jcwattsrugger (11215) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAY 27, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
22oz bottle-pours hazy yellow with a dissipating white head. Aroma is brett, acidic, spice, light malt. Taste is brett, acidic, spice, light malt-bready. Interesting.
superspak (2828) - Michigan, USA - APR 27, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
22 ounce bottle with gold foil into tulip glass, bottled in April 2008. Pours slightly cloudy golden amber color, with a nice 2-3 finger fairly dense white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Some nice and thick soapy lacing on the glass, with a fair amount of carbonation streaming up. Aromas of big tart apple, grape, pear, lemon, hay, grass, fig, bread, pepper, herbal, floral, funk, and yeast spices. Some fairly nice aromas, with good strength and complexity. Taste of big apple, grape, pepper, pear, grass, herbal, fig, clove, lemon, floral, bread, and yeast spices. Fairly dry on the finish; with lingering notes of pepper, lemon, bread, grape, grass, and yeast spices on the finish for a bit. Slight tartness on the finish, but not anywhere near what I was expecting from the aromas. Medium-high carbonation and medium body; with a fairly crisp and prickly mouthfeel that fits well. Alcohol is extremely well hidden with pretty much no warming present at all. Quite easy to drink, but is still a sipper. Overall this is a nice and quite enjoyable spiced wild ale. Good amount of flavor complexity and balance; and very smooth to drink. It held up well to age as expected.
Dixonian (1562) - Plano, Texas, USA - MAR 20, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22oz bottle thanks to a very cool bartender @ Brouwer’s Cafe.
Dull orange pour with some fluffy white head.. Nose is fruity, earthy, and funky - flavor is similar with a peppery finish. Not sure how this tasted fresh but it’s aged quite nicely!
MrDick (347) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 25, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Avery put together a crazy beer. The white pepper, hibiscus and brett gives this beer a unique aroma and taste. Aroma is citrus and spice. Taste is funk with spice and a lot of floral aftertaste. I don’t taste any of the figs that were added. This is a really unique beer.
queenholly (3014) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - FEB 18, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Funky wet straw, lemon, spice aroma. Hazy yellow orange with a moderate fizzy head and some lacing. Sweet fruit, tart citrus, spice, and yeasty/funk flavor, soapy bitter finish. Light bodied, fairly carbonated.
Naka (708) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 16, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours hazy peach color with some small white rimming. Aroma is bretty and citric sour. Flavor is kind of mild with sweetness. A little bit of brett funkiness, but not as much as the nose would entail. Flavor is mild and body is light.
Nate (3778) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 16, 2012
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Kinda funky in the nose, with honey and lemon, yeast and mild sweetness. Medium golden clear to hazy, with white lacing head. Medium watery body with heavy carbonation. Starts dry and mildly tart, funky with some lactic and citrus character. Bretty. Smooth. Very nice Belgian.
Macegan75 (707) - Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 22, 2011
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at C AH. Pours an opaque golden tan color with little head and lacing. Nose is funky and fruity with yeasty ketones. First sip is nice pale malty flavors with yeast spicyness. finish is slightly brettish with nice lingering tones.
jcweaver (768) - VA Beach, Virginia, USA - NOV 26, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours a cloudy yellow with a medium white head. Fruity pineapple aroma with hints of spices and brett. Fruity flavor with spices. Hints of brett and some hops.
Chudwick (2207) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - NOV 13, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz in a giant frosty mug - pours golden caramel with moderate amount of white foam and noticeable lacing. Nose is spicy and fruity. Aroma is yeast, simple malts, pepper and fruit. Taste is sweet to the lips and finishes neutral (hence some hops). Body is medium and texture is thin and slick. This is probably the lightest Belgian Ale I’ve ever had. I could do without the pepper.