Calico - Rum Barrel Aged | Ballast Point Brewing Company

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4.13/5
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8 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company
California, United States
ballastpoint.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by UCLABrewN84 on 06-24-2015

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Reviews:
2
Ratings:
8
pDev:
4.12%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 8 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of rodbeermunch
4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Enjoyed this on tap at Mellow Fellow before the beginning of the final Aces homestand 2016. Looked a pretty color, lesser carbonation seemed apparent right at the beginning of this, ruby and amber colors. Aroma was nice, contributory sweetness from the rum came right out.

Taste was a sweet, mildly sweet, smooth experience. Just the slightest amount of wood and red malt perceptible, brown sugar, caramel and toffee least of all. Hops and bitterness way out of the way. This was super enjoyable, never hot.

A very fine beer.

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Photo of atone315
4.21/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ackeeper
4.24/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of robear
4.31/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sweffin
3.92/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of sillyhed8
3.83/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of crob3888
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of UCLABrewN84
4.32/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at The Federal Bar in North Hollywood, CA.

Pours a murky orange-brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Tiny dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of toasted malt, caramel, toffee, brown sugar, rum, and wood aromas. Taste is much the same with toast, caramel, toffee, brown sugar, rum, and wood flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of wood bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good beer that is tasty and super easy to drink.

Serving type: on tap.

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Calico - Rum Barrel Aged from Ballast Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.13 out of 5 with 8 ratings
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