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Karma - Avery Brewing Company

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782 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 782
Reviews: 465
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 13.49%


Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-08-2005)
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Reviews by Darkmagus82:
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.36/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Served on tap in a pint glass

Appearance- Served a golden amber colored brew with a one finger white head. The head fades rather fast leaving only a light level of lacing on the sides of the glass.

Smell-The aroma is heaviest of a toasted malt and caramel sweetness. Mixed with these aromas is a presence of citrus as well as some notes of an herbal nature.

Taste – The taste begins with a bready and toasted malt base mixed with lighter fruit flavors of citrus and light fruits like pear. The fruit fades with some caramel taking the place of the dwindling fruit flavors. As the taste advances further flavors of a spice and a lighter herbal and floral nature come to the tongue. These flavors take the taste to its end where a crisp, mainly malty, and mildly Belgian flavor are left to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer was on the medium side to slightly lower side in terms of its thickness with a carbonation level that was quite average. Both were fairly nice for creating a very drinkable brew while still accommodating the malt and lighter fruit and spice flavors rather well.

Overall – A fairly easy drinking brew with a decent amount of flavor. It makes a rather good session, but overall is nothing too special.

Serving type: on-tap

02-07-2013 01:43:40 | More by Darkmagus82
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The Karma from Avery is not one of my favorite. The beer comes across more like an apple wine or something. The color is amber with thin white head that is not lacing. The scent is Belgium twangy....fermented fruit. The taste has the Belgian sweetness to it. The mouthfeel is medium in body with good carbonation. Overall this is ok....I would not go out of my way to drink it.

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A: The beer is a light golden brown color, with a thin off-white head that fades quickly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains Belgian yeast, caramelized malts, some fruit and a faint touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out mildly sweet with flavors of caramel and fruit. Then some breadiness comes in Belgian yeast and a thin malt character. The hops presence is mild and brings some balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet.

M: A little smooth and a little crisp, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

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S - fairly one dimensional smell. Mostly breadiness with a small amount of pine.

T - Sweet apples at first sip with a kind of dry yeasty finish. A metallic note is detectable.

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Karma from Avery Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 782 ratings.