bytemesis (5195) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 14, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap@Birch. Pours murky mahogany, almost no head, little lacing. Aroma is an interesting mix of molasses, dark fruits, alcohol, chocolate, vinous, a but of tart funkiness. Flavor is light tart, medium sweet, tart lemony finish, dark fruits, dark sugars, chocolate, little astringence, but some oakiness. Full body, silky, but flat.
rhsiung (1295) - USA - OCT 29, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
on tap @ localoptionbier. lustrous mahogany. grapy sweetness. much less sour, and much better, than the Hofstettner Granitbock Zymatore.
kermis (8085) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 23, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Local Option, Chicago. Pours cloudy brown with a medium tan head. Aroma of red fruits, tart, plastic bag, vinous, caramel. Flavour is light to moderate sweet and light heavy acidic. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.
jmgreenuk (6213) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - OCT 21, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap at Local Option, Chicago. Poured a deep mahogany with a round collar. The aroma is yeasty citrus sour. The flavour is medium sour with a big tart citrus raisin yeast acid palate. Wow this is an amazing beer that really grew on me over time.