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Devil Bird Holiday Ale - Lavery Brewing Company

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Devil Bird Holiday AleDevil Bird Holiday Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

75 Ratings
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Ratings: 75
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 13.03%
Wants: 3
Gots: 13 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Lavery Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Morey on 12-25-2010

A festive name for a holiday beer, right? Based on the Irish tradition of carrying a dead wren through the streets on the day after Christmas. Will be available usually the week after Thanksgiving and will be very (very) limited release. Packaged in 1 liter flip top amber bottles & our recipe and style changes from year to year.

2011 - Imperial Porter aged in Bourbon Barrels
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Ratings: 75 | Reviews: 15
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Head average (3 cm), creamy, light brown, fully diminishing
Virtually no lacing
Body dark brown, cloudy – bottle conditioned
Flavor begins lightly sweet with hint of vanilla; no hops, no diacetyl, no alcohol, not very malty
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Devil Bird Holiday Ale from Lavery Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 75 ratings.