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Old Jubilation | Avery Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
averybrewing.com

Style: Old Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Winter

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-05-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,114
Reviews:
809
Ratings:
1,711
pDev:
10.91%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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65
Gots:
158
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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Photo of francisweizen
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This brew is murky brown with a small beige/tan head of foam. The aromas are very hoppy and malts all at the same time. This is what a strong/old ale is supposed to smell like....wonderful! The taste is malty and strong, but the alcohol is well integrated in this brew and the hops that hit hard on the finish round things out nicely. The mouthfeel is creamy and chewy and the drinkability is excellent as well. A great strong brew...

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a very dark copper/brown, nice biege head that lingers on the edges.
Smells very malty, earthy and dark
Taste is a knockout of malts, earth, green hops, slight spicy notes of allspice. This is definitely a warmer, best sipped by a warm fire on a cold night. Dense bubbly mouthfeel, lingering aftertaste of wood and earth.
Nicely crafted brew that fits it's style very well. I'd buy more.

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark copper with a thick off white head with great retention. Foam sticks to the sides as it recedes to a foam cap.

Aroma is malty and sweet, somewhat fruity. Where is the spice profile of a winter warmer...? Aroma is pleasant, though.

Taste...malty, slightly hoppy at the end, I detect some chocolate. Some amounts of roasted flavors..all going together well.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, smooth. For the ABV, this is a highly drinkable beer. Alcohol taste is fairly subdued.

Recommended

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4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: snifter. pours a clear mahogany color. light tan head. moderate retention level and decent lacing.

S: pears, fig, some spices, mostly clove, and some plums.

T: big caramel notes, with some fig, plums, some cinnamon and clove. very malty brew. delicious.

M: big full bodied brew. solid carbonation level. very nice palate.

D: ABV appears to be high, noticed in the flavor. solid beer for the holiday season. wonderful brew. about two of these should warm you up.

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Old Jubilation from Avery Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.85 out of 5 with 1,711 ratings
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