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Bandito - Freetail Brewing Company

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BanditoBandito

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BA SCORE
88
very good

57 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 57
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 9.82%
Wants: 41
Gots: 11 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Freetail Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
100 bottles

Texas Wild Ale
Bandito is a sour red aged in retired wine barrels from Dry Comal Creek Vineyards.

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

California

3.98/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to a very generous Torino.

Pours a light brown with an inch or so of light tan head.

Smells, and tastes, lightly of unidentifiable acidic/fruit sourness, a bit of funk (just a hint), and a surprisingly mineral-esque zesty finish.

Nicely carbonated. Accessible. A gentle introduction. I'm curious what the base beer is.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2011 03:06:30 | More by Overlord
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Bandito from Freetail Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 57 ratings.