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Five Roses: A Rick Astley Joint - Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse

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Five Roses: A Rick Astley Joint
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80
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28 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 28
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 11.82%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse visit their website
Kentucky, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jtladner on 01-04-2014)
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3.81/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Well, it appears the reviews for the "schwartz" and the "not-schwartz" have gotten all mixed up. This review is for the not-schwartz "wild kolsch aged on cypress"

A: Clear, light, pale yellow. Forms a minimal head that doesn't bother to stick around for very long before dissipating to just the faintest hint of a bubble on the surface. No lacing.

S: Smell is of light malts, lemon, and white grapes.

T: Taste starts off with faintly tart white grape juice, lemon rind, and lighter malts. Light notes of apple juice. There is a bit of the cypress on the back end. It's not at all overwhelming though and if the bottle didn't say cypress I would have never guessed it.

M: Ligher body. Lighter carbonation. Mild bitterness.

O: Tastes like a Kolsch and one of the better American attempts of the style at that.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2014 01:02:59 | More by Florida9
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3.8/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22 ounce bottle, apparently this is the Schwartz edition. Served in a Unibroue tulip, the beer pours a dark ruby red/mahogany color with about a half inch light tan head that fizzled away quickly. There's a small amount of lacing. The brew smells like dark fruit, wood, tart berries and some funk. It tastes like roasted malt, tart dark fruit, wood, chocolate, and a bit of funk and coffee. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's a bit creamy and smooth. I thought this was a tasty brew, definitely worth a try. Hope I get to try the other versions!

Serving type: bottle

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A: Pours an almost opaque but still clear mahogany in color with very light amounts of gentle visible carbonation along the surface of the beer and a hint of cola brown + reddish-amber highlights. The beer has a quarter finger tall sudsy beige head that reduces quickly to a medium sized patch of thin film and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Light amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Very light aromas of slightly funky sourness with hints of wood (red cyprus) and almost a hint of vinegar acidity.

T: Upfront there is a light flavor of vinous malts with a hint of sourness. There is a light flavor of slightly sweet grainy malts and light to moderate notes of cypress wood. Minimal amounts of bitterness and just a touch of acidity.

M: Light bodied with light to moderate amounts of carbonation. Just a hint of acidic prickliness in the finish.

O: Overall this is a slightly strange yet enjoyable hybrid - sort of a kolsch mixed with a barrel-aged schwarzbeir and just a hint of a belgian style sour. Easy to drink and very light. Overall not very sour, just the lightest hints of sourness.

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A: The beer is very dark reddish brown in color—it is nearly opaque but the edges appear translucent near the edge of the glass when it is held up to the light. It poured with a short off white head that died down, leaving a small patch of bubbles in the center and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Faint to light aromas of wood from the red cypress aging are present in the nose. Hints of dark malts are also perceptible.
T: The taste has flavors of dark malts along with hints of wood.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a low amount of carbonation.
O: This beer doesn't taste much like a wild kölsch, but more like an oak aged schwarzbier. Nonetheless, it is easy to drink and unique.

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Five Roses: A Rick Astley Joint from Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse
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