French Oak Barrel Aged Brett Saison | Avondale Brewing Co.

very good
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Brewed by:
Avondale Brewing Co.
Alabama, United States

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Crimsontider22 on 04-24-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 14 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by zookerman182:
Photo of zookerman182
4.34/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance is a golden orange with little carbonation.
aroma is sweet, apples and pears. Very oaky.
taste is sweet and tart with a huge buttery finish.
This has to be aged in chardonnay barrels.
mouthfeel is medium and just a very buttery rich finish.
Lots of brown butter and oak.
the flavors are a little off but this buttery finish is like nothing I've ever tasted.
Can't wait to get a carbonated bottle.

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Photo of freethehopspc
5/5  rDev +10.6%

Best beer made in Alabama by miles! Perfect level of sour to balance out the nice funk donated by all the bugs in the barrel.

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Photo of Bunuelian
4.43/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of freduardo
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

Photo of JohnBender
4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of Crimsontider22
4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of dar482
4.64/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

The beer comes in a hazy light orange.

The aroma is very sour of lemons, almost like a Belgian gueuze. Apricots, fruits. Lots of horseblanket and hay funk.

The flavor follows as that strong tartness digs to the back of your cheeks. Lots of lemon, then a touch of apricot and stone fruit, pluot. A touch of apple vinegar. Some wet hay and funk. A great barrel drying in the back.

A great American sour. A fantastic beer!

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Photo of RocketCityVol
4.4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of justinm4bama
4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of BlackNotesIII
4.25/5  rDev -6%

Photo of Ej8
4.38/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of randylangford
4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of Manuel777
5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of RogtheBear337
4.99/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

French Oak Barrel Aged Brett Saison from Avondale Brewing Co.
4.52 out of 5 based on 14 ratings.
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