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RATINGS: 1045   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.6
RobertDale (6650) - 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.

3.3
fuzzcro (295) - 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.

3.7
rosskyle (744) - Denver, Colorado, USA - 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

4
tightslice (1380) - 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.

3.5
JHeath99 (1679) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - SEP 19, 2015
Tap. Pours a hazy golden with fizzy off white head. Taste and aroma of biscuit malts, some booze, and nice citrus.

3.7
JDBaker11058 (2306) - Maryland, USA - AUG 19, 2015
Appearance: clear honeyed gold with a creamy and short near-white head. Aroma: nice nose full of honey, belgian yeast, peaches in heavy syrup, maybe some mango and banana, definitely apricot and pineapple. Taste: as the aroma indicated; add in some biscuit dough and cracker. Finish: sweet, with lingering yeasty spice imparting a bit of peppery; alcohol is totally hidden, and the palate is almost syrupy. Notes: Fantastic take on the style. Bottle from Sarah for Beerthday 2015.

3.7
NikkTwist (3286) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Draft at Moriartys. Hazy gold pour. Slim soft fizzy/foamy white head. Splashes of lace. Strong sweet Belgium yeast flavors. Syrupy body. Sugared dough. Buttered croissants. Honeycomb. Blonde caramel toffee. Herbal floral hops. Horehound. Thyme. Kumquat. Dandelion. Pineapple. Honeycomb. Sweet nose. Semi-dry finish. Admittedly as good for the style as any non-Belgium brewer has produced - though ultimately not to my particular taste.

3.9
GreatDane1632 (1169) - North Dakota, USA - JUL 4, 2015
Rated based on notes taken 3 July 2012 -- This was a great Belgian, and let me frame that by saying I’m not a big fan of Belgians. This was well done, enough that I really really enjoyed it. Can I have some more please.

3.7
BroadestTom (446) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Aroma fruit, spices Appearance amber, white foam, Taste medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate medium body, creamy, lively, Overall a really unique tasting beer that I would suggest to a friend

3.4
Dorkenstein (563) - - JUN 12, 2015
Aroma is honey, musk grapes, and spiced bread. Taste is spiced bread heavy, honey, and musk grapes.


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