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Vinaceous - Hangar 24 Brewery

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BA SCORE
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77 Ratings
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Ratings: 77
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 15.36%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hangar 24 Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  8.70% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Murrhey on 02-14-2012)
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g_jenkins, Feb 17, 2014
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3.73/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - Reddish prune color. Not much head. No lace.

S - Faint smell but not much. Probably still too cold. Slight malt, slight spice.

T - Sweet malt core, very malty. Very little hops, some spicy backbone.

M - Nice full mouth. Med to full body. ABV well hidden. Nice balance.

D - One is enough for sure.

srandycarter, Jan 30, 2014
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donovanneb, Oct 11, 2013
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zestar, Aug 17, 2013
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ste5venla, Aug 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

moonknight31, Jul 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

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Photo of Alieniloquium
2.95/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Deep reddish body. Big khaki head. Nice retention. Thick collar.

Smell - Fruity. Grapes. Musty. Sweet and caramelly.

Taste - Sweet with some grapey fruitiness. Caramel. Not a complex beer.

Mouthfeel - Overcarbonated. Sweet. Medium body.

Overall - Just not an impressive beer. Too sweet and uncomplex.

Alieniloquium, Jun 25, 2013
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3.28/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: Pours a ruddy brown color with ruby highlights. A one finger creamy light brown head forms immediately.

S: Lots of concord grape juice and skin. A pretty decent amount of booze, leather and brown sugar.

T: starts with some ripe grape sweetness, but quickly tails into a dry, boozy mess. Burnt raisin skins, burnt brown sugar and straight boozy heat. Way hot for not being that high in ABV. May need a little time.

notchucknorris, Apr 29, 2013
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3.6/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Dark rusty hue, opaque with copious amounts of haze. Small off white head forms leaving spreckles of lacing on the glass despite the rather poor retention.

Caramel and toffee malt, mild cereal grains with grape skins and vinous fruit. Yeast is a bit musty, wine grapes are clearly evident as is the woodiness of the oak .

A sharp alcohol sting plays with the caramel and bready malt, some toffee sweetness underlying complements the wine grape juice. Oak is evident on the back end after the alcohol drops off abruptly and the beer dries.

Higher end carbonation lightens the above average body and allows the beer to dry well on the finish and scrub clean. If it were more mellow the wine could emerge, the alcohol is stingy but it passes quickly.

Interesting beer, pushing the lines of wine and beer a bit closer. The malt profile of this beer really lend well to the wine elements. Without knowing what went into this beer I'd think it was a really grapey and earthy double esb.

rawfish, Apr 18, 2013
Vinaceous from Hangar 24 Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 77 ratings.