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Lactobacillus Guava Grove - Cigar City Brewing

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Lactobacillus Guava GroveLactobacillus Guava Grove

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BA SCORE
93
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289 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 289
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 8.85%
Wants: 53
Gots: 38 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: velcrogrip on 09-10-2013)
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Alieniloquium

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On tap at Cigar City. Served in a snifter.

Appearance - Hazy burnt orange. Small head, but they tempered the pour rate so it wouldn't foam over. Retains a decent collar.

Smell - Fruity, like an apple aroma. Not distinctly guava. Acidic. Malty too.

Taste - Tart and pretty yummy. Quite malty. Sour apple. A bit of graininess. Guava kicks up in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Pretty sour. Medium body, definitely heavy for a sour saison.

Overall - I don't remember regular Guava Grove very well but I don't remember it being as good as this.

09-14-2013 16:13:59 | More by Alieniloquium
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Daisylovesbeer57

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4.14/5  rDev -1%

Tried this on tap at Cigar City a few months back, but more recently shared a few 750's with some friends after a quick trip to Tampa. I was surprised and elated that they bottled this beer!

I will admit that I am new to sours, and I am just developing a taste for them. Despite that, this is still one of my favorite beers.

Pours a nice head that lasts, and is a beautiful cloudy golden color. Smells pungent, maybe slightly off-putting if you're not used to sours, but I like it.

Taste is amazing. The sour hits you hard, but doesn't linger. It doesn't destroy your palette, and is totally drinkable. I've tried regular guava grove, but I personally think the guava flavor stood out way more in the sour version.

An awesome beer overall. We shared amongst many friends with these bottles but I could drink a whole 750 by myself. Will definitely seek out again (maybe this weekend.)

12-12-2013 03:29:16 | More by Daisylovesbeer57
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Lactobacillus Guava Grove from Cigar City Brewing
93 out of 100 based on 289 ratings.