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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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 24’s 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

   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.

   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (2032) - 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

   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JoeTheYounger (1153) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 20/20
mrhoppy (1285) - 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 didn’t 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Theis (13804) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 29, 2013
Bottle at Yesp’s - Thanks. Cloudy red/brown - white head. Berries, sticky body, nice acid, rather sour, rhubarb sourish, rubber, dark berries, caramel, wooden, oakey, strawberries.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - NOV 10, 2012
750ml bottle. Rating #1. Clear reddish/golden pour with a bubbly white head.Nice little funky aroma, light strawberry initially, but that intensified a bit as it warmed. Dry on the tongue with a decent amount of the strawberries coming through throughout the whole tasting process. A decent amount of tartness bordering on sour, very good stuff overall, really glad the strawberries made their self known. (2554)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kegbear (436) - Orange, California, USA - NOV 12, 2012
Tap at The Bruery. Light amber red pour with medium head. Aroma of tart fruits. Tart (not really sour) tastes of strawberries, pomegranate and carmel malt. Good mouth feel. A super nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JPDurden24 (1622) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - DEC 2, 2012
From the bottle, a reddish brown and cloudy pour with a small off white head. Funky and some strawberry aroma with a tart and juicy strawberry taste. Fairly good balance of sourness and sweetness.

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