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Agrestic Ale - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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Agrestic Ale
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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

274 Ratings
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Ratings: 274
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 8.07%
Wants: 22
Gots: 11 | 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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Ratings: 274 | Reviews: 20 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by WTKeene:
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

WTKeene, Mar 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

warnerry, Apr 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

mctizzz, Apr 06, 2014
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4.35/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: minimal head, low carbonation, orange-brown in color, hazy

Smell: sharp sour mix and slight wood smell

Taste: A great mix of oak, sour mix, toasted malt, and graham crackers

Mouthfeel: sour with a touch of sweetness, medium in body, low carbonation

Overall: Another winner from Firestone Walker. Not the most complex American wild ale that I have had, but it sure is tasty. It is right up there with my favorites for non-fruity sour ales. I would get this again in a heartbeat if I could find it on tap.

tigg924, Jul 25, 2014
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4.41/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This wild beer has a beautiful color and aroma to it. A different kind of spice going in on this, different but nice. The sour aspect was nice and not too overwhelming, good mouthfeel. Not Barrel Works best wild but seek this out definately. I wish this was bottled would be

JamesH21, Apr 30, 2014
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Agrestic Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 274 ratings.