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

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

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BA SCORE
83
good

308 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 308
Reviews: 184
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.42%
Wants: 3
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
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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tavernjef

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4.05/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Musty squash yellowy brown color with a small, loosely placed, bubbly crown of dark ivory foam on top. Lots of lacing in a blaze of spotting.

Mushy, musty, breadyness, crammed with dull banana on the nose with dusty earthyness and mega dulled ryeness. Quite mellow and malty with hints of rye spice and corriander.

Taste has alot more of the same with a solid pasting of gooey bready malt that's squished with old banana tones, a slight twist of rye and pumpernickel breads. Notes to orange zest and dry leafy hoppyness emerge late, but overall this is mostly malt and mushy of dull breadyness.

Creamy medium/full body malt laden goodness with a borderline Doppebock-like girth mashed with a fairly full on take within the Saison style minus a good chunk of the spiceyness found in most of that style.

I quite liked it and found it very easy to drink; as well as enjoy! Happy 18 Avery, keep 'em coming!

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2011 02:16:07 | More by tavernjef
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Avery Anniversary Ale - Eighteen (Dry Hopped Rye Saison) from Avery Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 308 ratings.