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Avery Redpoint Ale

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Formerly brewed at Avery Brewing Company
Style: Amber Ale
Boulder, Colorado USA

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RATINGS: 459   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Some beer lovers enjoy a rich, malty brew, while others go more for hoppy beers. Our brewmaster likes both - as evidenced by this rich and caramelly amber ale with the distinct flavor and bouquet of Cascade hops. Reaching the perfect balance of crystal malt sweetness and hop bitterness took plenty of time and effort, making Redpoint the perfect beer for toasting your most recent success.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jb43 (1650) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 3, 2009
(bottle). Clear amber color. light malt aroma. Nice, balanced malt/hop flavor. Avg duration. Light bitter finish. Thin texture. Soft carbonation. Fair lacing.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Argentine (14) - Walla Walla, Washington, USA - SEP 25, 2009
Aroma; light Pinappley American hop essence. Some maple syrup/malt. Taste; Carmel malt well balanced against toasty malt. Quite hoppy to a level that almost overpowers the malt= a good thing.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Grizzle (80) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - SEP 23, 2009
12 oz. -> Eng. Pint. Pours a honey-amber, with a basically white head. Smelled floral, with notes of marshmallow, toffee, and hops. Tasted sweet and hoppy. Caramelly maltball maltiness with a even bitter on the end. A fine amber.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cprochak (590) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 30, 2009
Cask pour at the brewery on 7/17/09. Pours a light orange, decent head. Not a whole lot going on in aroma, but picked up some vanilla and caramel. Expected some rich deep sweetness, but this was very balanced and had a good bitterness. Smooth amber. Nice to see a good 5.1% ABV beer by Avery just to prove they donít have to go big on everything.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2009
On Tap at Old Chicago, Boulder 12/10/2008 Lots of malt aroma. Amber coloured a little rich on the palate and strong in alcohol with a crisp dry and slightly bitter full malt finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
drowland (5980) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - AUG 24, 2009
Had this awhile back from the bottle. Wasnít bad, I just didnít find it particularly memorable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheJester (1775) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 22, 2009
Mondail 2009, Montreal. Reddish-brown with a small beige head. Mild aroma of grapefruit and caramel. Flavour is appealingly drinkable, with c-hops, nuts, and thin caramel. It gets a little tinny just before the end, and finishes with a gentle bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ROGUE (2085) - Newark, Delaware, USA - AUG 12, 2009
On tap at brewery. Pours a clear reddish amber with a medium tan head. Smells slightly of toasted malts. Taste is toasted malt upfront, with earthy hops, and a fruit like malt middle, and a bitter hop finish along with a hint of tartness in the aftertaste. Mouthfeel is clean, low carbonation. A very nice "smaller" beer from Avery.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
justinehrlich (18) - New York, USA - AUG 8, 2009
Interesting caramel tasting beer. A little bitter, but smooth aftertaste. It is really good amber.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
randolphjj (116) - Raymore, Missouri, USA - JUL 11, 2009
deep orange color with an off-white, small head. Nose gives lots of caramel malt. Tough to get the hop in the nose on this one with all the caramel malt, but the taste proves it in bitterness. Good amber.


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