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Agrestic Ale - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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Agrestic Ale
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293 Ratings
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Ratings: 293
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 8.33%
Wants: 22
Gots: 15 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Double Barrel Ale fermented in toasted American Oak barrels, then transferred into a mix of used American barrels from the Firestone Walker Union and used French Oak barrels from various wineries on the central coast including Opus One winery in Napa; inoculated with lactobacillus as well as natural wild organisms.

(Beer added by: Halcyondays on 09-11-2011)
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Very clear amber brew. Decent head, understandably short life based on style.

Incredibly complex and subtle aroma. Caramel, toffee, coconut, oak, vanilla, honey, and of course sour. Musty, almost like dog musk, with sour grapes.

Very sour, but not overwhelming. Slightly sweet and fruity. Balanced oak and vanilla.

Disappointingly thin and oily mouthfeel; the only part of this brew that is less than outstanding.

Roguer, Nov 10, 2014
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On Tap at abv pub. Lightly sour with a little cherry and a ton of oak dominating the flavor. Overall very approachable and enjoyable.

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Agrestic Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 293 ratings.