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Le Roar Grrrz - Bullfrog Brewery

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Le Roar Grrrz
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56 Ratings
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Ratings: 56
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 4.65
pDev: 6.45%
Wants: 88
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bullfrog Brewery visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: stakem on 01-22-2013)
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djrn2

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

07-27-2014 02:02:49 | More by djrn2
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acurtis

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

07-27-2014 02:03:37 | More by acurtis
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spycow

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

06-09-2013 16:45:21 | More by spycow
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MasterSki

Ontario (Canada)

4.49/5  rDev -3.4%

Bottle from Frank - much thanks sir! Served in a tulip and shared with friends at Northdown's Lions, Tigers, and Beers.

A - White foam settles to a thin cap, thick collar, and splotchy lacework. Lightly hazed golden body.

S - Musty, earthy funk, with some lactic sourness, and perhaps a hint of forest floor. Some tart stone fruits, but definitely more on the 3 Fonteinen side of things. A touch of blue cheese comes out as the beer warms up. Extremely gueuze-like.

T - The taste is significantly more acidic, with tart grapeskins, stone fruits, a bit of bright citrus. Not nearly as funky as the aroma, with significantly more sourness; decidedly more Cantillon on the flavor side of things.

M - Dry, moisture-obliterating texture, with pleasant carbonation. Medium-light in body, and quite crisp and refreshing. On the acidic side of the spectrum, but never grows fatiguing.

D - It tastes like gueuze, which was the whole point of this experiment. Quite an achievement for an American brewery to make something this authentically Belgian. I preferred this to the Cantillon gueuze that was on-tap, and would happily drink the entire 750ml on my own. Bullfrog is back with a vengeance here.

06-12-2013 19:51:52 | More by MasterSki
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

06-16-2014 01:48:53 | More by mendvicdog
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

4.48/5  rDev -3.7%

Huge thanks to Awet for busting open his set for us at Pre-Ffej the other night.

A - Pours slightly hazy golden yellow with a nice one finger tall white head, quickly dissipating down to a light film, leaving small streaks of lace on the sides of the glass.

S - Smells of musty basement, yogurt, lemon rind, earthy funk, dash of blue cheese and some mild lactic sourness. The drie fonteinen side really shines through in the aroma.

T - Starts off with a lemon yogurt twang quickly being joined by the earthen funk, wet hey, barnyard funk, some aged cheesiness and woody oak tannins. Finish is quite dry, lingering long after the finish.

M - Medium body with moderate carbonation. Crisp, dry feel with a bit of that american twang to it. The feel is pretty much spot on.

O - I had this one on draft about a year ago and it was pretty good but still a little raw. It has really come into its own in the meantime, boding very well for the future. As it is, this is definitely one of the best attempts by an american brewery to make a true gueuze.

07-21-2014 02:01:12 | More by orangesol
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stakem

Pennsylvania

4.3/5  rDev -7.5%

Draft offering at bullfrog served still during the release of Oud 15. The chalk board announced this brew as "le roar grrrz" a still lambic aged in oak. It appears a mild hazed copper color with a few large bubbles that hang around the edges.

The smell is super lemony lactic with a huge note of funk and oak with a bit of diaper and vinegar. Overall a solid smelling lambic that immediately made me think classic cantillon and drie fonteinen but with a little twist.

The taste is lemony tart initially giving way to funk and fruity notes that are minorly tropical with earth and some raw oakiness. A mild vinegar inclusion that gets almost briny at times with some minerals across the back. The more I sip this it goes from tart to straight up acedic with some serious enamel stripping power.

This is medium bodied with a dry tannic feel and acidic burn. Being still did not distract from the experience at all. This was a pretty freaking awesome attempt at recreating a lambic and im sure if blended could have some serious potential. It wasnt until after the fact that I learned this is the direction the barrel againg is taking at Bullfrog and this was infact made with Cantillon and Drie Fonteinen dregs. Color me impressed.

01-22-2013 15:19:42 | More by stakem
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duceswild

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -8.6%

06-14-2014 23:40:26 | More by duceswild
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

03-24-2013 02:28:09 | More by BARFLYB
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -8.6%

07-24-2014 02:52:42 | More by DrBier
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-07-2014 13:06:07 | More by ShanePB
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chippo33

Vermont

4/5  rDev -14%

08-02-2014 22:43:30 | More by chippo33
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bsuedekum

Missouri

5/5  rDev +7.5%

08-05-2014 05:41:00 | More by bsuedekum
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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-15-2014 16:11:30 | More by outoffocus
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Sean9689

Illinois

4.55/5  rDev -2.2%

750ml unlabeled bottle from Alex via Frank...thank you both for sharing!

Pours a straw/orange color, white head, thin collar, spotty lace. Nose is very similar to that of popular Belgian Gueuze...lemon zest, citrus, funk, some oak. Flavor is funky sourness, citrus, some subtle sweetness, zest, oak. This American Wild has some characteristics of an aged Gueuze, and I'm not exaggerating at all...think 2010 or so 3F/Cantillon. Body is light, zesty carbonation, dry finish.

Overall, probably the closet American Wild to Belgian Gueuze I've ever had. This beer is better then even the old-school beers from the previous brewer (Black Cherry Bomb, Beekeeper, Blue Cheer, etc.). We were all basically blown away by how comparable this is to a true Belgian Gueuze...I have to say, very impressed. Keep up the good work, Nate!

06-17-2013 14:19:27 | More by Sean9689
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Dicers

Texas

5/5  rDev +7.5%

07-27-2014 21:55:09 | More by Dicers
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4DAloveofSTOUT

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

07-19-2014 06:29:53 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-20-2013 02:53:58 | More by mdillon86
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oglmcdgl

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +2.2%

03-31-2013 17:20:02 | More by oglmcdgl
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bum732

Lesotho

4.25/5  rDev -8.6%

06-14-2014 15:58:57 | More by bum732
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SpeedwayJim

New York

4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

Unlabeled bottle provided by Frank. A really nice tick. 750ml bottle into a Cantillon balloon glass. Reviewed from notes.

Beer is a dark, cloudy apricot color. Thin white head with webbed, spotty lace with great stick. A real pretty beer.

Nose is hay, plastic, lemon rind, apricot, wood, and cheesy funk. Hugely complex.

Opens lemon and apricot tartness. A foamy pucker in the middle with notes of hay, wood, cheese and cobweb funk. Very gueuze-y. End is tart and puckering with a moss and rotting wood finish. Very deep and well put together. Shocking this is an American wild.

Light bodied with ample carbonation. Smooth, slick and light in the mouth and goes down foamy and filmy. Puckering finish with a lingering aftertaste that coats the palate. Excellent.

This is easily one of the best American Wild ales I've come across and it definitely gives some Belgian gueuzes a run for their money. I can't wait for this one to get released.

11-15-2013 02:56:17 | More by SpeedwayJim
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facesnorth

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-15-2014 18:02:07 | More by facesnorth
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scotv

New York

5/5  rDev +7.5%

06-21-2014 00:42:56 | More by scotv
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browniewithnuts

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +7.5%

06-15-2014 20:48:27 | More by browniewithnuts
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patm1986

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -8.6%

06-10-2013 01:26:25 | More by patm1986
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Le Roar Grrrz from Bullfrog Brewery
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