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Woodicus | Freetail Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Freetail Brewing Company
Texas, United States | website

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Witicus Double Rye Ale aged in a retired wine barrel from Llano Estacado and the natural flora from their West Texas vineyards

Added by Mora2000 on 05-22-2011

BEER STATS
Reviews:
22
Ratings:
98
Avg:
4.2
pDev:
15.71%
 
 
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Reviews: 22 | Ratings: 98
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4.2/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is Witicus Double Rye soured and aged in wine barrels.


On tap at the brewpub during the bottle release. There were 100 bottles of this beer released. One of five sours on tap at Freetail during the bottle release.

The beer pours a yellow color with a white head. The aroma is heavy on the wheat with some tart lemons mixed in. The beer smells fairly sour. The flavor is more complex. I get some brett notes as well as some sour lemons, wheat, cherry and vanilla notes. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. A very nice sour from a great brewpub.

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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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4.15/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.28/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.99/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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4.32/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

22 oz bomber pours a lightly hazed gold color with a small cap of bubbly white head. Decent lacing.

Nose is right up there with some of the best American sours...tart bacteria and soft malted grains with white wine written all over it. Coriander and citrus come out as it warms a bit.

Muy interesante...like an orange dreamsicle dipped in champagne! Soft and citric with a sharp, almost cheddary bite. Not getting much (if any) brett, which might have sent this beast through the roof. Peach yogurt in its creaminess and tart fruit...very light-colored fruit flavors. Rye is mostly absent, though it might add to the depth of various malted grains. White wine and sourness are, by themselves, pretty mild but they combine for a great intense and unique flavor profile. This might be my favorite Freetail sour that I have had so far...tasty stuff!

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4.52/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.16/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle courtesy of Huhzubendah. Served in a snifter.

Pours a clear golden-peach color with a decent white head. Touch of lacing as it falls plus a bit of a collar. The nose brings some spicy rye with some light stone-fruit character. There is a bit of lactic sourness there. Flavor has more stone fruit plus some spicy rye. Light touch of oak plus a bit of sourness. Body is rather heavy and chewy for a sour, but it works quite well. Bit of spice. Quite tasty. Glad to try this.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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Woodicus from Freetail Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 22 ratings.
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