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Avery Bad Apple
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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A sour Belgian pale ale that spent 12 months in oak barrels with Granny Smith apples added for the last 6 months.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (17535) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 1, 2013
Draft @ the brewery. Pours a slightly hazy orange amber color with a small white head. Has a fruity sour tart woody apple aroma. Fruity sour tart bitter apple flavor. Has a fruity malty sour tart woody apple finish.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (13408) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Draft. Hazy golden amber color, thick, creamy head. Aroma of apple peel, light citrus. Taste is softly sour apple, lemon. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 3, 2012
(Draught) Pours a hazy golden orange body with a small off-white head. Aroma of Granny Smith apples, earth, wet hay, wood, and mustiness. Flavor of Granny Smith apples, earth, caramel, and minerals with a dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11642) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Draft, Snallygaster. Medium off-white head with amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, apple, some honey, light spicy/dusky. Taste is moderately sweet, apple, light honey. Light-medium body, minimal carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (11599) - Orange County, California, USA - SEP 9, 2013
On tap @ Beachwood BBQ. Clear golden pour with a small white head. Nose is tart green apples, white grape, and oak. Light malt and funk, some grassy notes, apple pie, and sour cider. Flavor is kind of cidery as well. Tart green apple, white grape, oak, and a touch of malt. Light sweetness, some grass, and apple pie.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ratman197 (10208) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 11, 2012
On tap at Avery Sour Fest poured a hazy orange amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of apple, carmel, barnyard funk and citus. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry tart finish. Flavors of apple, carmel, citrus and light barnyard funk with a crisp dry lingering tart finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10073) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUN 12, 2012
Tap at Avery Sour Fest 3. Pours clear orange with a small, fizzy white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is apples, honey, straw and meal malt, light tartness and barnyard notes. Flavor is tart, barnyard, apple, straw malt, light bitterness, honey and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
adnielsen (9470) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 5, 2012
Tap @ Avery SourFest III. Orangish appearance with little head. Light pear, lemon citrusy, a touch spicy yeasty, tart aroma. Apple is faint in the flavor but there are more notes of oak, apricot, lemon citrus, and a bit bready/spicy yeast.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
3fourths (8236) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 5, 2012
draft. green apple and wet cardboard malt throughout, nose and flavor. droopy and flabby body with medium-low infection. oxidized caramel malts and hard cider alcohol notes present. mild-to-medium acid, medium-hveay body; ultimately described as syrupy with an unpleasant flavor.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BMan1113VR (7874) - Los Angeles, California, USA - SEP 30, 2013
GABF weekend 2012. Pours with a hazy peachy hued body with a large white head that slowly fades. Aromas are of green apple, medium acidity, floral honey, vanillin, lactone, calvados. Flavors are of apple, lightly sulfury, nicely acidic. Bright fruit, strongly apple, medium funk notes and phenols. Bright, clean and acidic. Really cool fruit character!


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