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Tecato - Newport Beach Brewing Company

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Reviews: 1
Hads: 1
Avg: 3.54
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Newport Beach Brewing Company
California, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale | 6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: DoubleJ on 03-13-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Reviews: 1 | Hads: 1
Reviews by DoubleJ:
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3.54/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

So, what's with the Tecate reference? Only the brewer will know, I suppose. But what I do know is this is a sour wheat ale, which is enough to come as a palate shocker to anyone who only drinks Tecate. Tecato arrived in a short schooner glass instead of the commonly used shaker pint. On to the beer:

There's little head formed on top this paler orange beer. Hues of yellow attempt to break the dominance of the main color. The beer smells like soured apricot with a licorice note. Pleasant, though not groundbreaking. That's fine. The taste follows a similar route. There's a bite of apricot which has turned sour. The sourness has a sharpness and provides some puckering action. It's modestly carbonated with an extra snap of carbonation.

Middle of the pack sour ale out of Newport Beach. That's not a bad thing to have, as it provides something much different from the crowd.

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Tecato from Newport Beach Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 1 ratings.