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Avery Anniversary Ale - Nineteen - Avery Brewing Company

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Avery Anniversary Ale - NineteenAvery Anniversary Ale - Nineteen

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250 Ratings
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Ratings: 250
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 7
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.23% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: chugalug06 on 05-13-2012)
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Photo of duff247
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

duff247, Jul 14, 2012
Photo of MathNut
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

MathNut, Jul 14, 2012
Photo of mjaggers
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

mjaggers, Jul 13, 2012
Photo of astebelton
4/5  rDev +5%

astebelton, Jul 13, 2012
Photo of HardTarget
3.88/5  rDev +1.8%

Appearance: Bright gold glass starts with a full finger of white foam that dropped off to a thin cover.

Smell: Belgian yeast is a bit beady with a firm hop leaf earthiness that is appealing. Some lemon, lemongrass, lime rind action working as well.

Taste: Fairly classic Tripel profile, not very full flavored though, almost comes across as a bit watery. Everything that is there is good, tonic like bitter, slightly farm fresh yeast, clean malt. Hides the alcohol well though, only seeps in after a few sips.

Mouthfeel: Soft silky texture, low carbonation seems a bit off for style but it's enjoyable.

Overall: A fair Tripel, well made with no noticeable flaws. A little at the edge of the style but nothing drastic. A fine evening sipper.

HardTarget, Jul 11, 2012
Photo of rcjennings
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

rcjennings, Jul 10, 2012
Photo of yamar68
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Pours a bit thin... lacking much of a head and no real lacing, a slight suggestion of alcohol legs but that's about it. A smidgen of beading.

Nose is nice and clean. Banana, clove, mango, syrupy fruit. Some nice yeast presence as well.

Bready, peppery yeast, more banana, and a strange alcohol character that I wouldn't expect from the ABV. The taste unfortunately suffers from the lack of body.

Overall, worth trying but not much else. I'd love to try this one on tap sometime.

yamar68, Jul 10, 2012
Photo of mscudder
3.68/5  rDev -3.4%

2012 bottled in April. Poured into a Duvel snifter.

A - Cloudy, almost frozen lemonade colored, yellow with a fluffy head sporting large bubbles.

S - Warm yeast is the most prominent aroma followed by subtle fruits and pine. Dry smell for sure.

T - Dry upfront and throughout, which is not personally my favorite, but well done for the style. Some hops and citrus notes are present throughout with an emphasis on apricot.

M - A crisp and fizzy light bodied Tripel with no alcohol leaking through whatsoever.

O - A solid showing from Avery, but simply too dry for my liking; I prefer more Belgian yeasts, wet hops and a moist finish.

mscudder, Jul 08, 2012
Photo of waiting4lunch
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

waiting4lunch, Jul 08, 2012
Photo of kew
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

kew, Jul 07, 2012
Photo of cdwil
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

cdwil, Jul 07, 2012
Photo of TonyTalon
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

TonyTalon, Jul 06, 2012
Photo of thagr81us
3.65/5  rDev -4.2%

Big thanks goes out to my doppelganger for sharing this one! Served from growler into a Terrapin mason jar. Poured a hazy golden yellow with a one finger white head that subsided to a minimal amount slowly. Maintained phenomenal lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, earth, banana, fruit, and subtle alcohol. The flavor was of sweet malt, earth, spices, subtle wood, banana, fruit, and subtle alcohol. It had a light feel on the palate with medium carbonation. Overall this was a pretty decent brew. This aroma on this one was quite good and very inviting. I was concerned that it would not be based on some of the past anniversary brews from them. But this one definitely surprised me on that front. The flavor unfortunately did not follow suit which was rather unfortunate for the brew overall. The boozy note on it was just a little much with the subtle flavors going on which were not able to balance it out. Worth trying if you get the chance.

thagr81us, Jul 06, 2012
Photo of 40ontarget
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

40ontarget, Jul 06, 2012
Photo of rhoadsrage
4.38/5  rDev +15%

(Served in a chalice)
Bottled April 2012
A- This beer pours a hazy golden yellow body with a thin snow white head that last a bit and a swirling microbubble carbonation.

S- The soft dry yeast aroma has a green citrus pith note to it that could be some esters or some hops? The citrus hint at the finish is green hops and has some fruit cocktail notes to it as it warms.

T- The dry green citrus fruit zest quality leads to the yeasty ester taste that is classic in tripels. There is a touch of bitterness from the hops that lingers a moment in the dry finish. The hops take on some apricot notes in the after taste and the fruit cocktail flavor comes through similar to the smell.

M- The medium-light mouthfeel has a crisp clean fizz to it with no real alcohol heat noticed.

O- This is a nice crisp dry tripel but it has some interesting twist to it that are quite nice. The fruity character that could be hops or yeasty esters really enhance the flavor/smell but they are subtle enough that they don't over power the beer.

rhoadsrage, Jul 03, 2012
Photo of Ranz
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Ranz, Jul 03, 2012
Photo of LiquidAmber
3.95/5  rDev +3.7%

Poured into a Gulden Draak tulip. Pours a cloudy, pale orange straw. Thin mixed head dissipates quickly to a thick ring around the glass and thin film. Aroma true to style with Belgian yeast and spicing, sweet malt and light apple and stone fruit. Flavor follows, with light apple and pear with stone fruit, Belgian yeast, coriander and cloves, sweet malt. Starts somewhat on the sweet side, but finishes rather dry with the tripel spices lingering after the taste. Medium bodied. A nice tripel and enjoyable to drink.

LiquidAmber, Jul 03, 2012
Photo of djaeon
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

djaeon, Jul 03, 2012
Photo of WritersBlock
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

WritersBlock, Jul 02, 2012
Photo of kjkinsey
4/5  rDev +5%

kjkinsey, Jul 01, 2012
Photo of acurtis
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

acurtis, Jul 01, 2012
Photo of djrn2
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

djrn2, Jul 01, 2012
Photo of avalon07
4.33/5  rDev +13.6%

A: Poured from a growler to a goblet. Had a bright yellow color and a cloudy consistency. There was a small amount of foamy head that lasted a fair amount of time. Average lacing.

S: A nice and spicy aroma, with hints of yeast and malt as well.

T: Tasted of yeast, a phenolic element, some malt and a good deal of spices (pepper especially). An incredibly vibrant, well rounded flavor.

M: A well-carbonated beer with a somewhat slick finish. Medium-bodied.

O: An incredibly enjoyable beer. One of the more drinkable American versions of a tripel I've tried.

avalon07, Jun 30, 2012
Photo of mactrail
4.15/5  rDev +8.9%

Clear golden amber in the Duvel tulip. Decent head and quite spritzy on the tongue. Very fragrant with a long flowery and fruity nose.

At first tastes like a really big Wit, with the wheaty German esters and spicy citrus flavors. But it dries out after a couple of sips and goes through a Saison-like phase. Lots of fragrant fruit. A dose of banana along with a fruit salad of apricots and dried pears with some grainy taste. It's really spicy, almost hot. Tangy but not overly acidic. Interestingly complex and the long aftertaste provides more fragrances and flavors.

The nose of fruity fragrance with each sip is quite nice. A little austere but rewarding. From the 22 oz bottle bought in San Diego somewhere.

mactrail, Jun 28, 2012
Avery Anniversary Ale - Nineteen from Avery Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 250 ratings.