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Avery Anniversary Ale - Nineteen | Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
3.81/5
Very Good
270 Ratings
Avery Anniversary Ale - NineteenAvery Anniversary Ale - Nineteen
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
averybrewing.com

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.23%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by chugalug06 on 05-13-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
95
Ratings:
270
pDev:
11.29%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
23
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Ratings: 270 |  Reviews: 95
Photo of bigred89
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of womencantsail
3.9/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Beachwood Brewing

Pours a pale golden color with a white head. Smells fairly sweet with lots of bready malt and table sugar. A moderate fruitiness to it, mostly pears and apples with a touch of banana. Good yeastiness to it. The flavor is sweet with lots of fruit character. A touch of citrus, some banana, pear, and apple to go with a sweet bread and sugar malt base. Mild yeast and a very light spice note.

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Photo of Rifugium
3.68/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First had: on tap at TJ's, Paoli, PA

Poured a cloudy straw-yellow color with a thin white head, minimal retention and a bit of soapy lacing. Spicy yeast in the nose, and a mix of light phenol and fruity esters; pretty typical tripel profile, really. More of the same in the taste, bready malts, spicy coriander, yeast, banana and pear. Again, pretty typical stuff for the style. The tripel is a style that I'm falling more and more out of love with, but this one was actually quite smooth and drinkable, medium body, and soft carbonation. Alcohol was noticeable but not too pronounced. Pretty good selection from our pals at Avery.

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Photo of buckyp
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of bassmantin
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Very light yellow color. Modest heady, should have poured it faster. Smells strongly of belgian malts. Taste matches the smell. Very minor alcohol burn. Really cannot detect the alcohol at all. There are some interesting spice flavors in there. I think I taste coriander. Flavors are well-balanced and not too overpowering. I would describe it as a slightly heavier Tripel Karmeliet.

A fairly standard tripel, but very well done. "Standard" is not a bad thing when it comes to tripels. Great beer. I will come back to this one.

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Photo of kaelingirl
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of rfbenavi80
3.93/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into a a tulip. Bottled in April of 2012.

A- Pours a hazy bright straw yellow, with 3 fingers of bright white pillowy head that is leaving some superb lacing on the glass.

S- Lots of Belgian yeast on the nose. Moderate fruitiness of bananas and cloves. Sour pear skin. Lots of breadiness.

T- Bready. Lots of Belgian yeast flavors. Very balanced and refreshing, with light fruity notes. Crisp.

M- Lighter side of medium body, with a moderate amount of carbonation. The dryness makes you feel like you don't have to take the next sip.

O- A good Anniversary beer. One that anybody could enjoy.

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Photo of MichaelDobbins
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of MarkyMOD
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of WastingFreetime
3.89/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours out a hazy pale straw color with a flash head and no lacing. The nose is mostly comprised of pear-heavy fruity esters and a straightforward hit of candi sugar sweetness, with light garnish levels of yeast and pepper, light booze lingers off in the middle distance. Each sip greets me with a light burst of peppery spice that retreats behind that lingering pear / sweet pineapple combo (yet also a minimal boozey hotness) of a classic tripel. Has a soft and creamy texture but also keeps on the lighter side of medium body...my biggest issue with this beer is lackluster carbonation but everything else is pretty much a by-the-book example of a good Tripel.

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Photo of denver10
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy yellow with a white head. An aroma of some yeast, wheat, spices, and a little sweet fruit. Taste followed suit. A medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, I was pleasantly surprised with this one and quite enjoyed it. I'd definitely drink this one again.

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Photo of Immortale25
4.46/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Dogfish signature snifter. Label says bottled in April 2012.

A- Pours a hazy gold color with a 1/2 inch white head that retains well before slowly reducing to an 1/8 inch head. Sudsy, resilient lacing.

S- Rich and inviting Belgian yeast that's complimented by wheat and a bit of spice.

T- Yeast, fruity esters, more wheat and a nice alcohol tinge. Notes of banana and coriander.

M- Light body, medium-high carbonation and a slightly creamy feel.

O- A tripel that's done by the book but nevertheless delectable.

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Photo of BARFLYB
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On Tap at The Sidecar Bar

A- Served in a ten ounce portion, nineteen looks on the yellow side with some straw color thrown in as well. A nice frothy white head up top that leaves minor sticks but retains rather lengthy.

S- I get a nice dose of bready Belgian yeast up front, with some banana and pear mixed in. A nice earthy hop addition with some pale malt backing.

T- Taste is bold with hops and yeast trying to steal each others thunder. They both pop out rather big with some earth from the hop variety used, slight citrus with pear and a bit of banana. In the end the yeast is the clear winner.

M- Pretty much dead on medium with a crisp carb bite that stings the tounge a bit, yet the insane amount of taste thwarts that. Pretty bitter for a saison, this is on the American side of things.

D- This is a tasty beer, it delves in some american style hop methods with a triple backing. If your looking for a Belgian type triple, you will find it but with a bunch of hops. I think i could do a bomber of this if i put forth the effort.

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Photo of Pencible
3.65/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: This poured a hazy light gold with moderate white head.
S: It smelled like grassy hops and sour Belgian yeast, with some sweet candi sugar and lavender.
T: It tasted like bitter grassy and waxy hops, with some sour Belgian yeast and sweet candi sugar. It had a clean and bitter aftertaste with a little alcohol.
M: It was thin with moderate carbonation. Light body.
D: This was a decent tripel but nothing special. The scent and taste were good, but the body was a little weak. The finish was smooth enough, so it was fairly easy to drink. Worth trying once, but not really more.

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Photo of DeezGunz14
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of rabiddawg
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of bierguru
3.7/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A - gold in body thick creamy head. Laces out thick

S - yeasty. Citrus sweet. A little boozy

T - Fair amount of bitterness up front. Sweet yeast notes in the middle with a dry finish

M - light on the tounge. Beer leaves the mouth Akins of wet dry

O - not a fan a triples overall and don't drink many but I liked this one

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Photo of Greeneagle
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of CEDAMA
5/5  rDev +31.2%

Photo of duff247
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of MathNut
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of mjaggers
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of astebelton
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of HardTarget
3.87/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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.

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Avery Anniversary Ale - Nineteen from Avery Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 270 ratings
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