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Avery 3rd Annual Sour Fest Blend

Avery 3rd Annual Sour Fest Blend
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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Light sour blended from 3 beers, made just for this year’s SourFest

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (9252) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUL 10, 2012
Pour on tap at Avery Sourfest 2012, dark reddish pour with thin off white head, aroma brought notes of funky red grape, slight lactic and tart notes, hints of berry, tart fruits, slight caramel and toffee, hints of vanilla as well. Taste is a mix of tart berries, funky dusty basement notes with a fairly lactic middle, slight earthy tones finishing fairly tart. Decent, but a bit simple.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12717) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 3, 2012
(Draught) Pours a cloudy golden orange body with a medium white head. Aroma of citrus, peach, brett, and earth. Flavor of minerals, citrus, cherries, brett, plum, and earth with a dry oak finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
onceblind (7307) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 16, 2012
@ Avery Sourfest 2012. Murky golden/copper, thin bubbly head. Funky floral/herbal aroma with some sour zesty tones. Flavor is light and crisp, but earthy and clean with some light crisp sour tones and an apple note in there.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (12100) - Escondido, California, USA - JUN 12, 2012
Tap at Avery Sour Fest 3. Pours hazy orange with a small, fizzy white head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is straw and biscuit malt, grapes and pear esters, oak, and light earthy hops. Flavor is tart bright fruit (grapes), oak, funky lactic sourness and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (13254) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 11, 2012
On tap at Avery Sour Fest poured a cloudy gold with a lasting creamy white head. Aromas of horseblanket, bread and citrus. Palte was ligt bodied and crisp with a dry tart finish. Flavors of citrus, horseblanket and light bread with a crisp dry tart finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steve_0 (3745) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 6, 2012
Tap at 3rd Annual Boulder SourFest (06-02-2012). Poured a glowing orange with no head. Aroma is wood, tannin, funk, and brett. Taste follows the aroma with hints of sour funk, wood, cherry, grape, and some alcohol. Tastes better than it smells and the body is medium with high carbonation. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
adnielsen (10484) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 5, 2012
Tap @ Avery SourFest III. Orangish/red appearance with an off white head. Somewhat vinous, sweet malty, lightly spicy, a bit fruity, boring aroma. Some fruit in the flavor (grape, plum, citrus) but it was quite boring and didn’t have that many redeeming qualities.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
3fourths (9136) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 5, 2012
draft. has the same Cabernet and Zinfandel barrel influence and strong esters of most of their other blended sours (froot loops, tropical fruits, maraschino cherry, canned pear) with some Chardonnay flavor, acid and effervescence, which seems to suit the body well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sonnycheeba (5043) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 4, 2012
Tap. Pours cloudy orange with average, fizzy off-white head; good retention and spare lacing. Aroma is sour fruit, bread malt, herbs, light spice, floral hops, and light pine. Flavor is balanced sweet malt and sour fruit with faint hops; dry, lightly tart finish. Medium body, carbonation, and warmth.

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