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Against the Grain Golden Sower

Against the Grain Golden Sower
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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
A modest, highly fermentable, straw colored wort was lovingly squirted into the bungholes of rinsed bourbon barrels and clean stainless steel barrels. A blend of three strains of wild brettanomyces was then added, and fermentation took off in these containers. The 100% brett fermentation left a dry, flavorful brew full of fruity esters and all the characteristic funk of a brett beer. Look for leathery notes, farmyard aromas, horsey hints, and plenty of watersports. Drink up!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (9148) - Ohio, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Draft sample at Party Source in 2013. Pours a hazy golden color with a small white head. The aroma and flavor have doughy malt, lemon citrus, Brett, funk, horseblanket, mildly tart note sour, relatively softer finish, ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
bubblehouse (1365) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - JAN 20, 2014
Not the best sour. Has a descent aroma but not the greatest taste. Still very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (16197) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 21, 2013
Keg@CBC2013 Clear yellow color, small white head. Tart, grapefruity aroma. Light to medium-bodied. Tart, green apples, grapes. Nice but maybe lacks some substance.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thebeertourist (5187) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 8, 2013
On tap at Beer Temple. Deep golden colour, white foam. Sour fruit abd yoghurt aroma. Nice tart fruit, dryish ending. Likeable kink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (10221) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 26, 2013
On tap at Bier Temple. Pours a hazy pale yellow with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has tart lemon and a bit of acid with some tart dry green grapes underlying. Flavor has dry sour green grape with a hint of oak and earthy grains.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2013

Draught @ CBC 2013 [ Yellow Session ]. - Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2013, Sparta Hallen, Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads 11, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark

Clear medium orange yellow colour with a average frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, fruity, apple - tart apple cider alike, moderate hoppy. Flavour is moderate sweet, light light acidic and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, apple, fruity, yeast - brett notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130503]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (14189) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 10, 2013
Tap at In De Wildeman. Deep golden colour with a white head. Aroma is fruit, malt, berries, brett. Flavour is fruit, malt, berries, brett. Nice/OK beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
driflin (23) - DENMARK - JUL 27, 2013
Golden straw colour. This might be a good beginners sour ale. Hints of redcurrant and unripped strawberries in taste. Taste is too weak.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jakobhedeskov (8) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2013 does not count
Overall an okay beer. It’s a good starter beer for inexperienced sour ale drinkers, but it’s a little bit too light and easy. Aroma is fresh befries. Taste is light sour, but still a sweet after taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dedollewaitor (15590) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2013
Tap @ C4, Odense. Pours hazy yellow with a White head. Glue, funk, mild marzipan and Brett. Good orange fruityness and a tart bitter dry finish. Pretty good!

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