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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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Ryan1423

Alaska

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-26-2011 06:22:11 | More by Ryan1423
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Cyrano41

Virginia

2.73/5  rDev -29.1%

Poured a orangey-brown with a half-finger of head, there was light lacing. The smell was nutty and pleasant enough but the taste was surprisingly aggressive and bitter, especially the finish. I wanted to like this because I like their other offerings, but I didn't even finish this one.

11-26-2011 01:16:33 | More by Cyrano41
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

11-24-2011 20:13:54 | More by deapokid
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jayhawk73

Maryland

3.9/5  rDev +1.3%

Happy Thanksgiving 2011-

A- Pours a dark brown w/ a one finger cocoa head that quickly disappears. Good lacing on the side of my snifter glass.

S- Malt, chocolate, barley, hops... Definitely on the weak side in the smell department, but pleasant for the style.

T- Taste is not bad- a step up from the nose. The hops really come out in the flavor, as well as the malt and barley. Good for the style.

M- Medium light in feel, and somewhat dry. It almost feels like a light barleywine. Nice malt/hops aftertaste.

O- Nice beer for the style. I'd pick this up again if I was in the mood for it. Nothing spectacular, but a solid brew.

11-24-2011 18:22:35 | More by jayhawk73
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djrn2

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-24-2011 00:25:40 | More by djrn2
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mmitgang

Missouri

5/5  rDev +29.9%

11-22-2011 06:48:46 | More by mmitgang
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Vashtar

Texas

2.78/5  rDev -27.8%

The appearance wasn't very clear.

The smell was average

The taste was hoppy and aggressive. It wasn't that great though. It wasn't a relaxing Christmas taste.

The mouthfeel was nice, but I didn't take many notes about it.

Overall, it wasn't enjoyable because of the taste. I like Avery Brewing Company. Why can't they do better than this?

11-22-2011 06:25:42 | More by Vashtar
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lcmir23

California

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-22-2011 01:52:57 | More by lcmir23
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THEOPTIMATOR88

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

11-22-2011 01:41:57 | More by THEOPTIMATOR88
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madman45

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-21-2011 20:35:20 | More by madman45
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2Shaws

Virginia

5/5  rDev +29.9%

11-21-2011 16:39:43 | More by 2Shaws
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harrymel

Washington

2.8/5  rDev -27.3%

2011 Edition

A: dark pecan ale with some orange hues. a finger of off-tan foam falls to a sheet of the same. Excellent clarity. Spot lace.
S: Sweet, slightly molasses malts are nice. No real hop presence here for me.
T: The alcohol is evident here initially (off-putting for me). Some pecan flavors. Some licorice (so faint).
M: thin with moderate carb and semi dry finish.
O: Decent beer. I like it as the third or fourth for the night, a little unrefined for the premier drink.

11-21-2011 05:21:11 | More by harrymel
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Robtobfest

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-20-2011 21:38:06 | More by Robtobfest
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barnzy78

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

11-20-2011 05:57:27 | More by barnzy78
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bcostner1

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-20-2011 05:47:00 | More by bcostner1
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-20-2011 04:21:34 | More by JAHMUR
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isualum12

Idaho

3.8/5  rDev -1.3%

My score might seem low but this beer is really nice. My first time having a bottle and my 4th or 5th Avery.

Appearance- black with a little light showing through. Heavy good looking head. The head holds the side of the glass very nicely.

Smell- not really there. There is not a neg. smell but not a positive either. Very low.

Taste- is nice. It is about average. There is not a big hit flavor but it is refreshing. I could drink several of these in an evening.

Overall this is a quality beer. I am planning a holiday beer party and this will make the list.

11-20-2011 01:00:28 | More by isualum12
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Wowcoolman

California

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-19-2011 05:46:01 | More by Wowcoolman
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beefandbean22

Washington

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-19-2011 03:11:01 | More by beefandbean22
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-19-2011 03:01:51 | More by DoctorB2B
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richbrew

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -22.1%

11-17-2011 23:34:58 | More by richbrew
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ATXRyan

Texas

3/5  rDev -22.1%

11-17-2011 19:47:33 | More by ATXRyan
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madpentzer

California

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-17-2011 02:32:10 | More by madpentzer
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SalukiAlum

Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-17-2011 00:23:06 | More by SalukiAlum
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

11-16-2011 22:53:54 | More by orangesol
Old Jubilation from Avery Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,325 ratings.