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Avery Barrel-Aged Series 17 - Thensaurum

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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (4493) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Very nice stuff. Amber pour with some apricot and bretta. Tart finish. Great package. Average carbonation. Wonderful balance. A touch of wood but well integrated. Thanks to Travlr for a taste of this. Bottle pour at Churchkey.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (13492) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 17, 2014
Bittle sample at Churchkey. Clear deep amber color, tan edge head. Lovely sour cherry, vanilla, tart berry aroma. Taste is softly sour pitted dark fruit, vanilla, brandy, port wine. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (7245) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 1, 2014
12 oz. bottle, pours a dark ruby red with a small beige head. Aroma brings out sour dark fruits, light vinegar, rum oak barrels, and wild yeasts -- highly complex stuff. Flavour is very puckering, with tart vinegary dark fruits, some light-to-moderate oak barrels, and a touch of rum. Quite vinegary and tart, but complex and still decently drinkable. Great stuff, just a bit too vinegary for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (4708) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 3, 2014
12oz bottle shared by Ben. Hazy copper-amber body. Zesty bold sour tones. The rum is a interesting combination with the Brett. Big and boozy, with a lasting sour aftertaste. Bold and rugged, very well done.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vestlake (144) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Aroma is dark fruit and sour. Taste is the same with the sour/tart up front. Overall pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zoucrew102 (622) - - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle. Dark fruit aroma with sour cherry notes and a hint of rum. Pours caramel colored with a little bit of a ruby tinge, as well as a thin off-white head and excellent lacing. Starts smooth with sweet dark fruit flavors. Finishes very vinous with red wine like flavors with cherry and just a hint of rum flavor. Excellent sour.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SrSilliGose (3271) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle big oops to adnielsen for the courtesy. Balsamic vinegar. Dirty imperial sour brown ale. Rum in check. Okay in small doses but a bit big and noodles.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbrana (489) - 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 (1087) - 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 (1013) - 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!

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