The Czar - Avery Brewing Company
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Reviews by ralree:
3.48/5 rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
A: Extremely black, nice tan head with quick dissipation and barely any lacing, but that's to be expected from the style.
S: Chocolate, dark fruit, roasted malt, caramel, lots of alcohol.
T: Rich flavor, nice injection of hops for a stout, roasted malt is very good. Almost a charcoal flavor in the background it's so toasty. Dark fruit and alcohol flavors supplement. Pretty good, but the alcohol is overpowering (which seems to be intended).
M: Creamy, full-bodied, non-astringent, under-carbonated.
D: Hard to drink, but that's to be expected from the style and ABV. Not for the weak drinker. Will get you drunk really quick, though.
Serving type: bottle
12-21-2008 04:10:01 | More by ralree
More User Reviews:
4.16/5 rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
2011 vintage. Poured on tap and served in a snifter, the beer is jet black, with subtle ruby highlights, and a dense, foamy, dark tan head. Aromas of coffee and booze forward, with old world fruit sweetness, woody notes, and an underlying coffee bitterness. Beast. Flavors are a blast of rich sweetness on the tongue, with black strap molasses leading the charge, followed by cocoa nibs, bitter coffee, vanilla, oak spice, and a ribbon of booze. Holy hell, this is big! Smooth and velvety in mouth, with a rich, darkly sweet aftertaste of molasses and brown sugar. Slick, smooth finish. Wow...this is a greay beer!
Serving type: on-tap
07-13-2014 21:20:09 | More by GarthDanielson
4.06/5 rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Appearance: It has a nice jet black color to it. It has a nice creamy tan head that dies down moderately slow and leaves some nice lacing.
Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of roasted malts, chocolate, vanilla, coffee and some dark fruit (mainly raisins).
Taste: Like the aromas, it has a some sweet roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, a slight nuttiness, vanilla and raisins.
Mouthfeel: It has a low carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel.
Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied by good flavors and aromas.
Serving type: bottle
07-11-2014 19:14:22 | More by SebD
The Czar from Avery Brewing Company
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