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Karma - Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
78
okay

838 Ratings
THE BROS
72
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 838
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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denjen

Illinois

3.65/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Dennis: The thing that first surprised me about this beer was the intense carbonation, not because it was bad but because your just not expecting it. It follows quickly by the tastes from the belgian yeast used in this beer, and the two play off each other nicely. I had expected just a regular IPA or APA, but really by the end of the bottle you really get a sense of the craft behind it. It's subtle, but I think it's because it was done really well.
Jen: In honor of our return to beer reviews, we had to do an Avery brew, something that has been cellared since the day we found we (I) were pregnant.
The scent of this ale prepares you for a sweet and fruity ale. It starts off with a nice roasted malt flavor that is accompanied by yeast flavors. This ale has a nice fruity essence to it. The body is well done, with tiny carbonation bubbles, holding true to most Belgian Ales. The end of this brew has a nice spicy but sweet taste to it. It is fairly easy to drink, but not at the top of my list for Avery Brews.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2007 14:52:35 | More by denjen
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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.

The flavor is quite thin and watery with some Belgian Tripel quality. The bubblegum is sweet and there's a clovey, yeasty taste. The malt is like a tea leaf and caramel mixture.

The feel is astringent and sour that leaves a strange film on the mouth.

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On tap at brew festival.

Appearance: a thin white head, no lacing, light amber color with mild carbonation.

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Karma from Avery Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 838 ratings.