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The Czar - Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,733 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,733
Reviews: 866
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 11.68%
Wants: 70
Gots: 218 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.57% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Wildman on 01-05-2003)
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

No date, 22oz bottle, shared with friends, served in a clear plastic cup.

Appearance: Black, but not pitch black. Mahogany brown at the edges when held up to the light. Thin light tan ring of foam, with some lacing here and there.

Smell: Fruity, light, sugary, cocoa powder.

Taste: Cherry, dark fruits, burnt sugar, light bittersweet chocolate, with a bitter finish of bittersweet chocolate and roasted malt.

Mouthfeel: Light carbonation, sticky, but smooth.

Overall / Drinkability: Very different for a RIS than other styles I’ve had, lighter, but full of flavor. The wider range of flavors and aromas worked for this beer rather than heading towards the extremes of thickness and chocolate/coffee flavors. Quite drinkable and I’ll have to pick up a bottle again to savor all on its own.

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Too fizzy, light in flavor and taste for a RIS.

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The Czar from Avery Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,733 ratings.