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Serenity - Wicked Weed Brewing

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BA SCORE
89
very good

64 Reviews
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Reviews: 64
Hads: 598
Avg: 4
pDev: 28.25%
Wants: 113
Gots: 156 | FT: 22
Brewed by:
Wicked Weed Brewing
North Carolina, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale | 5.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: codysjb on 08-18-2013

Serenity is our aptly named 100% brettanomyces fermented beer. Light in color with a subtle golden haze, the nose bursts of white grape, mango, pineapple and old leather. The flavors are similar to those found in New Zealand white wines and notes of guava and grape skin stand out leading to a well-rounded finish. Serenity won the Great American Beer Festival Gold Medal for American-Style Brett Beer in 2013.
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Reviews: 64 | Hads: 598
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.93/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Thanks to mrbubbler for sharing this one at the Revenge Of Instant Replay bottleshare held at Instant Replay in Canoga Park, CA.

Pours a hazy yellow with a foamy bone head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is sour with malt, grain, lemon, acidic, and Brett aromas. Taste is much the same with slightly sour malt, grain, Brett, and earth flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is tasty but seems to have a more sour aspect in the aroma to me.

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2.95/5  rDev -26.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Received as a thank you beer and poured from the bottle. Grading to style this is highly disappointing. Little to no funk on the nose and the taste is weak. Like when you leave a mountain dew out all night and drink it in the morning. I've never really been a fan of WW sours and this is the most disappointing of the bunch.

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4/5  rDev 0%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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3/5  rDev -25%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Nice and tropical, but there is absolutely nothing great about the beer, but absolutely nothing bad about it eighter

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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

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4/5  rDev 0%
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.

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Serenity from Wicked Weed Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 64 ratings.