Pioneer Po-Cha-Na-Quar-Hip Braggot | The Lone Pint Brewery

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Brewed by:
The Lone Pint Brewery
Texas, United States

Style: Braggot

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Fall

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Reviews: 7 | Ratings: 51
Photo of Premo88
3.91/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

25.4 oz. bomber poured into nonic

L: light yellow, 100% crystal clear, pushes up about 1-inch head of white foam that sticks a little; loads of bubbles rise in the glass producing a full skin and thick collar; very light color, almost with a greenish hue; stunning; no major lacing but still beautiful

S: bread malt, honey, American hoppy orange and floral ... very sweet ... as it pours, it creates a dessert-wine cloud that is both sweet and strong, a wine-alcohol note; apricot

T: honey-coated citrusy hops ... candied orange; bread malt; flowers ... like a flowery air freshener condensed into flavor, not bitter; a big swallow has a slight medicinal/rubbing alcohol note, but in sips, the 10% ABV is well hidden; apple, sweet apple cider; apricot; slight earthiness builds up over time, and it begins tasting more and more like a medium-dry white wine, tart but sweet grapes

F: midweight with a midrange level of carbonation that allows for a constant ale softness

O: another great brew from Lone Pint; the hops give it a great balance of flavors and stamp it as "beer", not just honey-wine mead, and keep it from becoming too sweet

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Photo of Myotus
4.23/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured at 46°F from a 750ml bottle into a snifter. Consumed on 17Feb16.
LOOK: Pours with a half fingers worth of white foam that shrivels down into a line within 35 seconds. Dark gold in color with an extreme amount of cloudiness. Rising bubbles are medium in size and subtle in quantity. Lacing is thin and subtle.
SMELL: Very strong aromas of peaches, nectarines, and apricots entangle with mild aromas of bittersweet honey and subtle bread, grapefruit, orange, tangerine, fig, and plum aromas.
TASTE: Strong flavors of apricot, peach, and nectarine first strike the palate and are immediately followed by mild bitter hop flavors. Mild bittersweet honey and subtle bread flavors further unravel the taste profile. Subtle orange, grapefruit, and tangerine flavors, along with hints of figs and plums enter lastly as all previous flavors persist, except for honey, which grow slightly stronger.
FEEL: Full-bodied and highly carbonated. Goes down rough due to the carbonation. Finishes with a mild dryness.

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Photo of puck1225
4.07/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a fun one! Had it draft poured into a snifter. A light cloudy yellow with an herbal sweet smell. Not much of a head or lacing. A crisp lemony taste, very fruit and pleasant. It is very refreshing!

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Photo of jngrizzaffi
3.82/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a very cloudy golden amber color with a thick carbonated head. Head retention is non-existent. Lacing is mild. Very floral aroma with some honey. Alcohol content is very evident here. The taste is very similar to the aroma. Very floral with some honey and hoppy spice. Alcohol content is very evident. Nice alcohol burn going down. I think it is the combination of the spice and alcohol content that is a little off putting for me. This is my first venture into this style of beer. I have had it saved for about 9 months as well, so I am not sure how well it ages either. My thought is that with the high alcohol content and malty base, it would age well. Medium bodied. High carbonation. Has a nice clean, crisp finish, though. Good for sipping. Just needs more hops.

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Photo of Brittian
3.74/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

not really a traditional braggot in my opinion. Though I do not have much experience with the style.
It was missing a lot of honey flavour. Plus no really out of the ordinary flavor, which I expect with a braggot

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Photo of JoeyZ
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I didn't give it a 5 because this is my first Braggot ever and needed to leave space. But I enjoyed this beer tremendously, again and again...

Got it on tap at the brewery and served in Pint Glass.

A: White head two fingers thick, quickly receding. Golden Color and clear
S: Fruity sweetness mixed with malts
T: Sweet with nice hint of hops. It was balanced for all that was going on, and nice crisp finish
M: Not overwhelming, left you wanting more
O: Nice introduction into the Braggot Style... Something new to me and different

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Photo of Hops4Pops
4.21/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From growler into a snifter.
A bit of Texas history. This beer is named after a Comanche Indian War Chief named Buffalo Hump. His name translated is Po-cha-na-quar-hip which meant "erection that won't go down". This is a big beer. LOL.
A: Beautiful. Eggshell white head two fingers thick, quickly receding. Light amount of lacing that is somewhat sticky and quickly disappearing. Nice carbonation feeding the surface. Bubbles from foam size up to 1/8 inch. Golden amber in color. Clear as a bell.
S: Apple, mango, orange, honey, malt, hops.
T: The same as the smell. Sweet with a balancing by hops. Very interesting, complex and well balanced. Crisp finish. Only hint of the ABV is slight warmth on tongue in the finish.
M: Smooth and creamy. Crisp, tart finish with the warmth of alcohol.
O: A very nice braggot.

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Pioneer Po-Cha-Na-Quar-Hip Braggot from The Lone Pint Brewery
4.04 out of 5 based on 51 ratings.
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