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Paradiso - Night Shift Brewing

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Paradiso
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87
very good

26 Ratings
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Ratings: 26
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 8.44%
Wants: 5
Gots: 6 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Night Shift Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Night Shift Barrel Society Release #3.

Four months passed as the wild yeast strain, Brettanomyces Trois, fermented this beer within the confines of fresh brandy barrels. Born was Paradiso, a zymurgic journey toward heavenly flavors. Look for hints of green apple, guava, vanilla, and nectarine as you sip. It’s bright, smooth, and tropical – an imaginative, ultimately divine experience.

(Beer added by: Auror on 08-03-2013)
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donkeyrunner

Massachusetts

3.28/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Golden orange with a bubbly white head. Quick to collar and leave a couple of foam lines stuck to mine chalice.

Smells like nectarine and guava 'cause the bottle suggested it - I rarely come up with guava on my own. Thick, barleywine-like malt, grape skin scent that's familiar but I can't place it. Oh, it's brandy. Bleh. It reeks of brandy barrel. Had I read past the guava the bottle would have told me that.

Odd spice flavor. This very informative bottle indicates Grains of Paradise but it doesn't have that lemony sawdust I'm used to. I had a mustard seed beer once that came a similar spice to what I'm tasting. More brandy. Mild green apple brettyness.

I loathe brandy beers. Bourbon yes, brandy no. I blame the lethargic brandy barrel for swallowing most of the bretty goodness.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2014 00:44:11 | More by donkeyrunner
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4.01/5  rDev +2.6%
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Thanks to jdiddy for the opportunity to try this. Pours a burnt orange hue with a slight haze to the clarity. Head is bright white and dissipates towards the shoulders into a creamy froth and a soapy slick. Nose reveals apricot and a medicinal quality most likely attributable to the brett. Taste follows nose with the addition of a slight lactic quality. Mouthfeel is light and lively with a mild acidity. Overall, not overly sour but an interesting American Wild nonetheless.

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A brownish amber body that flows around the glass with tiny bubbles. The smell is very inviting. Tropical fruits, apples, vanilla, and some fall spices all present on the nose. This beer was a stunner. The brandy barrel aging turned this almost into a cider. The flavor was effortlessly drinkable. A top notch beer from Night Shift. Some citrus quality in the taste but mostly brandy/cider flavors. Only limited lemony tartness that is fairly subdued. I'd seek this out.

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Paradiso from Night Shift Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.