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Avery Barrel-Aged Series 17 - Thensaurum

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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 327   ABV: 10.89%
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No. 17. No map required. Here it is matey. A treasure trove of exotic flavors unearthed from a year-long burial in exquisite first run rum barrels. Arrr you ready for the pucker?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbrana (415) - NASHVILLE, Tennessee, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Slightly tart on the front end and burnt sugar and slight rum on the back end. Mild acidity and slight sweetness. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Danyel (599) - Colorado, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle. Pours brown with red hues and an off-white head. Aroma strong wood, oak, vanilla, sweet and sour, very. Really sour, woody, medium bodied, good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Salmoniform (482) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Poured from bottle to snifter. Copper hue with off white head. Aroma is lactic, rum, acetic, sugar, straw, oak. Mouthfeel is great with a medium light body and great carbonation. Taste is sour throughout with a rum oak ethanol finish. Overall this is a fantastic brew!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steve_0 (2542) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Bottle in Breckenridge with my wife. Pour is slightly hazy brown with a light red tint and small tan head - good lacing. Red licorice, caramel, dark fruits, light vinegar, coconut, pears, and apples in the aroma. Taste is green apples, grapey, tangy, toffee, bread, raisins, sour fruits, caramel and red wine vinegar. Light body with medium carbonation. Nice dark sour and dangerous at 11%.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcartamdg (1891) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - MAY 15, 2014
Pours a copper orange with a thin white head. Aroma of malt, sweet citrus and sour wheat. Taste is sour, sweet malt, citrus and berries. Really nice sour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sherm1016 (1129) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 14, 2014
12oz bottle from Aaron. Thanks! Pours a clear reddish brown color with a thin tan head. Aroma is oak, vanilla, a little boozy, tart cherry. Medium on the palate with light carbonation. Flavor is sweet tart, lots of oak, vanilla, some rum sweetness, dark fruit, sour cherry, a little caramel, nutty malt, with a light, tart finish. Interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BOLTZ7555 (2780) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - APR 12, 2014
Bottle generously shared by Sparky! Burnt tangerine body with hints of scarlet at its depths and a small ivory wisp. The nose isn’t nearly as sour as the flavor where cherry pie filling, lemon zest, vinegar, tart acidity and earthy spice is present. Solid brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HIGHB4LL (449) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 12, 2014
12 oz. bottle at the Mayor of Oldtown. Appearance: finger of reddish pink white head that does not last, dark copper brown, clear. Aroma: light oak, cherry, light rum sweetness, light caramel. Palate: light body, lively carbonation, dry finish, alcoholic texture. Taste: great tart taste throughout, light cherry sweetness shows through. Overall, very unique, and very solid. Not my favorite sour by any means, but still a great beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (8421) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 5, 2014
Rum makes earthy, drinkable, this wild ale. Taking the edge off, sweetening it’s love.Thanks again, Jason B.Pink.and lace.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jeremyh70 (668) - Missouri, USA - DEC 14, 2013
Pours a dark ruby copper with a small off white head and little lacing. Aroma is somewhat tart and sweet with a hint of rum, hints of apple and cherry and some wood. Taste follows nose with tartness and a bit of rum. Woody flavor with tart cherries and some molasses. Mouthfeel is crisp with a medium mouthfeel and high carbonation. A sour ale that has more to it than just tartness and fruit flavors. The barrel aging added nice wood and rum complexities that blended well.

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