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Lactobacillus Guava Grove - Cigar City Brewing

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

354 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 354
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 9.38%
Wants: 60
Gots: 53 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: velcrogrip on 09-10-2013)
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Reviews by cwguy5:
Photo of cwguy5
4.48/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thank you NCalement for the share!
edit: this was from a 750ml bottle

poured a hazy, pale yellow/orange color with a small but dense head that settled to a cap that hung around almost the entire serving. not much lacing just a few random blobs.

nose was intense. orange, citrus, guava esters up front followed quickly by some blue cheese. a hint of black pepper with some sweet malts round out the end.

sour but not puckering fruit up. sour subsides to pale malts, corn, butter, faint pepper, then finishes with a crispness and a slight acidic bite. a bit of a roller coaster in your mouth.

thin but substantial body with perfect carbonation for the style. literally mouth-watering.

a unique and wonderful beer. the three tiers of fermentation can be distinguished in a such a way that i am not accustomed to. they come almost one after another in order from main fermentation to secondary to tertiary. great flavor combinations that really seem to work though they don't really blend together. a must try if you liked the "sour" guava groves.

More User Reviews:
Photo of gcamparone
4.4/5  rDev +5.8%

Appearance - pours a deep amber hazy body with a 2 finger white head that reduces quickly to a small ring of foam. 4.25

Smell - smells much like a Flanders.. Creamy, pale malt, Lacto tartness, cherry juice, citrus rind, some fruityness , spices 4.5

Taste- starts off hugely sour with lactic acid, lemon juice, sour apple, and citrus. The follow through definitely exhibits melon and guava, with some banana. The finish is creamy with some caramel and pale malt. The finish is astringently tart. 4.5

Mouthfeel- super carbonated, light and refreshing. 4.25

Very tasty, very sour, maybe a little too sour and carbonated and that may take away from the guava notes. Nevertheless nicely done.
4.25

Photo of lionelhutz23
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Very sour if you drink it early. Sweetens up over time. Unless you want it extremely sour sit on it for a few months.

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Lactobacillus Guava Grove from Cigar City Brewing
93 out of 100 based on 354 ratings.