1.5ish
The Unknown Brewing Co.

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From:
The Unknown Brewing Co.
 
North Carolina, United States
Style:
Wild Ale
ABV:
9%
Score:
89
Avg:
4 | pDev: 10.75%
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
16
Status:
Retired
Rated:
May 07, 2016
Added:
Jul 01, 2015
Wants:
  2
Gots:
  5
SCORE
89
Very Good
Notes: Belgian-style Sour Red Rye Ale. Aged in French Cabernet oak barrels with strawberries and vanilla beans.
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Rated: 4.06 by Casey3236 from Pennsylvania

May 07, 2016
 
Rated: 4.04 by Jason_cs from Florida

Mar 27, 2016
 
Rated: 4.1 by Mantooth from North Carolina

Mar 09, 2016
 
Rated: 2.5 by sonofliberty2 from South Carolina

Jan 14, 2016
 
Rated: 4.48 by CarolinaTripp from North Carolina

Dec 17, 2015
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Reviewed by Immortale25 from North Carolina

4.1/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured into a Saint Somewhere wine-style glass. No freshness date.

A- Pours a ruddy reddish light brown color with a 1/2 inch light tan head that retains a bit before becoming a thin ring around the edge of the glass and some faint wispy shreds of surface foam. Semi-resilient lacing leaves a broken ring behind.

S- Very oaky aroma with some lactic acid trailing behind. There's also an interesting medicinal funk there.

T- Strawberry hits first and then the oak/sour combo comes with a slightly astringent aftertaste. The strawberry sweetness somehow compliments the assertive oak character quite nicely.

M- Moderately tart with medium carbonation and a body leaning toward the fuller side.

O- Quite different from what I'm used to, which is a good thing here since the flavors all marry relatively well and result in an enjoyable drink. Nothing to go crazy over, but it's unique and tasty.
Nov 10, 2015
 
Rated: 4.26 by BirdsandHops from Oregon

Nov 04, 2015
 
Rated: 3.79 by Pearlstreetbrewingco from Florida

Oct 07, 2015
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Rated by scottyboy1980 from North Carolina

4.37/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Nice beer smell is sweet and fruity looks med brown tint of redness tasts like strawberry vanilla oak barrels in all a good beer. Thumbs up!!
Sep 21, 2015
 
Rated: 4.19 by OGShotzy from Pennsylvania

Aug 24, 2015
 
Rated: 3.9 by DVMin98 from North Carolina

Aug 22, 2015
 
Rated: 4.35 by REVZEB from Illinois

Aug 01, 2015
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Reviewed by YalovaIA from Iowa

4.47/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
This is a fantastic beer. Great berry and vanilla smell, lures you in. Terrific tart and sweetness in the taste. Nice oak flavor as well. Super well done. Love it.
Aug 01, 2015
 
Rated: 3.63 by sendbeer from Georgia

Jul 25, 2015
 
Rated: 4.08 by BigBadBob113 from North Carolina

Jul 20, 2015
 
Rated: 3.84 by EConnOG from South Carolina

Jul 19, 2015
 
Rated: 4.04 by BeerBuzzGuy from North Carolina

Jul 18, 2015
 
Rated: 3.85 by Jamato14 from North Carolina

Jul 09, 2015
1.5ish from The Unknown Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 89 out of 100 with 18 ratings