2014 02:53:50 | More by UCLABrewN84
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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

04-20-2014 21:05:51 | More by jbwimer
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Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania

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01-12-2014 01:55:47 | More by Morey
Imperial French Ale (Rum Barrel Aged) from Lavery Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.