Dépuceleuse | Avery Brewing Company

very good
235 Ratings

Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.73%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by rye726 on 04-05-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer was courtesy of Alewatcher, who gave it to me unsolicited. Thanks Jeff!

This beer pours a dirty amberbish color, essentially somewhere in between an amber with brown highlights or the other way around. It poured with little carbonation and only a faint lacing around the glass. The nose is nice. It features a nice sour initially from the cherries, some oaking, nice funk, a touch of strawberry, funk, and a brett finish. I really like the nose. The flavors are nice and pretty complex. It is dry and funky. The cherries have a nice presence. The brett takes charge on the finish. If you swirl it around you can even get some earthy strawberry, indicative of a zin. I really like it. It's interesting and very drinkable. Overall this was a lot better than I anticipated and is better than the others I've tried. This one is worth your while.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Picked this up today at Healthy Spirits…a very random and pleasant surprise. Also, I have another in the cellar thanks to GRG1313. Cheers!

Appearance – Pours into my cool hotel glass with a murky dirty water brown with red mixed in. About a half finger of off white head comes and goes faster than…well you can finish that sentence. Zero lacing.

Smell – Yikes…smells very acidic. Lots of tart cherries, green apples, brett, barnyard funk. The aroma is “harsh” if that makes sense…hopefully not an Immitis repeat.

Taste – Hmm…oddly this is not nearly as acidic or in your face sour as the nose led me to believe. It is actually more sweet than anticipated. The cherry flavor is tart but has just a hint of medicinal flavor reminiscent of cherry Robitussin. Slight vanilla and oak…definite odd lactic flavors at the end. [edit] The more this beer warms the more tart and acidic it gets. It doesn’t really improve the beer….

Mouthfeel – Medium bodied, finishes tart and dry.

Overall – Now that I’ve had this, I will sit on my other for years just for the hell of it. Not the best by Avery by a long shot, though there is nothing horribly wrong with it either. Just kind of a blah beer.

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Dépuceleuse from Avery Brewing Company
3.92 out of 5 based on 235 ratings.
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