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Amorous - Wicked Weed Brewing

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

173 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 173
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 7.77%
Wants: 32
Gots: 37 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Wicked Weed Brewing visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: wedge on 04-02-2014)
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

DrMindbender, Monday at 02:10 PM
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3.68/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to Jay and Amy for sharing this! 500ml bottle into a tulip.

Appearance: Pours a cloudy copper color. The head is two fingers high, and barely off-white in shade. Retention is quite good, though the frothy texture isn’t the most attractive. A good amount of lacing is left on the glass. (3.75)

Smell: There’s a definite funky, brett-laden edge to this brew, and it only intensifies as it opens up. Before then, it smells like an aged, grapefruit-forward IPA (maybe that’s because it is an aged, grapefruit-forward IPA). The hoppiness also seems piny and floral at times. An interesting hybrid, and it kind of works. (3.5)

Taste: The brett qualities are incorporated quite well. It opens up with a one-two punch of mild tartness and earthy funk. After the halfway point, the hops appear somewhat vividly – in particular, I pick up notes of berry, pine, lemon, and apricot. Rather than being ridiculously complex, it focuses on integrating and refining two seemingly apocryphal qualities. And the end result works. The hops could taste a little fresher, but that’s just nitpicking. (3.75)

Mouthfeel: Not bone dry (as I like from a brett-laden beer), but the feel is hardly obstructive or sugary sweet. The tannic bite is incredibly mild. It drinks more like an IPA than a stout, really. Carbonation is slightly low, also. (3.5)

Overall: Victory’s Wild Devil proved that IPAs and wild ales CAN work together – this is a bit more sour and a bit less IPA, but it works just as successfully. Even more, in fact. I’d gladly buy this one again…provided I find it on the shelf anytime in the next 60 years. (3.75)

3.68/5: Who knew two clashing styles could work so well together?

ThisWangsChung, Sunday at 12:02 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Mangoooo, pineapple, horse blanket-ish.. Needs to be drunk out of the fermenter, or aged for a few years.

KVNBGRY, Oct 14, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -7.8%

Copper with good clarity and very little head. Aroma is a mix of floral hops and sour fruit. Flavor has a light sourness with some nice hoppy and fruity notes. Crisp. But it's a little flat and dull. A decent beer, especially for NC, but not that compelling.

GJ40, Oct 05, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev -6.6%

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Amorous from Wicked Weed Brewing
92 out of 100 based on 173 ratings.