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Old Jubilation - Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,325 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,325
Reviews: 755
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 10.91%
Wants: 38
Gots: 46 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-05-2002)
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Georgia

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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marcobrau

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.9%

This review is for a 2005 bottle of this beer.

This year-old Old Jubilation pours with a good amount of carbonation creating an off-white head that settles slowly to a collar of foam. The color is a sort of light to medium brown. The aroma is malty, with a touch of a nutty character. Very smooth mouthfeel. Starts with fruity, malty flavors; predominantly caramel malt flavors and some nuttiness. However, the roasted, coffee-like flavors detected in younger versions of this beer are quite muted. The finish is not nearly as bitter and the hops overall have diminished quite a bit and remain mostly in the background as compared to an early review. A very enjoyable old ale that holds up well to some aging.

09-20-2006 02:58:36 | More by marcobrau
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GFish

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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Hawaii

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Texas

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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Missouri

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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California

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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California

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North Carolina

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Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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New York

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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jaydoc

Kansas

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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Washington

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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tattooedtolley

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.9%

Appearance: Dark dark amber/brown in color. Nice head that stays and leaves great lacing.

Smell: Pretty complex aroma, its obviously a winter ale in the aroma department. Lots of differing malts aromas, some caramel, and I keep picking up on some vanilla, maybe a bit of oak?

Taste: Complex as hell. Overloading my sense of taste. Roasted malts, caramel, a fruitiness, vanilla, brown sugar? I typically don't care for an overload of taste like this but it works in this beer some how for me. I dig it.

Mouthfeel: Medium/thick very creamy tasting.

Drinkability: It's strong, for me the alcohol doesn't make this one non-sessionable, just the overloading taste. I really dig it and I have had it on draft and in the bottle several times. I recommend you try it even if you aren't a big fan of winter warmers.

09-13-2006 17:40:41 | More by tattooedtolley
Old Jubilation from Avery Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,325 ratings.