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The Reverend - Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,393 Ratings
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Ratings: 1393
Reviews: 776
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.47%


Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 03-21-2002)
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Reviews by hoplover82:
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hoplover82

Texas

3.48/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Pours a clear amber color with a medium sized head that has very good retention and excellent lacing.

S-The smell is very simple and plain of light cloves and spices with very slight green apple note to it. And some sweet bread from the grains.

T-The flavor is where this beer really seems to be lacking. It was too simple and plain imo. All I got from it was bland cloves and spices with a little bannana and spicy hops, but in a bland way. For a beer being this big, I expected way more. I said to myself, I like New Belgium's Tripel better than this... That should tell you something. Not saying this was a bad beer, but they could've done better on this one. But I love most of their beers. Glad I tried it.

M-The mouthfeel has a big body with a sweet but dry finish. Good carbonation.

It was very drinkable. It went down oh so smooth. The alcohol was barley noticable, which is hard to pull off. So props to Avery for that for sure.

Serving type: bottle

03-04-2010 20:47:27 | More by hoplover82
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The Reverend from Avery Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,393 ratings.