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Velvet Hammer | Peticolas Brewing Company

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4.1/5
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334 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Peticolas Brewing Company
Texas, United States
peticolasbrewing.com

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A tribute to our favorite Brewmaster, Greg Matthews, the Velvet Hammer appears as a dark, ruby reddish-brown ale beneath a sheath of protective off-white foam. It is malt-forward with elements of caramel and the sweetness of light brown sugar, balanced nicely by a combination of floral hops and a noticeable alcohol bite. It's a sturdy brew with a smooth character which belies both an inner strength and a slightly full body, along with a moderate bitterness to round out the taste.

Added by Mora2000 on 03-03-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,522
Reviews:
28
Ratings:
334
pDev:
13.41%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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FAVORITE beer. Period. A beer-lover's beer. Big. Bold. In your face with hops. In your mouth with smooth, not sickening, maltiness. In your nose with crispy butter-bitter-sweetness. INCREDIBLY WELL BALANCED.

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This is the best stout I've ever had the chance to drink. I'm a big fan of dark sweet beers and this is as good as it gets for me.

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This is a bond no molecule could break, a bond so strong, the mighty zeus couldn't muster up the strength to hit you this hard after 1 let alone 2. 3 beers and goodbye.

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After drinking one below average Texas beers after another, I ordered "the Velvet Hammer". Thank God for Texas breweries!

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Velvet Hammer from Peticolas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 334 ratings
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