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Avery Barrel-Aged Series 5 - Quinquepartite

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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   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.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2012

Bottle 12fl.oz.

Clear medium yellow - amber orange colour with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, tart, wood, wine grapes. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate acidic with a long duration, tart, grapes, wood, dry. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20121019]

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (31470) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 27, 2011
12 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is wineous fruity and wooden. Fruity, wineous and slight citric. Smooth wooden, winous and fruity into the far finish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ungstrup (29474) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 27, 2011
Bottled. An unclear dark golden beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of fruit, wood, and vinegar. The flavor is sweet with notes of maltc, caramel, vinegar, grapeffuit, and wood, leading to a dry and tart finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 27, 2011
Bottle 35,5 cl. Courtesy of Doodler. Pours an orangey golden with a slight haze and a small off-white head. Sweet and tart berry nose - quite sophisticated. Medium body, very dry and tart, again berry-like. Dry, sulphurous finish. 270411

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (21072) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 28, 2011
Bottle at Papsø. Cloudy orange coloured with a small white head. Fruity and light acidic aroma of berries and barnyard. Fruity and light acidic flavour of berries and barnyard. Tart finish of berries.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (15309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2012
29th April 2011
Hazy amber beer, little white head. Light sour nose with lactose. Semi soft and semi dry palate. Mildly sour. A little creamy white wine turning mildly sour. Not really getting any Port wine which is a pity. But this is a nice white wine barrel sour.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cgarvieuk (14659) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 1, 2011
bottle at home tasting ... dark amber ... sour funk barnyard nose .. tart lemon loads of sourness ... very vinegary ... tart ... hint of basamic ... not me at all

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
saxo (14089) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (14036) - 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.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Theis (13521) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 2, 2011
Bottle at home - shared with Mette (Thanks to Doodler for the trade). Cloudy amber - white head. Nice medium sourness, acid, light lacto, wine notes, apple, light bubblegum, light candy, wooden drynes, light tartness,port, vanilla, light funky - horsey, oakey notes, cherry notes, caramel, toasted notes. High Dry finish. Nice high complexity. Lovely.


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