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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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A sour collaboration with Crooked Stave.
Sour ale fermented in fouders with 3 strains of brettanomyces, aged in cognac barrels 11 months with a funky bunch of bacteria.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
esp0r (2165) - NORWAY - NOV 23, 2014
Bottle shared by daje
Pours dark dark brown with a nice tanned head. Smell of tart berries, funk, barnyard, cognac, grapes, hints of toast, dark fruits and malts. Moderate sweet, very fruity, i find tart berries and funk, complex play with dark fruits, delicious stuff. Moderate bitter, some astrigent tannins, quite nice. Wow, a superb sour from two of the very best breweries. I liked this one a lot

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benzai (9359) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle shared @ Tasting. Murky brown color, average sized beige head. Aroma is lightly sour, tart, sour fruits. Tastes about the same, but a very balanced flavor. Starts out sour but it’s so incredibly balanced and fruity. Very nice this one!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhillyCraft (3580) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle, pours hazy red Amber color with small head. Notes are sour cherry funk, Brett, light cognac, and minerals. A little lactic and slightly acidic. Nice

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JulienHuxley (3618) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle at a tasting. Hazy brown pour with thin ring of foam. Aroma is really nice, good cherry, typical Flanders Red with nice spicy oaky notes, light cognac. Taste is tart, bretty, earthy, mineral notes, oaky, cherry flavors. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kermis (5990) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle shared thanks to JulienHuxley. Pours murky brown with a ring tan head. Aroma of tart red fruits, Brett funk, wood and cognac. Flavour is moderate sweet and acidic. Over medium bodied with light carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dansac (107) - Loa Angeles, Alabama, USA - NOV 18, 2014
Slight letdown from Anchorage, considering some of the hype behind it. It reminded me of a big flanders, with heightened barrel notes. Very tart, prominent brett as with every Anchorage beer, and some bigger malts than usual. I personally like my sours a bit drier and ’cleaner’, so this was a bit excessive. Still, very nice.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Japalo (1321) - DENMARK - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle@guren brewing clean shave ipa with Bolton brewery. Small head dark copper brown. Barnyard sweat leather. Wet hay. Sweet sour. Tart finish. Good body!! Lactose!! Complex strange brew.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ansalon (1677) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2014
Pours very dark brown with a low tan head. Aromas of cherries, funk, almond, roasted oak, plum, slight sherry notes. Taste is cherries, funk, almond, plum, slight vanilla and plum notes. Mouthfeel is quite astringent yet very smooth with soft carbonation. Very very good!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ktwse (2290) - SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2014
Pours deep brown with low off-white head. Aroma of bretta, grapes, redcurrant, sweet cherry, oak barrels. Taste is big fruit and sour tart with light fruit sour finish. Light, smooth and crisp body.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stoutnick (655) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - NOV 10, 2014
Deep rich red purple pour. Aroma is fantastic - nice vanilla coke aroma which grows as it warms. Wow! No cognac apparent here. Taste is woody cola with a mild sour; very oak strong in the taste without fruitiness or spirit. An interesting wild ale but not a classic.


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