Home >

Olvalde The Auroch’s Horn Aged On Rhubarb



on tap


Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Share this beer with friends!
Our Auroch’s Horn ale brewed with honey with rhubarb added.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (6336) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 6, 2014
, I got the bottom, so this review will be a little skewed. i did have a sip of someone else’s to compare. Hazy yellow, low carbonation, abv quite well hidden. You can definitely pick out the honey and rhubarb, and there is a lightly sour aspect to the aroma and flavor as well. Unique brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RussianDragon (565) - - JUL 13, 2014
750 ml bottle shared by huhzubendah, thanks Matt. Pours a translucent orange color with single bubbles lining the rim. Aroma is nice: Brett and lacto notes give the illusion of this being a sour. Grapefruit, rhubarb and mild honey as well. Flavor is solid: grapefruit tang with hint of vegetal rhubarb upfront, honey sweetness along the middle, and tangy strawberry rhubarb pie in the finish. Very sweet, but not unpleasant. Syrupy thin mouthfeel, mild carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CanIHave4Beers (3494) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - OCT 31, 2013
Pours a super hazy blonde with practically no head, but what’s there does manage to leave a little bit of lacing on the glass.

The aroma is floral and honey like, not unlike mead in a way. It’s sweet smelling but not overwhelmingly so and has a nice expression of tart fruit.

The flavor is oddly spicy with lots of nice tart rhubarb flavor & some honey sweetness. Nicely fruit forward, bright but at the same time sort of heavy... get’s a little happy with alcohol flavor at moments, but I wouldn’t say it’s hot or boozy.

I sort of think this one would be considerably better if the carbonation was more snappy... not often that a mouthfeel keeps a beer from greatness, but in this case I feel like it needed more liveliness... but it’s really really tasty beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmagnus87 (2823) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Bottle sampled at RBSG. From notes. Rhubarb and honey. Medium tart. This is a very good beer. Glad I found one to bring home.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nuplastikk (4878) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 7, 2013
750ml bottle. Hazy, glowing orange-tan. Foamy, patchy head. Pungent apricot, persimmon, and rhubarb aroma. A very tasty beer, mellow on the palate..has a mead-like feel at times. Tangy finish. Interesting beer, well executed, quality product.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcwattsrugger (11319) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - SEP 1, 2013
@RBSG-Minni–1 yr old 750-thanks Joe-thin white-hazy yellow. A-sharp sour rhubarb. T-sharp sour rhubarb, followed by sweet lt/med malt, sugar.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
undsioux7 (827) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - AUG 25, 2013
Nice rhubarb tartness up front with some hint and strawberry. There is a sweetness that borders on cloying and a thick mouthfeel that is the only thing that takes away from what is otherwise a great beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - AUG 22, 2013
Bottle from AV3, Not digging, strawberry rhubarb and alcohol aroma. Taste is very sweet strawberry and vinous, bit too sweet atm.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Bottle:   Thick amber, a bit fiery and hazy, small sudsy off-white head, little lacing.   Solid Rhubarb nose, both sweet and tart, but mostely tart.   Sweet Rhubarb up front, quickly turning very tart (almost sour) on the backside.   I am so used to this flavor being accompanied by Strawberries, from my moms desserts, but this one lives up to its description "brewed with honey with rhubarb added".   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Finishes with a slightly sweet Rhubarb, along with some honey.   Really surprised this is 10%!   A little weird, but also very respectable for something so different.   Thanks Bob!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Steasy66 (1025) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 17, 2013
Golden. Slightly tart aroma. Weird sweetness doesn’t go well with the rhubarb. Really hate this.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 5

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50