SKUs Me | The Rare Barrel

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61 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Rare Barrel
California, United States
therarebarrel.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Golden sour beer aged in oak barrels.

Added by HaveUSeenMyCellar on 10-21-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
61
Reviews:
4
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
8.7%
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
8
For Trade:
0
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Photo of BEER88
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MarkyMOD
4.28/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of aj_tuna
4.09/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of EB1
4.16/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jlindros
4.19/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Split with rudzud, duffy, and kyle. Awesome name.

Very little fizzy head, fades quickly mostly golden color.

Nose great, dank sour lacto, big sour lemony funk, floral funk, weird like apricot fruit thing, juicy tart funk and fruit, little golden sour malt, barnyard funk.

Taste starts super sour, tart fruit, site lemony, little grassy and floral, golden sour fruit, little sour apricot and lemon, some flemmy slight milky lacto, bit acidic, dank funk. Finish is long tart sour fruit lingering, mild funk, flemmy and acidic.

Mouth is a lighter to med bod, fluffy slight creamy, decent but lighter carb, flemmy acidic.

Overall pretty nice. I really enjoyed this although others didn't as much.

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Photo of rudzud
4.09/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Split with JLindros, Duffy, and Kyle.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a crystal clear golden hue with thin wisps that fade to leave more light wisps.

S - Aromas of funky brett, great lacto, almost fruit like apricot notes, light yeast. Very bright.

T - Taste is rather yeasty with good brett and yeast note. Good faint fruit, good faint blondes. Pleasant.

M - Mouthfeel is lightly carbonated, body is nice but the lack of carbonation hurt.

O - Overall this beer was tasty, the nose was really great but the taste was just alright.

Serving type: Bottle

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Photo of greenspointexas
3.73/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Thirsty_Rob
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of MastaShonuf
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of SierraJosh
3.7/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of pwoody11
4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.55/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Pale orange body. Small white head. Thick collar.

Smell - Bready. Very grainy. Lightly acidic. Lemon. Kind of a wine barrel presence.

Taste - Light white wine. Very lemony. Bready and very winey. Gets a little acetic in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Well carbonated.

Overall - This isn't very complex, but it's nice. Simple and nicely sour.

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of CheapBeerBuzz
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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SKUs Me from The Rare Barrel
3.91 out of 5 based on 61 ratings.
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