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Don Gavino's Big Guava - Cigar City Brewing

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Don Gavino's Big GuavaDon Gavino's Big Guava

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very good

284 Ratings
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Ratings: 284
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 18
Gots: 45 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: velcrogrip on 11-01-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Ale brewed with guava and aged in Chardonnay barrels.
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3.83/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottle from El Catador
Pours a slightly hazy dirty golden color with a huge fluffy white head that persists forever. Aromas of tart and sour tropical fruit with an earthy mineral edge. Light vinous and woody notes round out the aroma. Tart sour pineapple and I would guess guava fruit. Earthy funky flavors with a hint of Chardonnay and light ethanol. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a tart almost chalky mouthfeel. I enjoyed this a bit more than the other guava beer I had from them. Tart and funky with a bit of earth.

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4.3/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

750ml bottle from El Cat club. No bottle dating or ABV on label.

Orange-guava colored elixir, poured into Funky Buddha snifter. Thin, white rim of foam, no lacing.

Wonderful combo of the guava and citrus with oak and chardonnay.

The chardonnay barrel marries well with the guava and fruit, providing a nice, crisp taste but not overwhelmingly sour or tart.

Nice, smooth bitterness, light to medium body.

Very nice brew from CCB. Recommended for those who enjoy sours or those branching out for the first time.

Don Gavino's Big Guava from Cigar City Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 284 ratings.