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Amorous - Wicked Weed Brewing

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

231 Ratings
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Ratings: 231
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 7.79%
Wants: 39
Gots: 46 | FT: 10
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 +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GarthDanielson
4.24/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle into a snifter, the beer is a slightly hazy, amber-tinted copper coloring with a frothy, low profile, sparse, off-white head. Aromas of herbal spices and vegetation forward, with oregano, basil, and thistle, and some tart berry and grape fruit notes, subtle citrus notes, pine and resinous hops notes, and a toasted grain backbone. Flavors are very tart sour forward, with a spiced and herbal undertone immediately. Grape must, lemon, sour cherry, and grapefruit notes throughout, with an acidic and astringent overtone, followed by dry grass, oregano, pepper, and thistle, all on a toasted grain backbone. Very dry and crisp bodied, with a minimalistic floral and spiced aftertaste. Subtle citrus linger in there, too. The finish is effervesced from the carbonation, with an overall dry feel, and a tart and bitter linger. This is a great beer. It really works your taste buds out.

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.19/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

500 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Pours without much of a head atop a hazy deep orange body.

Smell - Kinda oaky. Definitely getting a fruity acidity. Citrus hops. Has some sweet maltiness, too.

Taste - Tartness is stronger. Lots of grapefruit hops. Makes the tartness taste grapefruity, too. Woody in the very back end.

Mouthfeel - Medium body and medium carbonation. Moderate to low sourness.

Overall - I have little to say about this. It is what it is.

Photo of Agentveba
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of Goblinmunkey7
3.71/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours a deep brunt orange gold. Head is creamy off-white. Decent head retention. Small creamy cap and collar for the duration. Decent lacing. Moderate carbonation on the pour. Relatively clear with a very slight chill haze that drops out as it warms.

Smell: Wine and Mosaic hops. Bright juicy tropical fruits. Mango and peach jump to the front. Some deep earthy notes coupled with a soft floral edge. Wet oak. Damp and slightly musty. Woody. Slightly caramelized malts. A touch bready. Wet. Some citrus. Mildly acetic with some lactic elements. A touch of plastic on the back. Vague vinous notes. Some barnyardy brett with some old hay.

Taste: Wine barrel pushes harder than the nose. Slight punch of dark berry (blackberry and blueberry), with some dark cherry skin. Peach and mango round out the fruity element. Hints of lime zest with some vinous character. Oak adds a nice damp woody element. Slightly musty. Brett adds the barnyard kind of funk. Malts run with some general lightly bready sweetness and a touch of caramelized sugars. A push of lactic acid through the back. Hops are a nice compliment adding a touch of bitterness and some mild herbal notes.

Mouthfeel: Medium leaning to light body with minimal carbonation. Slick sip and smooth.

Overall: I'm not in love but there's some serious like going on.

Hitting an American Wild with a ton of hops is a gamble. This worked. Mosaic shines and isn't overused (which is generally not the case) and adds some much desired fruitiness to an otherwise ok wild.

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4.14/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

500 mL bottle obtained on trade (thanks, GMRFx), unknown brewing/bottling date, poured into my Smoke & Barrel snifter glass, poured into 30 minutes

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Amorous from Wicked Weed Brewing
92 out of 100 based on 231 ratings.