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Rufus - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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Reviews: 3
Hads: 52
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: n/a
Wants: 8
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: ThreeWiseMen on 11-07-2010

Imperial Red Ale w/ Brettanomyces (aged five years in a Old Fitzgerald Bourbon barrel)
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Had the single barrel #95 at the Buelton taproom. Very unique and a fantastic beer. (83 characters)

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Consumed on November 10th, 2010 at Blue Palms, Hollywood, CA.

Deep peach/copper color. Low carbonation.

Little aroma, save for a fleeting note of soap.

Flavor is relatively light and sweet. Evaporative, almost. Some oak notes and a touch of caramel and crystal malt. Vague resiny character (from hops?) but very restrained. As the bottom of the glass gets closer, booze notes and more bitter and herbal hop flavors emerge.

Mouthfeel unremarkable.

Surprised at the relatively mild (bordering on absent) flavor of this 11% brew. (531 characters)

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Rufus from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
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