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Odio Equum - Avery Brewing Company

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284 Ratings
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Ratings: 284
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 9.11%
Wants: 76
Gots: 69 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

Belgian-style Red Ale with raspberries aged in first-use Cabernet Sauvignon barrels.

(Beer added by: StonedTrippin on 10-09-2012)
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

jivex5k, Aug 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

GonzoHomebrewer, Aug 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

StubFaceJoe, Aug 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

jklecko2, Aug 07, 2013
Photo of rjp217
3.96/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle dated 9/21/12 and poured into a tulip.

A - Pours dark red, almost brown. Half finger that quickly dissipates.

S - Very sour, almost acidic. There's some dark fruits mixed in there as well that offsets.

T - Same as the smell. Raspberry flavor comes to the forefront. Mild carbonation with some sweet aftertaste that balances it well.

M - Sharp acidity, almost made my eyes water, sweet.

O - I'm not a pro on this style but it comes off very tart with a sweet aftertaste. It's actually very well balanced. I would have loved to age this one and see how it gets. An overall very well done beer. I'd have again.

rjp217, Aug 05, 2013
Photo of ThePorterSorter
4.39/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Sampled this at the Midwest Belgian Brew Fest and was lucky enough to spot a pair of bottles on the shelf

The beer pours a murky, rusty brown with a loose off-white head that fizzles down to a thin white halo quickly. Plumes of tart raspberries and vinous funk make a dedicated effort at jaw-dropping deliciousness in the nose. Seriously, there is a big presence from the raspberries and they work exceptionally well with the cab sauv barrel notes. The flavor is really where this beer takes things to the next level. Tart berry sweetness upfront, a kick of acetone, balanced barrel goodness, and a lingering fruity funk. Seriously drinkable, not overly sour, a rounded, medium body, good carbonation, exceptional harmony between flavors, a touch salty with a prolonged mild dryness, and negligible presence from the alcohol. I'm very pleased with this beer, but it hits the beer fund pretty hard. Alas, nothing cheap/local compares at this point.

ThePorterSorter, Jul 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

ThrashMaster, Jul 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

ms11781, Jul 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

emottram, Jul 27, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

bruindre, Jul 27, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Boston_Steve, Jul 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Paravouz, Jul 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

DerekMorgan, Jul 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

virinow, Jul 23, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

rowingbrewer, Jul 23, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

gueuzedreg, Jul 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

JSBILK, Jul 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

MasterCraft, Jul 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

dcp27, Jul 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

aorloski, Jul 17, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11%

Jslay013, Jul 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

uturn, Jul 15, 2013
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

PatGreer, Jul 14, 2013
Photo of Alieniloquium
3.95/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle poured into a mini snifter.

Appearance - Deep red, almost brown. Seems clear, aside from the color. No head.

Smell - Acidic. Seems like it's going to be really acetic, but it turns more toward the cabernet. Fruity, but I wouldn't call it distinctly raspberry.

Taste - Dark fruits up front. Sharp sourness, never too acetic, but that's again what it seems like it will be. Apple when it's cold, more toward cherry as it warms. Wine barrel comes through in the back end with a hefty malt presence in the middle. Oaky in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Medium carbonation. I kept expecting this to get really sour, but it didn't ever quite get there.

Overall - Not sure where the raspberries are, but this is good. The wine barrel really brings this together.

Alieniloquium, Jul 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Pinknuggets, Jul 11, 2013
Odio Equum from Avery Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 284 ratings.