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Avery Barrel-Aged Series 7 - Dihos Dactylion

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RATINGS: 140   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 322   ABV: 10.74%
Aged for eighteen months in fresh Cabernet Sauvignon wine barrels, Dihos Dactylion features a primary fermentation using a proprietary blend of saison yeasts, a secondary fermentation of our house brettanomyces wild yeast strain, along with lactobacillus and pediococcus bacteria added to sour things up. Dihos Dactylion bursts with aggressive aromas of red wine and a touch of brett; delightfully sour to the taste, initial lactic acid flavors hit high in the cheekbones before transitioning to complex layers of soft fruit, oaky-tannins and red wine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopdog (11560) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 18, 2013
12oz bottle. Poured an amber color with an off white head. Brett, funky, vinous, fruity, woody, and some vanilla.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
timfoolery (1126) - California, USA - OCT 26, 2013
In tasting room at SARA. This one is the one like Cuvée de Tomme. I'll adjust my rating. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dogfish120love (1159) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 11, 2013
Pours a bright orange. Flavor is rather sweet, but sour. Vinous with notes of oak and wine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Errl (2442) - Plano, Texas, USA - OCT 9, 2013
Bottle thanks to wchesser..Pour Pour is redish pour with a white head..Nose is vinous, grape skin, dry barrel, spices..Taste is nice dryness,lacto, acidic, wine, dry and light sweetnes

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Brewvival 2011, on tap. Clear copper med tan head Sweet fruit caramel and tart aroma Tart fruit sugar and caramel flavor Med light body mod high carb

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jlruthven (609) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 29, 2013
Couldn’t wait any longer to open this. Opaque, reddish plum pour, orangey highlights. A little tan head. Huge oak tannins on the nose, cabernet grape, hint of raspberry, citric zest. Big tartness up front gives way to blackberry, raspberry, musty basement, chewy root. Massively dry finish. Complex and challenging.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Westmeister (2129) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 7, 2013
All of the first 10 from the series were shared by craftbeerdesign. Mostly clear brown orange pour. Tart and sour red/tannin nose. Sweeter, tannic, fruity, lemon a bit, wine grape skins. Super crazy dry with a long tart finish. REally nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (21633) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 16, 2013
Bottle courtesy of womencantsail, thanks! Cloudy amber brown color, scant white edge head. Aroma of sour cherries, berries, pears. Taste is softly sour berries, summer fruit, vanilla. Funky finish. Very tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thome50 (1285) - Morro Bay via Orange County, California, USA - APR 6, 2013
Tap at Sourfest. Darker than I expected in the pour. Medium head. Aroma was more lacto sour with some belgian spices here. Sourness in the taste was again more lacto and some deep dark malts. From the wine barrel? Mild mouth feel as most Avery sours.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
AdamChandler (4540) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 28, 2013
dark amber, no head lots of cherries and red wine tannins, dactyl and esters big, boozy finish. Lots of grape skins, very sweet and like capri sun in the finish

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