Obscura Arborea | Telegraph Brewing Company

BA SCORE
79
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26 Reviews
THE BROS
76
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Telegraph Brewing Company
California, United States
telegraphbrewing.com

Style: Flanders Oud Bruin

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by beagle75 on 04-10-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
39
Avg:
3.39
pDev:
18.88%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
7
For Trade:
0
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1.37/5  rDev -59.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

Well-chilled bottle (it had been sitting in the fridge for days) into a glass. Thanks, Adam.

A: This pours literally all beige foam. It instantly converts to pure foam upon exiting the bottle. Retention is outstanding. I have to wait something like 10 minutes for it to calm down enough for me to take a sip.

S: I can't pick up much else beyond lemon, mild cherries, a touch of oak.

T: This is lightly sour, of a lactic variety, with good, undeveloped residual sweetness. There is very little depth here. On a scale of 1 to flavor, I'd give it a 3.

M: Very spritzy, overcarbed. Semi dry in the finish, or at least the carbonation gives that impression.

O: At the time of my review, this beer has a B average; it's a pretty clear demonstration of how overrating and consolation-prize grading plagues BA. Tell it like it is: this beer is awful.

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Obscura Arborea from Telegraph Brewing Company
3.39 out of 5 based on 39 ratings.
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