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All Systems Go - The Rare Barrel

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Reviews: 1
Hads: 43
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: n/a
Wants: 7
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Rare Barrel visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: pmarlowe on 01-10-2014

Dark sour beer aged in oak with Sightglass coffee beans.
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Reviews by scottfrie:
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4.07/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

5oz pour at the brewery. Batch 2. Served in a snifter.

A: Pours a clear, light, woody brown, like coffee with water added. Very thin light brown soft head faded to a short lived collar. Brief spotty lace was present.
S: Fresh coffee grounds dominate. Smells of whole fresh beans, slightly oily, slightly fruity. There's a faint tart twang in there as well.
T: Coffee from the nose hits first and is a smooth, lightly acidic, roast. An acidic kick hits next with a puckering tartness, mild berry tartness, and earthy oak barrel. Coffee lingers all the way through and sticks around in the finish. I get just a hint of vanilla in the finish, and caramel and lemon mixed with the coffee in the aftertaste.
M: Medium body, not super dry, a but greasy on the mouthfeel with a tart bite. Low carbonation.
O: Coffee works well with the dark sour, and everything is light enough to not be overbearing. Not a coffee bomb, and not overly tart. (935 characters)

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All Systems Go from The Rare Barrel
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