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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

1,602 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,602
Reviews: 856
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.96%
Wants: 67
Gots: 201 | 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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Rastacouere

Quebec (Canada)

3.98/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Body is tar black with a small tan head which slowly fades into a ring around the glass. Big pronounced aroma, powerful grapes and cherries meeting a serious hops palette (resin). Basically generous on the malt for an imperial stout. It's sweet, slightly tart, very vinous, most potent with 12.2% alcohol relatively well-hidden, but still noticeable. Aftertaste is rich figs. That, ladies and gentlemen, is a generous beer. Thanks Ecrvich.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2003 23:29:49 | More by Rastacouere
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The Czar from Avery Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,602 ratings.