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Salvation - Avery Brewing Company

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very good

972 Ratings
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Ratings: 972
Reviews: 518
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.49%
Wants: 23
Gots: 68 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: kbub6f on 06-10-2002

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

22 oz. bottle. Pours a clear orange amber color with a large creamy ivory head. The aroma and flavor have a large candy sweetness with some citrus and peach fruitiness. The spices come through and add some pop to the fruity flavors. There is also a decent level of bitterness that is works well with everything else going on. Medium bodied with good carbonation

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3.69/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

A- clear golden with some orange hue noticed

S- big yeast and peach notes hit me first followed by some earthy wood

T- some peach but more wood flavors coming to me. pine and some oak. the yeast is very subtal but belgium all the way.

M- the low point of this beer being a little watery and thin.

O- a solid stab at a classic belgium style from the avery team. not bad at all but not great.

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3.85/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked this piece of Salvation up for my birthday, let's see if I'm blinded by the light or if Avery is just selling indulgences:

A - Poured from a bomber with bottle art reminiscent of a stained glass window. Pale yellow in color but with a fluffy head and lacing the cascades slowly on the glass.

S - Aroma is delicate with ripe banana and floral notes along with an earthy quality that makes this brew just a touch heavier than it looks.

T - Salvation hits the palate lightly like most well crafted belgians due, but blossoms was it lingers for a few moments. A bit of pine and thyme give it an herbal quality while cream and butter notes hit on the back end. Lingering flavor comes from the gentle hop quality the lightly colors the flavor

M - Light at first, but has a creaminess that makes for a thicker finish than one would expect.

O - A solid entry from the always diverse Avery canon, and worth a try if you're feeling up for a Belgian with an American twist.

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.1/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

22 oz. bomber with gold foil cap and beautiful artwork poured into chalice.

A: Clear orange/gold with a substantial, rocky white head that leaves behind some good lacing.

S: Belgian yeast and candy sugar, various tropical fruits, and hops.

T: Really juicy fruits up front. Tastes primarily of pear, apricot and lemon. Bit of your typical Belgian yeast and sugar follow, and ends with little bit of a hop bite and lingering fruit flavor. This one is actually quite complex for a BSPA.

M: Really creamy, especially for a BSPA. I guess it's not a bad thing because it helps coat the mouth with the wonderful fruit flavors.

O: Another win for Avery in my books. Mouthfeel is the weak point, but the flavors are really nice and complex. It's a nice twist on the BSPA, with the myriad of different fruit flavors rushing the palate. In my opinion and experience, these type of fruits don't typically show up TOO much in the BSPA category, so it was pretty interesting overall.

A really great thirst-quencher, too =)

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz poured into Pint glass

A-Amber color with big frothy head that laced throughout the entire experience. held pretty well. impressive

S-Fruity aroma with some spices thrown in.

T/M-Citrus flavor that is intertwined with a good hoppy bitterness that led to a good experience for me

O-Another great brew from the Holy Trinity from Avery.

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Salvation from Avery Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 972 ratings.