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Karma - Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
78
okay

835 Ratings
THE BROS
72
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 835
Reviews: 470
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 13.53%
Wants: 10
Gots: 14 | 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 spoony:
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spoony

Colorado

3.09/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

From a 355 ml bottle into a globe glass.

A-A normal pour produces no head. I see only a few small bubbles in the clear, tawny/amber brew. No lacing, no legs.

S-The smell reminds me most of cheap apple juice with faint sweet alcohol and bread crust. There is just a bit of light pepper spice, too. Mild and uninspiring; certainly none of the sharpness or funkiness that makes a good BPA.

T-The taste is also mild with light fruits like apple and cherry being the dominant flavor components. There is a smidgen of hoppy spice up front followed by the aforementioned fruits.

M-The feel is medium body and lacking in excitement. Sort-of wet and watery feeling.

O-I like Avery and I like BPAs. Unfortunately, this beer did not satisfy either category. From the lackluster flat looks to the lackluster flat feel and everything in between, this beer just did not do anything for me and I found nothing Belgian about it.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2013 04:03:53 | More by spoony
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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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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.

I tend to enjoy every thing by Avery but this missed my personal mark.

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Karma from Avery Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 835 ratings.