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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

1,207 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,207
Reviews: 630
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 13.44%
Wants: 69
Gots: 71 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: maxpower on 08-28-2004

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Ratings: 1,207 | Reviews: 630
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from bomber; a deep, dark brown amber with about one finger of strong head. Aroma was potent and sweet-smelling, and reminded me specifically of barleywine. Taste gave the same impression, and I was surprised to know this was not a barleywine, technically. Very sweet, malty flavors. Mouthfeel was medium-bodied and easy to drink.

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sampled from a 22oz in a 12oz chalice

l - poured a beautiful soft amber, with nice carbonation and a thin white head, that built evenly to about .5", but dropped quickly. nice even lacing that moved quicikly down the sides of the glass, not a lot of hang.
s - a nice whiff of caramel/toffee and hits of turbinado sugar open up to a medium malty aroma, slight hint of alcohol, then finishes with another big hit of toasted sugar
t - a strong kick of alcohol, sherry like; opens to heavy notes of caramel and molasses - and then finishes warmly (9.5abv), with a nice hit of brown butter tart shell. very sweet, but with a good amount of astringency that quickly pulls the sweet away
f - light to medium body, good carbonation on the palate, a little little tannic like a mild sherry
0 - a very well made beer, if you're looking for a traditional marzen style oktoberfest beer this isn't it, this is an imperial Oktoberfest. As one reviewer said, this seems to be better suited as a holiday beer - served after thanksgiving. I'll be curious to see if this style becomes more popular, something tells me it will

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The Kaiser from Avery Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,207 ratings.