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Swill Beer - 10 Barrel Brewing Co.

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94 Ratings
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Ratings: 94
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 20%
Wants: 1
Gots: 10 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
10 Barrel Brewing Co. visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 05-18-2013)
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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

08-19-2013 11:27:41 | More by Braz
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2.63/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

This concoction makes you really appreciate the real thing (radlers from Germany). It's simply too sweet and cloying. As an experiment I mixed a 22 oz Swill with a 12 oz. Sierra Nevada Summerfest and it was pretty drinkable. B4 the "mix", not so much. To 10 Barrels credit(and they are a fine brewery) I've heard they are going to discontinue this 'stumble'

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I have to admit that this is not my favorite style of beer. To me its more like a shandy and the taste is like flat soda pop. The carrier boasts that you will either love it or hate it and they are not far wrong. In some ways it comes off like a cheap champagne, just dry enough to give a sense that it has some beer to it, but heavily overpowered by what seems an artificial sweetness. I think it would be worth a try on tap and maybe pairs with some foods well, but once is enough for me.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Despised 22oz format bottle poured into straight pint glass. Poured a clean, very lightly hazy bright gold color, with no head, thus no retention.

Some grain showed through in the nose, with a bit of sweetness. The grain was a bit more subdued on the tongue, with a notable sweetness dominating. body was medium-light, but had a sticky-sweet finish.

Drinkability was good, though I'm not sure I'd want more than a couple in a row. Overall, not the best Radler I've ever had, but solid. Worth a shot on a hot day.

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06-26-2014 03:06:30 | More by beertunes
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snaotheus

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3.38/5  rDev -2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle poured into a pilsner glass. 114 A-1 0316 is the bottle code on the bottom.

Pours clear, golden, medium head that fades quickly into little or no head, almost no carbonation. Smell is mild, slightly spicy, slightly fruity.

Taste is fucking sweet. I went into this not knowing what to expect, but expecting a beer. I tasted it and recoiled at the sweetness. This is the first beer I've had that has been labeled "radler", so I don't know. I'll take it as intentional, and reset my expectations.

So yes, it's sweet, like pop, but much flatter. I get mostly an orangey sweetness, but mild, so like a mild orange soda. Not bad, kind of refreshing, good for a hot summer day.

Mouthfeel is flattish, medium, slightly sticky. Overall, if this is what to expect from a radler, likely I'll not be a fan of the style in general, but I'll still keep my eye out for a couple more and try to give it a fair chance.

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DaveRinn

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3.48/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 1 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Served in a 12 oz bottle

The appearance is that of any lager or pilsner, golden and bubbly, very little head

the smell---the worst part, like rancid budweiser left in the sun, in a sock...

the taste - getting past the smell is hard, but it tastes GREAT, kinda sour, a nice fruity kinda sweetness, and a light sweet aftertaste...

Mouthfeel - smooth and light, highly carbonated, like drinking ginger ale

Overall the label is correct - you'll either love or hate it.. I kinda love it

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05-30-2014 23:45:21 | More by DaveRinn
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Swill Beer from 10 Barrel Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 94 ratings.