The Missionary | Avery Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
A Belgian-Style quadrupel ale with a healthy dose of fresh guava.

Added by emmasdad on 09-18-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 3 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of jaydoc
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of womencantsail
4.17/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On-tap at Blue Palms

A: The pour is a dark amber color, sort of leaning towards brown, with a fairly long lasting off-white head.

S: A really great fruit aroma to this beer. Fresh guava that is slightly tart with oranges and passion fruit, maybe a bit of kiwi. Sweet candi sugar and slight spice notes.

T: The flavor is pretty good also (though not quite as great as the nose). Again, plenty of fruit character with the guava really coming through as well as a fair amount of malt. Some noticeable alcohol, too.

M: The body is medium with a fairly lively carbonation that pricks the tongue nicely.

D: It's too bad the flavor didn't quite match up with the nose, but enjoyable either way. This one was very pleasant indeed.

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Photo of emmasdad
4.02/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Saw this one on tap today at Avery and, being a huge Reverend fan, I had to give it a try. This one is a quad with guava. Pours a lightly murky orange color, with a huge fruity, spicy nose. On the palate, I get tons of guava, along with orange, which cuts the sweetness and alcohol that is present in the base beer (although I really like that alcohol and sweetness).

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The Missionary from Avery Brewing Company
4.08 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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