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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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BA SCORE
87
very good

238 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 238
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 14
Gots: 56 | FT: 13
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Ale brewed with guava and aged in Chardonnay barrels.

(Beer added by: velcrogrip on 11-01-2013)
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750ml into a matching CCB snifter. The brew appears a clear copper color with a creamy marshmallow fluff that is yellowish stained.

The aroma opens up with vinegar and then blends to citrus fruits and tang like guava. There is plenty of mineral character present making the nose all muddled up and not that wonderful.

The taste is tart and funky with some minerals and fruit. A soft toasty caramel grain character with quite a citrus component. Guava comes out when warm along with alcohol and some barrel and vinous notes.

This is a medium bodied brew with a modest to lively amount of carbonation. It is interesting and worth trying but not something id go after again. The chard barrel really comes forward once warm, but so does the alcohol. A nice change of pace but not great either.

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Don Gavino's Big Guava from Cigar City Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 238 ratings.