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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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Fresh 2008 bottle

A - very strong black body and brown-cream colored head with fair retention and lacing

S - fruity, smell strongly of kiwi with a sweet roasty finish, for some reason i really like it

T - nice clean roasty chocolaty flavor with a slight bitter finish, nothing crazy but very smooth and well rounded

M - nice thick heavy body

D - smooth nothing bad and nothing too out of the ordinary that

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2008 23:14:38 | More by humanawho
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The Czar from Avery Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,601 ratings.