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Manannan - TRVE Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

44 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 44
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 13.04%
Wants: 4
Gots: 8 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
TRVE Brewing Co. visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: denver10 on 12-26-2013)
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A- It initially has a finger-thick pale white head, but that dissipates quickly. It leaves behind a layer of lace atop the liquid. Lots of carbonation is visible working its way up to the top. The body is a cloudy brown color with some blonde hues.

S- Aggressively sour on the nose. Something suggests salt like on a gose, with that barnyard funk and what I'd say most people call horse blanket. There's a funky fruit aroma, probably cherries, and a slight hint of malt.

T- Very nice. I'm still getting the earthy funk, some cherry-like fruity flavors, but also some slight caramel and other malty flavors. They're slight but still there. The sour notes have a both earthy and fruity. There's a slight hint of some toasty malt. Citrus becomes more and more noticeable.

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N: Malty at first, followed by herbs, vinous, grainy, and sour notes.

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Manannan from TRVE Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 44 ratings.