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The Reverend - Avery Brewing Company

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very good

1,472 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,472
Reviews: 778
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 27
Gots: 105 | FT: 2
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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chocosushi

Oklahoma

3.2/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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"Created by God,
feared by Satan,
loved by all."

A ~ I allowed this one to mellow at room temp upright after taking it out of the fridge to avoid another "explosion." Poured very well. Tiny tiny subtle bubbles. The color of cherry brandy with great clarity for a quad.

S ~ Woody and sweet. Smelling cherries, sugar, little bit of a cognac smell. Also a very fresh golden apple scent.

T ~ More Brandy and Apple flavors up front that fade into darker flavors (walnuts, figs, Plums, black cherry, and grapes) VERY grape-y. Bit of dry grass, which is a nice way to offset the sweet fruit flavors.

M ~ Dry with warmth but not too heavy. I have never experienced this before, but For some reason this particular quad reminded me of an suped up English Brown. Go figure.

D ~ Well, This isn't readily available anymore unless I buy out the rest of the stock at Corkscrew, but I probably won't do that. Too nutty and boozy. I kinda wish I had someone to help me finish the bomber. It's good but I'm just not that into it.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2011 23:23:47 | More by chocosushi
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The Reverend from Avery Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,472 ratings.