Apricot Sour | Avery Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A tart, apricot-infused sour ale aged in neutral barrels.

Added by jaydoc on 10-14-2016

BEER STATS
Ratings:
65
Reviews:
14
Avg:
4.27
pDev:
5.62%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
7
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 65 |  Reviews: 14
Photo of delgotit99
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of paulish
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Soneast
3.79/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of von_kaiser
4.47/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Getting a lot of oak..then apricots and funk on the scent. Peachy flavor, very tart and very dry. Extremely tasty and tart brew. Fits the bill on the style. Would def have again.

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Photo of Wasatch
4.49/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22 oz. Bomber
Bottled: 1.27.17
ABV: 7.3%

Almost 4 months on this bottle

Poured into a tulip a pretty nice cloudy apricot color, pretty nice carbonation, with a really quick one-finger off-white head, which leaves minimal sticky lacing behind. The nose is malty, yeasty, with some apricots, tart. slight oak. The taste is pretty nice, malty, yeasty, very nice touch of apricots, tart, sour, kinda funky a little, nice touch of oak. Medium body, ABV hidden very well, with a really nice dry finish. Overall, a very nice brew.

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Photo of wedge
3.9/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hazy orange hue with a low foamy head that crackled away immediately. Musty apricots, graham crackers, pulpy citrus, a little spicy earth. Bold sour apricot, mellow spicy wood notes, lemon acidity, crisp green apple. Medium bodied and slick with a dry puckering finish. Pretty good - a little heavy-handed.

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Photo of Evan
4.31/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mrfrancis
4.07/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jaydoc
4.01/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of petrusek23
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SHODriver
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: poured into a Duvel tulip to a hazy deep orange with effectively no head and an obvious lack of retention or lacing
S: Smells of tons of apricots with some sourness, hints of oak, and slight funk
T: Taste is pleasing sourness up front with some huge notes of juicy apricot with a little funk and some nice oak notes. Swallow is more sourness and oak with lingering apricots and slight funk
M: This beer has a moderate amount of heft with soft carbonation that is just slightly prickly with a drying finish from the acidity
O: Overall this is a really nice beer with some great flavors and a decent amount of complexity. I'm a sucker for apricot sours and this one hits all the right notes for me. Definitely one to try.

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Photo of kvgomps
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bkwhoppa66
4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of billab914
3.97/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of loganburgh
4.31/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OKbrew89
4.12/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JMUbrewz
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Erikshegda1994
4.29/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of hermit990
4.16/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of StoutHunter
3.91/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Short Review This was a good sour ale, it was very sour and mouth puckering, but the taste was really nice and the apricots seemed to shine through. It wasn't the most drinkable, but I would order a sample of it again.

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Photo of atone315
4.29/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gspeer711
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of stortore
4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dvmin98
3.67/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Blazer22
4.35/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Apricot Sour from Avery Brewing Company
4.27 out of 5 based on 65 ratings.
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