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Imperial French Ale (Rum Barrel Aged) | Lavery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
4.1/5
Exceptional
25 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lavery Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
laverybrewing.com

Style: Belgian Saison

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
None provided.

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
25
pDev:
10%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
3
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 25 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of AlexFields
3.28/5  rDev -20%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of heerboth
3.38/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rlee1390
4.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Sweet, rum is present. Wheat, grass, some earthy notes, a little bit of citrus. Nice balance with some alcohol heat.

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Photo of skaboom420
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Shandycan
3.68/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gpblackgt
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of tbrascojr
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of jzeilinger
4.21/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of Knapp85
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of codysjb
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of beernads
3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

Photo of Texasfan549
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of kjkinsey
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of SlothB77
4.32/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

On the nose i thought this was a sour. Sugary and sweet.

The taste is completely different. This one has a sugar cane sweetness that reminds me of a soda - somewhere between a Dr Pepper and a root beer. Or cream soda. Maybe a little coca cola in there too. And the sugar sweetness sticks to your throat. Definitely the influence of the rum. I am quite particular to this one.

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3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
4.02/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Thanks to jmgrub for sharing this one at the Revenge Of Instant Replay bottleshare held at Instant Replay in Canoga Park, CA.

Pours a murky honey orange with a foamy tan head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, floral, citrus zest, wood, and rum aromas. Taste is much the same with malt, grain, brown sugar, rum, wood, and alcohol flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of wood bitterness and an alcohol kick on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and sticky mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is tasty but pretty strong and boozy with the barrel aging.

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Photo of jbwimer
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of HoppyBastard1
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of tommyguz
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of Holmes698
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of ShadyJay
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of Morey
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Imperial French Ale (Rum Barrel Aged) from Lavery Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 25 ratings