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Serenity - Wicked Weed Brewing

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219 Ratings
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Ratings: 219
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 8.96%
Wants: 64
Gots: 77 | FT: 14
Brewed by:
Wicked Weed Brewing visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: n2185 on 10-22-2013)
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Thorpe429

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

04-03-2014 19:51:42 | More by Thorpe429
More User Reviews:
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Mantooth

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I picked up a case of this brew in Hickory, NC, the first round of bottles that came out of the brewery. It pours a golden straw color with minimal head. Lots of lemon zest in the nose and the taste follows suit. The funk is very mild, so I see why some folks aren't fully behind this brew; however, IMO, this is probably the best introduction to sours I've ever had. I've turned a couple people on to this brew... who have already embraced the style and tried much more tart offerings they wouldn't have touched otherwise. I could drink this all day... and maybe I will.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2014 21:07:36 | More by Mantooth
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Enochase04

Ohio

3/5  rDev -27.4%

07-27-2014 01:10:16 | More by Enochase04
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-26-2014 23:59:52 | More by nmann08
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Dreadnaught33

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-26-2014 23:56:02 | More by Dreadnaught33
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GJ40

North Carolina

3.66/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sampled from a 375ml bottle purchased at The Beer Dispensary in Apex, NC.

A - Yellowish gold and very hazy with almost no head.

S - Funky with some lemony tart notes. Very enticing.

T - Funky with some tartness. Starts better than it finishes. The flavors seem to fade way too fast.

M - Feels too thin. Almost watery. A low to moderate carbonation.

O - Some promise but not what I hoped for.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2014 12:09:54 | More by GJ40
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FrankHammer

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

07-24-2014 18:29:23 | More by FrankHammer
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mychalg9

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-22-2014 19:26:57 | More by mychalg9
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cervezamigo


4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-21-2014 19:02:51 | More by cervezamigo
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Gotti311

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-21-2014 12:46:36 | More by Gotti311
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Devman171

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-21-2014 12:05:34 | More by Devman171
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the_real_rere

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +21.1%

07-21-2014 05:31:02 | More by the_real_rere
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Chingringo

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-21-2014 02:05:41 | More by Chingringo
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-20-2014 22:03:28 | More by XmnwildX12
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craft_shannie

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-20-2014 16:21:55 | More by craft_shannie
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threedaggers

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-20-2014 03:00:54 | More by threedaggers
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zeledonia

Minnesota

4.39/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to n2185 for the bottle. Tasted 27 June 2014.

Pours a lightly hazed pale straw yellow, with just a touch of gold. Two fingers of fizzy white head, okay retention, not much lacing. A thick column of bubbles rushing up from the nucleation point at the bottom of my glass.

Smell is delightful. Lightly funky, hugely floral underneath that, with a gentle overlayer of white wine. Delightfully complex, deep and airy at the same time.

Whoa. Taste is interesting. All sorts of stuff going on, much of it unexpected. Apple juice, sweet white wine, some barny funk in the back. As it warms, it gets more funky and tart and tangy, less sweet, but retains that amazing complexity.

Feel is a ride. Starts out sort of heavy and flattish, then buzzes up like a bee warming up, before relaxing slowly as the fizz fades. Quite unusual, but it works.

This is an oddly unique beer. Lots of flavors combining in unusual ways, and a mouthfeel that adds character and brightness.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2014 22:54:35 | More by zeledonia
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Gerasimos

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-19-2014 22:43:04 | More by Gerasimos
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WesMantooth

Ohio

2.98/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours straw colored with a very fizzy white head. Not much aroma other than some sour yeast. Taste is very carbonated, crisp, funky sour, a little lemon, and finishes pretty slick. It is like a sour, light bodied champagne to me. I will throw out a disclaimer that I don't get into this style much. I do like some farmhouse ales, but this one isn't for me. I think it is pretty smooth and drinkable - for those who do, give it a try.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2014 23:58:29 | More by WesMantooth
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kristougher

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-17-2014 19:00:34 | More by kristougher
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Sarge3130

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-16-2014 00:32:10 | More by Sarge3130
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

3.88/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Bottle opened on 5.3.14

A - Pours a cloudy, very pale orange with a fizzy white head that fades slowly to the edges.

S - White wine, orange, lemon, oaky and Brett.

T - Brett, subtle white wine and oak, a touch buttery.

D - Light body with a good body.

O - Light and subtle, a touch of butter. Solid.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2014 06:17:25 | More by HuskyinPDX
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cultclassic89

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-14-2014 16:38:04 | More by cultclassic89
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jbriggs7

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

07-14-2014 16:19:08 | More by jbriggs7
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mklisz

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

07-14-2014 12:26:53 | More by mklisz
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Serenity from Wicked Weed Brewing
92 out of 100 based on 219 ratings.