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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 Tampa’s favored fruits, guava. Pairs well with fresh fish, mussels, fresh tropical fruits, and earthy cheeses.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
poisoneddwarf (1844) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - NOV 18, 2012
750 ml bottle. Bottled on Sept. 4, 2012. Pours cloudy orange with a thick cream-colored head with excellent retention. Aroma consists of dusty Brett, SweeTarts, lemon rind, grain, doughy bread. Taste is lightly sweet, fruity and savory with a touch of sour in the finish. Foamy mouthfeel. Good, but not nearly as great as I was expecting. This is way too fresh. I’m sure it’d be much better in a year or so.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
oliodnb (437) - ITALY - OCT 27, 2014
75 cl bottle shared. Pours hazy orange with a very beautiful creamy off white head. Aroma is sweet malts, honey, tropical fruits (obviously guava), oranges, some yeast. Not very strong but beautifully complex. Taste is similar with a sweet start, honey notes and tropical fruits again. Fruit not to strong. Nice yeasty acidic dry finish with some bitterness. Sweet, almost sticky aftertaste. Excellent fruity take on belgian style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (6336) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 30, 2014
"i was so NOT expecting tart and sour in the aroma and flavor. what a pleasing surprise this beer was. the unique sweetness and flavor of guava played a 2nd fiddle (maybe 1B) to the tart funky belgian base. A delicious unique brew!"

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10447) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Cask at World of Beer Dr Phillips. Pours cloudy orange with a medium, frothy white head, short retention with good lacing. Aroma is biscuit and honey malt, guava, lactic sourness and lemon notes. Flavor is tart and funky guava, light malt, hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Enjoyit (3520) - Vadum, DENMARK - JUL 2, 2014
Hazy orange of color with a white head. An aroma of apricot, dry, spice, papaya. passion fruit and exotic fruits. A flavor of apricot, dry, spice, fresh and fruity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aurelius (4530) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Lost my notes on this. Shared by Stevencon @ Proof, upstairs - thanks. Well-aged body. Sour - aroma and flavor. Good label on a wine bottle. Need to re-rate some day, as it is I’m trying to recall a night’s drinking after a few.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1704) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 26, 2014
Pours a hazy golden color with plenty of white head. Guava, raw wheat, and some tartness on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes tart.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zvikar (3897) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAY 17, 2014
Draught sample at Mikkeller and Friends (Stefansgade). Pours an hazy orange with a medium head, aroma of guava, pleasant aroma, flavor is slightly sour with guava and lemon, medium bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DSG (7457) - Tel Aviv, - MAY 15, 2014
[5/1/14] Draught at Mikkeller & Friends in Copenhagen. Great lactic fruity aroma. lovely sour flavor, quite lactic, with guava and more fruits. Medium-bodied. Really tasty, refreshing and easy-drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiong (4275) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 1, 2014
Draught @ Mikkeller & Friends, Copenhagen

Pours orange with a small white head. Aroma of juicy fruits, tartness, berries and wood. Taste is smooth, juicy and fruity with some berries, tartness and funky yeastiness. Finish is sweetish, tartish juicy and fruity. Okay tartish pale ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daje (2611) - NORWAY - APR 26, 2014
Bottle. Golden body, big frothy white head. Fruity aroma of peach and mango, with spicy belgian yeast. Sweet fruity taste, light tartness, clove. Smooth palate, quite refreshing.

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