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Bellwoods Donkey Venom

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Brewed by Bellwoods Brewery
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Toronto, Canada
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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unknown

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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.78/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Baltic porter aged in brett barrels with additional beasties.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (7638) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 19, 2014
2014-07-08. Black body with a foamy tan head. 3+ Aroma is interesting, sort of musty and lightly funky, dark malt. Flavour is moderately sour, dusty lightly roasty malt. Smooth average bodied palate, effervescent carbonation. Bottle from the brewery, Bottled Oct 2013, shared at Tasting at cgarvieuk’s, Edinburgh

Overheard:
"That peachy butt sauce is really kickin."
"My butt sauce is never going to be as hot as that."

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (14025) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 8, 2014
bottle at home ... deep black ... thin tan head ... soft chocolate malts ... light sour malts ... soft chocolate ... soft roast nose ... sweet malts ... soft roast ... soft malts ... bretty roast malts ... soft sweet malts ...

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BenH (2168) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 8, 2014
Bottle, thanks Jeremy. Black with tan head. Sour, funky aroma, wood, roast, licorice. Taste has a touch of vinegar, roast, wood, chocolate. Dry with a very light tartness, warming alcohol. Nice

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (1659) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 8, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours black, funky fruity nose, light chocolate, very tart and dry, sweet chocolate, nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Karol (598) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 24, 2014
Tapped at the Barhop in Toronto/Canada. Overall a crazy sour fruity porter! It has all a good porter aroma and taste plus the craziness of sour cherry fruits. Alcohol was well hidden. Took me a while to finish the nice tulip glass. A great beer!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dohny (207) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 16, 2014
Brown color with beige head. Aroma of prunes, sourness. Sour taste, dark fruits, bitterness in finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (4259) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 16, 2014
Bottle from robinvboyer, many thanks. Dark red brown color with medium beige head. Sour red fruits in aroma. Sour red fruity taste, coffee, wood, Brett. Tasty.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gurthnar (1522) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 16, 2014
Bottle. Aroma has prominent bretty sourness with dark fruits, sweet. Very dark colour. Taste is intensely fruity, berries, brusnice, egrese. Mostly sour, but deliciously balanced with light sweetness. Only light light dark malts. Easy drinking.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MisoW (1094) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 16, 2014
Bottle, courtesy of Cuso. Pours brown color, beige head. Aroma is sourish, fruity, cherry, coffee. Taste is sour, fruity, cherry, coffee, lemon. Long sour aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (8395) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 12, 2014
Very well done, the additional beasties gave it a cherry winey character. Rich and great. A good integration with porter.


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