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Brabant - Avery Brewing Company

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86
very good

368 Ratings
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Ratings: 368
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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rudzud

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Received this in my first trade ever, with the beer manager at Russell's in Amherst, MA. Think I traded a ghoulship for this and a few more beers. Been holding on to this for a while. Thanks Chris!

A - Poured into my Duvel tulip a deep dark brown, stout/porter looking hue with a half finger light tan head that faded to leave light side lacing and a good thin blanket. Very nice to look at.

S - Nice aromas. Still pick up the faint belgian notes hereof the base beer. Subtle funk, light malt, old dusty grape skins. Slight lightly sour dark fruits. Interesting.

T - Well, taste is definitely past its prime. Roast malts (lightly chocolate), old dark fruits (cherries), sweet subtle malts, old brett, wood from barrels, along with some minor alcohol heat. Meh. Should have drank this a while ago...

M - Mouthfeel is solid for a wild ale. Good carbonation. Slightly, slightly syrupy. Glad there was carbonation here as I'd feared it would be flat.

O - Overall, this probably was once a tasty wild. now though time has not done this well. There is a lingering aftertaste that clings to me as I type this. Like dusty chalk. Ugh. not too happy.

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2013 04:11:09 | More by rudzud
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Brabant from Avery Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 368 ratings.