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Karma - Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
77
okay

887 Ratings
THE BROS
72
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 887
Reviews: 476
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 13.57%
Wants: 11
Gots: 23 | 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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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

08-23-2014 16:04:32 | More by mikeincharleston
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OKCNittany

Oklahoma

3.71/5  rDev +9.4%

08-23-2014 01:17:19 | More by OKCNittany
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malfunxion

New York

3/5  rDev -11.5%

08-21-2014 14:18:13 | More by malfunxion
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jplopez21

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

08-20-2014 20:12:06 | More by jplopez21
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traci4222

Colorado

3/5  rDev -11.5%

08-19-2014 22:54:38 | More by traci4222
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thufflife

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

08-19-2014 12:50:43 | More by thufflife
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getkrunkhoe

California

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

08-18-2014 19:10:31 | More by getkrunkhoe
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emergency_beef

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

08-17-2014 06:56:15 | More by emergency_beef
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Falcone

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

08-12-2014 20:22:38 | More by Falcone
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SamN

Colorado

2.15/5  rDev -36.6%

Karma pours a clear golden honey color, with a lively stream of bubbles rising to meet a rather thin tan-white head. Bready aroma, flat hops, sort of tinny. Some tart fruits, apples or cherries. First tastes are sort of bland pale malts, followed by more crisp fruit like tastes. Herbally hops.

08-12-2014 01:11:04 | More by SamN
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Skillz

Illinois

3/5  rDev -11.5%

08-12-2014 00:03:21 | More by Skillz
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BierJager89

California

4.11/5  rDev +21.2%

A: Pours a translucent ruby red with an off white head.

S: Nose is faint, but there are some notes of red berries, a hint of orange, some malt, maybe a touch of mango.

T: Very flavorful. Starts off with sweet, nectary berries, moves on to slightly tart orange and citrus rind, before a very malty finish, with sweet red berries lingering after.

M: Medium bodied and fairly smooth.

O: I can see why this doesn't get the best ratings, but it's definitely underrated. It is quite flavorful, and definitely worth a try.

08-11-2014 05:33:51 | More by BierJager89
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Avague


3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

08-10-2014 04:29:00 | More by Avague
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Nunya

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

08-10-2014 01:02:33 | More by Nunya
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GMUPatriot_inKansas

Kansas

4/5  rDev +18%

08-09-2014 00:03:20 | More by GMUPatriot_inKansas
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smithj4

New York

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

08-08-2014 00:07:20 | More by smithj4
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Lare453

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

08-04-2014 01:32:59 | More by Lare453
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Satan70

Wisconsin

2/5  rDev -41%

08-03-2014 21:19:35 | More by Satan70
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paulish

New York

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

08-03-2014 17:07:57 | More by paulish
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

2.7/5  rDev -20.4%

12 oz. bottle, with some sort of coded bottled on date present. My third beer from Avery Brewing Co., out of Colorado.

Poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

A - It pours a hazed copper colored body with less than a finger of off-white head. Looks okay.

S - The smell is of yeast esters - cream, banana, clove spicing, some melon rind. Not a bad aroma, but it's just not doing it for me.

T - Things really take a turn for the worse upon sipping. Sharp and astringent. Indistinct berries, melon fruitiness, banana, cidery apple sort of presence, yeasty clove spice, some cola / Dr. Pepper / artificial cherry sort of taste, and some coppery metallics thrown in there. Maybe some mild alcohol noticeable. A mish mash of flavors I'm not particularly fond of.

M - The feel is quick, crisp, & clean for the most part. Lightly sticky / grapey / dry on the finish. Lots of tannins.

Overall, I am not usually one to put down a craft beer, no matter how much I dislike it, but this has got to be one of the poorest Belgian style offerings from any brewery that I have tasted in recent memory. I love the name of the beer, but not the beer. Avoid.

Avery Brewing Karma ---2.5/5

08-02-2014 19:01:05 | More by mfnmbvp
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mcrawford

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

08-02-2014 18:15:35 | More by mcrawford
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Bpc24

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -11.5%

07-31-2014 13:01:29 | More by Bpc24
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Mantooth

North Carolina

3.29/5  rDev -2.9%

Poured on draft at the fabulous Duckworth's on Park Rd, Charlotte, NC.

Pours gold with minimal lacing, initial blush of Belgian candy sugar folds into a lightly malted pale ale. This isn't something I'd seek out - but considering it's 5.2% - it's not a bad session beer. Maybe this is more to the liking of others - but I'm one and done with this brew. Big fan of the brewery though.

07-31-2014 01:18:04 | More by Mantooth
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schimschim

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

07-30-2014 02:52:19 | More by schimschim
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Yogi_Beer


3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

07-26-2014 05:13:24 | More by Yogi_Beer
Karma from Avery Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 887 ratings.