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Anderson Valley Horse Tongue
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Serve in Shaker, Weizen

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Belgian wheat beer aged in white wine barrels and allowed to become very slightly sour. This is a wonderful session beer for those of the “sour and funky” persuasion.


3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (12572) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 24, 2013
Tap at The Davis Beer Shoppe. Pours translucent gold with a 3 finger foamy white head. Earthy aroma suggesting citrus, pineapple and maybe brett. Med body. Rely earthy; still saying bretty, citrus. Like Berliner Weiss in a strong way. Extremely tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (9940) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 11, 2012
On tap at Capone’s. Hazy golden with a small sized head. Wet grass, manure, wheat, and citrus. Some funkiness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
crossovert (9468) - Illinois, USA - NOV 14, 2014
Draft. Light hazed gold. Decent Brett character tropical and lmon. Very light lac to. Overbearing wheat. Let it get more sour.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (8570) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 18, 2012
Draft at Capone’s. Chill hazy canary colored with 1-finger creamy white head. Nose is hopcitrus, sour mashy fruit, pale malt, lactobacillus. Tastes tart, citric, with hops, pale malt, and funky yeasty spice. Palate is rich and smooth, with a lemony and funkier finish. A very good beer from AV.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
deyholla (8334) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 12, 2015
Sampled from the tap at Hopcat. Pours a clear pale gold with a white head that dissipates slowly to the edges and laces. Aroma has a nice white wind note with tart light fruits and a wheat backbone. Flavor is also white wine forward with a light tart fruit note and some light grains backing.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (8000) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUN 3, 2015
Pouring at EBF 2015. Pours a clear orange amber with a thin white head. Soft musk, brett on the nose. Medium bodied, bretty. Tangy wheat, grapes, wood, brett.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (7671) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 27, 2013
On tap at Davis Beer Shoppe. Pours clear golden with a huge white head and a slightly sour furity aroma. There is a subtly sour wheat flavor with some lemon. Very refreshing and tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (6966) - Buffalo, New York, USA - APR 18, 2015
draft at Blue Monk, Buffalo NY. Golden pour, medium body,Nice tart wheat ale. Berry notes, white wine.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
after4ever (6731) - Brier, Washington, USA - MAR 17, 2015
Draft at SB. Go, Fal, go! Man, this beer is rad. Pours a cloudy dark gold with a loose and sudsy white head. Bit tangy nose, hard to pin down, showing faint hints of candied lemons and grapefruits, a bit of sweet pickle, a bit of wet grassy funk, I dunno, it’s a beautiful and refreshing tartness as soon as you get a whiff. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Caramel, bread crusts, a bit of candied lemon, some mild sweet pickle, maybe a soft and subdued balsamic note way in the background. Tough to dial in precisely. Really gorgeous, and seems very singular. Not a lot of other beers around exactly like this one; maybe none. These days, that’s saying something--and this beer is not only new and different in its way, but it’s also made very well. This one could be an all-the-time beer, at least for sourheads.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
czar (5839) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - APR 14, 2015
sample @ EBF 2015. almost clear golden orange pour with a small bubbly white head, some retention - from a pitcher. very cheesy lactos, toasted semi-sweet wheat, some orchard fruitiness - peaches, light acidity - somewhat linear, flowers - lavender, light woodsy notes - hint of coconut. average to light carbonation, light body - slightly watery, tart and woodsy-coconuty-herbal-lactic finish.


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