Devil Bird Holiday Ale | Lavery Brewing Company

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Devil Bird Holiday AleDevil Bird Holiday Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
A festive name for a holiday beer, right? Based on the Irish tradition of carrying a dead wren through the streets on the day after Christmas. Will be available usually the week after Thanksgiving and will be very (very) limited release. Packaged in 1 liter flip top amber bottles & our recipe and style changes from year to year.

2011 - Imperial Porter aged in Bourbon Barrels

Added by Morey on 12-25-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
84
Reviews:
17
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
13.78%
 
 
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3
Gots:
17
For Trade:
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dfhhead25
3/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Just an average porter. Little to no barrel characteristic.

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3.52/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.19/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.21/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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4.16/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.73/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.18/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +28.4%

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Photo of Ozzylizard
3/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

2013 Bomber at 42 degrees into goblet
Aroma – bourbon
Head average (3 cm), creamy, light brown, fully diminishing
Virtually no lacing
Body dark brown, cloudy – bottle conditioned
Flavor begins lightly sweet with hint of vanilla; no hops, no diacetyl, no alcohol, not very malty
Ends slightly sweet
Medium to full palate, oily, lively carbonation

Overall OK, nothing spectacular. Very low on maltiness for an imperial porter

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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Devil Bird Holiday Ale from Lavery Brewing Company
3.7 out of 5 based on 84 ratings.
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