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Lagunitas Aunt Sally

Brewery: Lagunitas Brewing Company
Country: USA
ABV: 5.7%
Style: American Wild Ale
Other Notes: 33 IBUs

Brewer Description: (from website) A unique dry-hopped sweet tart sour mash ale. We soured the wort on the Hot Side with Lactobacillus for a few days and then brewed up this smooth and hoppy sour. It tastes like a big bowl of fruity candy or some chewable flavored vitamins, but what’s the difference? It’s sweet, tart, and sassy, just like the tasty cherry pie that your favorite aunt makes. For all the Aunt Sally’s out there, you know who you are…

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.44
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.3

Intro: A 250ml pour on tap at BeerTemple into a Lagunitas mason jar glass.
Appearance: It was a clear golden colour with a less than half finger white head that had pretty good retention and good lacing.
Aroma: Sour grape followed by lots of tropical mango, peach and apricot with hints of honey and funk.
Taste: Sour, tart, mango, apricot, peach with a hint of citrus orange on the finish.
Mouthfeel: Light bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: It was very refreshing and easy to drink. Easily a drink all day and anytime type of beer.

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