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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 405   ABV: 13.5%
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Ale aged in a reposado tequila barrel. First served at Lost Abbey Barrel Night 2013. Bottled release Spring 2014.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (6273) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 17, 2014
375 ml bottle.
Pours golden color with a small head. Tequila on the nose, dark fruits, some faint plums and wood. Sweet ripe fruit on the flavor, alcohol, dark berries, wood and some sour malty notes too. Very interesting, on the edge of being offensive but somehow stays on the good side. Extremely interesting brew.
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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lusikka (6343) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 17, 2014
375 ml bottle. Pours a dark murky brown colour with a small head. Aroma of agave, spiciness, orange notes, some yeastiness and bready malts. Flavour of strong bready malts, sourness, salt, tart wooden notes, strong agave notes and tequila, licorice, red berries and some chocolate. Full bodied and thick mouthfeel. Agave is strong here. Alcohol warms nicely. If you like tequila, you are going to love this.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MacBoost (1326) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - OCT 13, 2014
Pouts a very murky brown with no head. Aromas of sour dark fruit, tobacco. Taste is sweet and sour. Intentionally sour? Not sure. It is quite hot, and has a very expressive chewing tobacco note along with sour dark fruit. Tequila is noticeable as well. Pretty thick, very low carb. Moderately tart. Very high boost. Finishes sweet and tart with an alcohol burn. Decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (3771) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: SBWF 2014.
Appearance: Golden colour with a beige head.
Aroma: Dried fruit, vinous, tequila, citrus.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Fruit, spices, alcohol, caramel, vinous, tequila.
Comment: Good despite the tequila.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2413) - California, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Murky brown color, minimal head/lace/retention. Aroma is vegetal with other notes of oak, vanilla, caramel, darker fruit, alcohol. Full bodied, alcoholic, tequila barrels seem to be pretty bad for BA beers.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SirLimpsalot (2249) - SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2014
@ SBWF 2014: tydlig torr fatdoft. Smaken är också den ganska torr men fyllig, het och med tydlig ton av tequila. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rastacouere (6134) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 8, 2014
Almost headless, hazy brown pour. Intense tequila perfume with green vegetal notes, booze, stewed fruits, caramelly cookie-like maltiness. Quite citric flavour, stewed fruits (figs, dates) blended with lemon juice. A unique flavour profile, the acidity level is high yet it’s massive enough that it feels sticky and sweet despite being thin, potentially a function of body-enhancing oak wood tannins and the sheer sweetening alcohol content. At 15.99 for 375 ml, this certainly delivered in terms of original experience, but to my heart, was no conqueror.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Natai (92) - Sacramento, California, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Pours a murky brown with very little head. Interesting and unusual aroma, definitely noticing some oak and tequila. Slightly sour flavor that’s smooth but a bit heavy. Good sipping brew.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (11026) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2014
Sample at SBWF 2014. Deep amber beer with a small offwhite head. Fruity vinous aroma, tequil, grass, citrus, some raisins. Sourish vinous aroma, tequila, spicy hay notes, alcohol, citrus, some figs. Odd but very nice.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nische (760) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2014
Sample at SBWF 2014. Dark brown color with small head. Heavy on the tequila notes in both aroma and taste. Quite sweet one. Not reallly my thing.


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