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The Kaiser - Avery Brewing Company

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The KaiserThe Kaiser

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,074 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,074
Reviews: 612
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 13.66%
Wants: 65
Gots: 52 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: maxpower on 08-28-2004)
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Photo of rtrasr
4.89/5  rDev +26%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Not a fan of big beers but this is the exception. The aroma is orange, orange blossom. You can tell this is a big beer. You get a full mouthful with this beer. It tastes of citrus only now much more grapefruit, hops but also a lot of maltiness. If you like beer with everything then this is the one for you.

rtrasr, Sep 10, 2013
Photo of icetrauma
4.85/5  rDev +25%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Avery is really a hit and miss with me. So, I did not know what to expect from this brew. I was surpised! In a good way.

Poured into my Arrogant Bastard pint glass from the 22oz bomber. Pours a hazy copper color with a 2 finger tan lacy head that quickly disappated.

Smell was big yeasty bready tones with big malt scent. A touch of alcohol is noted along a smidgen of hops.

Flavor took me by surprise. Huge malt bomb. Big yeast and bread flavors smack you taste buds like a Chuck Liddel over hand right. Caramel flavors are big. The alcohol is not to noticable at first but becomes slightly present as the brew warms up. Just a slight touch of hops on the finish.

Mouthfeel is full but not mealy full. This beer is my new favorite for the Marzan style. I have not been this excited about a Marzen since Jubel was brewed. Thank you Avery for this bomb! Malt bomb that is!

icetrauma, Feb 16, 2010
Photo of pkalix
4.85/5  rDev +25%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

beautiful neon copper color with oatmeal colored topping.
fruity, sweet smell, like a dopplebock.
full-bodied, rich, sweet, malts, caramel. not unlike a dopplebock. very healthy taste and a great starter for my evening at 9% abv (BA say 10.03%).
overall, i very much like this. i've had a few from this brewery and i remember them being very good. it tastes like a german product which, i think, is an accomplishment and an achievement. and for such an impressive abv, i think it deserves a very high overall rating. i dont get much alcohol burn from this and that factors in to my opinion... may be my highest rated american beer.

pkalix, Nov 24, 2012
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4.8/5  rDev +23.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

reitzbrewing, Jun 06, 2013
Photo of pat61
4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

Big rich liquid bread malt nose seasoned with spicy, herbal, floral hops.
Hazy peach body under a 3" snow white foam cap that is reasonably persistent and lacy for such a big alcohol beer.
Palate: creamy, rich, thick and malty liquid bread kept under control by a moderate hop bitter presence on the finish. Big malt masks the alcohol.
Full body, medium to medium low carbonation, warming.

pat61, Sep 17, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

dnfryling, Aug 03, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

jklecko2, Sep 10, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

Joshgonzales79, Oct 15, 2012
Photo of bonsreeb85
4.75/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I am a huge fan of the Dictator series, this is the only one I have yet to try, so I am supper-excited.

A - clear copper hued w/ an initially massive head that eventually shrinks to just a bubbly film across the top of the brew.

S - heavy caramel malts w/ a backing of spicy/floral hops. This beer has quite a pungent aroma for the style(perhaps the high abv. plays a role here?) apple and toasted biscuit also have big roles in the smell.

T - the flavor is dominated by a yeasty biscuit flavor, but well complimented by a slight spice that appears between waves of rolling sweetness. (damn this is good)then a light dose of hops with a welcome warming from the alcohol. all of this before a clean finish. Lots of flavor here considering the style.

MF - medium carbonation, big full body. feel is crisp and clean.

D - verdict is in. appearently Avery can make huge, well executed lagers too! very drinkable, but respect the 9.3%

bonsreeb85, Aug 23, 2009
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The Kaiser from Avery Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,074 ratings.