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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

1,601 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,601
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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br3wmeister

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3.95/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

2008 Czar Imperial Stout
Served in over-sized red wine glass from 22 oz Bomber

This beer pours a deep red-brown so dark it is almost black. The head is light brown in color and has great retention with moderate lacing. I must say this is a pretty beer, though I find most stouts pretty. The aroma of this beer is wonderful, honey poured atop a pile of dark ripe fruit, plums, raisins and figs. Dark roasted barley, chocolate, caramel, and roasted nuts also make a nice addition to the complex aroma of this beer. The Alcohol comes out as a spicy peppery aroma, there is some bitterness from the hops as well. My first sip of this beer is magical. This beer is extremely smooth with a large malty sweet flavor up front. Again honey, plums, raisins and figs make an appearance. There is also a good amount of bitterness to balance all those sweet fruity flavors. Hints of charcoal, burnt toast, and pine bitterness. The flavors grow in intensity at first but later begin to fade and finishes clean with some remaining sweetness on the palate . Overall this is a really good Imperial Stout. I might have to add a few of these to my cellar.

Serving type: bottle

12-07-2009 04:55:31 | More by br3wmeister
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The Czar from Avery Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,601 ratings.