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Avery Altar Boy (Port Barrel)

Avery Altar Boy (Port Barrel)
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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.81/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   ABV: -
Reverend aged in a port barrel with Bretts and House Sour Blend #1.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnnyJ (5400) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 24, 2009
stone sour ale fest 09. Pours a hazy orange color. citrus, malt, tart, caramel, and some funk. A decent sour, honestly not too impressed by avery beers at the fest though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
badlizard (5533) - Berkeley, California, USA - JUL 19, 2009
Tasted at Stone Sour Fest. Hazy copper with a creamy tan head. Grass, tobacoo, and sour aroma. Citrus sour taste and a crisp refreshing finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
carruthm (1401) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 23, 2009
Stone Sour Fest, San Diego 2009. Aroma reminded me of orange blossoms and the taste was mostly bitterness. Some spices in there as well. The body was clear orange.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - OCT 1, 2009
On tap at Avery, GABF week ’09.
Pours a deep, rich amber with a woodsy cedar peach nose. Flavor is malty sour cherry. Tingly mouthfeel. A nice, mild sour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2009
On Tap at the Avery Brewing Company, Boulder 23/09/2009 Some sour fruit aroma. Amber coloured and slightly hazy in appearance. Strong in alcohol and sour with a little dryness and a port flavoured finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Indra (2711) - Suburbia, Kansas, USA - OCT 26, 2009
2009 release, sampled at the brewery during GABF week. Tart, fruity, sweet, vinous aroma, some trace of the port, with hints of grape, cherry, honey, toast and wood. Clear light-medium amber color, head is off-white and fine. Flavor is strongly winey and woody with some lighter sour touches, lots of grape, honeyish sweetness, perhaps some faint peppery alcohol and late tannins. Acidic, dry, amply carbonated palate, very full body. Interesting, unique stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (12717) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 26, 2009
(Draught) Pours a cloudy amber body with a small beige head. Aroma of eucalyptus, grass, orange, tobacco, grass, and sweet tarts. Flavor of hops (herbal, earthy), candish /sweet tarts, caramel and light funkiness.

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