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Avery Eremita IV
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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.92/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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A light blonde, this sour beauty spent 3 years in oak barrels and is spiked with blueberry & juniper.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 29, 2013
(Draught) Pours a cloudy ruby body with a small pink head. Aroma of vinous, raspberries, cherry, horse blanket, and yogurt. Flavor of raspberry, blueberry, lacto, oak, juniper, and brett.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ratman197 (9448) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 30, 2012
On tap at Avery poured a hazy rose with a small lasting off white head. Aromas oif blueberry, straw, citrus, barnyard funk and light juniper. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry tart finish. Flavors of blueberry, straw, barnyard funk and light juniper with a crisp dry tart lingering blueberry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TwoSipDip (8894) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 19, 2012
Tap @ Avery during GABF week. Pours a bit reddish orange appearance with a white head. Somewhat spicy, a bit bretty, cherry, blueberry fruity flavor. Somewhat oaky, blueberry, lemon citrusy, fairly sour, a bit bretty, spritzy flavor. Maybe my least favorite of the Eremita series.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (8856) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 24, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 25, 2012 Kind of a reddish pour. Aroma of lactic sourness, berries, vegetal notes, lemony funk. Flavor is sour, blueberry, cheese, lactic sourness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gnoff (7664) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2012
Draught at Avery, on October 8, 2012
Cloudy cherrywood color, white head. Acidic, sweet, sour taste. Alcohol and acidic aftertaste. Spritzy mouthfeel, very low bitterness. Tart, acidic, wood scent.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (5993) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Pour on tap at the brewery, hazy reddish pour with thin pinkish head, aroma brought notes of sour cherry, raspberry, lactic notes with yogurt, blackberry, hints of oak and lemon in there as well. Taste is a mix of red fruits with raspberry, blueberry, slight floral note in there, hints of spice, nice oak and tannic presence, finishing tart but balanced. Nice.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerguy101 (5277) - Newark, California, USA - SEP 28, 2012
Sampled on tap at the Avery Taproom on 9/28/2012. This wild ale pours a medium ruby red color from the tap. Medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is cereal, tart, fruity and sweet, with some blueberry and a touch of juniper. A medium bodied wild ale. The malts are cereal, fruity and sweet with some blueberry. The hops are herbal. Nicely tart and a touch funky. Good carbonation. The tartness predominates but there is a nice explosion of blueberry flavor at the finish. Nice beer. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is tart.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markwise (4424) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - NOV 26, 2012
On draft at Avery Tap Room during GABF 2012. Pours a reddish color with a white head. Nose is big brett, some tart berries, oak, and lemon. Flavor is similar with a brett, some tart berries, oak, and lemon. Light to medium in body and tart berries in the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
onceblind (3933) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Opaque dark tangerine colored, like a rustic pumpkin color, with a thin ring of foam around the edge of the glass. The nose is hard to explain but has some gentle sourness, some fruitiness like tart green apple and apricot, and a certain Chardonnay/white wine tone. The flavor is an exceptionally quaffable sour ale with a complex, hard-to-describe taste. I can pick out tones of apple, sour apple, lavender honey, apricot, and slightly sour barrel funk, with a dry effervescent wine finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steve_0 (2532) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 4, 2013
On tap at the brewery. Pour is hazy amber with a pink tint and fluffy white head; decent lacing. Light juniper, pine needles, fresh berries, citric acid, light raspberries, peach skin, red grapes, and tannin in the aroma. Taste is raspberries, peaches, tart tannin, grapeskin, somewhat woody, light spice, blueberries, and herbs with a medium sour finish. Medium body with soft carbonation. Nice stuff.


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