Odio Equum | 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): 7.10%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Belgian-style Red Ale with raspberries aged in first-use Cabernet Sauvignon barrels.

Added by StonedTrippin on 10-09-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
311
Reviews:
47
Avg:
4.2
pDev:
9.29%
 
 
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74
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63
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6
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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of ryan1788a5
4.23/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle poured into a slender chalice. Bottling date of September 21, 2012. Consumed August 19, 2013.

A: Red-orange. Mild haze. The head sputters out almost instantaneously. No lacing. Not that unusual for the style.

S: Sweet raspberry, cherry, vinous. Red grapes. Mild scent of red wine vinegar. Subtle hints of cocoa, caramel, and bread. The nose is rather quiet, and doesn't divulge much.

T: Acidic. Sharply sour and puckering. Orange, sour cherry, red wine vinegar. Vinous, red grapes. Tootsie roll-type chocolate flavor comes out once the palate eases into the tartness. Caramel. Drying wood has a very soft touch toward the back end. Finishes with drying wood, red sangria, and fading sour acidity.

M: Lightish-medium body. Mildly tannic. Somewhat creamy, tame carbonation.

O: This is excellent, and really one of the better American-made sours I've come across. Avery continues to impress. This is not an easy style to nail, but they've done it.

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Photo of rjp217
3.96/5  rDev -5.7%
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.

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4.38/5  rDev +4.3%
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.

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Odio Equum from Avery Brewing Company
4.2 out of 5 based on 311 ratings.
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