Opuntia | Avery Brewing Company

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129 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
averybrewing.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.65%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Sour ale aged 9 months in Tequila Barrels with prickly pear juice added.

Added by dwagner003 on 01-10-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
129
Reviews:
16
Avg:
4.16
pDev:
10.1%
 
 
Wants:
58
Gots:
24
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2
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Deep orange body. Small white head. Medium collar.

Smell - A very interesting fruit aroma. I don't smell much prickly pear on a daily basis, but it smells like it's in the cactus family. Faint tequila aroma.

Taste - Lots of fruit. Like the smell. A fruit cactus flavor. A vegetal flavor that isn't unpleasant. Seems to fit. Citrusy. Pleasant sourness.

Mouthfeel - Medium carbonation and medium body.

Overall - I didn't expect to like this. The tequila is present and not unpleasant, which is quite a surprise.

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Opuntia from Avery Brewing Company
4.16 out of 5 based on 129 ratings.
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