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Avery Barrel-Aged Series 15 - Momi Hiwa

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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 513   ABV: 17.09%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
No. 15, much like a certain fabled two-piece candy bar of our youth, rich, dark chocolate notes accented with aromatic toasted coconut. What would add depth and character to this already delicious combo, we wondered? The answer is time (6 months) well spent in the very best rum barrels available.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (32344) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2014
12 fl oz bottle. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty, chocolate and liqourice. Thick malty, minerals and roasted. Overripe fruity. Thick malty and fruity dense coconut, rum overripe fruity. Dry, dense fruityand thickplum cake like finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (17658) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 11, 2014
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a fruity malty woody spicy chocolate aroma with hints of coconut and rum. Sweetish malty warming woody chocolate and caramel flavor with weak hints of coconut. Has a sweetish malty woody caramel and chocolate finish with hints of rum.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiulijn (15371) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 1, 2014
Courtesy of Anders
Dark brown color almost no head. Deep aroma of chocolate with coconut, alcohol. Full bodied, extra sweet, with partial balance given by the strong alcohol presence; strong raisins, some nuts, spirit (rum), touch of coconut.
Nice drink, very strong, not graceful but pleasing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (14113) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2014
Bottle. Trade with Hackobock. Thanks. Pours dark brown with a small off white head. Massive sweet and boozy nose. Coconut, caramel and dark fruit. Raisin and rhum. Perhaps some berries. A true example of a sipper. Winter Warmer bla bla. Clicheees. Sippable.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (13511) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 13, 2013
Bottle courtesy of BeerandBlues2, thanks! Dark brown color. Aroma of intense coconut, coffee. Taste is chocolate covered coconut. Very easy drinking and light as a feather, no heat whatsoever.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 30, 2014
(12oz bottle) Pours a black body with a spare tan head. Aroma of rum, toffee, toasted coconut, figs, caramel, and chocolate. Flavor of oak, rum, chocolate, caramel, raisins, and figs.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
brokensail (11613) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 4, 2014
Bottle @ 10K + OT. Thanks for sending this my way, Aaron. Muddy dark brown pour with little to no head. Smells like chocolate syrup, fudge, raisin, rum, and vanilla. Light coconut, roast, and wood. Really, really sweet tasting. Quite syrupy and very low carbonation. Hershey’s syrup, rum, raisins, and a hint of coconut. Quite a bit of vanilla. A touch of Mrs. Butterworth’s, too.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (11103) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 5, 2014
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured dark brown color with a moderate frothy tan head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Medium to heavy toasted dark malt and coconut with an alcohol aroma. Medium to full body with a sticky texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy sweet flavor with a medium to heavy sweet finish of moderate to long duration. This is a standout beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (10224) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 17, 2013
Bottle poured a clear reddish brown with a lingering ring of tan foam. Aromas of toasted coconut, dark chocolate, rum, dark fruit and light oak. Palate was medium to full bodied and smooth. Flavors of dark chocolate, coconut, rum and dark fruit with a smooth lingering chocolatey coconut finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (10145) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - OCT 31, 2013
Bottle from Ratman. Pours nearly opaque black with a small, fizzy tan head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is chocolate, roast, and coffee malt, coconut, dates, figs, earthy and spicy hops. Flavor is malt dominant, moderately sweet, coconut, spicy alcohol, dark fruits, light hops and bitterness with a sweet finish. Full body and light carbonation.


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