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Caddy Wompus - Barrier Brewing Company

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23 Ratings
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Ratings: 23
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Barrier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: greybeardloon on 07-04-2011

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Ratings: 23 | Reviews: 7
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On draft at Press 195, Rockville Centre, NY.

Poured a medium copper hue with a half finger foamy white head. There was decent retention and lacing.

The smell featured a soft doughy malt with a vibrant herbal hop.

The taste consisted of clean grainy malt, crisp crackers and a leafy herbal hop.

The mouthfeel was clean with a lingering bitterness.

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Thanks dragonWhale for an opportunity to try this beer. Poured from a 22oz bomber that was sent my way in a BIF. Poured into a pint glass.

A: Slightly hazy and cloudy. Straw yellow to almost copper color with a thin eggshell white head that quickly subsides.

S- Sweet biscuit malt aromas Hints of mild fruity notes. Not much hops detected from the pour.

T- Malty and sweet, biscuit flavors. Lots of fruity notes. A nice dry finish to end the dip.

M- Medium mouthfeel and carbonation.

O- A pretty good session beer. Not great, but good to have a lot of and not worry about getting smashed. Wouldn't mind having again but wouldn't search out for it.

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It's always neat to see non-stouts on nitro. Medium bronze color, capped with a thick, creamy, off-white head that coated the glass with lacing. Sweet malts in the aroma, light caramel, not much else. Mild taste of sweet malts, toasted cereal grains, light leafy / earthy hops. No surprises here. Nitro gave a nice smooth texture to the beer, medium body, and quite drinkable overall. Appropriate for the style.

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A: Completely clear, golden colored. A couple of fingers of white head that dissolve slowly leaving some lacing.

S: Biscuity malts with faint floral hops.

T: Dry, biscuity malt again with very little hop character. The hops do leave a mild, lingering bitterness, and the malt flavor stays with you for a while too. The taste is pretty simple, but it is very well balanced and not watery.

M: Medium with good carbonation.

O: There is nothing extraordinary about this beer, but it is exactly what it should be. It is very drinkable, and the flavor kept me coming back for more.

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Caddy Wompus from Barrier Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 23 ratings.