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RATINGS: 1051   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
The success of HOG HEAVEN and THE REVEREND clearly demonstrates that beer drinkers are willing to embrace "BIGGER" beers. In the fall of 2001, we decided that a lighter BIG BEER would complement its darker colored predecessors. Salvation has luscious apricot and peach aromas delicately interwoven with spicy suggestions of nutmeg and cinnamon. This heavenly soft, champagne-like elixir is cellarable for 3 years.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brownaler (481) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - MAR 28, 2004
Tastes like it is straight from Belgium. Has a nice ginger flavor in front that finshes slightly dry.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
atpayne (615) - Zionsville, Indiana, USA - MAR 21, 2004
This beer looks very nice. It is clear and golden and alomst glows a bit. It smells sweet, with some carmel malt tones and a faint hint of yeast. The taste was somewhat sour at first. It was not great initially, but I warmed up to it about mid glass. Carmel malt was more pronounced at this point.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skaughty (652) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - MAR 21, 2004
UPDATED: MAR 24, 2004 Pours straight orange with minimal, but laced head. Floral aroma with apricot noted, almost to the point of perfume. This comes through also in the flavor. Hello Candi Sugar! Smooth sipping, leading to semi-dry in the finish. Only gripe is the flavor didn't seem properly blended, as the floral aroma almost dominated the maltiness in the flavor.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slang (654) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - MAR 16, 2004
Wow, this is an interesting beer! The nose was unusual to me, but still complex. I seriously get a vinager(ish) scent to it, like that in BBQ! But there is also light nuts and honey, maybe apricot too. And that was just the aroma! The taste sorta put me off at first. Luckly, the beer was recused by its palate. Hoppy with a decent amount of malt balance in the linger. The alcohol is very prominate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (12549) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 14, 2004
(Bottle) Pours a cloudy orange color with no head. Looks more like apple juice than a beer. Has a fruity aroma. Flavor of hops, sugar, and yeast with a light palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sven (229) - Lancaster, California, USA - MAR 13, 2004
Apricot-colored with a medium rocky white head. Fruity, spicy, yeasty, straw aroma. Golden amber in colour. Flavor is citric, fruity, malty and sweet. Sharp, strong mouthfeel. Fun and tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fly (1452) - austin, Tejas, Texas, USA - MAR 12, 2004
Was looking for true salvation. Got some salivation going, but as much as I admire Avery, and I do, I wasn't bowled over by this. Does one NEED to be? No. Twas rather good, malty, complex, and more, but guess I was searching for a boarding pass to Belgium and all I got was a very good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wunderbier (1434) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 10, 2004
22 oz bottle, tulip glass. Toast grain/light bread malt (L); perfume and flower hops (M); doughy yesat (L); nutmeg aroma. Clear golden-peach body has a large, creamy white head that is slowly diminishing. Moderately sweet, lightly bitter, lightly acidic flavor becomes a moderately bitter, lightly sweet, lightly acidic finish. Medium-heavy body, creamy texture, lively carbonation. The bottom line is: fourth bottle of Avery in a row that has wowed me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BigBastard (668) - L.A., California, USA - FEB 20, 2004
I liked this better than Reverand. Not overly sweet, with some spices and fruit notes, tasted some hop bitterness in there too.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MAP (1133) - Lakewood, Ohio, USA - FEB 18, 2004
Floral smell, sweet and citrusy. Color is orange with a little lace of head. Flavor is indeed delightful. Bananna, yeast, and some general citrus flavors.

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