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Wild Ass Amber Ale - O'Fallon Brewery

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Wild Ass Amber Ale
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 13.57%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
O'Fallon Brewery visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Tone on 06-16-2010)
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Megahertz

Missouri

2.73/5  rDev -24.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

A- Pours dark amber to light brown. Large pillowy head that recedes, leaving a thin frothiness. Very cloudy.

S- Slight floral, perfumy with a very transient graininess. Maybe even a little boozy as it warms.

T- Initial carbonation bite leads into a slightly soapy, cardboard mid. Mild matliness with raisin, plum. Finish is mildly unpleasant, again soapy, with a pronounced oak note. Bitterness is gentle and balanced.

M- Initially high carobnation leads into a nice, medium-heavy body. Slightly slick on the palate.

OI- An interesting combination of American Amber with English hops and finishing oak character. Seems to be an old sample (oxidation). Fun to see such an interesting local brew, but by no means exceptional otherwise. Shows potential... perhaps a fresher sample is called for?

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2012 04:48:01 | More by Megahertz
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chapa

Missouri

4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark gold color, hazy appearance, small head that dissipated quickly. Aroma is sweet with dark fruit, fig and oak dominating. Mouthfeel is slightly carbonated and sweet, and the flavor matches the aroma. Nice and balanced, not much hop bitterness or flavor I can detect, but the overall flavor is very well balanced. Nice caramel fig sweetness balanced by the oak. Definitely enjoyable. Had a sample at Timber Creek in O'fallon to try out, and had to order a full pint!

Serving type: bottle

11-13-2011 00:50:05 | More by chapa
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zeff80

Missouri

3.43/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Poured out a hazy, amber color with ruby highlights. It had a small, tan head of foam. It left minimal lacing.

S - It smelled of sweet bready malts. Maybe there is some vanilla?

T - It tasted of bready malt with very mild vanilla and oak flavors. There is almost no hop bitterness to speak of.

M - It was crisp, sharp and fairly smooth. A medium bodied ale with a dry finish.

O - This is an okay beer. A little odd to have an oak aged amber ale that is not very strong.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2011 02:24:01 | More by zeff80
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AlCaponeJunior

Texas

3.35/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Red and slightly cloudy with a good head and decent lacing.

Caramel malts and floral hops dominate the aroma.

Definitely buttery tasting big time, with earthy tones, caramel malts, a bit of hops, slightly spiced, and sweet.

Feels slick and buttery to the point where it might have flavoring syrup in it.

Average drink. It's ok, not outstanding tho.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2011 21:48:18 | More by AlCaponeJunior
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BradLikesBrew

Missouri

4.15/5  rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to Ryan for the bottle.

"The fish guy's recipe brewed and bottled by O'Fallon Brewery"

Pours a cloudy reddish amber with an off white head.

Aromas scream English Bitter or Pale Ale. Caramel malt, butterscoth, and some fruity hop character.

Flavors follow the same path. Butterscotch, sticky toffee pudding, fruiy hops, little bitterness, maybe a touch of dry oak on the finish, but that might be in my head.

Medium to full bodied.

The label looks cheap and set my expectations low. I was wrong to doubt the Wild Ass. This is an excellent English-style session ale. Wonderful malt character, nice hop flavors, but low bitterness. Very high drinkability. Reccomended.

Serving type: bottle

12-14-2010 05:46:09 | More by BradLikesBrew
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Tone

Missouri

3.98/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, amber color. 1/2 inch head of an off-white color. Good retention and decent lacing. Smells of floral hops, earthy malt, slight butter, spice, and sweet malt. Fits the style of an American Amber / Red Ale. Mouth feel is smooth and crisp with an average carbonation level. Tastes of sweet malt, slight earthy malt, floral hops, slight citrus, wood, alcohol, hint of spice, and slight butter. Overall, very refreshing, good blend, and nice body.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2010 02:02:32 | More by Tone
Wild Ass Amber Ale from O'Fallon Brewery
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