brokensail (12222) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 1, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Light amber pour with a white head. Strong floral hop aromas, citrus zest, and spice. Sweet bread, some toast, and hints of biscuit. Maybe a bit of tea, too. Light flavor of floral and grassy hops, tea, and toasted bread. Moderate citrus notes, hints of biscuit, and a subtle bitterness.
bu11zeye (12072) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 2, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Draught) Pours a clear copper body with a small white head. Aroma of citrus, pine, biscuit, and grass. Flavor of grass, grain, citrus, pine, earth, and caramel with a dry finish.
argo0 (11866) - Washington DC, USA - APR 1, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Crystal clear amber body, small white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, orange, some grapefruit, light bread. Taste is moderately sweet, orange, some grapefruit, light straw/grass. Light-medium body, light resin. Body holds up quite nicely given the ABV, very nice session beer.
Ratman197 (10546) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 9, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Avery poured a clear gold with a lasting whitew head. Aromas of straw, earthiness, pine and light grapefruit. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of straw, earthiness, pine and light grapefruit with a crisp dry lingering bitter finish.
BeerandBlues2 (10447) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 24, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap. Pours clear light amber with a medium, fizzy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is earthy and pine hops, light biscuit malt and fruity esters. Flavor is light malt, moderate hops and bitterness with light fruity esters and a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.
adnielsen (9659) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 27, 2012
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Tap @ Avery. Clear, light golden appearance with a white head. A little piney, earthy hoppy, bready malty aroma. Light cracker, bready, somewhat bitter, organic, slightly herbal hoppy flavor. Not a ton going on.
Dogbrick (8971) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 26, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at The Daily Growler. This beer pours a hazy pale golden color with a medium thin white head that evaporates steadily to an outer ring. Spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma of grassy hops and malt. Light-bodied with flavors of citrusy hops, toasted malt and a bit of spice. The finish is mildly bitter with a grapefruit and hops aftertaste. Decent overall.
3fourths (8394) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 28, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
draft. hazed pale gold with a white head. straight shot American hop nose (citrus, grass, shallots, cheese rind, etc) with mild yeast presence giving the hop medley a bit of a blur, which is good. lean body but still has the typical Avery coarseness / huskiness to the malt. zippy, zesty American hop finish, high hop acids, medium-high bitterness, mostly dry. decent.
gnoff (8119) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: NOV 2, 2012 Draught at Avery, on October 8, 2012
As "3 Point 5 Session Ale".
Clear golden color, white head. Sort of thin, malty taste. Medium thin mouthfeel, dry finish. High bitterness. Malty and hoppy taste.
DrSilverworm (7794) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 5, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap. Labeled "3point5". Clear golden orange color. Thin off-white head, good lace. Nice grassy hop nose. Light body. Good smooth, kind of crisp carbonation. More dry finish. Satisfying moderate bitter taste. Satisfying hoppy session ale. 3point5 earns its 3.5. The industry needs more beers like this.