Salvation - Avery Brewing Company
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Reviews by Murrhey:
3.7/5 rDev -3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured in a 12oz plastic cup at Taco Asylum in Costa Mesa, Calif. Reviewed from notes.
A- Finger and a half creamy white head. Minute-long retention with beautiful lacing. Rich coppery gold color with crystal clear lacing.
S- White wheat and yeasts, but sour smelling. Tart and funky. Orange wit smells.
T- Yeasty and tart. Funky and some booze. The yeast adds a bitter twinge to the flavor. Wit bier. Not sure how I feel about it.
M- Chewy and heavy carbonation leads to a thick and creamy feel. Complex and nice.
O- This is a sick beer, I'm glad I scored it.
Serving type: on-tap
12-02-2012 01:57:20 | More by Murrhey
More User Reviews:
4.48/5 rDev +16.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.75
Appearance: Pours dark gold in color. Streams of carbonation rush to the top of the glass. Inch of frothy white head that dissipates quickly but thin layer of head is retained for the length of the drink. Clear, no sediment. Looks delectable!
Smell: Sweet malts, caramelly. Hard to distinguish hop aroma. Distinctly belgian yeast; slightly funky, sweet and strong.
Taste: Sweet, slightly fruity (green apples?). Funky/musty taste characteristic of belgian yeast shines through but balanced well by the sweetness. Dangerously smooth for it’s strength.
Mouthfeel: Complex flavors lend to a full body, but the malts maintain lightness. Smooth start to finish. Medium carbonation. Alcohol taste lingers on the top of the mouth.
Overall: I’ve enjoyed this beer more times than I can count, on tap or bottled. It’s always a favorite, never disappointed. Accurate as a Belgian golden, but never boring for the palate!
Serving type: bottle
06-23-2014 03:43:48 | More by kltidik
4.56/5 rDev +18.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
Cellar temperature in a tulip.
Topped with a one-finger white head that quickly fizzles away it's a perfectly golden color of wonderful clarity, in which can watch sediments floating around lazily in stark contrast to the streams of carbonation rushing to the surface. Much larger bodies of sediment await at the bottom of the bottle.
It has an awesome aroma of bread, apples, pears, lemon, ginger, and cloves. Maybe a little nutmeg and cardamom, even. Gloriously bready, fruity, and spicy.
Flavors of tart green apples, pears, and lemon reappear on the front. The fruit subsides beautifully into a subtly spiced, bready finish that is balanced perfectly with hoppiness to counter the sweetness. There's also something slightly and delightfully musty about the finish. It sounds weird, but tastes so good.
The feel is effervescent without being too prickly. Dangerously smooth for its strength.
I now equate Salvation with salivation. Thank you, Avery.
Serving type: bottle
05-26-2014 16:21:10 | More by Kuaff
Salvation from Avery Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 881 ratings.