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Obscuro & Nimbosus - Avery Brewing Company

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88 Ratings
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Ratings: 88
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 7.8%
Wants: 19
Gots: 29 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  8.11% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: ThatsThatDude on 06-11-2014

Barrel-Aged Series #20 - A tropical sour ale aged in dark rum barrels and spiced with a touch of fresh ginger and key lime zest.
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4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.85/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

An extra sent to me by a good florida friend.

Looks great. Dark brown. Or maybe it's the lighting in the room.
Smells.. as I expected. A flanders. Maybe even some Smucker's PB & J.
Tastes.. almost like a cola. Tartness that dissipates not too fast but not too long. Definite barrel. And that Lime! Just a hint but just enough.
Same can be said about the mouthfeel. Good carbonation but not so that you're coughing it back.

I can't stop sipping this. PM me if you can trade.

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4.61/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.01/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to Wowcoolman for sharing this one at Retsinis' tasting.

Bottled 5/30/14.

Pours a hazy dark orange-brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Tiny dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is sour with grain, ginger, lime, rum, and acidic aromas. Taste is much the same with sour lime, ginger, and acidic flavors on the finish. There is a medium amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp and dry mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is quite sour but tasty and easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle.

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Obscuro & Nimbosus from Avery Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 88 ratings.