The Beast Grand Cru - Avery Brewing Company
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Reviews by SkeeterBoganski:
3.95/5 rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Enjoyed the 2011 version at the brewery
Drinking from a 4-oz snifter; still, good head...half inch; still fizzing as it sits; dark cherry in color; says its made with 6 hops, 6 sugars, 6 malts; smells very malty, sweet; on a first sip, it's got serious punch; tastes ALOT like Samiclaus; very cherry sweet; has a bread flavor on the backend, oddly enough; I can't get over the malt taste in it; love the experimentation here, although there's a flavor profile that is a little bitter; this has to be the last beer I try here...it's a palate destroyer!
Serving type: on-tap
11-11-2012 02:20:56 | More by SkeeterBoganski
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3.76/5 rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
2007 Batch 5
Cloudy mahogany color yielded a tan smooth head. Nose is quite loaded with fig. Do get some caramel, mint leaves and alcohol. The nose translates the taste as this is a Fig bomb. I do get a mint and caramel background with a boozy finish. The feel is thick and alcohol laden. Just not my style, big and bold, but just not for me.
Serving type: bottle
07-27-2014 15:38:43 | More by KYGunner
4.51/5 rDev +17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
Me and my buddies found 2 bottles of 2007 Beast at a newly-opened wine shop in Chicago, 5.99 each. No joke. Popped one open that night in celebration of their birthdays.
A - Blood red, crystalline, no head. Big ol' yeast chunks flying around all willy-nilly. Not cool. I know this is cause of age, but I am have to rate based on what I have.
S - Heavenly Belgian. Big, big raisins, plums, figs, extremely sweet malt. No alcohol.
T - So sweet, even after all this time. Intensely strong taste, plums, raisins, figs, bourbon (peculiar, but tasty), caramel, juicy fruits. No alcohol burn. Incredible what 7 years can do.
M - Thick, viscous, all the calories you need. Sticky.
O - A wonderful experience with wonderful people. Awesome.
Serving type: bottle
07-06-2014 05:26:44 | More by Trifecta1
The Beast Grand Cru from Avery Brewing Company
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