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Samael's Ale - Avery Brewing Company

Samael's AleSamael's Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

984 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 984
Reviews: 568
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 14.95%


Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  16.90% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
A super-caramelly, oak-aged strong English-style ale, brewed with Columbus, Fuggels hops and two-row barley, caramel 150L malt.

2007: 14.50% (Batch #3)
2008: 15.53% (Batch #4)
2009: 16.45% (Batch #5)
2010: 15.82% (Batch #6)
2011: 15.31% (Batch #7)
2012: 15.47% (Batch #8)
2013: 16.90% (Batch #9)

(Beer added by: ommegangpbr on 06-24-2005)
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Rippeddisc

Hawaii

3.48/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

April 2007
Batch #3

Opened 6/5/12

a - amber/caramel color, no head...after aging 5 years prob expected, lots of sediment floating around

s - caramel, oak, booze, cherry, malty sweetness

t/m - super sweet, syrupy, liquefied candy oak? ha, hangs on palate but not overly thick

o - quite a sweet beer. boozy and unique to have such an old beer (5 years). not overly mind blowing but good. def for desert and worth a try...glad i got this one stored away back then :)

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2012 04:38:54 | More by Rippeddisc
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Samael's Ale from Avery Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 984 ratings.