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Avery Bad Sally

Avery Bad Sally
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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.78/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Salvation Belgian Golden Ale aged in a Bookcliff Cabernet Sauvignon barrel with a secondary Brettanomyces fermentation. 10% abv.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (26145) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 17, 2008
Draught at Falling Rock, Denver. Hazy golden coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of spices and citrus. Fruity flavour of vanilla, spices, brett, grass and hops. Hoppy and bretty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 29, 2008
Draught at Falling Rock Taphouse. Cloudy yellow - white head. Lots of brett, white sugar, elderflowers, flowery, wood, dryness, crispy, spicy, light hoppy. Very nice - a bit too much sweetness.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ratman197 (13398) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 1, 2008
On tap @ Avery Tasting Room poured a hazy gold with a lingering white head. Aromas of straw, leather, light fruittiness and horseblanket. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a lightly dry tart finish. Flavors of straw, horse blanket, leather and light fruittiness with a smooth lightly tart dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12752) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 23, 2009
(Draught) Pours a cloudy golden body with a small off-white head. Aroma of lemon, leather, horse blanket, florals, and earth. Flavor of Spree candy, citrus, light band-aid, and wood.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (12187) - Escondido, California, USA - APR 14, 2008
Draught at the 6th Boulder Strong Ale Festival. Pours clear orange with a small, fizzy, white head, lasting with fair lacing. Aroma is average malt (grain, hay, straw), heavy hops (flowers, herbs, citrus), average yeast (horse blanket, barnyard) with notes of light alcohol, grape, pear, and wine. Medium bodied, sticky texture, average carbonation, and a bitter finish. Average duration, light sweetness, moderate acidity and bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (11560) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 6, 2008
On tap at the 2008 Strong Ale Festival. Poured a medium and slightly hazy golden color with a large sized off white head. Aromas of some brett, wood, and a little fruity. Tastes of some brett, citrus, lemons, wood, and fruity. Lacing left on the glass.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
3fourths (9146) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - OCT 10, 2008
UPDATED: AUG 19, 2009 2008 GABF week @ Avery. Unfiltered glowing orange body with a white head. Nose definitely has taken on the wine barrel character - green grapes, blueberries, brett... reminds me of Bullfrog Beekeeper a little bit. Flavor is moderately boozy, has some light notes of white wine, but there is an unwelcome band-aid funk from the brett... lightly tannic... overall good but could be better. A poor man’s Beekeeper.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Skinnyviking (8858) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 21, 2008
Draught. Low white lasting creamy head. Slighly hazy orange body. Mild spicy and hoppy aroma and flavor with low carbonation and a long bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BMan1113VR (7917) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUL 21, 2009
On tap at Stone Sourfest. Pours with a hazy golden body and a small white head. Aroma of leather, horse hair, brett, lemon and pineapple. Taste is somewhat sweet up front, with lemon, pineapple, apricot and exotic fruits. Medium to light carbonation. Would love it if Avery bottled some of their sours other than Brabant.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ernest (7342) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 13, 2008
Draught, Boulder Strong Ale Fest, Apr 08. Head is mostly diminishing. Body is hazy medium to dark yellow. Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (toasted grain, cookie), lightly hoppy (flowers), moderately yeasty (horseblanket, barnyard), with notes of gum, lemon zest, wood, and band-aid. Flavor is moderately to heavily sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, moderately acidic, moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation, lightly to moderately alcoholic. Quite a bit of Brett character woven into the other characters, which make this quite enticing to the nose. Very neat experiment!

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