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Samael's Ale - Avery Brewing Company

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Samael's AleSamael's Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,234 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 1,234
Reviews: 600
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 14.73%
Wants: 73
Gots: 311 | FT: 19
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  16.90% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: ommegangpbr on 06-24-2005

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)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear copper color with virtually no head or lace. Nose is a blend of vanilla, apple, caramel and a definitive brandy finish. Taste has a lot of candy sweetness up front, followed by vanilla and some mild bourbon heat. Not as much alcohol heat as I expected (this is good). More candy sweetness on the finish. Nice, sweet, port type brandywine. It could use a little hop character. The mouth feel is very smooth. Decent drinakbility tempered by the sweetness.

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Samael's Ale from Avery Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,234 ratings.