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The Reverend - Avery Brewing Company

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1,481 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,481
Reviews: 778
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.21%
Wants: 27
Gots: 106 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Beer Style: Belgian Style Quadrupel Ale
Hop Variety: Sterling
Malt Variety: Two-row barley, Aromatic malt, Cara-45, Cara-20, Special B
Sugars: Belgian Candy Sugar
OG: 1.085 ABV: 10.0% IBUs: 24 Color: Tawny
The Reverend, was created in tribute to the life of our friend Tom Boogaard’s grandfather, an ordained Episcopal Reverend. Tom was inspired by the life of his grandfather and wanted to create a tribute beer that contained his sterling traits. True to the spirit and character of the departed Reverend, this beer is strong willed, assertive, and pure of heart.

Our brewers included as many authentic imported Belgian specialty malts as they could, making this the perfect beer for folks who love malty beers and are ready to take the next step. A divinely complex and beautifully layered beer with hints of dark cherries, currants, and molasses, complimented by an underlying spiciness. Sinfully smooth considering the high alcohol content.

The Reverend is the second installment of “The Holy Trinity of Ales” series.

Food pairing: Try The Reverend with a gyro or paired with our favorite: steamed spicy saffron mussels.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 03-21-2002)
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North Carolina

4.22/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampled from a 50cl bottle, or 1Pin.9oz

Poured a slightly reddish brown with a big white head that faded all too soon. Each sip leaves wisps of lacing around the glass. Beautiful color and clarity, but the fades way to fast, it was gone in less than 30 seconds.

The first scents are pure candy and candied malt. Hidden deep behind the candy and malt are scents of alcohol and spice. Very inviting, but almost a bit overwhelming in sweetness.

The taste is much like the nose, but not as dominated by candy. The first flavors are definitely dark candy and candied malt then you get hints of wheat, notes of alcohol, and finishes with some slight spice. The spices helps to keep the sweetness from being overwhelming.

The body is medium and finishes fairly clean. The high alcohol is fairly well hidden in the flavor profile, but is noticable on the nose. Very drinkable, but a little to sweet to have 3-4 at a time.

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2003 14:51:28 | More by Loki
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The Reverend from Avery Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,481 ratings.