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Pentagram - Surly Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

557 Ratings
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Ratings: 557
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 9.88%
Wants: 196
Gots: 198 | FT: 20
Brewed by:
Surly Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.66% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This Arcane Seal guards an enigmatic brew that is FUNKY, DARK, and SOUR. If you choose to break the seal, YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!

100% Brettanomyces Dark beer fermented in stainless and aged in red wine barrels. "Brett" is a unique yeast strain that produces flavors that would be considered offensive if they were not intentional. Flavors of sour cherry, tobacco, oak, and classic "Brett" barnyard funk balanced by dark Munich malt chewiness. Enjoy immediately or age at cellar temperature for a couple years.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 02-19-2013)
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KyleSweetsema

Minnesota

4.64/5  rDev +11.8%

08-27-2014 01:05:43 | More by KyleSweetsema
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Chingringo

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

08-26-2014 15:40:39 | More by Chingringo
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JasonL02


4.04/5  rDev -2.7%

08-24-2014 21:28:38 | More by JasonL02
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meanmutt

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

08-23-2014 21:27:08 | More by meanmutt
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Enochase04

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

08-23-2014 21:10:21 | More by Enochase04
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indurTheB

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Tasted this not long after tasting a 2014 La Folie. There was more subtle notes in this beer, but there were fairly similar overall. The cherry notes are nice on this beer. Others noted tobacco in the beer as well, but I had just finished a cigar.

08-23-2014 19:07:20 | More by indurTheB
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weonfire

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -21.7%

08-23-2014 02:16:40 | More by weonfire
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scinnh

New Hampshire

3.44/5  rDev -17.1%

08-21-2014 21:12:23 | More by scinnh
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Dshiznit321

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

08-21-2014 21:01:02 | More by Dshiznit321
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ldhughes3

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

08-21-2014 19:23:32 | More by ldhughes3
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blue-dream

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.6%

08-19-2014 11:34:57 | More by blue-dream
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pdmoore714

California

4/5  rDev -3.6%

08-19-2014 02:42:32 | More by pdmoore714
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ZombieChan

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -3.6%

I'll admit, the bottle design is what got me to buy the bottle, but I'm glad I did. The sour cherry flavor felt odd at first, but I soon got use to it after the third sip. Overall a good beer, probably something I would pick up for date night.

08-19-2014 00:36:24 | More by ZombieChan
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sweemzander

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.6%

08-18-2014 16:09:58 | More by sweemzander
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Knoxrb12

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

08-18-2014 16:02:33 | More by Knoxrb12
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birchstick

Colorado

4.16/5  rDev +0.2%

08-18-2014 01:44:36 | More by birchstick
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jvillefan

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

08-17-2014 17:17:35 | More by jvillefan
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dwagner003

California

4/5  rDev -3.6%

08-16-2014 18:36:12 | More by dwagner003
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4.52/5  rDev +8.9%

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Illinois

4.28/5  rDev +3.1%

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cd34

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

08-12-2014 03:03:37 | More by cd34
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TubaDan

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

08-11-2014 03:38:23 | More by TubaDan
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markcp

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

08-11-2014 02:27:22 | More by markcp
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5/5  rDev +20.5%

08-10-2014 22:13:19 | More by Rickrollinhose
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Rborre321

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

08-10-2014 13:51:01 | More by Rborre321
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Pentagram from Surly Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 557 ratings.