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Bandito - Freetail Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

53 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 53
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 10.05%


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 bisonkron:
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bisonkron

Texas

4.55/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - deep/dark copper in color. thin white head that fades quickly. the lacing is thin but really sticks. carbonation is there but a bit low.

S - There are strong sour cherry notes. The malts are there but not prominent. Its got a nice sweetness there as well.

T - the sourness really pops while it is still somewhat chilled. Its mouth puckering half way though the glass. There are great cherry and oak flavors that start to come out near the end, as it warms. A bit of caramel/malty nots on the finish.

M/D - Low carbonation but still there which really makes it great, very dry, which was great.

Serving type: on-tap

06-03-2011 17:13:12 | More by bisonkron
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Bandito from Freetail Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 53 ratings.