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Wrecking Bar / Ale Yeah Border Patrol Hot Pursuit

Wrecking Bar / Ale Yeah Border Patrol Hot Pursuit
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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.85/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 84   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our American strong ale collaboration with Eddy from Ale Yeah!, pumped through our Randal with toasted organic cocoa nibs and Serrano chilis. It picked up all of the flavor without having much of the heat; served through our old English beer engine.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cybercat (3981) - Georgia, USA - MAY 31, 2015
Pours opaque coffee brown with a thin light tan head. Aroma has a strong overtone of wood and molasses, plus earthy, roast malt, and semi-sweet chocolate notes. Flavor has firm notes of alcohol-soaked wood, semi-sweet chocolate, toasted malt, molasses, and mild chili peppers. Firm body has plenty of strong fizz. Worth a hot pursuit!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChainGangGuy (4505) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - APR 4, 2015
Appearance: Very dark brown, near black body with a slim, sandy head. Thin, glass-coating lace. Smell: The aroma is led by a green, vegetal chile quality, then, some sugary-hinting dark chocolate syrup, roasted malt and coffee. Taste: As with the nose, vegetal chile upfront. Dark chocolate, roasted malt (scantly astringent). Licorice, phenolic spiciness. Citrus, lightly resinous, its hop bitterness tangled together with the pepper spiciness and alcoholic heat. Slight dark chocolate quality, with a bit of sweetness sustains throughout the spicy, warm, bitterish finish. Mouthfeel: Medium-full body. Medium-light carbonation. Overall: They had me right up until the Serrano chiles part. Still, I will say it’s very, very good for a chile beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (2930) - Florida, USA - FEB 16, 2015
On tap at the brewpub. Dark brown pour with a kaki head. Mild chili aromas. Plenty of chili presence up front that lead to the Mexican chocolates and dark roasted malts. Good body and mouthfeel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
aracauna (3236) - Georgia, USA - DEC 26, 2014
Nice toasty malt I’d backed up by pepper fruit, but doesn’t have an unpleasant heat in finish. Aggressive beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EricTeusink (704) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Earlier rate referred to this beer as a kitchen sink brew. Apropos. Pours darkest brown with nice tan head. Scent is spice, chocolate, coffee, and caramel. Flavor is sweet with a spicy bite. Thick. Draft - Wrecking Bar, Atlanta, GA

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BluePhish (93) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 26, 2013
Definitely a kitchen sink brew, somewhat searching for an identity. Pour is burnt umber with small mocha head. Aroma is mostly chocolate and vegetal chile notes with an undercurrent of pithy hops. Taste is quite layered with chocolate on top of slight bitterness on tip of warming chile heat on top of caramel malt. Finish is long and war alcohol definitely prevalent. Overall an interesting an fun beer. It perhaps trying to do too much all at once. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GTAEgeek (1443) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 18, 2013
On tap in a flight from Ale Yeah! Pours dark brown, with a small, tan head. The aroma is caramel, cinnamon, green chilies, and some light milk chocolate. Very sweet, boozy, and light, chalky bitterness. The chili spiciness is mild, but leaves a pleasant warmness in the finish. Heavy body, chalky, and sticky. Overall, this is a thick, flavorful beer. The chilies add a nice veggie flavor and good spiciness, without being overbearing. Very nice!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (5408) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAY 26, 2013
Brown pour with creamy tan head and lace. Aroma of coffee, abv, chili’s, and resin. Flavor is brown sugar, chili’s, abv, and a nice resiny bitter. Smooth carbonation on a medium bodied beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Westmeister (2061) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 12, 2013
Draft. This was the winner for me this night. Pours dark black with thin beige head. Taste had chilis in the forefront and in the finish, but they were not overwhelming. Cocoa and a splash of vanilla, with a medium sweetness, spice, roasted malts. Really, really nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jrob21 (2897) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - FEB 13, 2013
Growler from ale yeah. Pretty tasty drunk. Smooth with a nice roasty malt and cocoa flavor. Finish has a touch of pepper and grass. Aroma is clean and you can get a sense of the roastiness about to come.


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