kumite56 (472) - Cordova, Tennessee, USA - JUL 31, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma is very nice with a flora hop aroma. Appearance is golden with a white rapidly diminishing head. Flavor is nice and bitter but with a decent malt backbone. Slightly light in the palate however.
rederic (3202) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 21, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle, bright amber color, with an off-white head, mild grainy toasted, caramel, pale malty, nutty nose, with a toasted bread crumb, subtle toffee, fruity yeast accent, with a light floral citrus hop note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a sweet toasted, caramel, bread, pale malty, flowery citrus, leafy, grassy hop character, with some faint cedary, lemon rind, lemon pie crust, lemon tea leaf flavours, leading towards a toasted, caramel, bread maltiness,lingering citrus, leafy, grassy hop bitterness finish. Not bad for a very old bottle!
slowrunner77 (6578) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 6, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
"i think mine had some age on it, so the aroma and flavor were somewhat dull and a bit musty. the hops create some bitterness and little else, and nothing about it is fresh. not terrible, but not good, or anywhere near the top tier esbs. A bit of a disappointment."
MadIndian (2558) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 23, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle gift fromSJ. I enjoyed this simple brew. A little thin in the body, but I liked the blend of brown sugar, hop and bitterness.
boozedude (2166) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - DEC 3, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poures clear dark copper wth small white head. Aroma is malts, light spices and light hops. taste is malty and floral with some citrus , I likes it
ads135 (3290) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - NOV 20, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
A pretty average ESB and a below average offering from Avery. Fits the style as it is nicely balanced and very mellow.
cervezalandia (25) - - OCT 22, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Para ser la primera Avery que pruebo estoy un poco decepcionado.Es una buena cerveza,una bitter esb con mas lupulo de la habitual,buena crema y densidad aunque hay opciones mejores.
GuilTTy (728) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - APR 15, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Total Wine and More in Cherry Hill, NJ. Clear deep amber supporting a thin light tan head. Lightly biscuity, malty, nutty aroma. Quick citrus note up front then plenty of toasted malt, biscuits and cereal. Surprisingly full mouthfeel and a very dry finish.
Scrapersnbeer (1501) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 12, 2012
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Aroma of caramel with granite and metal. Hazed amber, not heady. Off-bitter flavor that’s also a bit starchy. Feels heavier at first than on finish, where it dries out. A hill rather than a mountain.
redpooba (402) - New York, USA - JAN 17, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Solid flavor notes that go well with a great meal. Not overpowering but definitely attractive.
reebtogi (4573) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 18, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
355mL bottle poured a golden-orange color with a nice off-white head and some lovely lacing. Aroma of floral hops and toasted malts. Taste is nicely balanced between the floral and citrus hops and the lightly toasted malty sweetness. This is an awesome bitter.