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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.8/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Brewer Description: This beer is a collaboration brewed between Paul Vaughn and David Sakolsky of Blue Lobster.

It is a 7.8% Biere De Garde brewed with Tennessee grits and aged 10 months in Arrington Vineyards Port barrels with a mixed culture. It has multiple brett variants and bacteria.

500 Bottles. Formerly known as "Paulís Boutique"


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcartamdg (1984) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - APR 13, 2014
pours a translucent amber brown, aroma of oak, brett and funk. Taste is slightly sour, slight vinegar, apples, cherries and oak. light body yet pretty flavorful.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Phatdog1 (179) - Brentwood, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 26, 2014
375 ml bottle purchased locally. Murky reddish brown pour, love that color. Aroma of red wine tannins, fruit, Brett, funk, slight vinegar. Taste follows nose with some woodiness, pungent dark fruit, and earthy yeast. Leaves a bit of a zing on the back of the tongue. Wonderful beverage!! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
adnielsen (9077) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle @ Arminís apartment, courtesy of a real fucken chill dude. Pours a sort of murky, deep orangish brown appearance with little head. Super spicy (cinnamon/nutmeg), thick plum/dark grape, acetic, quite oaky aroma. Kind of like an Oud Bruin. Fair amount of vinegar tones, lot of oak and tannins, lot of dark fruit. Black cherry, plum, red grape. Carbonation is a bit dull. Nice, twangy aftertaste. Fun to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (6175) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Pour out of 375 mL bottle, thanks Aaron! Very hazy dark red pour with fizzy off white head, aroma brought notes of red fruit, oak, lemon, hints of vinegar and acetic acid into a bit of spice, cinnamon, slight earthy tones. Taste is a mix of acetic, vinegar, hints of earth, slight grain into earth, slight spice, cinnamon, finishing fairly sweet, slightly tart.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcox90 (1545) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 20, 2014
375ml bottle shared by AirForceHops @ RBNEG. Pours muddy brown with reddish hues with no head. The nose of sour grapes (appropriate if one knows the back story to this brew). Swiped verbatim from puboflyons. To good not to use again. Also, scents of wet oak and fruit juice thatís beginning to "work". Sweet/sour flavor with more tart fruit flavor. Nice balance.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AirForceHops (3174) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 18, 2014
$13.00 for a 375 ml bottle. Shared at the RBNG. Murky brown color. Aroma of herbal funk, tart berries, dirty earthy malt and oak.

Yeasty, oaky, hints of brett with a good about of fruity sweetness. Lingering oak and tannic grapes. Really nice complex flavors. I guess you could cellar it, but after 10 months in barrels it tastes pretty good right now. Another fine brew from the former brewer, Cheers Dave!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Reynolds314 (2331) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Thanks a lot to Airforcehops for the share. Really great beer. Pours a bit of a murky brownish color which isnt great but the aroma is heavy vinous grapes, oak, lemon, really rich complex malts and a balance that is great. Hopefully Dave creates more beers like this once his place is open.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
puboflyons (2143) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 16, 2014
From the 375 ml. bottle. Amber brown tone with reddish hues and short lived tan head. The nose of sour grapes (appropriate if one knows the back story to this brew). Caramel malt and Brettanomyces yeast also can be picked up. Light body. The taste begins with a modest roast malt character but the sour and tart sensations really roar in quickly at the end. Might have better after some cellaring.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
WillRunForBeer (672) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 15, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 29, 2014 Taste at RBNG, thanks Chris! Pours cloudy brown with a bit of white head. Smells of sour cherries. This is nice and smooth and not too sour at first, finishes sour cherry. Great!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
AdamJackson (2599) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 15, 2014
375ML Bottle, $13 hand labeled in a pretty shoddy way.

A - Crimson red with faint oak towns and a 1 finger head.

S - Nose is cherry pie, hints of brown sugar and oak with tannic grape juice.

T - Whoa. this tastes awesome. Loads of fruity pie, cherry and raspberry, honey, wheat and uber wine forward.

M - Nice mouthfeel, lots of silky smooth taste, fruit finish, dry. very nice

O - I love this one. Very good. Could drink a lot of this!



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