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Le Petit Diablotin - High Water Brewing

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Le Petit Diablotin
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BA SCORE
87
very good

25 Ratings
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Ratings: 25
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 13.23%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
High Water Brewing visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: womencantsail on 08-04-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
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Ratings: 25 | Reviews: 5
Reviews by pheggeseth:
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Photo of Alieniloquium
2.9/5  rDev -26.2%

375 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance- Hazy orange. Small white head. Medium collar.

Smell - Oak. Kinda funky. Intense acetic acid aroma. Orange citrus.

Taste - Really intensely sour. Acetic. Woody. Orange citrus. And then more sour. It takes over.

Mouthfeel - Overly sour. Medium carbonation and medium body.

Overall - A struggle to get through.

Photo of wethorseblanket
4.09/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes taken at Stone Sour Fest on 7/8/12.

Photo of womencantsail
4.1/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at Stone Sour Fest

The pour is an orange color without much in the way of a head. From what I can find on this, it’s supposed to be a pomegranate and cherry beer, but I get peach, peach, and more peach. A light oakiness, a touch of citrus peel, and a nice lactic tarntess. The flavor is slightly sweet with some malt and oak notes, maybe a hint of vanilla. The peach character is very pronounced with a few other fruit notes to it as well.

Photo of Falcon91Wolvrn03
4.46/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

From a bottle.

Appearance – Pours a light clear golden color with a very nice head and solid lacing.

Smell – A nice sour brett scent, with some dark fruitiness (maybe pomegranate) and oak.

Taste – Follows the nose - a nice sour bretty taste, with dark fruitiness. Maybe a hint of white wine.

Mouthfeel – Nice carbonation, with a sour bite. Though sours aren’t my favorite style, this is well done.

Drinkability – This beer surprised me. I suspect its score will go up if it gets more reviews (currently only 3.90 with 3 reviews).

Photo of twinpaul
4.92/5  rDev +25.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Look: Pours a golden orange, like a desert sunset.

Smell: Funky, floral and somewhat similar to an old cologne that's been aged in a cedar box.

Taste: Like that one hidden sour-berry from across the universe somewhere on a tiny, jungle-ridden planet. The one that you only taste in a tropical dream.

Mouthfeel: Pleasantly enticing as it tickles your tongue.

Overall: This quickly became one of my top 3 favorite sours.

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Le Petit Diablotin from High Water Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.