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Salvation - Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

925 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 925
Reviews: 516
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 22
Gots: 59 | FT: 1
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 06-10-2002)
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4.48/5  rDev +17%
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!

kltidik, Jun 23, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +19.1%
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.

Kuaff, May 26, 2014
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Pours a thin head on a clear straw body.
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The taste starts sweet and gets sweeter. It has a long sweet finish.
The texture is sticky with moderate carbonation.
It's too sweet without depth.

Fatehunter, May 14, 2014
Salvation from Avery Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 925 ratings.