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RATINGS: 484   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   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.


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4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
HonusWagner (1315) - Florida, USA - SEP 7, 2012
Quite a remarkable beer. Really, really funky, tart, citrusy (mostly lemon peel), hoppy all at once. Even a good black pepper note. Just all-around solid. Really excited by this stuff.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jehoesefat (265) - Poway, California, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Fruity, citrus aroma, grapefruit and lemonade. Pours cloudy yellow with a thick puffy white head. Flavor is good, bitter with a slightly sweet finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cobaink2 (48) - seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 22, 2014
little bit of tart from the funkiness and a slight hop character. very nice champagne yeast. a touch of the aging on the back end. lots of good things here. i would have preferred a little more hop profile from the galaxy.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Infiniteipa (28) - - MAY 7, 2014
2012 bottle. The cork shot out of this like crazy as soon as I removed the cage, but the beer didnít gush, must be the Brett going crazy after 2 years in the bottle. This was an amazing beer, pale straw in the glass with tall fluffy head, sweet yeasty aroma, complex and fruity taste with a slight spice background., still had some good hop presence after 2 years. The adjuncts worked perfectly here, not too overpowering, the same for the Brett and wine yeast. Iím not normally a fan of Belgian style IPAís, or Belgian beers for that matter, but would definitely recommend this for the IPA drinker after something a little bit special.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dr.Drei (6) - New York, USA - APR 26, 2014 does not count
Poured in a tulip glass from a bottle. Butterscotch color. Nice head. Poured hazy, giving off a floral aroma, but citrus dominates. There is a lemon flavor that is quite strong along with grassy overtones. Very smooth.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
veronneaupy (105) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - APR 25, 2014
On sent bien les Brett au nez. L'amertume se fait bien sentir en bouche. Surpris par le produit. Très bon ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jonno (2231) - JAPAN - APR 24, 2014
I really dug this. Reminded me of a younger, hungrier Orval wih great new world hopping. Super carbed. Might miss the complexities of the classic, but this is robust, edge of your seat drinking. top notch. Love the saisonesque touches too.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brouwerij (914) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - APR 18, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy gold yellow with big white head, settles rapidly with minimal, stringy lace. Aroma is funky, floral, wheat, sweat, citrus, tropical with piney, mildly resinous hops, coriander. Flavor is floral, brett, funky, with citrus, piney hops and a funky, hoppy, wheat finish and lingering fruity, tropical and hoppy aftertaste. Hops are not particularly bitter, but work well with the brett. Moderate carbonation, medium-light body, and mildly dry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
furthur (124) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - APR 5, 2014
Cloudy golden, white head, pineapple and lemon smell. Pineapple, lychee, lemon, floral juniper. Body smooth but crisp, carbonation moderate. Finish is citrus.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DandyWolfFloyd (641) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 1, 2014
Aroma - definite Belgian yeast quality, there is a presence of coriander some peppercorns, the hops arenít super bold Appearance - body is a golden and a 2nd layer of a whitish yellow; the liquid is clear, but the floating separate layer of a whitish layer that lays on top that is cloudy; head sets up and is about 2" Taste - is lemon grass full, with some nice subtle hops, and some Brettanomyces; nice little funk Palate - body is more medium than light; the texture is like a White ale or a Saison, and a little like champagne; the finish is dank and funky This feels a little more like a Saison than an IPA or Belgian White.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
andrewje41 (304) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle pour. Cream yellow color. heavy citrus aroma with lemon zest and grapefruit. Delicious hoppy citrus flavors. I had this beer for the first time years ago, and love it even more today.


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