Wari | Off Color Brewing

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4.01/5
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42 Ratings
WariWari
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Off Color Brewing
Illinois, United States
offcolorbrewing.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.80%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by emerge077 on 03-05-2016

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,399
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
42
pDev:
6.23%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
13
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 42 |  Reviews: 8
Reviews by Knapp85:
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3.94/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

More User Reviews:
Photo of StoutItOutLoud
3.99/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of emerge077
3.94/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Brewed with purple corn, molle berries, and lactobacillus.
Murky reddish purple, pinkish foam rises and crackles for a minute and fades away completely.
Aroma is slightly sulfuric a first, light cranberry with a lemony tart lacto acidity.
Crisply acidic and tart, a little bit of grape and berry flavor, grainy wheaty aftertaste.
Seems a little like a fruited Berliner, interesting take on an ancient ale.

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Photo of enelson
3.43/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
3.97/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Aaron_Kerkvliet
4.84/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of HumanParaquat
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jakea
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dave_Treat
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.06/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dedevajinasi
4.09/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

lush magenta color with a mild mini cloudy head. Dark berries, tart yeast, sugar, and mild bread in the scent. sweet and tart

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Photo of Commandophile
3.98/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of prisoner1572
3.69/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.9/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of 1000lbgrizzly
4.09/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Only Off Color could get me to buy a low-ABV, esoteric (read: gimmicky)-style, pink beer in clear bottles for $11/6 pk. Let's see if this trust will continue...

The body is actually more of a ruby-red ringed with orange, not clear but not hazy either. Lots of streams of fine bubbles rise to form a reddish-but-mostly-white very fizzy head, to the point where it's audible. The nose is layered beautifully, to the point of illusion; the initial whiff gives me BEER notes, like barley, corn, and bread crust. Further inspection reveals cherry and strawberry, in such intensity and unilaterality that I'm amazed I missed it entirely at first smell. As I continue sorting this out, honey enters the picture as both malt and fruit come together. The taste hits with some tang from the get go, eliciting cherry and mildly sour fruit, transitions to those bready beer notes, which somehow make straightforward corn into an interesting and worthwhile flavor, and finishes up with some kind of herbal, earthy note that I lack to vocab and experience to name. The feel is as close to energy drink I've ever had from a beer; light with jabbing, prickly carbonation that re-fizzes when it hits your tongue. There is an amount of gritty sugary-ness to it that I could do without, but on the whole it makes for a guiltily refreshing drink.
Righteously crazy beer, dudes. I will never understand what went into this or how it was made, but I do know I enjoyed it. The tartness was quenching but shouldn't scare away sour-haters, and while it did have warmer notes was still a firmly easy-drinking, refreshing brew. Trust kept.

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Photo of Gotti311
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beerhemoth
3.92/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of spycow
4.16/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
4.19/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CSO
4.12/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of novamat
4.1/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of White
3.81/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of dcf5ve
4.02/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of paco1029384756
3.99/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Hazy raspberry color with a short fizzy head. Dark berries, tart yeast, sugar, and mild bread in the scent. Tart yeast and berries initially rush through the palate, but flavors of bread and corn husk give it a pleasant finish.

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Photo of Ristaccia
3.82/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Wari from Off Color Brewing
Beer rating: 4.01 out of 5 with 42 ratings