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Rufus Corvus - Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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world-class

210 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 210
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 7.24%
Wants: 13
Gots: 54 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Rhettroactive on 04-25-2014)
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illeagle05

Virginia

4/5  rDev -6.5%

08-21-2014 02:38:45 | More by illeagle05
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cjgiant

District of Columbia

4.2/5  rDev -1.9%

From bottle, 04/2014:

Pours an amber brown, fairly clear for the color when looking at the edges. The head lasts at the edges of the glass and spotty on the center surface. Definite funky sourness in the nose, the sour being lemony, a swirl brings an extra tart Sprite smell to me. I also get sasparilla notes in the background.

The taste is definitely sour, and I think it hits quite well on the amount of sourness. It draws in the sides of my mouth, but it is not the only thing going on. The sour is somewhat balanced against the carbonation and I guess whatever was giving me the sasparilla scents to mellow the sour into a more mild sour fruit (granny smith apple? starfruit?).

Really enjoyed the level of sour in this, and the fact it was a bit balanced with other flavors that enhanced the overall taste of the beer versus mellowing it out too much.

08-21-2014 02:15:45 | More by cjgiant
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jplopez21

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

08-20-2014 21:35:32 | More by jplopez21
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Tuckersmth

California

5/5  rDev +16.8%

08-20-2014 01:35:41 | More by Tuckersmth
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Port_Seat

Washington

4/5  rDev -6.5%

08-19-2014 22:20:01 | More by Port_Seat
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Thishops4u

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

08-19-2014 13:20:17 | More by Thishops4u
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EyePeeAyBryan

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

08-19-2014 13:01:12 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
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abottrill

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +16.8%

08-18-2014 22:45:48 | More by abottrill
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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.8%

08-18-2014 01:22:04 | More by Oakenator
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StephenHopking

Massachusetts

4.2/5  rDev -1.9%

08-17-2014 04:28:09 | More by StephenHopking
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geuze_gone_wild

California

4.56/5  rDev +6.5%

08-16-2014 16:04:01 | More by geuze_gone_wild
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shehateme

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

08-16-2014 01:22:54 | More by shehateme
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bourassa23

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

08-16-2014 01:15:14 | More by bourassa23
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Denzo

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

08-16-2014 01:12:47 | More by Denzo
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jayhunter357

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

08-16-2014 01:11:48 | More by jayhunter357
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Skagnetti

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

08-16-2014 00:38:32 | More by Skagnetti
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mchen

Washington

4/5  rDev -6.5%

08-15-2014 23:27:59 | More by mchen
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chippo33

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

08-15-2014 04:14:37 | More by chippo33
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josephwa

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

08-15-2014 04:05:02 | More by josephwa
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d_kizzle

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

08-13-2014 23:32:31 | More by d_kizzle
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ONovoMexicano

New Mexico

4.3/5  rDev +0.5%

A- Dark brown in color with amber hues. The head is pale white in color and rapidly dissipates. Spotty lace lays over the body.

S- Deep sour aromas, brown malt and earthiness. Cherry aroma or something of the orchard variety.

T- Sour cherries, malty flavors that border on bready, and a lingering nutty aftertaste. There's crisp apple as well.

M- sour, light, mostly smooth and slightly acidic.

This is damn tasty. The flavor sets it apart from the rest of the pack.

08-13-2014 15:03:56 | More by ONovoMexicano
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djrn2

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -6.5%

08-13-2014 01:35:30 | More by djrn2
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Budinetz

Pennsylvania

3.96/5  rDev -7.5%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into goblet.

Pours a brackish brown color with minimal head that dissipates rapidly. There is no lacing present whatsoever. The brew smells of funky infection. Lacto is definitely present on the nose with very little malt profile detected. Has quite a bit of tartness to it with some dry, oaky notes on the finish particularly upon licking your lips. Definitely has a nice mouthfeel. Very slick on the tongue and does make the cheeks pucker from the sourness, but well balanced with oak for a crisp finish. Overall a pretty solid Wild Ale. Not the best I've EVER had, but worth picking up a few bottles for sure.

Cheers!

08-13-2014 01:30:56 | More by Budinetz
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mfischer579

Texas

5/5  rDev +16.8%

08-10-2014 16:23:04 | More by mfischer579
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roostor07

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -6.5%

08-10-2014 05:28:42 | More by roostor07
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Rufus Corvus from Avery Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 210 ratings.