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Avery Anniversary Ale - Eighteen (Dry Hopped Rye Saison) - Avery Brewing Company

Avery Anniversary Ale - Eighteen (Dry Hopped Rye Saison)Avery Anniversary Ale - Eighteen (Dry Hopped Rye Saison)

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304 Ratings
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Ratings: 304
Reviews: 183
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 13.66%


Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.12% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: t420o on 06-03-2011)
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TenHornsProud

Colorado

3.58/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cloudy dark orange with a nice white head that laces.

Smells of apple, malt/rye, some funky sugar notes.

Tastes of apple, pear with some bitterness...a bit of spice. Nothing lingers for long.

It is dry but almost too acidic. Maybe, since it's so dry, drop the carbonation some.

It is a different take on saision that has some funk but isn't that striking or interesting in the end. It's too acidic/harsh for my taste...not sure what in the mix is causing that. Anyway, an OK beer overall.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2011 23:23:36 | More by TenHornsProud
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Avery Anniversary Ale - Eighteen (Dry Hopped Rye Saison) from Avery Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 304 ratings.