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Rufus Corvus - Avery Brewing Company

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250 Ratings
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Ratings: 250
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 7.23%
Wants: 19
Gots: 72 | FT: 14
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.83% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
85% aged in Cabernet Sauvignon barrels, 9% aged in Chardonnay barrels, 6% aged in Zinfandel barrels

(Beer added by: Rhettroactive on 04-25-2014)
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Bottle poured into snifter

A: Pours deep brown with a reddish hue. Small light tan head.

S: Smells pretty sour and funky. Mayble a slight like wine

T: Great complex taste. Acidic, First comes the funk, then you start getting massive cabernet sauvignon, you get the tannins. Then a slight mix of the other wines. Aftertaste has some of the fruity and barrel tastes.

M: Very crisp and carbonated. This is a pretty dry brew.

Overall: Amazing beer, great layers of flavor and great texture

trippytbta, Tuesday at 01:20 AM
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From 09/07/14 notes. Bought a $12 bottle of this at The Jeffrey for ~$14-15 in NYC. Poured into a tulip.
Bottled 04/07/14.

Pours a deep brown color with a reddish tint, one inch of fluffy off white head moderate carbonation evident. Sour cherries, tart dark fruits, white wine, oak, light funk, sour red wine, earthy notes, vanilla, and light spice. Taste has some vinegar and more cherries to it; very sour and nice. Medium body and moderate carbonation, some acidity.

Overall I thought this was a really great sour; I liked it a whoel lot. Lots of sour dark fruits, and a lot of the wine barrels come through. Well worth checking out, wouldl ike to have it again.

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Rufus Corvus from Avery Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 250 ratings.