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Karma - Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
78
okay

837 Ratings
THE BROS
72
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 837
Reviews: 470
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 13.53%
Wants: 10
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
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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SFLpunk

Vermont

3.2/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to Dustin and Lis for this one! 12oz brown glass pry-top bottle. Shoulder stamped 101112(8)6...or (6)6. Not sure.

Pours a hazy orange-tinted amber with some thin bone-white head. Nose has some fruitiness to it, but sort of nondescript. I had to look up what style this was, couldn't get it from the nose.

Palate is bright with high levels of carbonation that clean the palate right off. Some pale pale caramel malt there, a little orange/lemon/lime citrus thing going on, and a little prickly bite from the hops. Finish is clean and almost mouth-watering.

Notes: Not really sure what to say about this. It's beer, for sure, but doesn't really wow me. I suppose if given the opportunity I could drink a few of these, but don't think I'd ever seek it out.

Serving type: on-tap

01-14-2011 04:21:06 | More by SFLpunk
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This isn't going to be real inciteful. Not much I have to say about this beer. It was the only one on tap that I hadn't had, soooo.... Typical belgian yeast and crispness in the taste. A little bit of amber ale flavor. Tastes like a belgian version of New Belgium's Fat Tire. There you go.

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Light rusty to almost Apple juice like coloring with a very thin appearance and an almost absent empty head.

The aroma is faint and watery but a little spicy. I catch cinnamon, caramel malt, faint bubblegum, raisin and tea leaves.

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Karma from Avery Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 837 ratings.