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RATINGS: 593   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Guava Grove is a farmhouse ale that sees a secondary fermentation on one of Tampaís favored fruits, guava. Pairs well with fresh fish, mussels, fresh tropical fruits, and earthy cheeses.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
djtimeless (222) - Colorado, USA - AUG 2, 2009
Pours out murky gold with lots of foam. Taste is fruity and spicey. Lots of citrus fruits and guava. Nice spice with just a little funk. Smooth and refreshing. Good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3400) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 1, 2009
25.4 oz bottle. Murky orange with some creamy white haze. Nose is yeast with hints of guava and vinegar. Medium light with a mild sparkle. Taste is guava, lemon-lime and dough. Tart and refreshing finish. I didnít get as much guava as in the cedar IPA as it seemed to get canceled out by the sour citrus flavors.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Palidor19 (2998) - Brandon, Florida, USA - JUL 29, 2009
an interesting combination with fruity and bitterness. the taste gives a guava with a slight tartness at the end. full and fizzy.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nick76 (4258) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUL 29, 2009
The aroma is yeasty, malty, and fruity (guava). The appearance is Hazy gold-copper with a large head. The flavor is like the aroma with an odd but interesting finish that reminds me of wood. The palate is average for the style. Overall itís interesting and I would drink again.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (8741) - San Diego County, California, USA - JUL 26, 2009
UPDATED: AUG 29, 2010 750 mL into tulips (shared). Found this at Dornís Wine and Liqour in Gainesville. Pours a hazy gold with a two-finger white head that settles down and leaves little to no lacing. Aroma is sour apples, Brett, apple cider vinegar, sour peaches, white wine. Overall smells like a Flemish red. Taste is similar but sourness overwhelms the guava puree, Brett, spices, and other complexities. Watery to acidic on the palate. Very chardonnay like. 7/26/2009 8/3/7/4/14=3.6

750mL courtesy of Dstructo. Poured a hazy deep gold with a decent white head. Excellent spicy Brett, drying grapefruit rind, farmhouse notes. Wow this St. Somewhere yeast is insane. The body is dry, fully attenuated, spicy oak, grapefruit rind, orange peel, perfume oils abound. Excellent all around. Really this beer is developing quite nicely. 8/29/2010 8/3/8/5/15=3.9

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Suttree (5266) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 26, 2009
UPDATED: JUL 28, 2009 Cloudy orange, vigorus carbonation, thick white head. Very fruity -banana, mango and tangerine - I assume thatís the guava - plus some winey notes. First sip is a nice mix of fruity and traditional saison flavors, very citrusy. As it warms. the citrusy fruity flavors become more dominate - more tangerine and mango, with whte mine and some dusty, flinty, funky notes in the background. Very nice stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jjuf1853 (1246) - Land O Lakes, Florida, USA - JUL 25, 2009
Draft at International Beer Garten (Lutz, FL) tasting event. Pours a cloudy orange color with a small head. The guava is immediately noticeable in the aroma and flavor on top of the yeast notes. Very interesting and unique combination. There is a neat transition from sweet into a sour/tart finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7873) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUL 20, 2009
Growler thanks to JohnC. Pours a hazy golden body with a small white fizz. Aroma of guava, wheat, slight sourness, belgian yeast and soda water. Taste is wheat, grass, guava, a bit sour, funky and astringent. Light bubbles. As much as I like Guava, this beer didnít work for me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 20, 2009
(Growler, courtesy of JohnC) Pours a murky orange body with a small white bubble head. Aroma of guava, wheat, Belgian yeast, citrus, and herbs. Flavor of apple, guava, grapefruit, grass, some funkiness, yeast, and spices with a dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnC (3000) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - JUL 18, 2009
growler from the brewery dry and slightly fruit, this dark gold pour is pretty tasty.


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