79 Anniversary Ale - Red Wine Barrel Aged | Bootlegger's Brewery

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Brewed by:
Bootlegger's Brewery
California, United States
bootleggersbrewery.com

Style: Belgian Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.90%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by UCLABrewN84 on 04-30-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings:
4
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
5.82%
 
 
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3.99/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Bootlegger's 5th Anniversary Celebration held at The Muckenthaler Cultural Center in Fullerton, CA.

Billed as 79 Anniversary Ale (Belgian red) aged and soured in red wine barrels.

Pours a murky orange-brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, brown sugar, dark fruit, and red wine aromas. Taste is much the same with oak and red wine flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of woody bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is tasty and easy to drink.

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79 Anniversary Ale - Red Wine Barrel Aged from Bootlegger's Brewery
3.95 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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