Dismiss Notice
We're celebrating 10 years of BeerAdvocate magazine with $10 print subscriptions for US residents.

Subscribe now!

RealTail Collaboration 2011 (with Real Ale) | Freetail Brewing Company

Log in or Sign up to start rating.
BA SCORE
-
no score
Awaiting 10 Reviews
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Freetail Brewing Company
Texas, United States
freetailbrewing.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by elNopalero on 08-31-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
4
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
9.64%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
0
For Trade:
0
User Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 4
Photo of jamescain
3.55/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a tasting glass at RealTail II

Appearance: Cloudy golden-orange with a thin white head that fades into a ring around the side of the glass.

Aroma: Citrus and orange notes with some subtle spices probably a product of the yeast strain.

Taste: Earthy and yeasty, good, but lacking the complexity you would hope from their description.

Mouthfeel: Light body with medium carbonation, very easy to drink and refreshing.

Overall: I really couldn't pick out the contribution from the spices or the nopalitos. It basically seemed like a variation of their double wit.

 578 characters

Photo of elNopalero
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Billed as a “Double wit brewed with nopalitos, spices, agave nectar and a special yeast blend” (from the Freetail facebook page).

From my notes: Beer comes across as a wit brewed with lemon peel, coriander, salt and other spices? [At the time I had no idea what was in it!] Pours cloudy, yeasty, and a nice golden color. Full aroma—active, yeasty esters dominate. Definitely reminds me of a Belgian wit. Interesting aftertaste. Full mouthfeel, nice finish—the salt definitely comes through. Eminently drinkable for the season.

 537 characters

RealTail Collaboration 2011 (with Real Ale) from Freetail Brewing Company
3.84 out of 5 based on 4 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.
  • Extreme Beer Fest® Cometh

    February 3-4, 2017. Boston, Mass. Limited tickets available. Prepare for epicness.

    Learn More
  • 10 Years of BeerAdvocate Magazine

    We're celebrating 10 years of BA mag with $10 print subscriptions for US residents!

    Subscribe