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Rhubarb Remix - Westbrook Brewing Co.

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Rhubarb Remix
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115 Ratings
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Ratings: 115
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 11.05%
Wants: 8
Gots: 4 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Westbrook Brewing Co. visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: hoodoyoubelongto on 12-20-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
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Ratings: 115 | Reviews: 10
Reviews by Alieniloquium:
Photo of Alieniloquium
3.05/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Hazy with a huge head. Pale orange, almost yellow. Thick collar and nice surface foam.

Smell - A little funky, which is surprising. Lots of grain. A musty fruit that I wouldn't call rhubarb, but being from Florida I don't have a lot of experience with the fruit.

Taste - Wheaty and grainy. Light tartness. A fruitiness that, as explained before, I can't place. Lingers into the finish.

Mouthfeel - Light and grainy. Not very sour.

Overall - Just kinda bland. Could use a lot more excitement of any sort. Sourness or fruit.

More User Reviews:
Photo of tastybeer
4.05/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Golden cloudy tangerine orange color with a dense white foamy head. Aroma is pungent flowery berries and zesty celery, sweet and stinky. Flavors are very tart, fruity, sour strawberries, floral farmhouse, wildly yeasty, citrus rind, lemon juice, wheat, and some crisp crackery grains. Plenty of entertaining things going on. Briskly carbonated, seemingly light body, and very refreshing. Awesome beer!

Photo of thagr81us
3.84/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Served from tap into Westbrook snifter (proper!). Poured a massively cloudy golden yellow-orange with a one finger white head that remained throughout. Maintained nice lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, fruit, wood, rhubarb, and diaper. The flavor was of sweet malt, fruit, rhubarb, strawberries, funk, fruity funk, and earthy funk. It had a very light feel on the palate with high carbonation. Overall this was a fairly good brew. Based on first inspection of the nose, I got quite excited. This thing seriously reminded me of the funk you get on the nose from Saint Lamvinus. On the flavor it was quite well balanced, but everything was kind of soft in its delivery. This made it extremely easy to drink, but based on the nose I wanted to be punch in the face with complexity. Still a solid offering regardless. Worth your time seeking it out.

Photo of wedge
4.07/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottled On: 10/25/13

Cloudy peach with a slim, fuzzy white covering. Smell has a solid dusty funk upfront, strong barnyard, mild strawberry sweetness, earthy wood, lactic acid...just general stanky funk. Things are toned down in the taste to a softer, tarter, fruitier blend of flavors. Lactic acid still plays a large part, but it's less dirty than the smell. Strawberry is only really detectable in the aftertaste. Light and dry, lingering puckering quality on the cheeks and gums. Super funky after 10 months in the bottle. Not sure what it was like fresh, but this resembles more of a light Lambic at this point. Very enjoyable!

Photo of yankeepride
3.71/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Very dank looking, with chunky foam on top like moldy flotsam. Such a milky look that I expected to see strawberry seeds floating in it. I can smell some uncooked rhubarb, but didn't really get the wicked tartness I expect from the cooked version. Strawberries were very forward, making for an overall light, refreshing beer.

Photo of hoodoyoubelongto
4.06/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours grapefruitish color, sort of rosey golden. Lacing is decent. Smell is interesting --- I cannot say that I know what rhubarb smells like but I imagine that is the smell that I cannot quite place, with a slight acetone smell as well. Taste initially evokes the Spring 2013 Weiss Weiss Baby base beer. What I imagine is the rhubarb flavor coats the tongue, it is somewhat unusual but pleasant and does not diminish the strong Berlinerweiss flavor. As you swallow the flavor of strawberry taste comes through in a good way. I really enjoyed this beer.

Photo of macrosmatic
4.1/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to dogdoc for hooking me up with this bottle! Reviewed from notes. Poured from 750 mL bottle into a Brooklyn Brewery tulip glass.

A: Pours a very pretty gold with reddish highlights, and extremely hazy - almost to the point of being opaque. It reminds me of the color of a tequila sunrise. One finger of white fluffy head and lots of visible carbonation.

S: Light tartness, some farmhouse funk, citric and lactic acids, lightly fruity, and wheat malts with a mild grainy character.

T: Barnyard, citric tartness and lactic acid, funky overripe strawberries and rhubarb tartness, and a wheat backbone to the whole thing with only a bit of huskiness. Tartness and fruits in hang, but the former fades quickly.

M: Light body, good carbonation sensation, and no alcohol flavor to speak of.

O: Overall, pretty enjoyable. I was really looking forward to this one, and honestly was a bit let down. I would have preferred a bit more tartness, and for the strawberries and rhubarb to have played a more dominant role in the flavors. Nevertheless, still quite good, and recommended.

Photo of maximum12
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to NYCBUCKEYE for this bottle in a recent trade. Wanted to try it side-by-side with a New Glarus, but they're so different I opted out. 750ML bottle split with my wife.

The pour is what I imagine is left over in the tank after a big batch of 100% Florida Orange Juice is brewed - orange sludge. Opaque, light, filmy carbonation. Nose is biting lemon mixed with a sugary rhubarb. Very odd.

Rhubarb Remix doesn't pull its Kosoto Gake. Sharp tartness stings the palate & rides roughshod over any subtleties or subtitles that might be interesting. Roughage & grainy. Splinters of fruit (the rhubarb? strawberry? kind of moves around) in the finish. Tingly, almost ginger ale on the tongue. The tartness numbs the palate up after a few sips; I could drink a fair amount of this.

Not a bad effort, but the tart blitz obscures what I'm pretty sure are more interesting notes underneath. Pretty good beer.

Photo of GPHarris
3.74/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

a - poured a two-fingers thick fluffy, off-white head into a tulip glass that a slight ring of lace throughout. the body looked like grapefruit juice.
s - slightly tart but more musty.
t - same as the aroma with more fruit flavor and spiciness than the aroma.
m - bubbly.
o - had this back to back with new glarus strawberry rhubarb. interesting to try these two styles together done with strawberry and rhubarb. this one was solid but it's hard to beat new glarus when you ask them to add fruit and vegetables to a beer.

Photo of coriswrasse
4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

Bottle shared amongst friends in three pint glasses at Barleys in Greenville, SC after a trip the beer exchange. This review is written post driving home after a day trip so it is rather light in detail

Fantastic tasting. Rhubarb and Strawberry was not overwhelming.

Sourness was pleasant. Head appearance and nose also very nice.

Would buy again in a heart beat.

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Rhubarb Remix from Westbrook Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 115 ratings.