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RATINGS: 561   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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.


dagimp's rating

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dagimp (882) - Philly, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 20, 2013
Bottle purchased at whole foods for $16-18. No date on bottle. Cork flys off with authority! Fantastic aroma! Hoppy mild aroma with some funk and wine melding perfectly. Massive fluffy head but little lacing. Mouthfeel is dry but a bit too fizzy. Taste is dry with a goo dose of galaxy hops. Funk is present but not overpowering. Definite medicine flavor too. Very mild spiced flavor as well. Overall, an interesting beer but not fantastic. Lots of good flavors but just don't meld perfect. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jb (2697) - Rochester, New York, USA - FEB 5, 2016
That wonderful characteristic Galaxy nose. Tropical and citrus fruit. Very hazy and pale. Appearance is not this companies strong suit. Palate is brilliant. Soft sweet then syrupy with tingly carbonation and pepper finish. Very subtle. Real good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJester (2303) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 27, 2015
650 mL bottle. Banana Popsicle yellow with a big, rocky white head. As close to Orval as Iíve ever tried. Yeah. Great hopping.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (4848) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2015
Keg at CPK. Quite a vibrant yellow, hazy, still, small foamy white head. Aroma is wheaty, lemon. Body is light, spritzy, slightly foamy. Taste is earthy, wheat, leaves, jelly babies with extra dusted sugar, chalky, dry papery finish. Dry, dirty and earthy. Not as clean as expected, but decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (16259) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2015
Keg at CPK - London. Pours hazy yellow with a creamy white head. The nose has some creamy pale malts, tangerine, straw, grapefruit. Light sweet flavor with lots of flinty minerals, rindy citrus, cereal grains. Light to medium bodied with average carbonation. Light funky character on the finish, some white grape, pale wood, minerals, grassy bitterness, lemon rind. Novel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (2562) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2015
Aroma: light yeast, barnyard, light citrus. Appearance: hazy, light yellow, small, creamy, white head. Taste: medium bitter. Palate: bitters continue, brett, farmhouse, getting quite intensely bitter, light sours coming up, light exotic fruits kicking in very late. Overall: nice IPA, interesting play on brett flavours. Pint at CASK Pub & Kitchen, Pimlico.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
neurbob (102) - Florida, USA - OCT 7, 2015
Batch #8, April ?15. Big Bottle from Total Wine to glass, light golden slightly cloudy. Humongous light foamy head. Delicate Brett/ lemon /faint leather aroma. Lightish grain/ funk/ mild hops . Intensely dry. This is the true champagne of beers. Pairs great with seafood.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
danlo (2012) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - SEP 19, 2015
750ml bottle. Pale yellow gold colour, frothy white foam head leaving some lacing and fruity nose with citrus rind, funk, alittle hop. Flavour is malt & grain, with fruity tart citrus, juicy, funk, coriander and peppery, spicy hop bitterness. Light to medium bodied, spikey carbonation, dry sour funky lingering bitter finish. Very drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (1957) - GREECE - JUL 21, 2015
750ml bottle at home. Hazy pale yellow golden color with white head. Aroma is funky, spicy and hoppy, bretty, grassy, light citrusy fruity, light wineous. Sweet, bitter and light acidic taste. Medium oily body with lively carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
puboflyons (2783) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 20, 2015
From the corked, caged 750 ml. bottle. It is a year old so that will probably taint my review. Hazy, yellow pour with a modest white fizzy head that fades. The aroma is Brett and spice. The body is light and refreshing. I pick up a good spice character in the taste with that Brett character all over it. Ends dry.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Blairgus (3722) - California, USA - JUL 12, 2015
12 July 2015, tap at Anchorage Brewing. Pale white. Nose is earthy, dry, woody, sweet. Sweet, woody, earthy. Nice.


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