Marty Stouffer's Wild America - Half Acre Beer Company
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3.53/5 rDev -8.1%
Oh, the things you find in the back of your cellar….
A: A light bit of gushing upon opening the bottle. Very dark brownish-caramel in color. Slightly hazy. Forms a large, beige colored head. Good retention as it slowly drops to a thick surface coating and a large ring around the edge. Moderate lacing.
S: Aroma is stale hops, caramel and cardboard.
T: Taste is similar. Starts off with a moderate sweetness. Caramel malts with a touch of roasted malts. Some dried citrus rind and a bit of pine resin. Cardboard.
M: On the heavier side of medium. Abrasive and bitter. Moderate carbonation. Dry.
O: Well I do say there was no reason for me to have held on to this beer for this long. It has clearly oxidized and not in a good way. Oh well, it's not reprehensible at this point, but it likely used to be a lot better than its current self.
01-11-2014 01:37:37 | More by Florida9
3.93/5 rDev +2.3%
22 oz bomber into a Founders 15th glass. Cool label and idea! Pours a clear burnt red color with a fingers worth of stubborn white foam. Really sticks around and clings to the glass. Excellent retention. Smells like a faded hoppy American barleywine. Resinous pine and some light citrus, toffee and caramel, a touch of booze and some brown sugar sweetness. Taste is similar to the nose with plenty of toffee, brown sugar, and piney hops. Bitterness is low and the alcohol is noticeable but pleasant. This is tasting really damn good right now, but I can only imagine age hurting this beer. Mouth feel is full and creamy. Overall this is a really solid beer. Really hits on everything that I would want out of the style with a bit of age on it.
05-17-2013 04:19:49 | More by davey101
3.85/5 rDev +0.3%
Pours deep hazelnut brown into a snifter glass. Moderate carbonation, half finger of head with average retention and some nice rings of lacing on the glass.
Herbal and earthy hops with a bit of citrus zest and pine resin. Fruity undertones and a solid toffee, brown sugar and stale bread. No alcohol sensed.
Deep breads and toffee a slight nuttiness that transitions smoothly to pine and resin hops with a citrus and lemon zest accompaniment. Slightly bitter on the finish but with so very little alcohol.
Full and tasty adequate carbonation. Alcohol is very well masked, generous malt.
Flavorwise this isn't going to blow you away with it's complexities the malt leaves very little to get excited about, but the hop profile is interesting crossing pine, citrus and herbs and is highlighted well. Alcohol is very well hidden, probably better fresh.
08-30-2012 05:01:19 | More by rawfish
3.5/5 rDev -8.9%
1419th Review on BA
Bottle to Bruery Taster
App- It's a very weird orange color with a big hazy color with a yellow highlight. Not sort of speak a head but a tiny amount of bubbles.
Smell- I can assume fresh with the falconers flight hops this was bright and citrusy. Those have faded and are really mellow and replaced by a thick malt base.
Taste- Malty to a point and then a small amount of hops come in for a second layer of flavor and give a little boost. Not the best BW I've had but was pretty tasty.
Mouth- A full medium body with a medium carbonation. Thick on the tounge and leaves a residual malty pine flavor.
Drink- A decent beer but one I fear was best fresh. Probably wouldn't want to trade for a bottle.
07-29-2012 03:55:11 | More by FosterJM
Marty Stouffer's Wild America from Half Acre Beer Company
86 out of 100 based on 104 ratings.