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Woodicus - Freetail Brewing Company

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Ratings: 77
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 7.28%
Wants: 81
Gots: 16 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Freetail Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Witicus Double Rye Ale aged in a retired wine barrel from Llano Estacado and the natural flora from their West Texas vineyards

(Beer added by: Mora2000 on 05-22-2011)
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Phelps

Arizona

4.2/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Woodicus is Freetail’s double rye wit, Witicus, aged in a retired wine barrel from Llano Estacado and fermented using the natural flora from their vineyards. This 2011 vintage is only one of only 100 bottles, which means I’m majorly indebted to ottovon for bringing this rarity. Poured into a tulip.

Cloudy wheat-orange. A thin, silky head fizzles away to nothing in seconds.

A blend of funk and the tropics in the nose. A little red apple, cinnamon and oak.

Tastes like mulled cider. Red apple, cinnamon and nutmeg blend at first, followed by a flash of vinegar and more apple chip sweetness at the swallow.

Medium-light body with fairly high carbonation, a touch of silky fizz. Clean finish; no hint of booze.

Good stuff, and spicier than expected. The bottle doesn’t say whether spices were added, but I’d be shocked if they weren’t. Very nice.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2012 05:48:39 | More by Phelps
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22oz waxed bottle, 2012 Vintage
Freetail snifter

*TX whale as someone told me, with under 200 bottle count

A: Hazy orange color. Collar of bright white head. Seems to have carbonation still.

S: Chard barrel. Funk. Barnyard. Vinous. Slight spice. Bandaid.

T: That is an unassuming sour. Initially you get hint of the sour in the tip of the tongue. Some of those medicinal notes. I think the tropical notes have subsided. Maybe some apricot and peach, muted though. Tannic dryness. Very sour at the finish.

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Woodicus from Freetail Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 77 ratings.