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Dépuceleuse - Avery Brewing Company

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very good

228 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 228
Reviews: 152
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 11.68%
Wants: 55
Gots: 57 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  9.73% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rye726 on 04-05-2010)
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

GonzoHomebrewer, Aug 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

cfh64, Jul 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

erikkoppin, Jul 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Imstillthegman, Jul 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photekut, Jun 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Jordantb313, May 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Mopps, May 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

billab914, May 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

drummermattie02, May 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Kelp, Apr 27, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Googs, Apr 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

LambicKing, Mar 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

rand, Feb 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

claytong, Feb 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

GRG1313, Jan 20, 2013
Photo of Beaver13
3.2/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle, bottled on 3/31/10. Pours slightly hazy reddish orange with a fizzy off white head that quickly goes to a thin film.

The aroma is woody lactic pie cherries and red wine.

The flavor is sweet and tart pie cherries with a nice sour twang with some wood, red wine and maybe a little oxidation and band aid in the finish. The mouthfeel is light to medium bodied and a bit watery.

Overall, a decent sour cherry beer. I wonder if I hung on to it a bit long though.

Beaver13, Dec 17, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

bauermj, Oct 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

acurtis, Oct 10, 2012
Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
4.15/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to duff27 for bringing this beer to share! Thanks Duff!

poured into tulip glass.

bottled march 31, 2010.

Appearance: medium red bodied beer with a small white head.

Smell: oak, vanilla, and sour cherries.

Taste: moderately tart cherries. nice oaky notes. A touch of vanilla. linger sour that is not over powering.

Mouthfeel: moderate body with low carbonation. gets syrupy as it gets to room temperature, but not distracting at all.

Overall: nice sour ale with cherries. i am really impressed with this wild beer. It showcases the cherries very well. Good job Avery's! I am becoming more and more of a fan!

4DAloveofSTOUT, Sep 08, 2012
Photo of Duff27
3.98/5  rDev +1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Initial head turns to collar nearly right away. Murky dirty copper colored. No head or lacing after a bit.

Gave my nose a hissyfit. Wine note definitely come though, sour cherries all the way.

Woooo. Cherries in the forefront. "Oaky, vanilla." Mostly oak. Cherries melt into the wine characteristics.

Medium mouthfeel, low carbonation.

Good wine barrel aged beer here. Reminiscent of Gilgamesh. Boozil hit ya without warning. Avery.

Duff27, Sep 08, 2012
Photo of rapidsequence
4.03/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle. Bought long ago for $8.99. Bottled March 31, 2010.

Appearance: Cloudy brown lakewater with a very short lived head and no lacing. Its not attractive, but it is an aged beer...

Smell: The cherries are very noticable and smell sweet like cherry pie more than tart. Other berry aromas, vanilla, and oak from the zin barrel. Obvious brett funk in there too.

Taste: Tastes much different than the smell. Smell is sweet cherries and fruit with oak, taste is strongly oaky, vinous, spicy, almost sharp. Lots of funk and some booze.

Mouthfeel: Appears pretty flat but feels adequately carbed. Smooth and a bit tannic on the end.

Overall: I think this was a success, but it could be better. All the flavors don't work perfectly, but its still a tasty beer.

rapidsequence, Sep 01, 2012
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3.65/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours a cognac color with a very modest head that quickly fades to a ringlet leaving a few dots of lace

Smell: Unsweet cherry and vinous Zinfandel barrel elements; after two and a half years it is still somewhat boozy

Taste: Cherry and Zinfandel barrel flavors building in tartness through mid-palate; the barrel elements arrive, after the swallow, along with a building funky character

Mouthfeel: Medium body with low to moderate carbonation; puckery

Overall: While an interesting effort, the flavors never really come together on my palate, as the fruit and the brett clash in the finish

brentk56, Aug 31, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

t0rin0, Aug 19, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

jsurfs82, Aug 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

drewone, Aug 08, 2012
Dépuceleuse from Avery Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 228 ratings.