Wilco Tango Foxtrot (WTF) Ale – Lagunitas (Petaluma, CA, USA)

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  • My Rating: B

Wilco Tango Foxtrot (WTF) Ale – Lagunitas, 7.85% ABV, 59 IBUs – 1 pt 6 fl.oz., (Petaluma, CA, USA)

  • Style: Brown Ale
  • Taste Profile: creamy brown sugar -> malt/citrus hops/cola/elderflower -> grapefruity hops/malty bittersweet finish.
  • Where I got it : Sherbrooke (EDM)
  • How much: $8 (after 10% off), June 2012
  • Do I love this enough to drink it again: no
  • Would I recommend this to beer aficionados: yes

Visual: Pours clear beer bottle brown with a small cream/foamy head, lots of activity.

Nose: brown sugar sweet malts (6/10 aromatic strength)

Attack: creamy/tingly/fizzy mouthfeel, brown sugar sweetness(7/10)

Mid-palate: (MAIN) med-high heavy MALTS, caramel, citrus hops, alcohol (HINTS) cola, elderflower

Finish: medium grapefruity hoppy bitterness, long malty bittersweet finish.

Summary: An interesting balanced brew of sweet malts and bitter hops. Good complexity and drinkability.