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Swill Beer - 10 Barrel Brewing Co.

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65 Ratings
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Ratings: 65
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 18.21%


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:
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(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 05-18-2013)
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Reviews by N3rdM3t4l:
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N3rdM3t4l

Oregon

3.54/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Bomber into shaker pint.

A: hazy straw color. Looks like uh nfiltered apple cider. Lots of sediment left in the bottle too. Light bubbely head dissipated fast and left nothing on top.

S: citrus and musky wheat smell. Pretty appealing and very simple. As the name of the beer suggests.

T: wow that is citrusy they really hit that hard with lemon. The wheat and yeast funk is very present. Opens citrusy like lemon juice, becomes funky, ends citrusy and crisp. Lingering lemony flavor is excellent.

M: light and crisp as expected.

O: a german style whest beer with the lemon already added instead of putting a wedge into your glass after the pour. Really tasty even if it no longer qualifies as a Berliner Weiss. Hell even if it falls short of what a good Berliner should be this beer is still tasty. It does EXACTLY whst it set out to do, be a sessionable refreshing beer thst tastes good.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2013 02:01:00 | More by N3rdM3t4l
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Appearance: Looks just like what you would expect a beer/soda hybrid to look like - clear golden liquid with a massive, soda-like head; not one to leave much lacing, but the retention was surprisingly good

Smell: Lemon soda aromatics, with just a hint of bready wheat underneath

Taste: Tart lemon flavors dominate, with soda sweetness building in the middle; a nice balance between the tart and sweet flavors linger into the finish

Mouthfeel: Light body with soda-like carbonation

Overall: This would be a great lawnmower beer but is a bit too light for the winter chill; darn good for what it is

Thanks, JohnGalt1, for the opportunity

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11-30-2013 19:03:46 | More by brentk56
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flagmantho

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3.4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: on first pour, my large 20-oz imperial pint glass has about two fingers of beer on the bottom with easily six or seven fingers of foam on top. Clearly something is amiss here; I'm guessing an unexpected bottle refermentation. Color is a medium gold with a light haze and a strong effervescence (surprise!).

Smell: citrusy and grapefruity, but not in a hop-character way -- more like, in a fruit juicy way. I also had this beer at Portland Brewers Fest a couple months ago and there it was marketed more like a radler -- they started with a strong Pilsner base and mixed it with fruit juice. It certainly seemed to be the case then, and that impression is certainly not diminished now. I feel like in the bottle, though, it's not as fresh-smelling as straight out of the keg.

Taste: sweet and refreshing like a radler should be -- kind of like candied grapefruit. I actually kind of like the style. Runaway carbonation notwithstanding, this beer certainly doesn't taste infected or anything; we're probably just seeing the effects of added juice at bottling. Aside from the inconvenience, I like the overall effect.

Mouthfeel: quite light. Not much going on here.

Overall: this stuff is incredibly drinkable. I mean, it's nice now, sitting in my office late at night, but in the 90-degree Portland sun it was indispensable. Aside from that, f you like fruity candy beers, this is probably for you; otherwise, stay away.

Serving type: bottle

09-11-2013 04:54:32 | More by flagmantho
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barleywinefiend

Washington

2.79/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

A: Poured a hazy straw color with some floaties. Lots of carbonation presenting a nice white cap

S: Musty wheat, citrus and spoilage. Smells sour.

T: Not sure what is going on here. I like Berliners but this is just odd and rather unappeaning for me. Funky sourness not attributed a Berliner. Funky, wheat, lemon.

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O: This beer was rough around the edges.

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09-03-2013 17:53:30 | More by barleywinefiend
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Redrover

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

10 Barrel Swill - on draught at the First National Tap House in Eugene, OR. - served in an imperial style (but not sized) pint, the beer is a dark chill hazed yellow; it was filled to the rim, so very little room for a head.

Aroma of citrus (grapefruit)

Beer is extremely refreshing and crisp. Slightly sour with grapefruit layered over some whole grains. Beer becomes more puckering mid-glass.

The mouth is crisp with sharp carbonation. Well done, would buy this on a regular basis if available at home.

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09-03-2013 15:14:15 | More by Redrover
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Swill Beer from 10 Barrel Brewing Co.
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