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Avery Anniversary Ale - Thirteen - Avery Brewing Company

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Avery Anniversary Ale - ThirteenAvery Anniversary Ale - Thirteen

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

234 Ratings
THE BROS
59
awful

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Ratings: 234
Reviews: 210
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.7%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Weizenbock |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TastyTaste on 05-06-2006)
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

BKotch, Jul 18, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

KAF, Jul 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

wrightst, Jun 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

iatethecloudsfor, Dec 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

jaydoc, Oct 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

BillRoth, Oct 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

WOLFGANG, Jul 05, 2013
Photo of superspak
4.1/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled in 2006. Pours hazy almost opaque dark brown color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Slight spotty lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of big raisin, prune, grape, caramel, toffee, molasses, banana, clove, toast, chocolate, light roast, and dark earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of malt and yeast ester notes; maybe some slight oxidation but its hardly even there. Taste of big raisin, prune, caramel, chocolate, toast, toffee, molasses, clove, dark bread, light banana, light roast, wheat, and earthiness. Lingering notes of dark fruits, caramel, chocolate, toast, toffee, molasses, clove, light banana, dark bread, light roast, wheat, and earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and complexity of dark malt and fruity ester notes; with no cloying sweetness present after the finish. Light-medium carbonation and fairly full bodied; with a creamy and slick mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with hardly any warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is an excellent Weizenbock at 7 years old! Great balance and complexity of malt/fruity ester flavors; and very smooth to sip on. A very enjoyable offering.

superspak, Apr 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

brheuer, Mar 24, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

magnusdave, Jan 17, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -37.8%

Jason, Jan 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

cliff1066, Dec 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

t0rin0, Nov 08, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

RBorsato, Nov 06, 2012
Photo of yamar68
4.05/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I was a little nervous to crack this one open... better late than never.

Swampy root beer brown body topped with a finger of khaki head that dissipates to a creamy cap that laces well.

Cream soda, malted wheat, caramel, leather, birch syrup, faint oxidation, no real booze presence, very smooth smelling beer.

Loads and loads of cream of wheat, cinnamon, caramel, french toast, molasses, the flavors have faded somewhat making for a pretty tame finish. That said, this thing is highly drinkable, smooth and far from offensive.

If you've got one of these tucked away, have at it!

yamar68, Nov 06, 2012
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4.05/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured deep brown with a ruby tinge. Minimal head, just a few bubbles here and there. Relatively mild aroma of brown sugar and dark fruit.

Lowish carbonation (pretty good for six years old, though) and a sticky, slightly thin mouthfeel. Big wheat and biscuit backbone with ample sugar cookie sweetness, vanilla, and dark fruit. Slightly toasty finish.

Sweet but not cloying, and not very boozy either. Was good, but I think I had my expectations set a little too high.

grittybrews, Oct 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

harpus, Oct 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

beerpadawan, Aug 26, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

ScottyC54, Mar 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Tyrawlings, Feb 12, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

imperialking, Jan 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Exiled, Nov 24, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

djrn2, Nov 22, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

rab53, Nov 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

JAHMUR, Nov 20, 2011
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Avery Anniversary Ale - Thirteen from Avery Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 234 ratings.