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The Bruery / Hangar 24 Ichigo Highway

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Formerly brewed at The Bruery
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Placentia, California USA
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ichigo Highway is a collaborative beer that we created with Hangar 24 Brewing from Redlands, CA. The base style is a sessionable sour red ale that we aged in oak barrels along with a whopping amount of strawberries, most of which were picked from the fields besides Hangar 24ís brewery. Aged for approximately 8 months, this beer has developed a pleasant funk and a delightful acidity that is balanced by the intensely sweet aroma and flavor of the strawberries as well as a unique dryness achieved by using a sake yeast along with our house strain along with souring bacteria. Available in November. 5.5% ABV, Best enjoyed fresh due to the fleeting aroma and flavor of the strawberries


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 29, 2013
A - Hazy red-orange with a finger of frothy slightly off-white head. Fades fairly quickly. S - Caramel malts, strawberries and other berries, oak, red wine, vanilla, Brett and other funky yeasts, some sourness. T - Sweet caramel malts, lots of tart strawberries and other berries, oak, red wine, brett and other funky yeasts, lactic acid, vanilla, some sourness. M - Medium bodied, moderate carbonation. Smooth with a tart, funky, and sweet finish. D - Super tart, but nice and complex and still has some balance.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - FEB 3, 2013
Bottle shared by my good friend Randy, thanks man! Holy strawberry! Tons of strawberry flavor, both in the taste and aroma. Good sour funkness to match as well. Really enjoyed this.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (2300) - California, USA - NOV 4, 2013
Caramel, copper orange in color... Minimal head, lacing... Aroma is intensely strawberry jam, tartness... Flavor is intensely acidic and tart, notes of tannins, strawberries really come through on the finish... Delicious ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (6056) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 16, 2015
Bottle thanks to Eric. Pours a clear red with small pink head. Aroma is strong strawberry tart and oak. Thin mouth with nice tart strawberry, light funk, puckering sour finish, really enjoyed this one.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BiiruBierBeer (605) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUN 25, 2015
Smells good, like sour strawberry candy. Very tart strawberry taste, like eating the top. Good mouthfeel for a sour.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Pours a reddish hue. Nice whiff of strawberry. Initial taste is sourness followed by a jam taste. Tastes really fresh. Good sparkle to it. Some farmhouse notes as well. Excellent mix of flavors.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JoeTheYounger (1166) - Lake Arrowhead, California, USA - DEC 9, 2012
Bottle from Bruery. Golden reddish pour with white head. Aroma is tart strawberry pie. Taste is very tart strawberries with a dry spicy funky finish. Glad this tasted like a ton of strawberries.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 20/20
mrhoppy (1289) - Santa Clara, California, USA - MAR 8, 2013
Bottle from the brewery tasting room. Aroma is fresh strawberry sweet tarts. This is the first strawberry beer I have had that didnít taste artificial. The berry flavor is super fresh. Super tart sour. I had a sample of this at the brewery and it was more mellow and complex.. The bottle is pretty raw. Like a strawberry Zots! No sweetness whatsoever.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Theis (14466) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 29, 2013
Bottle at Yespís - Thanks. Cloudy red/brown - white head. Berries, sticky body, nice acid, rather sour, rhubarb sourish, rubber, dark berries, caramel, wooden, oakey, strawberries.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jbruner (2939) - Athens, Georgia, USA - APR 20, 2015
Bottle at catch 22 bottle share! Pours a murky brown with little to no head or lace. Aroma and taste are super sour, hint of sweet fruit, I guess thatís the strawberry. Woah, intense but amazing.


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