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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

1,588 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,588
Reviews: 855
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.96%
Wants: 65
Gots: 201 | FT: 8
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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wvsabbath

West Virginia

3.88/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving Type - 22oz bottle

Appearance - Black with Traces of brown and tan. Not much head or lacing.

Smell - Malts, Hops, fruity, herbal aroma. Cough medicine? Some nut, brown sugar, maybe chocolate. Odd smell.

Taste - Much like the flavor this is different. Hops and malts mixed with a herbal flavor. Taste is sweet, plum, cocoa and anise is more then just a touch. Molasses and some coffee comes in at the end with a steady alcohol warmth in each drink.

Mouthfeel - Its rather smooth and easy to drink for being such a big beer. Tounge gets the malts and sweet fruits. Palette Gets alot of cocoa, coffee and remaining hops. Aftertaste is sweet, lemonish and malty.

Overall - Different, The sweetness realy makes it feel like a strong ale or even a barley wine, not so much a ris. ITs very easy to drink, the alcohol gets masked from all the sweetnessand anise. Pretty good, a twist on ris. If your looking for the standard coffee/roasted malt taste, then this isnt for you.

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2011 02:58:28 | More by wvsabbath
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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.

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The Czar from Avery Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,588 ratings.