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Nonna's Blend #3 - Sante Adairius Rustic Ales

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Nonna's Blend #3
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Reviews: 2
Hads: 8
Avg: 4.19
pDev: 9.31%
Wants: 3
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Sante Adairius Rustic Ales
California, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale | 10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Beer added by: illidurit on 02-04-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Hads: 8
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Served on tap at the brewery.

A-Very dark with just a thin ring of tan film sticking to the lip of the chalice.

S-Funky aromas upfront, tobacco and cherries also.

T-Lots going on here, dark smoky roasted malt upfront with the funk taking over ending slightly sour and smokey.

M-Very smooth for a 10% brew, alcohol not at all overbearing. Refreshing and definitely a sour finish.

O-Complexity indeed, lots happening in theis beer. Combination of dark smokey malt and funk is like nothing I've ever tasted. A unique beer that reminds me of Russian River's Consecration with an added edge from the smokey roasted malt. After sampling 3 offerings from SARA I think this is a promising brewery.

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4.21/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the brewery. Pours dark brown with a smattering of fizzy tan foam. aroma is hard to figure out while cold, but releases some dark fruits, pumpernickel, and leather as it warms. Flavor has a solid flandersy acetic tartness, bready leathery malt, a pervasive but mild anise note, slight coffee/chocolate roast, vanilla, oak, pepper.

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Nonna's Blend #3 from Sante Adairius Rustic Ales
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