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Golden Canary | Block 15 Brewery & Restaurant

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Block 15 Brewery & Restaurant
Oregon, United States
block15.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.25%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ccrida on 07-21-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#788
Reviews:
22
Ratings:
121
pDev:
7.01%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
163
Gots:
14
Trade:
1
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Photo of FFreak
4.39/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a wine glass. Beer is mostly clear, not a lot of color, but some lemonade color with a pinkish tint. Tall head that dissipates quickly. Aromas are of tart lemon and cherry, with just a hint of funk. Taste is a straight up wonderful blend of sweet and sour, with white grape juice and lemonade on top of sweet tart candies. Sour but not puckering. Mouth feel is just right. Overall, a great semi-sour ale from Block 15.

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Photo of shelby415
4.04/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of devilmakesthree
5/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of DefenCorps
3.98/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

2014 vintage. Thanks, Brian!

Clear amber pour with a thin, white head with good retention and minimal lacing. Nice nose, a blend of lactic and acetic acid, fruity, tart, vanilla, bright, some oak. Mild musty sweetness, damp basement. Mildly doughy. Palate opens fruity and sour, dominated by acetic acid, bright and fruity. Moderate lactic acid, a little yogurt like. Mid palate is sweet with honey and doughy toast. Mildly sweet and moderately acetic on the finish. Funk is minimal on the palate. Quite delicious.

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Photo of SadMachine
4.26/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of South2NW
4.27/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dpool
4.64/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BakaGaijin
4.25/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DrMindbender
4.25/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HeadyTheElder
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mdaschaf
4.35/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mportnoy
4.75/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Malefactor
4.29/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of scotv
4.44/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SeeingMeansMore
4.49/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of wethorseblanket
4.38/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hollywood_15063
4.49/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Chingringo
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JavaNoire
4.35/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kamikazeokami
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.3/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

375 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Deep golden body. Almost no head. No collar.

Smell - Lots of caramel. Mild acidity. Some oak. Not a very exciting smell.

Taste - Much more acidic. Bright white-wine-like sourness. Sweet caramel. Oak.

Mouthfeel - Medium low carbonation. Moderate sourness.

Overall - It's good, but not very exciting.

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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of CheapBeerBuzz
4.65/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of Hopheadhiker
4.48/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of eawolff99
4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

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Golden Canary from Block 15 Brewery & Restaurant
Beer rating: 4.42 out of 5 with 121 ratings
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