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Brewed by:
Ale Industries
California, United States

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by OBeerMeGreatOne on 06-08-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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4.05/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Great sour beer not to intense would drink again

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

Photo of Alieniloquium
2.99/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

12 oz. bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Pours close to pink. Deep red, maybe. Clear. No head, no life.

Smell - Sour raspberry. Straightforward. Slight malt aroma.

Taste - Really sour. Less prominently raspberry flavored, though. Sourness covers up anything else. Grain in the back and a vinegary kick at the very end.

Mouthfeel - Really sour. Medium low carbonation.

Overall - Eh, I don't love how sour it is, especially at the very end. Not a complex sour.

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3.91/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of nataku00
3.7/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottle poured into a tulip glass. Beer pours a dark hazy red color with a finger of loose pink foam head. Head dissipates quickly with no lacing. Plenty of fine carbonation floating up from the bottom of the glass.

Nose is plenty of fresh sweet raspberries, a little malt sweetness. Not much other than a red berry tartness, not much wild character in the aroma.

Taste leads with a nice hit of raspberries, sweet and tart, a little bit of oak, sweet biscuit malt. Finish is light tart raspberry, but a strong buttery flavor (I guess it would be diacetyl) that takes away from the taste.

Light body with a lively refreshing carbonation. The heavy buttery flavor takes away the emphasis from the raspberries though.

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Photo of SHODriver
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: pours pink with a small off white colored head that fades fairly quickly to a collar around the glass in a Duvel Tulip
S: smells of raspberries, lactic acid sourness and a bit of funk
T: tastes of tart raspberries, some lactic acid, and a nice slightly bready and wheaty maltyness with a bit more lactic sourness and funk. swallow is more rasberry and that same maltyness
M: lighter side of medium with nice and slightly vigorous carbonation. refreshing finish with a bit of pucker and slightly drying at times
O: definitely not the sourest or the most flavorful but what it does it does well. I liked it enough on tap that I bought a bottle of it.

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.46/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Cool pink appearance. Light pink, impressive. Aroma was mildly sour, raspberries in the background.

Taste didn't drop a ton of brett in the mouthfeel, chardonnay barrel wasn't too noticeable. Sour aspect far from complex, develops a weird scent down the pour. Good not great stuff. Could use some ratcheting with the recipe or bugs.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of redfish2942
3.78/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brentk56
3.55/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours a slightly hazy burnt sienna color, with a soapy film that fades quickly; a few dots of lacing hang around

Smell: Cheese, sweaty socks and raspberry; heavy on the funk and light on the fruit

Taste: Fruit and funk forward, with raspberry and an underlying shortbread sweetness; the acidity blossoms, after the swallow, and burns the esophagus on the way down but that underlying sweetness is still there through the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with almost no carbonation

Overall: Can't say this is the most deftly handled sour I have ever tasted

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.08/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Pours a murky orange-red with a foamy beige head that fades to nothing. No lacing on the drink down. Tiny particles of sediment are seen suspended in the beer after the pour. Smell is sour with unripe raspberry, earth, wood, acidic, and nail polish remover aromas. Taste is much the same with nail polish remover, unripe raspberry, acidic, funk, and wood flavors on the finish. There is a medium amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and dry mouthfeel. Overall, this is an average beer with definite raspberry aspects, but the nail polish remover qualities and high sourness on this one make it hard to drink much of.

Serving type: bottle.

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3.68 out of 5 based on 45 ratings.
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