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Avery Barrel-Aged Series 5 - Quinquepartite

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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 297   ABV: 9.91%
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Noticing that our private cellar bottle stock of sour ale was fast dwindling, we decided to blend a very small batch from five of our finest barrels to produce this, No. 5 in our Barrel-Aged Series. Brewery release only. 60 cases shared. 27 hoarded. This beer consists of: 37% Ale aged in Cabernet Savignon barrels, 25% Ale aged in Chardonnay barrels, 21% Ale aged in Port barrels and 17% Ale aged in Zinfandel barrels. It measures at 9.91% ABV and will be sold in single 12 oz. single bottles. “Quinquepartite” translates to “divided into or composed of five parts.” It is slightly less saucy than the name, “Dupuceleuse,” chosen for #4 in the set.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (14113) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2012
Bottle @ French Oktoberfest Tasting Ulfborg, 2012. Pours ruby amber with a stable head. Cherries, vague almond and oak. Tart and dry. Tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
saxo (14243) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2012
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are rich sour brett, vinegar, malt, caramel, wood and cherry notes. Nice and sour with long lasting finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (11472) - DENMARK - OCT 19, 2012
Bottle @ FoneFan, 9.91%. Slightly hazy amber/orange with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, tart, vinegar and wine. Flavour is malt, sour, vinegar, little sweet, oak, wood, little wine and medium dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
back (1333) - Holstebro, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2012
Rødgylden klar skum hvid kort Eddike grape vinøs Sur moderat bitter lidt Medium flad @f1 ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rasmus40 (11992) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Hazy orange with a big and lasting off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity, barnyard and wood. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate acidic. Dry and moderate acidic finish. 191012

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jbeatty (1098) - New York, USA - OCT 3, 2012
Bottle, 10/03/2012. Pours ruby red, generous fluffy head leaving copious lacing. Aroma is oak, earthy mildly tart cherries, apricots, caramel, brett, vinous finish. Taste much more tart but pleasantly so, red fruits and grapes, vinegar, toffee malts mixed to blend with vinous flavor, light funk- lots of good things going on, very complex. Palate is light for the ABV, very drinkable. Nice, really quite good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reynolds314 (2440) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 1, 2012
Very tart and light vinegar. The oak is subtle and nice with notes of cherry and wine grapes. Another winner from this series of beers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ernesto987 (3933) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 27, 2012
bottle share at hill farmstead, Very close to the Sui Genesis, a little rougher and very tart. That could be because this beer isnt aged as long. Great stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
badnewsbeers (2312) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - SEP 23, 2011
bottle shared with a generous friend...pours a reddish peach color from a 12oz bottle...minimal white head. aroma of big funk, peach and apricot pits, light sugar, and some awesome zin barreling...very inviting, and absolutely tart, although not overly so. flavor of big oak, white zin, port, dark berry and cherry...funky, tart, peachy finish with all sorts of citrus and zest...perfectly sour with some of the best aging i have noticed in a sour. deep, complex, and altogether one of the nicest american sours i have ever had...superb

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
traPISSED (106) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - AUG 20, 2011
330cl bottle at home shared by oj83. This is a great beer that is amazing for the ability for hiding it’s strength! Lots of clover honey but the taste is very hard to define! The colour is golden the palate is slick and the pour produced a healthy head! Great American sour but I wish it was in a 75cl bottle.

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