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The Matriarch - Catawba Brewing Co.

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The Matriarch
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Reviews: 1
Hads: 1
Avg: 4.65
pDev: n/a
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Catawba Brewing Co.
North Carolina, United States | website

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale | 11.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: cwguy5 on 03-13-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

The Matriarch was brewed with a unique blend of chamomile flowers, local honey, and local pear juice.
Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Reviews: 1 | Hads: 1
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4.65/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Enjoyed at The Common Market at one of their CM.BEER.EDU series tastings with head brewer Todd Boera. Leap Day 2012.

A - clear golden color with big off-white head, bubbly and active; moderate lacing

S - toast, biscuits, pear/pear preserves, green apple

T - buttery biscuits and pear preserves in liquid form! IN-SANE! where is the 11.8% alcohol?

M - medium bodied with light but sufficient carbonation; sweet, coating mouthfeel from the honey; very pleasant sweet linger that avoids being cloying

O - amazing! please brew this again. make it a seasonal, make it a year-round - i don't care. base beer is great and the pears and honey added are right on point. a must-try if you can find it. look for CVB tasting events.

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The Matriarch from Catawba Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 1 ratings.