Dismiss Notice
Curious about recent updates to the site and app? Check the Announcements forum for updates.
Dismiss Notice
Love Belgian Beer?

Join us Sep 17 in Portland, Maine for Return of the Belgian Beer Fest, featuring hundreds of authentic Belgian beers and Belgian-inspired offerings.

Tickets + more: beeradvocate.com/belgian

Obscura Vulpine | Telegraph Brewing Company

YOUR RATING = None |
BA SCORE
-
no score
Awaiting 10 Reviews
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Halcyondays on 09-07-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
20
Avg:
3.53
pDev:
32.86%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
0
For Trade:
0
User Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 20
Reviews by henskejk:
Photo of henskejk
4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

More User Reviews:
Photo of GRG1313
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of largadeer
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of Eighty
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of khall
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of Kurmaraja
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of womencantsail
2.76/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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.

 571 characters

Photo of mantissa
4/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of Jessenimmo
4/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of Pinche_Oso
4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
4.25/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Barbara's At The Brewery in Los Angeles, CA.

Pours a slightly murky reddish-brown with a foamy bone colored head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small streaks and patches of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is sour, tart, and funky with some malt and vinegar aromas. Taste is much the same with a really acidic finish. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good beer that is really tasty and drinkable.

 505 characters

Photo of CelticAleMan
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of Gobzilla
4.25/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dominic4beer
2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

Photo of zestar
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of Honeybourne
3.66/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JAHMUR
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of t0rin0
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of Halcyondays
3.42/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

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.

 538 characters

Obscura Vulpine from Telegraph Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • Return of the Belgian Beer Fest

    BeerAdvocate Brings its All-Belgian Fest to Portland, Maine on September 17, 2016. Tickets are on sale now.

    Learn More
  • Get the Mag

    Become a BeerAdvocate magazine print subscriber today.

    Subscribe