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The Wanderer - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

597 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 597
Reviews: 99
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 8.43%
Wants: 455
Gots: 194 | FT: 39
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
The Wanderer is a special blend of oak aged ales that we made with Craig and Beth from San Francisco's City Beer Store. Blending a mix of sour ales and our anniversary ale the base of this beer has a delightfully sour tinge on top of a hearty malt backbone. To add to the flavor, Craig and Beth selected blackberries and bing cherries to be added to the ale adding to it's already fruity complexity. This ale went on to win the silver medal for wood & barrel aged sour fruited ales at the 2011 Great American Beer Festival.

(Beer added by: t0rin0 on 05-04-2011)
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It poured a Murky Red/Brown with a filmy head made of medium bubbles.

The body on this was the thinnest of the night, even though it still matched up in alcohol to most of the others.

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The Wanderer from The Bruery
97 out of 100 based on 597 ratings.