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Avery Fred’s Mom

Avery Fred’s Mom
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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.76/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
An extremely feisty and strong, spicy sour ale hailing from red wine barrels.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
craftbeerdesign (2254) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 6, 2011
on tap at Falling Rock during GABF week on 9/30/11. deep ruby pour with a slim white head. funky nose with layers of leather, wine and oak. medium body with spice, oak, red wine and dark fruits on top of a tart lactic sourness. dry, sweet and vinous finish with figs and cherry notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
slimchill (1044) - Austin, Texas, USA - SEP 28, 2011
Draught. Good cherry acidity in nose, with oak and plum notes. Cloudy, opaque burgundy with a thin head. Really well balanced with restrained sourness, deep thick sweetness, and a spicy wood character. Fully developed fruit tones and a syrupy texture. Top notch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ratman197 (13398) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 17, 2011
On tap at Avery Sour Fest poured a clear amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of citrus, cherry, carmel, horseblanket and light spice. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry tart finish. Flavors of carmel, fruitiness, horseblanket, leather and light spice with a crisp dry tart lingering funky finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
RSRIZZO (1958) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - AUG 13, 2011
On tap at Avery Anniversary Party 8/7/11. Color is an amber orange with mellow carbonation and a thin tight head. Aroma is a fruity sour malt scent. Body is a lighter medium that gives a light crisp mouth feel. Flavor comes on fruity with cheery, pineapple, and apple this starts sour but turns sweet with some plum on the end. After taste is clean with a hint of spice. Overall its one of the best and fruitiest sours I’ve ever had.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Snojerk321 (2960) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 28, 2011
Pours hazy straw with a moderate white head. The head fades slowly to a thin remnant, leaving behind a moderate amount of lace. On the nose, it is quite sour with Brett, tart tropical fruits and grape. It also has a slightly spicy character and a hint of banana. The flavor is sour throughout, with an initial light bitterness and a touch of spiciness. It becomes more sour and slightly more bitter as it progresses. The finish is long and sour with slightly dry malt. On the palate, it is light-medium with a watery texture and soft carbonation. Overall, this is a nice sour, with a slightly spicy character. The finish is particularly nice and the malts are very well balanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drewbeerme (3917) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 29, 2011
Draft at Avery, pours glowing red with soapy white head. Aroma has a nice vinegar, lactic, cherries, vanilla, some wood, and balsamic. Flavors hit hard with vinegar bite, vanilla woody character, sour cherries, rounded out by balsamic. Med bodied. Pretty freaking good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
douglas88 (8447) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 3, 2011
On draft at Falling Rock GABF weekend. Pours a reddish copper color with almost no head. The aroma is huge bitter and sour notes, fruity, some cherries. The flavor is very nice; woody, vinous, cherries, hot almost bourbon notes, vanilla, very tart but drinkable. Quite complex. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BMan1113VR (7917) - Los Angeles, California, USA - NOV 16, 2011
On tap at the brewery. Pours with a hazed amber hued body with a small off-white head. Aromas are spicy, biscuity, bready, vinous, barrel, currant and dark cherries. Flavors are lightly acetic, cherry, currant, funk, horseblanket, green apple jolly ranchers, and red wine. Lively bubbles, rich and funky.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adnielsen (10490) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 11, 2011
Tap @ Boulder SourFest. Red orange appearance with a cream colored head. Sour, vinous, red fruity, slightly spicy nose. Spicy, red fruity, moderately sour, caramel, vinous flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2 (12187) - Escondido, California, USA - AUG 8, 2011
Tap. Pours clear amber with a medium, fizzy and bubbly off-white head, medium-short retention with fair lacing. Aroma is tart fruit (cherry, plum, raspberry), spices (cinnamon), vinous, and oak. Flavor is tart cherry and plum, wine, oak, light malt, old hops, and assorted spices. Medium body and warmth, low carbonation.

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