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RATINGS: 172   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (21886) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 28, 2014
Bottled at Mikkeller, Stockholm. Almost clear deep ruby, small head. Vinegary nose with raspberry and pork. Sweet with full body and rounded mouthfeel. Wood, red berries, oak. Light hay, some plums and milk. Low bitterness. Interesting and tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (7810) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours murky brown, nose is light roast malts, tart, taste is huge funk, juicy, sweet, bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
McNeillR (1897) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 25, 2014
Light muddy brown, etched thin bubbled ring. Stewed peaches and boozy burnt toffee apple. Itchy yeast vibe, terse sweetness throughout cuts through the sourness. Rich and patient woodyness throughout spreads the bretty dusting. Finishes really raking tart and cherry. Linger is surprisingly clean.

Bottle, Fancy Al Fresco Tasting, Cheers BenHhhhh

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenH (3244) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 25, 2014
Bottle. Brown with white head. Very sharp aroma, some vinegar, oak. Taste of funk, oak. Very acidic. Nice

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey (9998) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2014
Bottle thanks to BenH. It pours deep brown with small white head. The nose is red fruits, tang, caramel, tangy, vinous, red wine, plum skin and mild acidity. The taste is tangy, red wine, wood, mild acidity, plum skin, redcurrant, Granny Smith apple, raspberry and oak with a lingering wood-acidity on the finish. Fruity, tangy and rather scoopable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (18513) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 25, 2014
Bottle at home.... Deep brown... Thin tan lacing... Dark fruits roast... Soft funky... Roast malts... Chewy malts funky fruit.. Big berries

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
RickTheRick (730) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 24, 2014
*Batch #1* Brune aux reflets bourgognes et assez opaque, la mousse est quasi inexistante dans cette bière. À chaque respiration et à chaque gorgée, une toute nouvelle expérience se révèle, c’est impressionnant. Au nez, j’ai détecté des traces de cuir, de fruits secs et rouges confits, de mélasse et d’alcool fort. L’acidité est particulièrement violente dans cette bière, mais c’est tolérable. Le cognac ne goûte pas tant, ne serait-ce que quelques passages sucrés à l’occasion. Très fruitée (cerises et cassis), le côté funky se glisse bien dans tout ce charabia et la finale est légèrement boisée. Assez débile cette collaboration!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (3430) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2014
Bottled. Pours clear, amber with a small tan head. Aroma of wood,vanilla, caramel, red sour fruits, cognac and brett notes. Slightly sweet flavor that ends up dy and pleasant tart. Medium bodied, oily to watery texture and soft carb. An excellent Sour indeed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (4233) - Quebec, CANADA - JUL 20, 2014
Bottle (750 ml). Shared by Chris, thanks! Dark mahogany with a small beige head and little lacing. Aroma is mostly of red fruits along with acetic notes, light caramel, brettanomyces, oak and alcohol notes. Taste is quite acidic, but less than I thought it would be considering some the reviews. There’s a lot of red fruits (mostly cherries) along oak, cognac, vanilla, caramel, brettanomyces and light spiciness. Medium body. Medium carbonation. Dry finish. Mouth puckering. One of my least favorite from Anchorage or Crooked Stave. A little over the top acidity. Tasty, but a bit unidimensional.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
gyllenbock (6285) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 20, 2014
Bottle at Mikkeller Bar Stockholm. Brownish/red with a small head. Nice aroma and taste of brett, berries, funk, oak, red wine. Really refreshing and easy to enjoy. A nice beer to drink during a hot summer evening.

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