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The Czar - Avery Brewing Company

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The CzarThe Czar

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,598 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,598
Reviews: 856
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.96%
Wants: 67
Gots: 199 | FT: 7
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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HiroProtagonist

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4.28/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a Duvel tulip...no head, just a minimal foam ring around the edges. Black with some dark red-brown peeking out at the edge of the glass. Aromas of malts, chocolate and alcohol waft out of my glass. I can tell this is a strong Imperial. Up-front tastes of dark chocolate, with just the right amount of bitterness. Subtler undertones of cherry, smokyness, and nutty-ness. Perky and well balanced. Very tasty and delicious. One complaint: normally, imperials can take up alot of alchohol, melding it well with the flavors (Strong ales are my favorite). In this case however, there is a little bit too much alchohol getting through in the aroma and taste... holding it back from getting better scores. Mouthfeel is lovely... silky and smooth. The errant alcohol detracts from the drinkability somewhat, but still quite drinkable. Overall, a very good imperial stout with a minor flaw.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2003 04:23:56 | More by HiroProtagonist
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The Czar from Avery Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,598 ratings.