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Velvet Hammer - Peticolas Brewing Company

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Velvet Hammer
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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

159 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 159
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 12.93%
Wants: 12
Gots: 26 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Peticolas Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A tribute to our favorite Brewmaster, Greg Matthews, the Velvet Hammer appears as a dark, ruby reddish-brown ale beneath a sheath of protective off-white foam. It is malt-forward with elements of caramel and the sweetness of light brown sugar, balanced nicely by a combination of floral hops and a noticeable alcohol bite. It's a sturdy brew with a smooth character which belies both an inner strength and a slightly full body, along with a moderate bitterness to round out the taste.

(Beer added by: Mora2000 on 03-03-2012)
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Velvet Hammer from Peticolas Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 159 ratings.