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The Beast Grand Cru - Avery Brewing Company

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87
very good

1,112 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,112
Reviews: 549
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 16.36%
Wants: 64
Gots: 259 | FT: 13
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  16.83% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Batch 1 (2004): 15.7% ABV
Batch 2 (2004): 18.1% ABV
Batch 3 (2005): 14.9% ABV
Batch 4 (2006): 14.6% ABV
Batch 5 (2007): 16.42% ABV
Batch 6 (2008): 16.31% ABV
Batch 7 (2009): 15.07% ABV
Batch 8 (2010): 16.21% ABV
Batch 9 (2011): 16.83% ABV
Batch 10 (2012): 16.00% ABV
Batch 11 (2013): 18:00% ABV
Batch 12 (2014): 16.1% ABV

(Beer added by: Crosling on 01-29-2004)
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Poured into a goblet, my favorite glass for darker beers.

A - Pours an opaque amber/brown, head is fizzy to start, then settles to a nice 1/8" creamy head that seems to want to stay. It slowly shrinks to a very attractive thin layer across the top of the beer.

S - Very enjoyable aroma, smells likes raisin bread or dates with just a hint of alcohol.

T - First flavors are dates and molasses, very satisfying. The alcohol makes itself known at the end, but it's not overpowering which is surprising for a 16% abv beer.

M - Definitely a little sticky and chewy, and the flavor stays in your mouth for a good long time.

O - I like this beer. Definitely a cold weather drink for me. I kind of wish I was sitting outside around a fire. With the high alcohol it has a warming feel as you drink it.

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The Beast Grand Cru from Avery Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,112 ratings.