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Egregious - The Rare Barrel

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

70 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 70
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 11.27%
Wants: 10
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Rare Barrel visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pmarlowe on 01-03-2014)
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Reviews by scottfrie:
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4.13/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Growler into tulip.

A: Pours a cloudy dirty lemon color with a finger or two of white head that faded into a fuzzy film and collar. Stringy lace was left down the glass.
S: Earthy yeast and dry oak barrel mix with sweet tropical and citrus hops expertly well. The nose is hoppy and vibrant with perfumey hops, earthy light funk, pineapple, and a touch of mint.
T: More tart than nose let on. Lightly acidic with a sharp lactic bite. Lemon and grapefruit juice with a touch of peach. Lemon and dough in the finish, with a buttery oaky funk in the aftertaste.
M: Medium body, tart, greasy mouthfeel. Not super dry, not super tart. Good bite to it though. Mellow carbonation.
O: Delicious. I was expecting a touch more hops but this is balanced and works well. Easy drinking, but could be drier. I dig it. Solid bitterness.

EDIT: Had batch 2 on tap a few times and I'm getting a lot more tropical and floral hops. The sweet and fragrant hops are working better with the sour than my above review. Overall, I enjoyed it much more than the first time I had it, and have bumped up my review as such.

scottfrie, Jul 02, 2014
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Egregious from The Rare Barrel
92 out of 100 based on 70 ratings.