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The Czar - Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,642 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,642
Reviews: 858
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.7%
Wants: 68
Gots: 209 | FT: 9
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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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

JakeBarnett, Jul 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

udubdawg, Jul 15, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +5.9%

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!

GarthDanielson, Jul 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

zestar, Jul 13, 2014
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4.06/5  rDev +3.3%

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.

SebD, Jul 11, 2014
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The Czar from Avery Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,642 ratings.