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The Reverend - Avery Brewing Company

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very good

1,458 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,458
Reviews: 778
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 27
Gots: 98 | 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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4.2/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: It pours a medium shade of brown, that allows enough light through the glass to see through the beer. It has a slight red color to it. There is a small layer of white foam and light lacing.

S: I get the smell of figs, some light caramel scent, and a light banana scent.

T: I get a lot of grain flavor from the beer. Tons of grain flavor in the aftertaste. I pick up banana flavor, some light vanilla, and some light bitterness. There is a very very small hint of alcohol but not much at all.

M: The mouthfeel is medium leaning towards light. It has a nice smooth presence but it's pretty light. Some carbonation bite.

O: Overall I thought it was a very good quad. It does an amazing job of hiding the alcohol. The body feels a little light and there is some bite in the carbonation but it's still a really good beer. I would drink it again, I would recommend it.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2012 19:59:01 | More by teromous
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The Reverend from Avery Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,458 ratings.