Flat Tail Five Loco
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RATINGS: 3   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Five Loco starts with a raw wheat cream ale base, into which over 250 lbs of boysenberry, black cherry and blackberry are fermented in secondary, along w/ 25 lbs of Meyer lemon, key lime and tangelo. Oh, did I mention the 1.5 lbs of African kola nut? Expect a tart, fruit forward quaffer with a surprising ABV & caffeine buzz.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pdx77 (1329) - Oregon, USA - JUL 17, 2013
On draught at Flat Tail 3/2/13. Mostly wheat beer with a weak body and small hint of fruit flavor. Feel the caffeine immediately.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beardface (1517) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Draft at Bier Stein a ways back, from notes. Light reddish pink pour with about an inch of bisque colored head. Fruity aroma, smells kind of like that old soda Josta. Overly carbed with sparkly fruit flavors and a hit of caffeine that immediately woke my ass up. Not awful, but not very good either.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ericdevin (741) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - APR 11, 2013
Draft at brewery. Pours a translucent reddish pink, off-white head. Aroma is black cherries, lots of dark fruit. Lively body, finish shows raspberries. Was definitely trepidatious about this, but comes off really nicely.

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