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RATINGS: 1058   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gachupines (1251) - USA - JUL 24, 2005
Aroma and taste are dominated by yeast and a bit of an alcohol burn. Beer is light amber hue with a slight head. More balanced than some of Avery’s high abv beers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AaronTDubs (350) - - OCT 19, 2016
Light gold color. Medium carbonation. Lots of malt aroma with some noble-like hops in there, clear notes of cookies and nuts. Clear alcohol aroma. Tastes quite dry and bitter, much more so than suggested by the smell. Lots of spicy phenols and hops. Quite good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadIndian (2743) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 13, 2016
On draft at Isaacs. Sampled with Junior. Nice notes of Apricot, sugar, bread and spice. The blend was really nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Enteogenisk (158) - Bålsta, SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2016
Bottle in wine glass. Pours beautifully in a hazy yellow with a half-finger thick head. Aroma is dense with a classic Belgian fasette with a taste that is more like a triple than golden ale. Superb brew regardless.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
markextrae (3977) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 7, 2016
sample, poured a deep dark golden colour with a white head on top. nose of floral fruit hops, light crisp malts, minerals, peach, sweet caramel, sweet honey, spices, which should be from the nutmeg. taste is sweet, honey, cherry pits, solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Torrefacto (1458) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 24, 2016
Dorado limpio y espuma blanca. Aromas de fruta verde confitada, canela y pan. Cuerpo denso, sabor de fruta verde confitada, canela y final seco.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
staticGen (5) - - MAY 27, 2016 does not count
Poured into challace. Beer is absolute deep golden with a twinge of apricot hue. Sufficient head without excessive lingering. Aromas of sweet dough - yeasty, spice and banana - maybe some bubble gum. Rarely a sense of cow manure there too - but not offsetting. This beer has Belgian DNA and not shy about it. Plenty of taste in this beer with a balance of bitterness, sweetness and saltiness going on. Nice full mouthfeel - great interaction between carbonation and viscociy of the beer. Carbonation is slightly understated, allowing other complexities to shine through. The beer finishes with an amazing after taste of yummy yeast, spices and bannana. Mineralization and appropriate bitterness remain. Again, Avery has come up with a winner. As with other beers in this series they are rich in every category including ABV. This one is at 9%. Of all of the beers in the holy trinity of ales, this one impresses me the most, but then I am a big fan of Belgin beers. It’s obvious the folks at Avery have made it their passion to use the highest quality ingredients while applying the goal of perfection in beer alchemy to produce the most impressive beers in the genre. Yet amazingly, while staying true to a category, they produce a beer that is completely unique in its own right. Cheers Avery!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (5526) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAY 23, 2016
Sample at Waldo Hopfest 2016. Comes a mostly clear gold with a nice white head. Aroma of fruit, yeast, and malt. Taste is sweet fruit, yeast, malt, floral, and spice. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
fuzzcro (254) - Illinois, USA - APR 27, 2016
A solid Belgian. Avery brews some excellent ales and though this is not one of my favorite it is still a fine glass of ale...It’s light, fruity and spicy as claimed though no one flavor overpowers so it is a good blend. The high ABV is hidden well...smooth and pleasant flavor. No lingering bitter and a slight sweetness make it complimentary to the tongue.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rosskyle (535) - - SEP 26, 2015
Bottle. Yeast alcohol citrus aroma. Medium light body. Clear golden color with a fluffy white head. Yeast alcohol banana spice flavor. Good balance. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tightslice (1001) - Redwood City, California, USA - SEP 23, 2015
Bottle from BevMo! in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is floral, fruity esters. Sweet, refreshing and big carbonation. A solid American take on the Belgian Strong style.

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