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Old Jubilation - Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,329 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,329
Reviews: 756
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 10.91%
Wants: 38
Gots: 47 | 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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Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Nose: dark bread, nuts, dark dried fruit
Pours brilliant garnet under a 1" quickly dissipating off-white foam cap.
Palate: bread, grainy malts, nuts, dark dried fruit, light bitter hop accent on the finish. Long lingering aftertaste of malt and hop. Dried fruit flavors not as well developed as the malt flavors.
Full body, medium low carbonation.

pat61, Today at 04:04 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.44/5  rDev -10.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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Photo of smakawhat
4.09/5  rDev +6.2%

Poured from the bottle into a snifter glass. Vintage 2013 more than likely.

Comes out with a classic caramel brown in the bottle, filling the body with a much darker almost garnet deep red color. Head is a creamy colored vanilla with a hint of faint mocha brown in it. Settles slowly with a good thick collar of creamed bubbles, almost flat whip cream consistency. Lipped up leopard and patchy linked lacing on the glass too.

Light nose. Hints of cherry like fruit but with a lighter quality. Nutmeg and clove spice with a mellow fruit quality of dark plum taking over. Hints a little wet and juiced sour cherry. Some weed and woody like hop faded quality. Quite nice and interesting.

Palate comes real nicely. Good mellow sweetness of cinnamon and spiced warmth. Really seems like a classic winter warmer flavor. Cherry sweetness a bit with a lighter hint of darker fruit without strong raisin character, that plum just keeps jumping in my head. Good warmth and finish of dry nutmeg and spiced clove hinted on the nose, warm hard caramel.

It comes off like a stock winter warmer barleywine, and love the classic integrated winter warmer sensing flavors and character. Somewhere in between, real memorable and nice. Great to go back to these old classics.

smakawhat, Jul 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

MikeDAdams, Jul 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Sparky44, Jul 05, 2014
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Old Jubilation from Avery Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,329 ratings.