The Swindler | Societe Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Societe Brewing Co.
California, United States
societebrewing.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Blonde Feral Ale blended from 1-to 4-year-old beer aged in wine barrels with various cultures.

Added by Schmaltzy on 11-08-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,544
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
26
pDev:
8.43%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Moderately fruity and vinous, light funk, with a lightly sweet malt aroma and light sourness.

A: Golden color, clear, with a moderate white dense head that has adequate retention.

T: Soft malty sweetness with light esters, quickly gives way to vinous notes and a light sourness on the finish.

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation and a soft mouth-feel.

O: Interesting wild character that is well complemented by the vinous and clean sourness.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.41/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.34/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

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

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4.22/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.4/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Labeled Batch 1, bottled 3/31/16. Clear golden pour with head reducing to fine lacing. Beautiful aromas of white grape, lemon zest, honeysuckle and vinegar. Flavors are a little less developed but still very nice. Light malt backbone highlighted by sweet grape, stone fruits, lemon zest, grass, earth and vinegar. The finish ends with bready malt and drying oak tannins. The sweetness is well balanced by the moderate acidity. Full prickly carbonation. A great beer from Societe. Flavorful, easy drinking and well balanced.

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.55/5  rDev -16.9%
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.2/5  rDev -1.6%
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4/5  rDev -6.3%
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3.25/5  rDev -23.9%
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4.35/5  rDev +1.9%
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4.28/5  rDev +0.2%
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The Swindler from Societe Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.27 out of 5 with 26 ratings
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