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RATINGS: 1059   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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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Terminus (3662) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 11, 2004
22 oz bottle-pours a bright orange hue with a nice big-bubble slightly off-white head. big sweet, candy sugar aroma-big banana. The flavors are like that of a belgian tripple-lots of sweetness, banana, yeast esters. very complex, but not all that well balanced. I got a peppery note in the finish. This beer is just too sweet for me to drink again. After i poured the yeast into the chimay glass, there was a bigger banana aroma going on. Avery did a good job here, just tone down the sugary sweetness and this is a find BSA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jimmack (1223) - Nutley, New Jersey, USA - JUL 11, 2004
Golden/orange in color with a medium sized white head. Smells of apricots and spice. Tastes very sweet with a hint of apricot.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Shag (2941) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - JUL 11, 2004
Golden appearance with a moderate head. The flavor is very acidic like heartburn in a bottle. A very sour flavor is present. Lemons and more lemons. More decent stuff from Avery.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - JUL 5, 2004
Nice cloudy golden color,medium sized head that lasted for some time and then slowly fading to a decent lace.The aroma was fruity and spicey with a decent flavor of light malt but mostly fruit and spice coming through as well as a mild hop taste towards the end.Not a bad brew but not exactly what im looking for eather.Decent enough to try again though in the distant future.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
millerclmb (44) - Boulder, Missouri, USA - JUL 5, 2004
Nice orangy color with hints of copper. Smells of fresh citrus and a peachy hint. Soft fruity sweetness....a little fizzy and would go well with a light chicken or pasta dish. Good sweet beer to introduce to a girl friend...use like champagne.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Probiere (992) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 1, 2004
Candi suagr and flowers. Good, deep golden. Doughy, yeasty sweet with clean floral finish like eating a daisy. Not complex.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerslayer (753) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 27, 2004
This is a good Belgian Strong ALe. Spicy, malty, and citric flavors. Finishes clean, crisp, and bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kevin (2195) - Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2004
Bottle. pours copper and slightly hazy with a thick white head. apricot is the dominant aroma. flavor is surprisingly refreshing. has a grape and spice flavor that finishes hoppy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SpringsLicker (3585) - Tennessee, USA - JUN 23, 2004
UPDATED: DEC 11, 2016 Bottle at Brewtopia 04. Little head above a clear, deep yellow body. Hop aroma is a little much for the style. The flavor is spicy, playing between clove, corriander and orange in the background. O.K., but not hitting the mark dead on. Re-Rate From my cellar. Oily orange.amber with little head. Spicy sweet caramel aroma. The flavors are nicely melded together after cellaring.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
willblake (2654) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - JUN 21, 2004
Brewtopia04. Another mild smelling Avery beer, some peachy fruitiness, a bit nutty. Uninspired flavor, grapeskin, slight spice(savory), not enough alcohol presence IMO. Sort of briney. Kind of flowery/hoppy.


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