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Old Bat Rastard - Freetail Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

78 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 78
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 11.26%
Wants: 12
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Freetail Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  9.10% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: wagenvolks on 02-17-2009)
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texasclimber

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.2%

01-19-2012 00:09:04 | More by texasclimber
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Wayne17

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

06-18-2014 21:09:41 | More by Wayne17
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vonnegut21

New York

3/5  rDev -19.6%

06-11-2014 15:14:32 | More by vonnegut21
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BGsWo22

New York

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

06-11-2014 01:37:03 | More by BGsWo22
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New York

3/5  rDev -19.6%

06-08-2014 13:19:59 | More by IndyDad
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New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

06-08-2014 00:49:28 | More by petermethot
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

06-03-2014 02:08:59 | More by BMart
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

06-02-2014 21:14:15 | More by dfhhead25
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3.98/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

2012 bottle.

Smells bready and nutty, like almond butter spread on toast.

Similarly bready, malty, and nutty on the palate, along with a hint of tartness and some prune and dried fig sorts of flavors. Only moderately sweet; excellent balance between sweetness, smooth herbal earthy bitterness, slight acidity, and nuttiness. Brown or Scotch ale sort of malty flavors, with good depth, lingering in the finish along with some some bitterness, going completely dry, making the beer very drinkable.

Great texture; superfine carbonation, cushy and smooth.

Quite enjoyable; drinking well and probably shouldn't age much longer.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2014 09:20:32 | More by Beerzebub
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dkw0063

Texas

3/5  rDev -19.6%

02-03-2014 16:12:40 | More by dkw0063
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District of Columbia

3.53/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

BA classifies this as a winter warmer. I’ve read others who classify it as an old ale or an American strong dark ale. Whatever the case, this is a good beer but not exceptional. A low impact ale. Nothing extreme. My expectations were higher. - 3.5

A - Dark garnet, opaque, with little to no head but nice lacing - 4

S - Some malty breadiness, but little else for me - 3.25

T - Just the slightest hint of alcohol, minimal sweetness. If this is an old ale then the attenuation is way too high. - 3.5

MF - Smooth even a little creamy, medium bodied, ever so slight sourness in the finish - 4

Serving type: on-tap

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Texas

3.74/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Deep auburn and clear with a pretty good head and so-so lace.

Spicy and caramel notes are forefront. Some bready and dark fruity character. Definitely some good funkiness too.

Medium to full body. Tangy, spicy finish.

Seems slightly on the fence between scotch ale and winter warmer, but was quite tasty.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2014 23:41:41 | More by AlCaponeJunior
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Texas

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Old Bat Rastard from Freetail Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 78 ratings.