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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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A - The Brother Thelonius pours into a chalice the color of caramel. It has an ample 1-inch tan head.

S - Butterscotch, malts, brown sugar

T - Caramel roasted malts, licorice, toffee

M - Lots of effervescence, medium-heavy.

O - It's not Ommegang's Abbey Ale, but it's pretty substantial. Delicious. Not too heavy or rich. 9.4% abv is masked extremely well. Very nice.

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A: pours into a snifter to a deep mahogany(not trying to steal from the notes but it fits the beer perfectly) with a finger and a half of light tan head that fades slowly
S: very fruity on the nose with a bit of figs and plums. some candi sugar comes through as well. very sweet with a small hint of spice
T: peppery yeast up front followed by some fruitiness, plums and candi sugar a bit of dark bready dough and a hint of alcohol soaked cherry. swallow brings a bit more alcohol soaked cherry, dark fruits, and a bit more spice from the yeast
M: full bodied and slightly vigorous carbonation yet not over the top. a little dry on the finish
O: not the best but certainly not the worst. a very solid beer with good flavors and easy to drink. alcohol is hidden well.

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Brother Thelonious from North Coast Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 3,046 ratings
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