Renall's Towards Muriwai - Liberty Brewing
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3.7/5 rDev +0.8%
750mL bottle purchased from Beervana. Shared with MrKennedy and mulder1010. Reviewed from notes.
Deep chocolate brown, not RIS dark, with a moderately dense saffron head that persists before eventually leaving a strong lace curtain.
First impressions are palpably dry, contributed by burnt tyres, tar, plasticy phenolics, with just a mild floral edge. Over time, an enticing cherry-ripe character creeps and builds.
Chocolate, dry char, wholemeal toast and variable levels of cherry-ripe.
For 11% it's not overly thick, but nice and velvety. Demure, but just sufficient carbonation.
Half-expecting a train-wreck, but this is well approachable. If anything, the only flaw is that it lacks the cojones and brooding personality of the best RISs. Would potentially improve with age.
08-24-2012 06:08:00 | More by spicelab
3.63/5 rDev -1.1%
Thanks to Cellarbrations Carlisle for this one and also thanks to Spicelab for the notes as on my bottle it only has the front label with the picture mentioned and i didnt get any of those notes and the only thing i knew about this was that it was a RIS anyway it pours a dark kola hue with a cherry background with a khaki two finger head that stays and leaves nice lacing everywhere,the smell is chocolate coated cherries,coconut,boozy alcohol,marshmellows,mocha and a slight herbalness but apart from that pretty much just like a Cherry Ripe,the mouthfeel is medium bodied with light carbonation and has tastes of dark rich chocolate,a hint of burnt wood,molasses,irish coffee,a touch of booze and finshed with a chocolate coated cherry sour sweetness and overall not bad and not your everyday RIS cheers.
11-30-2012 12:46:03 | More by ADZA
Renall's Towards Muriwai from Liberty Brewing
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