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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States
rogue.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by TheSixthRing on 07-05-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
474
Reviews:
77
Avg:
3.58
pDev:
14.25%
 
 
Wants:
19
Gots:
100
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 474 |  Reviews: 77
Photo of yaksurf
3.04/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Libeertarian
3.72/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From notes taken 03/31/16:

First pour has a cider-like in appearance, orange-gold amber, very clear, but for suspended web of fine haze. Second pour, much more opaque and thick with fine haze. Topped with fine, foamy, creamy-white head. Moderate retention, superb lacing. Aromatically complex, and all that I hoped for. A bit fruity along the lines of apple, pear, light berry suggestion. Grain and cooked green notes that I suspect derive from the yeast, not at all unpleasant. Definitely notice the Belgian influence. A little less fruity to the taste, but still akin to pears or apples. Tart. Fairly grainy, would be harsh but for the balance. A little candy sugar perhaps? Also, cooked greens again, very subdued. Mild, rindy, metallic, and spicy hopping fits well. Some Saison-like character, so spiciness in part could be derived from the microbes. Dry, fairly clean finish. Medium-bodied, dense with fine carbonation, first tingly, then gulpable, consistent, and almost velvety.

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Photo of hermit990
3.82/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JoeMans
3.53/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Seejae
3.43/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of yuenglingfan101
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My first wild ale. Copper in color and a very thick head. taste between a cider and golden ale. Went down smooth and was worth the try for this beer.

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Photo of Kmat10
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Falcon91Wolvrn03
3.53/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance – Pours a light mostly clear amber color with a very nice head and good lacing.

Smell – A cidery funky yeast.

Taste – A slightly bitter pilsner like taste, crossed with a Belgian golden ale. The cideriness is light.

Mouthfeel – Nice carbonation, crisp, dry, and just slightly cidery.

Drinkability – This a decent beer, though I didn’t find it special enough to want more.

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Photo of Jsonta
3.58/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MikeWard
3.68/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.57/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy orange with a foamy off-white head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of grain, earth, fruit, and yeast aromas. Taste is much the same with grain, honey, yeast, and fruit flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that has a yeast profile that makes this one somewhat like a Belgian blonde to me.

Serving type: bottle.

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Photo of Lurkerson
2.86/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of dbakondi
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TrilliumFan
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shirtless_mike
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheRamie
2.98/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Dwinslow15
3.14/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of corywalston
2.32/5  rDev -35.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of yeaprolly
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of craftaholic
3.47/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of khargro2
3.69/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of olafphysics
3.57/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of life_of_agony
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tlloyd417
3.79/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ummswimmin
3.62/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Beard Beer from Rogue Ales
3.58 out of 5 based on 474 ratings.
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