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RATINGS: 573   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ale brewed with Galaxy hops, coriander, kumquats, and peppercorns. Fermented and aged in French oak foudres with a wit yeast. Dry hopped with Galaxy hops. Bottle conditioned with brettanomyces and wine yeast. Drink fresh or age to bring out the funk.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
auchevaldiner (4) - chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 7, 2012 does not count
Opened a bomber that i've had tucked away for just 3 or 4 months. Batch #2, april 2012 says the bottle. Fun beer. Pretty much what you'd expect from the description -- 'galaxy white ipa with brett.' Anyway, super hazy pale yellow color, funky yeasty nose and a pretty bitter and peppery mouthfeel. The brett plays nicely with the citrus from the galaxy hops and creates a very juicy texture. Another anchorage hit that i can scarcely find in chicago. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dresden (1355) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - OCT 6, 2012
Batch 2. Hazy yellow with a massive foaming head. Aroma is lemon, brett, spice. Taste is fruity (plum?) pepper, straw and spice. Carbonation is very acidic and the mouthfeel is very light. Finishes really dry. This would be an amazing summer beer but its 0 degrees. Still amazing.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
smith4498 (3489) - Miami, Florida, USA - OCT 6, 2012
Bottle from a trade with cbkschubert. Pours pale golden color with white head. Aromas of citrus, brett, corriander and oak. Big brett flavor with citrus, corriander. Light to medium body with lively carbonation and a dry finish. Thanks Craig.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thornecb (5371) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 5, 2012
Pours pale gold into a snifter. Bright white head with excellent retention recedes leaving spot lacing to coat surface. Funk and oak aromas. Sweet spicy yeast upfront turning to dough, resin and grapefruit before the lasting brett finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadRobin (2734) - Silver Spring, Alabama, USA - SEP 28, 2012
On tap 4 oz. sample at Churchill's Pub in San Marcos, CA. Clear pale chartreuse with large white head and amazing lacing. Aroma of grapefruit, lemon, sweet malt, coriander, spice, funk, yeast and Sauvignon Blanc. Taste of grapefruit, lemon, pineapple, Sauvignon Blanc, spice, grass, yeast and sweet malt, Medium/light body and medium/high carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfearnley (1614) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 28, 2012
750mL bottle to flute Aroma of grapefruit, hops, and straw. Pours a cloudy yellow colour with a larger bubbly head. The taste is sweet and bitter throughout with a nice bitter aftertaste. The mouthfeel is silky and oily with low effervescence.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Godofthecellar (677) - NYC, New York, USA - SEP 25, 2012
Holy $#!+ head!!!!!!! pours a faint hazy pale yellow/white. Smell of spice, brett, hops. Taste is bitter, hops are amazing, slight spice from the peppercorn, soap from coriander at the finish. Missing the sour, ill be picking one up to age in the cellar

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scipio (813) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - SEP 25, 2012
Pours a really cool looking hazy yellow with a long lasting, big and full bubbly white head. Aroma is a perfect balance between subtlety and strength. More floral over anything, with pepper, spices, orange, lemon, and light pineapple. The taste is still good, but doesn't have as much going for it. Grassy, with lemon, orange, and pepper. Mouthful is bubbly and extremely fizzy. It seems to expand while in your mouth. Very dry, with a grassy and lemon aftertaste. This is different and very good. I highly recommend this.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrBunn (2683) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 23, 2012
Bottle. Pours a very light gold with a lot of haze and a massive foamy head. Aromas are thick with tropical fruit, coriander and a little funk. Flavor is light and fairly refreshing with an odd mixture of galaxy hops, light spices and Brett funk. I was thinking this could be a total mess, but it hangs together very nicely.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
pintbypint (3312) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 22, 2012
750ml brown bottle, corked. Batch # 2, April 2012. Pours out a lemon yellow colour with haze. Frothy and creamy white head with gobs of clinging foam everywhere. Nose has leathery Brett, pineapple fruit, lighter citrus. Taste has a yeasty and dry start, light peppery spices, bretty toward the end. Light fruitiness, some grassy bitterness. Some oak on the tongue, hoppy and grassy notes linger. Very bubbly, body is medium. Tasting pretty nice as a fairly fresh beer. Very drinkable.


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