Prevail Ale | Chama River Brewing Company

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Chama River Brewing Company
New Mexico, United States

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.70%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by twiggamortis420 on 02-03-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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4.57/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I was a bit hesitant to try this with all the other tasty choices on the beer menu and considering I am not a big fan of the Arrogant Bastard, but my server highly recommended this one. I am glad he did! This beer was excellent. 10 oz pour arrives a very clear deep amber color with some creamy tan foam that leaves great sheets of lace and a pretty sheen.

Juicy, citric hops practically jump out of the glass...strong grapefruit and lime peel aromas. Caramel malt backbone is there and it smells fresh and clean. Maybe a bit of hazelnut and sunflower kernel nuttiness.

Delicious blend of hop flavor and bitterness with a solid semi-sweet, toasty malt backbone. No doubt this is a hoppy brew, but it drinks pretty smooth. Juicy Amarillo hops (one of my favorite varietals) lend a heavy grapefruit and pine-resin feel to the beer. Malts are toffee and sweet caramel - almost like a few licks off of a caramel apple. This is what an American Strong Ale should taste like...put this beast in the dictionary! There is a touch of alcohol in the flavor but the ABV is hidden very well. Amazing brew, I thoroughly enjoyed this one, easily the best beer I had at Chama River during my visit.

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Prevail Ale from Chama River Brewing Company
4.57 out of 5 based on 1 ratings.
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