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Avery Barrel-Aged Series 1 - Brabant

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RATINGS: 413   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 260   ABV: 8.65%
Brabant is a 8.65% abv dark unfiltered beer, fermented entirely with Brettanomyces and aged in Zinfandel barrels for nine months. 694 cases produced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2009
Bottle 12fl.oz. @ home.
[ Trade by toncatcher ]. Clear medium to dark red brown color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, brett, sour - tart, grape, red wine, wood. Flavor is light heavy sweet, moderate acidic and bitter with a long duration, and a dry finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090830]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (40865) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2009
12 fl oz bottle. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is dark fruity and wineous. Fruity and wineous, slight vanilla and fruity base. Dry brett and fruity flavoured. Smooth fruity note into a dry finish. Smooth fruity and dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34708) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2009
Bottled. A dark red beer with a lazing brown head. The aroma has notes of over ripe fruits and malt as well as some notes of alcohol. The flavor is sweet with notes of caramel, alcohol, lemon, and brettanomyces, leading to a tart finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (26209) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2009
Bottle at Papsø. Hazy red brown coloured with a small off white head. Roasted aroma of brett, spices and chocolate. Roasted flavour of brett, caramel, spices, chocolate and dried fruits. Spicy finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 25, 2009
Bottle 35,5 cl. Courtesy of bu11zeye. Pours a clear dark brown with a reddish hue and a small off-white head. Extremely enticing aroma of Brett and lacto. Medium body, dry roasted maltiness with an edge of tart overripe fruit with a distinct dry Brettiness in the finish. Very interesting. 231109

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (23393) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 16, 2011
Bottle. Pours a black color with a tan head. Has a fruity malty sour tart aroma. Fruity sour tart woody flavor with bitter hints. Has a fruity malty sour tart woody finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madmitch76 (22535) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2012
19th March 2010
Opaque black beer. Lovely nose of woody red wine and sourness. Light semi crisp palate. Light fruity sourness with a hint of red wine. A little sweet lacto malt in the background. Finishes lightly sour and a little dry. Lovely light sour beer. Very drinkable. One of the best of this style!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (21690) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 13, 2011
Bottle from Lighthouse, enjoyed in their beer garden. Bottled 2-10-2009. Very dark maroon, beige head. Aroma of sour apple and lemon peel. Taste has aggressive brett sourness, caramel and earth. Nice stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (19387) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 28, 2010
Aged in Zinfandel barrels; bottled Feb 2009, 1½ years ago
The color is almost coffee black; medium sized, beige head. The aroma is quite complex, with roasted malts, red wine, cream, Bretts, lightly fruity; finally chocolate. The body has a good strength, and the mouthfeel is quite round; there is a strong chocolate flavor, with roasted and burnt malts; as in other beers (Alvinne for example), the heavily roasted malts don’t marry well the sourness and the vinous touch, the result lacks of harmony; the final shows some drier roasted malts. Confusing, not convincing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (16529) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 6, 2011
Bottle, 12oz. A clear, ruby colored beer with a lasting, dense, light tan head. Brett, chocolate, cherry-pits, oak and alcohol in the aroma. The flavor is pretty much the same, slightly roasted, with chocolate, cherry-pits, oak and a warming touch of alcohol. Full body. Bretty finish where the roasted, chocolatey malts are left in the far back. Definitely a nice one, want more of this! 100917

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