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The Reverend - Avery Brewing Company

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very good

1,475 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,475
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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trancefishy

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4.13/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

appearance: reddish-brown with garnet edges. small off-white head and minimal lacing.

smell: nice and full of toffee. smells big. something that doesn't smell like acohol, but leads you to believe that it's full of it is in there.

taste: mm, chewy sweetness. like a big caramel chew, but carbonated and alcoholic. rich, heavy, full bodied. luscious. finishes with alcohol, but then switches back to really sweet mode. makes you lick your lips and want another taste. taste is like the smell, big, and with that alcohol character. pretty smooth despite it's size.

mouthfeel: nice, bubbly, full, matches very nicely with the flavour.

good stuff. big and balanced, those belgian candy sugars are really outstanding in this brew. even though the high abv, drinkability is pretty good (as they always are...). one of the few quads i have had, and makes me want to seek them out more often.

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2004 21:12:49 | More by trancefishy
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The Reverend from Avery Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,475 ratings.