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Great Divide Hades - Sour Barrel Aged

Great Divide Hades - Sour Barrel Aged
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RATINGS: 2   MEAN: 3.75/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3/5   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
A batch of Hades that has been soured and aged in Stranahan’s Whiskey barrels for 6 months.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (13266) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 26, 2010
On tap at The Rackhouse Pub poured a hazy orange amber with a small lingering ivory head. Aromas of oak, vanilla, barnyard, citrus, light whiskey, light straw and a hint of leather. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of lemon, whiskey, oak, vanilla, barnyard and light leather with a smooth dry lightly tart lingering funky finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
notalush (5728) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 17, 2010
Tap at The Rackhouse - a fairly mild and, in my opinion, immature sour, but still a fair tasty brew - pours a turbid orange - a lot of lacto in the nose, a light touch of funkiness, as well as light oak and vanilla, all of which find a nice balance - flavor starts out with lacto tart/sourness, mild oak, and a subtle white wine character - some graininess from the malt swallows a lot of this character up through the middle, though - fairly sweet on the tail end, with light vanilla, which is the only quality the whiskey seems to impart here - nice restraint on the bourbon character, and fairly tasty, but I would like a more well-developed sourness - perhaps a good gateway sour, should you come across it.

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