Avery Altar Boy (Port Barrel)

 
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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.81/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   ABV: -
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Reverend aged in a port barrel with Bretts and House Sour Blend #1.

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3.9
Ratman197 (14830) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 24, 2009
On tap at Avery poured a hazy amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of horseblanket, cherry, light oak, light carmel and light vanilla. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a tart finish. Flavors of brett funk, leather, fruittiness, oak and hints of carmel and spice with a crisp lingering tart funky finish.

3.7
BeerandBlues2 (13311) - Escondido, California, USA - SEP 28, 2009
Draught at Avery, GABF week 2009. Pours amber with an average, rocky white head, somewhat diminishing with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (bread, cookie, caramel, straw), average hop (flowers, perfume), heavy yeast (horse blanket, barnyard, earth) with notes of plum, date, cherry, port, and wood. Medium bodied, mineral texture, average carbonation, and a sour finish. Long duration, light sweetness, heavy acidity and sourness.

3.4
bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 26, 2009
(Draught) Pours a cloudy amber body with a small beige head. Aroma of eucalyptus, grass, orange, tobacco, grass, and sweet tarts. Flavor of hops (herbal, earthy), candish /sweet tarts, caramel and light funkiness.

3.6
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2009
On Tap at the Avery Brewing Company, Boulder 23/09/2009 Some sour fruit aroma. Amber coloured and slightly hazy in appearance. Strong in alcohol and sour with a little dryness and a port flavoured finish.

3.8
BMan1113VR (7931) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUL 20, 2009
On tap at Stone Sourfest. Pours with a long lasting off-white head over a hazy golden brown body. Aroma of oak, wine, vinous, and caramel. Taste is berry, vinous and leather. Light bubbles.

3.7
JohnnyJ (5562) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 24, 2009
stone sour ale fest 09. Pours a hazy orange color. citrus, malt, tart, caramel, and some funk. A decent sour, honestly not too impressed by avery beers at the fest though.

3.6
badlizard (5533) - Berkeley, California, USA - JUL 19, 2009
Tasted at Stone Sour Fest. Hazy copper with a creamy tan head. Grass, tobacoo, and sour aroma. Citrus sour taste and a crisp refreshing finish.

3.6
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - OCT 1, 2009
On tap at Avery, GABF week ’09.
Pours a deep, rich amber with a woodsy cedar peach nose. Flavor is malty sour cherry. Tingly mouthfeel. A nice, mild sour.

4.8
dnstone (3414) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAY 3, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 8, 2012 Slight sour-lactic aroma. Nice amber-orange hue. Flavors are sweet and sour...a bit of cherry with a defined port character....unbelievably good! Notes: Brewery visit during ’09 GABF

4
WeeHeavySD (3387) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 19, 2009
Tap today at Stone Sour Fest. took me a while to get to this one, but damn it was worth the wait. Pours cloudy orange with a 2 finger tan head. Nose is sweet, and tart and tasty. Taste is sweet, tart, funky, robust and rich with a wonderful full mouthfeel.


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