Brother Thelonious | North Coast Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
North Coast Brewing Co.
California, United States

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
"Vital Statistics

Style: Belgian Style Strong Dark
Color: Dark mahogany
ABV: 9.4%
Bitterness: 32 IBU's"

Added by sloejams on 05-04-2006

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle -> snifter

Honestly I didn't like this, but I try to review to style, not my personal taste.

A- Deep Ruby Red with 2 finger head which dissipates quickly and no lacing
S - kind of alcohol forward
T- very sweet almost like syrup up front with a dry but boozy finish
M- not bad, lots of carbonation
O - Not up my alley, but fans of this style ought to love it.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Dark color, light foam.
Smell: Coffee, chocolate, and caramel. Sweet malts. All good stuff.
Taste: Sweet and soft but with some bitterness, like many Belgians (beers, I mean -- no judgment on the people).
Mouthfeel: Soft and dry. Comes right off the tongue.
Overall: Really nice beer. Can hold its own against traditional Belgians. More serious than its name (which I love -- also love that some of the proceeds go to support the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz).

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This is just an ok. It dies not have quite the flavor I was expecting. It is not real bad, just nothing to write special. For the high price I was expecting more, Everything was just average. l will not buy again

Appearance: Mahogany color with some red
Smell- Bready with fruit.

Taste- . Very strong bready malt, with some dark fruit. It is not much balance to it,

Mouthful- mouth was bread taste sticks. It is rather unpleasant.

Overall; It doe not match up with Chimmey . It is just an average beer foir high price.

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Brother Thelonious from North Coast Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 66.7% out of 100 with 3,036 ratings
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