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Obscura Vulpine | Telegraph Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Telegraph Brewing Company
California, United States | website

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Halcyondays on 09-07-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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On-tap at Beachwood Brewing

A: The beer pours a light amber color with a finger of white head.

S: There is a light vinegar note up front which is quickly followed by butter and pancake syrup. There's a little bit of a funky grass note and a touch of popcorn.

T: Quite a bit of popcorn flavor to it, and just as much grass and straw. A bit of lemon peel and vinegar give it the tartness. Still, that misplaced syrup, butter, and pancake flavor.

M: Light in body with medium carbonation.

O: So far, these Telegraph sours have been lackluster and this was no exception.

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On-tap at Beachwood I, no one can find any information on this so I'll review it the best I can,

A: Pours a clear amber with a light white head which leaves good lace.

S: Vanilla and cherries, quite oaky and wine like at times.

T: Oak heavy flavour. Vannilin with some orange candy and a hint of cherry and cranberry.

M: Light-bodied, definitely on the thin side. Good acidity, but it doesn't save the watery feel of this beer.

O: An OK sour, there are parts I liked, but compared to Telegraph's other sour beers I found it lacking.

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Obscura Vulpine from Telegraph Brewing Company
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