Cattarraugus County Cuvee | Ellicottville Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ellicottville Brewing Co.
New York, United States
ellicottvillebrewing.com

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by merc7186 on 12-14-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
7
Reviews:
2
Avg:
3.41
pDev:
22.29%
 
 
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Ratings: 7 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of xt0n1cx
3.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jason
3.9/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz brow bottle, sample from the brewery.

A big bold Blonde Ale aged in American oak, lots of fresh wood in the nose with hints of melon rind, tannin, light honey, and shortbread. Creamy full body with some crispness. Warming from the 8.5% abv, wood is on the palate from start to finish. Some suggestions of spice and vanilla. Grassy, vegtal. Certainly not your typical brew, love the "in your face" wood character and the brawniness of this brew to keep some balance.

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Photo of deonreds
3.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sammy
2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of Joshc
3.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of oberon
2.72/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

I really likegoing outEllicottville when in western NY and really enjoy going to the brewpub,I like most of the offerings there,not this one.Poured a dull medium golden with almost no head to speak of.Seagrams 7 aromas dominate,just sweet and Canadian whiskeyish not much else to speak of.Flavors are sweet and coating and again tastes like Canadian whiskey,alot of vanilla with no oaky drying notes.Not a good beer and I hate saying that.

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Photo of ng85
5/5  rDev +46.6%

Cattarraugus County Cuvee from Ellicottville Brewing Co.
3.41 out of 5 based on 7 ratings.
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