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Unblended (Barrel #40) - Side Project Brewing

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Unblended (Barrel #40)Unblended (Barrel #40)

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37 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 37
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 5.91%
Wants: 37
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Side Project Brewing visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Unblended will be the label for single barrel releases of barrels that are just too nice to blend with anything else.

Barrel #40 was a 100% spontaneously fermented blonde ale that saw time in our coolship. This barrel was beautiful after 13 months of aging and I decided to bottle it as is. Our first coolship beer to be released.

(Beer added by: yourefragile on 06-27-2014)
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Unblended (Barrel #40) from Side Project Brewing
97 out of 100 based on 37 ratings.