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Avery Eremita III
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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.89/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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This third iteration of Eremita is strong and dark with rich malt complexity, an earthy yeast profile, and mouth-puckering sour bite. A sultry blend from twelve Cabernet Sauvignon barrels, Eremita III is comprised of ales from five different creations in the Avery Barrel Aging Cellar. Ranging from a blonde saison to a black saison to a strong Belgian amber ale, they spent between 9 months to over 3 years in their respective barrels. Eremita III is a sour ale without the training wheels.


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (2085) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 7, 2013
6oz snifter poured on tap at the brewery. A: Amber/Brown Hue, Passes Some Light, White Head Ring, Minimal Lacing S: Dark Cherries, Raisins, Pears T: Dark Cherries, Red Plums, Pears M: Average Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Semi Sour Overall, a pretty solid red sour ale without being burn out sour.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Slipstream (2023) - USA - JUL 18, 2012
On draft at Avery. Very sour, winey, and complex. Red wine, grains, and port. Made from a blend of 5 ales aged in Cabernet barrels. Sourheads will probably love it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wchesser (1163) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 13, 2012
Dark magenta with brown tones. Nice funk, wood, with red wine and cherry on the nose. Fairly sour and puckering but well balanced and well integrated alcohol. Reminds me of the Immitis.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brouwerij (929) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Tap at Avery. Pours a dark, murky red brown with very fine khaki head. Great retention, especially for the style, some thin lacing. Aroma is tart, lactic, oaky, strong vinous, and cherry. Flavor is tart/acidic, oaky, vinous, mild stone fruit, with a tart, mildly oaky aftertaste. Looks darker than it tastes. Becomes fruitier as it warms. Moderate carbonation, medium-light body, and a dry finish. A tasty, fruity sour ale.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Aml42000 (622) - Washington, USA - FEB 27, 2012
From tap at the Avery taproom. Dark mahogany with an off white head. The barrels are evident on the nose and I frankly couldn’t get enough of it. Medium bodied with balsamico and tart berries, endless finish.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigbish (533) - California, USA - MAY 7, 2012
A great sour with lots of raisin, plum, and dark fruit flavors. A great beer that I could enjoy regularly

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheGB (510) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUN 1, 2012
On tap at Avery. Cloudy and brown with a thin head. Smells like a barrel room at a winery. Medium to full bodied with a real nice palate even with the significant sourness. Tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BigBang (299) - Indiana, USA - MAY 8, 2012
Nice tart punch with sweet taste. Very carbonated and pleasant mouthfeel. Pours a ruby amber hue with little head. Delicious.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gvmdw7 (187) - California, USA - FEB 9, 2012
Poured a brown hue with moderate head. Smells incredibly earthy with a bit of ammonia. Tastes a little of cherry before the sourness blows away your palate. Delicious sour, wish I could get this in California.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Azand222 (171) - Westminster, Colorado, USA - OCT 11, 2013
Special tapping at Avery's for GABF 2013. A very dark pour, dark cream head. Almost red in color. A very sour beer, aged for 3 years. Not very boozy, only 9.5% abv. Dark in color only, very flavorful sour. A fruity taste. Overall a great sour, but very strong if your not used to it.


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