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Prickly Pear Ate - Freetail Brewing Company

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Prickly Pear Ate
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 10.51%
Wants: 4
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Freetail Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: jamescain on 11-11-2011)
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

01-24-2012 22:10:44 | More by texasclimber
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

11-16-2011 19:25:43 | More by nickhiller
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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the brewpub shortly after the La Muerta bottle release.

Like all of the Freetail prickly pear beers, this one pours a pinkish red color with a small white head. A very odd looking beer. The aroma is heavy on the prickly pear with some light tartness mixed in. The flavor is more of the same. I get a lot of pickled cactus notes, as well as a little bit of sweetness from the cactus and some tartness from the base beer. The fruit makes the tartness more subdued than in regular Ate’, which I think makes this beer not as enjoyable. Medium mouthfeel and low carbonation. Overall, this beer is just weird, but I am glad I got to try it.

Serving type: on-tap

11-15-2011 20:18:13 | More by Mora2000
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a sniffer.

Appearance: Pours a clear bright pink with a light pink-whitish head about a centimeter thick that slowly fades to a thin ring around the center.

Aroma: Sour acidic notes with subtle prickly pear aroma. Spicy and earthy with a hint of funk.

Taste: Lactic acid, tart with most of the flavor dominated by the prickly pear.

Mouthfeel: Tart up front with a sour, slightly astringent finish.

Overall: I prefer the regular Ate, I think this one had too much prickly pear for me.

Serving type: on-tap

11-11-2011 17:49:47 | More by jamescain
Prickly Pear Ate from Freetail Brewing Company
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