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Salvation - Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

978 Ratings
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Ratings: 978
Reviews: 519
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.49%
Wants: 23
Gots: 73 | 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: 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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Nice take on a Belgian golden ale with a marked sweet and fruity edge.

Presentation: 22 oz brown capped foil bottle. Medieval religious painting, the Salvation… , with gold framing and Avery branding. Short description with some details about the ingredients on the side. Shows 9% Alc. by Vol. Served in a tulip glass.

A - Faintly hazy amber pour with a rich frothy head, good retention, nice surface memory and lacing.

S - Yeasty, spicy and fruity nose! Peaches, sweet orange...

T - Rich fruity yeastiness, those caramel peaches… Touch of orange peel, spiced groove… nutmeg?

M - Smooth flow with a medium body and carbonation. Slight sticky finish and not half as dry or crisp as most takes of the style might suggest but nicely rounded.

O -Maybe not that close to most references for the style but, all in all, it works in a very stimulating manner.

Notes: After the old disappointments in the Holy Trinity of Ales, Reverend (mild disappointment), Hogs Fly (badly remembered) this is a much welcome and delayed surprise. I probably need to revisit those two just in case… This was a much recommended brew from those lost Floridian folks I met in Atlanta, thanks, and indeed well worth the try. Not only it stirs away a bit from some astringency/dryness I am not particular fond of in most Golden Ales (my bad) but the fruitiness and rounded sweetness while not extraordinary actually works very well for me.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a golden color with white, one finger head. Head has great retention and leaves lacing down the glass.

Light fruit, peachy aroma meshes with belgian yeast, spices, and sugary malt.

Belgian spices and yeast overpowers any sort of fruit aroma. There is also a surprisingly hoppy finish that leaves a slightly bitter, pleasant aftertaste.

Medium bodied with ample, creamy carbonation.

Overall, not a bad take on the style, but not my favorite either.

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wow, buttery colored and fluffy headed salvation looks tempting! smells of butterscotch and over ripe peaches. also that classic belgian yeast. tastes a bit fruity, again the peaches, and there is a unique sweetness that works well here. it could be more carbonated, which would give it a lighter/brighter feeling in the mouth, but the lack of super carbonation makes the flavors stand out distinctly. this is a fantastic series of beers from avery, and along with the reverend are in my opion the two best brews they make. really different for a belgian pale

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Salvation from Avery Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 978 ratings.