Whippersnapper | Berryessa Brewing Co

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Brewed by:
Berryessa Brewing Co
California, United States

Style: English Dark Mild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.90%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by popery on 01-24-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
16
Avg:
3.68
pDev:
11.96%
 
 
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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 16
Photo of SABERG
3.6/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed on draft at Farmhouse Grille in Burlington VT.
A - Coffee colored, with a thin off white cap.
S - interesting nose, a bit roasty, hint of coffee and caramel malt.
T - not unlike the nose, malt display is very nice, the touch of hops is wonderful.
M - this was served on ntro, adding to the texture, very nice .
O - a very good mild, I was suprised at the depht of the offering, and under 4% is delightful.
Cheers

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Photo of Fatehunter
3.49/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a thin head on a clear red colored body.
The aroma is a big malty smell. Nice and to the point.
The taste is malty with mild lemon bitterness. Simple but good balance.
The texture is smooth with low carbonation.
It's a nice ale and easy to drink.

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Photo of flexabull
3.93/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Preserve in Winters.

Pours a deep brown color with a very thin white head.

Aromas are mellow, but pleasant. Notes of cola, brown sugar, roasted nuts and caramel.

Taste is very full flavored for a low ABV beer. Roasted nuts, creamy, with some caramel and brown sugar sweetness. Finish is lightly spicy, with some breadiness, and a crisp grainy finish.

Mouthfeel is nice and full, carbonation is good, low, and has a smooth feel.

Overall, a very nice sessionable mild. Impressive flavor from such a mellow style of beer. Well worth trying.

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Photo of popery
3.59/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Toronado. Pours a cloudy reddish brown. Little off white head. Kinda foamy but I got a very full pour. Aroma is sorta weak. Mostly just a light caramel malt tone. Needs more spice and general oomph. Taste is mildly sweet. It actually tastes a lot like an okay mild and probably would be better on cask (at the time, I had it confused with Upright Whippersnapper, which is a rye beer). Nice fresh grain note with some toasty highlights. Feel is relatively gentle. Low carbonation. Nice enough finish. This is a pretty nice beer, but I don't get much rye character (again, confusion) and I'd love to find it on hand pump.

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Whippersnapper from Berryessa Brewing Co
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