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Avery’s The Beast Rises Again August 1st

Avery’s The Beast returns on August 1st.  The best is a Belgian strong dark ale, that typically clocks in around 16%. The Beast is a part of the brewery’s “Demons of Ale” series, and is brewed with dates, molasses, dark candi sugar, honey, raisins and turbinado sugar.

The Beast is a seducer — accomodating, complicated, powerful, dark and created to last the ages. With a deep burgundy color and aromas of honey, nutmeg, mandarin orange and pineapple, this massive and challenging brew has flavors akin to a beautiful Carribean rum. Dates, plums, raisins and molasses are dominant in a rich vinous texture. Cellarable for 10+ years.

Style: Belgian Strong Dark (w/ Dates, Molasses, Dark Belgian Candi Sugar, Colorado Honey, Raisins, Turbinado Sugar)
Availability: 12 oz bottles, Limited Draft
Arrival (2012): August 1

16+% ABV

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2011 Avery Mephistopheles Releases 12/3

Saturday, 12/3/11 at 6pm will see this years release of Avery Brewing’s Mephistopheles, a big ass imperial stout.  I mean that.  A 12oz bottle is a full 16.83% ABV.

There will of course be a release party at the brewery in Boulder, featuring a 3 year vertical of this “Demons Of Ale” release.  Tickets are $20 for the first 50 people.  Vertical tasting runs from 6-7 pm, hosted by Tap Room GM Phil Vaugn.

Bear witness to the 2011 release of Mephistopheles, along with 2 of his prior manifestations!  We will conduct a vertical tasting of his 2009, 2010, and 2011 batches, served with decadent edibles.

Style: Imperial Stout
Hops:  Magnum, Styrian Goldings
Malt: Two-row barley, black malt, roasted barley,Belgian special B, aromatic

Availability: 12oz bottles. Vintage dates.

ABV: 16.183%   IBUs: 107

The other demons include The Beast (Grand Cru, 14%) and Samael’s (barrel aged barleywine, 14% ABV) 

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