Exodus | Central Waters Brewing Co.

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203 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Central Waters Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States
centralwaters.com

Style: Flanders Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A sour red ale aged with cherries in bourbon barrels.

Added by mothman on 08-17-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
203
Reviews:
45
Avg:
3.97
pDev:
12.85%
 
 
Wants:
90
Gots:
27
For Trade:
1
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4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of Stevedore
4.1/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at the Central Waters tap room in Amherst, Wisconsin. Held during the Great Amherst Beer Festival today, 10/12/2013. 8oz pour into a plastic cup, which was then transferred to my Cigar City snifter.

Review #233.

Body is a hazy orange-amber colour with a decent 2cm white head that dissipates fairly quickly. Bits and bits of lacing sticks around.

Smells tart more than anything else. A solid bit of oak persists in the nose. Not much funk or earth to be found. I can't really tell this was brewed with cherries, to be honest.

Tastes crisp, like tart grapes with a decent bit of earthiness, but not overwhelming. Sourness quotient is not that high, but it is very hard to ignore. Sourness is mostly straight up lactate, but doesn't remind me of any particular fruit or flavour- it is just more of a pure acidity.. not a whole lot of cherry in here.

Thinner-medium body, good carbonation. Refreshing and not difficult to drink. Solidly balanced, slightly dry finish.

Good representation of the style. Not too overwhelming, not too complex and rather refreshing. This is a solid sour that doesn't go overboard in any department and I'm glad to have finally gotten around to trying this one. I heard comparisons to Russian River's Supplication here, but I just don't see it here.

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

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3.9/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Central Waters Exodus (2011)

Poured from a 1 pint 9.36 oz bottle into a CBS snifter. Served slightly chilled.

A) Foggy orange initially, although the clarity improves gradually and the color darkens a bit. Basically no head on this. No lacing...

S) This is a musty dank, funky aroma, with a hint of cherry and wood. Good and sour...

T) Sour flavors nip at the tip of your tongue, and do not let up. Very earthy/woody flavors. The fruit flavor from the cherry is tart as well. This is some funky stuff...

M) Medium bodied with mild carbonation. This is lip smacking and mouth watering. Bit of a dry finish...

O) My goodness... This kept my mouth watering for minutes after each sip. Like it was tickling the inside of my mouth... I'd be interested to try this fresh, but I have to say I'm glad I had the restraint to age this, because it was pretty damn good.

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of Duff27
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Leaves a little to be desired. Quickly dissipating fizzy head on a murky orange-pink body.

Nose is heavenly. Tart citrus with a splash of fruit punch.

Taste follows. Tart, 7 out of 10, mild vinegar. Mouth puckering for sure. Somewhat simple.

Low carbonation, medium mouthfeel.

Solid if not one-noted. Tame apricot mouthwatering juice. That's what this should have called it. Thanks TATURBO.

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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5/5  rDev +25.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Exodus from Central Waters Brewing Co.
3.97 out of 5 based on 203 ratings.
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