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

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Imperial French Ale (Rum Barrel Aged)Imperial French Ale (Rum Barrel Aged)

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

19 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 3
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
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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Reviews by SlothB77:
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4.59/5  rDev +9.3%
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.

SlothB77, Jun 10, 2014
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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.

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Imperial French Ale (Rum Barrel Aged) from Lavery Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.