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Otiose - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

314 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 314
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 10.12%
Wants: 64
Gots: 113 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
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California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Otiose is an English word (pronounced ‘oh-shus’) which means “without practical purpose.” It was a beer developed by our brewers during a rare space in the brewing schedule simply to satisfy their own cravings for a sour brown ale fermented with guava. Rich with tropical notes and balanced by a mellow roast, this beer brings your mind directly to a decadent Hawaiian luau, complete with the roasted pig.

(Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 03-18-2012)
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

The beer comes in a dark rust brown color.

The nose has vinegar, oak, acetic sourness, tart sour fruit.

The flavor follows with strong vinegar, vinous notes, tartness, and then the beer suddenly explodes into a fresh tropical guava note. The guava and tropical grapefruit notes really flavor off the tartness well. A light sweetness on the finish.

A really interesting beer that utilizes guava very well.

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Otiose from The Bruery
90 out of 100 based on 314 ratings.