The Czar | Avery Brewing Company

BA SCORE
88
very good
2,086 Ratings
The CzarThe Czar
BEER INFO

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

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Wildman on 01-05-2003

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,086
Reviews:
946
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
11.25%
 
 
Wants:
93
Gots:
357
For Trade:
15
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Served in a Dogfish Head snifter.

Gotta love the cooler weather, if for no other reason than the widespread rising of big imperial stouts like this one. It pours a straight onyx topped by a finger of tan foam. The nose comprises roasted malts, dark chocolate powder, and a twinge of toasted molasses. The taste brings in more of the same, but the roast is deeper, the chocolate is darker, and there's a strong current of bitter darkness, like treacle mixed with strong coffee and booze. It becomes a bit much over time. The body is pretty hefty, with a light moderate carbonation and a chewy feel. Overall, a solid impy stout, though the roast is a touch strong for its own good. Still, I'd gladly take another.

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The Czar from Avery Brewing Company
3.91 out of 5 based on 2,086 ratings.
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