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Karma - Avery Brewing Company

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KarmaKarma

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BA SCORE
78
okay

853 Ratings
THE BROS
72
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 853
Reviews: 471
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 13.53%
Wants: 10
Gots: 18 | 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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Todd

Colorado

2.55/5  rDev -25%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

12oz brown bottle (no freshness date), releases a dirty peach with some bright copper hues. Pours a 3 finger head that's white, foamy, and sticks all over the glass and leaves its trail as you drink it down. Good retention. Watch out for the dark dregs in the bottle.

Soft floral plum in the nose, with suggestions of honey, white pepper spiciness and bell peppers.

Light-ish body, crisp, with an even feel about it. Nutty, yeasty, wheat-like tannins, with a toasty caramel flavor, but then it's gone. Some sour / tartness melds with a moderate watery rind bitterness with hop leaf notes. This part is actually quite quenching and more-ish at the same time. Dry tannic finish is slightly overwhelming, and a bit of a mood killer.

Too many tannins for me, and not enough sweetness / malt profile to balance things out. If this is Karma, when do I get the balance?

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2006 15:44:24 | More by Todd
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.7/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz brown bottle with no freshness date.

A- Deep copper hue, very sticky lace ... this is what I like to see.

S- Nutty biscuity aroma. Fruity and spicy with suggestions of plums and black pepper.

T- Nutty toasted caramel palate with a yeasty mildly fruity mix. Light hopping balances but does not get in the way. Semi-sweet finish with a long trail of caramel and toasted flavors.

M- Great crispness for a summer seasonal, solid moderate body.

D- Reminds me of De Koninck in a way ... with that said it is very drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

08-16-2005 02:25:15 | More by Jason
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Karma from Avery Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 853 ratings.