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Brabant - Avery Brewing Company

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86
very good

369 Ratings
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Ratings: 369
Reviews: 294
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 13.32%
Wants: 34
Gots: 39 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  8.65% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 01-09-2009)
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holden303

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4.22/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled February 10th 2009. No 1 in Avery's Barrel-Aged Series

A: Poured into a tulip glass Brabant pours pitch black with a finger of creamy tan head that coats the glass nicely.

S: Smells funky, has some wine notes with a bit of raisin as well.

T: Wow not quite what I expected, great sourness, good acidity, almost like a sour stout. Not as long of a finish as you often find with sours, could be due to the 2+ years on it.

M: Nice mouth-feel, doesn't coat the mouth as I'd have expected from the look of it.

O: Overall this is a great beer, glad I found it so long after it was released. I really enjoyed the complexity and as I'm drinking it I'm able to pick up a zinfandel (my favorite wine varietal) which I also am quite fond of.

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2011 01:12:49 | More by holden303
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Brabant from Avery Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 369 ratings.