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Tempranillo Barrel Aged Cherry La Bestia - Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling

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Tempranillo Barrel Aged Cherry La Bestia
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 4.81%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: jamescain on 10-28-2011)
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brandoman63

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7%

01-30-2013 04:02:03 | More by brandoman63
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BeerZack

North Carolina

3.63/5  rDev -2.9%

Dark, murky brown color, no head.

Smells like black cherry soda. Gets a little more cherry tootsie-pop as it warns, but very spicy artificial black cherry throughout.

Tastes very much like it smells. There's a bit of astringency mid palate that kinda muddles flavor development, but does serve to give a drying impression on the finish. Not much lingering besides a slight woody bitterness... and maybe a bit of soapiness?

Overall, this one is pretty drinkable and very pleasant if you like black cherry soda.

10-28-2011 23:59:13 | More by BeerZack
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jamescain

Texas

3.6/5  rDev -3.7%

Poured into a sniffer.

Appearance: Dark murky brownish-red with a thin tan head that quickly disperses into a thin ring around the center with patchy lacing.

Aroma: Wow Tempranillo! It's hard to tell that there is a beer in my glass because it smells so much like the wine barrel. I would prefer that aroma to be less aggressive. A touch of cherry is peaking through but it is mostly candy cherry aroma. Vanilla and oak mixed with Cinnamon and other spices from the wine.

Taste: Again mostly Tempranillo flavor with a hint of sweet cherry. Spicy with a slight tartness.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body with low carbonation and a tannic mouthfeel from the grapes and barrels.

Overall: I had high hopes for this beer the the Tempranillo over powers everything. Luckily I like this wine varietal or else it would be a drain pour.

10-28-2011 17:00:36 | More by jamescain
Tempranillo Barrel Aged Cherry La Bestia from Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling
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