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
Ratings:
1,708
Reviews:
808
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
10.85%
 
 
Wants:
63
Gots:
157
For Trade:
3
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Photo of kirok1999
4/5  rDev +3.4%
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 +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Photo of kshankar
4/5  rDev +3.4%
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 +3.4%
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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Photo of Seanibus
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Yum. Delicious winter beer, with a nice balance that hides the alcoholic punch.

Pours slightly hazy, amber/copper with nice head and good lacing. Aroma is malty, caramelly and slightly spicy. The flavor is malty, caramelly, with a cinnamon-like spice and a rich hop bite and bit of bitterness on the finish. Mouthfeel is creamy and mellow. The spice and bitterness linger on the finish.

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Photo of hopluva1
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed in a snifter @ 45* from a 2011 bottle

Appearance is reddish brown/mahogany with a one finger off white head.

Smell is grain/malt not sweet, and definitely some peated malts in there. Resembles a scotch ale.

Taste is malty but not sweet, I'm sticking with my peated malt, bit of hops. It has good flavor.

Overall it is good. Winter Warmer is a very vague catagory, similair to barley wine the range is broad. This is very malty without being sweet. It has a smokiness to it that resembles a scotch ale.

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Old Jubilation from Avery Brewing Company
3.87 out of 5 based on 1,708 ratings.
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