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Karma - Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
78
okay

849 Ratings
THE BROS
72
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 849
Reviews: 471
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 13.53%
Wants: 10
Gots: 17 | 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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Reviews by meathookjones:
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meathookjones

Virginia

2.13/5  rDev -37.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Pours out a clear orange color with a tall foamy tan head. The head dies off quickly leaving little to no lace. The aroma is pretty much cloyingly sweet with pretty much any other scent that might come out hidden. As it warms there was a bit of spice trying to get out, pretty much unsuccessfully. Taste seems to have the same fault of too much sweetness. Fruits and sugars are about all and too much of them. There is also a bit of a funky taste to it but that is eventually drowned out. Mouthfeel is fine and drinkability is killed by that cloying nature of this beer. Not sure what they were going for here but I hope this wasn’t it.

Serving type: bottle

11-01-2005 15:38:12 | More by meathookjones
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3.4/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a lively amber color with a nice white foam head that dissipates quickly. Leaves a decent amount of lacing around the edge.

Aroma leads with some grassiness and a bit of lemon zest, with a hint of orange. Floral hops. A little bit of roasted malts.

Unfortunately, there's not much going on in the taste. More of the grassiness from the aroma. Wheat. Sugary. Very subdued.

Mouthfeel is extremely thin and watery. Moderate amount of carbonation. Best thing I can say about this one is that it's refreshing.

Overall, A disappointing first experience from a brewery that I've heard good things about. I won't be giving up on Avery just because of this, but I wouldn't necessarily recommend this beer.

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Karma from Avery Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 849 ratings.