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Local Option La Petite Mort | Central Waters Brewing Co.

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

Style: Weizenbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.05%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
La Petite Mort is a Belgian inspired Weissenbock brewed as a one off collaboration between The Local Option and Central Waters Brewery in Amherst, Wisconsin. When Central Waters decided to open its brew house for its first collaboration beer, Chicago’s Local Option was the obvious partner in crime. The resulting brainchild, La Petite Mort - a Belgian inspired Weissenbock – maintains the traditional characteristics of its Bavarian forbearer, with the added complexity of Belgian ale yeast. La Petite Mort is dark amber in color; maintains a rich, full-bodied mouth-feel augmented by caramel; mild and dark fruit.

Added by znichols on 12-08-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 91 |  Reviews: 9
Reviews by znichols:
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3/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- dark maple color. Very hazy, almost dirty. Whatev. I'm not opposed to unfiltered beer. Little to no head. Some solid lacing, surprisingly.

S- belgian yeast, wood, candied nuts. Decent smell to this beer but its pretty subtle. Expected more pop!

T- kind of a hodge podge of flavor. Belgian yeast and alcohol dominate. There is a touch of banana, cinnamon, bread, and maple syrup. Complex but not amazing.

M- pretty watery, light carbonation. Not bad but I expected it to be a little heftier. Light body.

O- this is a decent beer. Its an american take on a dark belgian. A little more mild than I expected. That's all.

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From the 22oz bottle to my Angel City Brewing glass
Notes taken from 08/29/15

Stoked to see Central Waters popping up in SoCal now….I really fell hard for this one. Would have this again and again.
The pour resembles that of an Iced Tea color. Think dark amber with some thinning around the edges. Similar color to that of a dried date fruit or raisins. I get a thin layer of turbinado sugar colored froth that dissipates rather soon. Minimal stick/lace noted.
Rich caramel and dark stone fruit with brown sugar, spices, toasted pecan, earthy woods, belgo yeast and some more mild dried fruits/berries.
Complex and rich malt flavor melds with a light barreling and Belgian yeast strains. Gooey caramel toffee and brown sugar sweetness poured over dark breads and stone fruit/berries. Has a very vinous character overall. Light earthy spice and some banana bread baking in the background. Moderate to lower amount of bitterness and warming with booze but not in a negative fashion. The mouthfeel is heavier and full with a low amount of carb. contributing to that nod. That said it does not detract from my enjoyment. Still manageable and balanced with some light lift in the finish. Sticky sweet in a good way.

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Local Option La Petite Mort from Central Waters Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 91 ratings
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