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The Wanderer - The Bruery

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566 Ratings
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Ratings: 566
Reviews: 99
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 8.66%
Wants: 450
Gots: 192 | FT: 38
Brewed by:
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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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4.33/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A - Pours a hazy amber color with an evenly thick medium toffee cream color.

S - Tart apples and white sour grapes.

T - White grapes, tart apples, oak earthiness, and a lot of funk.

M - Medium body with a velvet finish.

O - Even though I'm not a fan of this style it's very nicely done.

Serving type: bottle

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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -14.6%

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Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

03-18-2014 12:55:53 | More by brycevolk
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New York

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

03-17-2014 21:20:40 | More by stevec32
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California

3.75/5  rDev -14.6%

03-17-2014 07:41:44 | More by Liondiscs
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California

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

03-17-2014 05:23:55 | More by falc0n2600
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Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

03-17-2014 00:06:32 | More by md655321
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New York

3/5  rDev -31.7%

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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

03-16-2014 19:32:01 | More by riemster
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New York

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

03-16-2014 12:08:46 | More by IndyDad
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California

4/5  rDev -8.9%

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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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Washington

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North Carolina

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California

4.49/5  rDev +2.3%
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A: Pours a dark amber with a tinge of concord grape juice and a one finger tan head.

S: As soon as the beer poured, I got a big hit of tart mixed berries. Getting closer, you get some sweet berries and cream notes, blackberry, juicy cherry, oak, leather and some vanilla. Smells fantastic.

T: Starts with a slightly lactic (almost Greek yogurt-like) and sharply tart underripe blackberry and red cherry skin note. Then, the flavors smooth out and you get a long push of red cherry, vanilla and caramel. Finish brings a burst of flavors. Light brown bread, date, underripe mixed berries, cherry skin tannins and just a hint of wood. A really well done beer. Love The Bruery.

Serving type: bottle

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The Wanderer from The Bruery
97 out of 100 based on 566 ratings.