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The Beast Grand Cru - Avery Brewing Company

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87
very good

1,017 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,017
Reviews: 539
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 16.1%
Wants: 56
Gots: 233 | FT: 14
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 11 (2013): 18:00% ABV

(Beer added by: Crosling on 01-29-2004)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Murky orange with a small brown ring of head.

S: Lots of dark and red fruits, plum, maybe some basic (as in, non acid) citrus, particularly orange, some grape, red wine, and a touch of alcohol in the nose.

T: Grapes, spices, plum, raisin, a whisky-like harshness, floral hops, amazing that any hop character comes through after so many years of aging.

M: Full bodied, harsh from alcohol and a touch flat.

O: Pretty good. The alcohol was a bit harsh, and the flatness as unplesant. I'd take Samael or Mephistopheles over this any time, but I'd still recommend this. Perhaps it's better fresh.

Note: Brewed in 2009 (batch 7), Imbibed Fall, 2012.

Serving type: bottle

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The Beast Grand Cru from Avery Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,017 ratings.