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The Rare Barrel Wise Guise

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.86/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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red sour beer aged in oak barrels with raspberry

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (3495) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 24, 2014
Tap@TRB. Pours crystal clear hazel, medium off-white head, decent lacing. Aroma is oaky and tart, vinous, raspberries. Flavor is lightly tart, raspberry fruitiness ever present. oaky and vinous. Light body, nice enough!@

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mds (2240) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 24, 2014
Draught at the brewery.
Pour is a red/tawny colour with no head. Lots of raspberry aroma. Flavour is tart raspberry and a touch of residual sweetness. Everything I had from these guys was quite good. 2014-02-08

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs (3474) - Livermore, California, USA - FEB 21, 2014
On draft at the brewery. It pours a copper color with an off white head. The aroma has some butter, oak and raspberry syrup. The butter is troubling. The flavor is better with some nice subtle raspberry, oak and balsamic. Pretty good despite the buttery aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Errl (1732) - Plano, Texas, USA - FEB 15, 2014
On tap at rare barrel..Pour is redish brown..Nose is nice juicy raspberries, nice oak, berries, funk, nice tartness..Taste is nice smashed raspberries, funk, barrel, tartness, nice dryness

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11491) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Growler shared by Don at California 10K event yesterday. Pours light borwn with no head. Aroma is sour, raspberry and leather. Med body. Flavor is sour raspberry. Excellent. Finishes sour, woody, and berry astringent (pun intended).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
oRos (1200) - sacramento, California, USA - FEB 9, 2014
Growler shared at California 10k. Pours light red with tart aroma. Taste was mild tart. With some sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dodgrblu (627) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 9, 2014
Griwler at Cap Taproom’s 10k celebration, tart aroma and flavor, raspberry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (6769) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 9, 2014
At Capitol Beer bottle share. Pours copper with a tiny off-white head and a fruit and vanilla aroma. There is a pretty sour raspberry flavor with a pleasant oak finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Warped_Silver (84) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Excellent raspberry aroma. Nice sour taste with subtle raspberry finish. A well balanced, refreshing sour.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdamJackson (2870) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 26, 2014
I’m a huge fan of Raspberries so how does this one compare? Also, do these guys only have "sour red / brown" beers? only a couple of goldens (which I prefer) maybe they have some american-lambic coming up soon but I felt like the list was all sour brown and it’s not really a style I seek out. typical sour brown with red hues. no head or there may have been one but it faded fast. really big raspberry pastry nose. Taste is acetic with more fruity berries and crusty dough finish is vinegar and sour candies.

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