bhensonb (12048) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 29, 2013
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
750 c&c from Capitol Beer in Sacramento, CA. Pours dark brown with a 5 finger foamy/frothy tan head. Aroma (through lots of head) is sour and dark. Med + body. Flavor is dark malt, wood and some seriously sour fruit. This is not vinegar sour. It’s dark fruit bretty. No cherry here. Apparently no fruit of any kind here, but I guess it’s the Goldings. When the foam is gone the aroma is quite earthy/sour, and the flavor generates a hint of chocolate - but it finishes earthy/sour. Mouth fatigue means not so sour as the start, but sour. This is a rather elegant ale, and if popular wines were earthy, this would be a fitting alternative. Ain’t the way of the world. tho.
Dogbrick (9118) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 14, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
This beer pours a dark amber color with a medium thick light beige head that diminishes gradually. Patchy lacing on the glass. Aroma of oak, vine fruits and malt. Medium-bodied with flavors of mildly funky fruit, vinous oak, earthy malt and mild hops. The finish is dark fruits and oak with a funky yeast aftertaste. Pretty good all around.
pineypower (2668) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - APR 4, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours almost black with a small, slightly off white head. Aroma is of chocolate, molasses, dates, sap, some woody barrel, light funky notes. Taste has lots going on, caramel, chocolate, soil, barrel, wood, light boozy notes, dried fruits, subtle funky almost plastic brett notes. Aroma was eh, but the taste more than makes up for that.
fiulijn (16003) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 31, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, corked and caged, from Pear Delicatessen & Shoppe, Seattle
Dark brown color with generous compact head. The aroma is very bready, and moderately sour. Good body strength; the flavor is muddled, a bit funky and Bretty, too much wood, too much yeast.
Good, but very dirty.
jandd1983 (3001) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAR 20, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
It poured a brown color with a big brown head. The aroma was of bourbon, chocolate, sugar, lemon and dried fruit. The taste was sour with notes of sugar, fruits, lemons and some barnyard. It had a medium body with medium to high carbonation. Tasty.
jkwood04 (4462) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 23, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
750ml bottle in a teku. Pours dark brown with a big, lacy, beige head. Aroma of light Brett, some caramel malts with sort of a toasted note, light oak, hints of floral hops, and light notes of fruits. Flavor the same with a decent blend. Average texture, lots of carbonation. A decent beer, better than I expected, but still a little off.
HoppyBudgie (812) - SOLA, NORWAY - FEB 21, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Brown pour, light tan head. Aroma has leather, funk, wet hay, ripe fruit. Flavor is leather, lightly tart, some funk and earthy/dusty flavors. Nice light sour. Cellared 1,5 year.
rajendra82 (973) - Alpharetta, Georgia, USA - FEB 20, 2015
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
The deep burgundy colored body was not highly carbonated, and the one finger thick head was short lived. The smell was very wine like, with sour, fruity, woody aromas dominating the nose, and this was backed by a rose like floral aromas. The taste was that of raisins up front, with a followup of cherry. There were some hints of chocolate and toffee in the finish. The aftertaste was oak, vanilla, and a touch of banana. The body of the beer was a little thin and the feel slick. A nice creation, but a bit pricey for the quality.
berlinoise2go (650) - NORWAY - FEB 14, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle (75cl) from Vinmonopolet, Oslo. Dark mahogany colour. Huge, light beige head, slowly cracking up, leaving thick lacing and a stable foam island. Aroma of malt, forest fruit, barnyard, almonds, bitter orange. Medium body, average/soft carbonation. Taste is malty-acidic, lightly tart, nicely balanced by a fruity sweetness, but appears somewhat restrained.
kayres (582) - , Georgia, USA - FEB 12, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Very dark hazy brown. Thin with no head. Sweet plummy berry aroma. Smooth full bodied fig, berry, wine flavors
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CousinBrenden (125) - St Louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 5, 2015
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
Love this style. Brown amber type of sour barn peach plum funk. Lightly carbonated, very vinous just a great wonderful flavored brew. Hop they make more collab stuff of the two breweries.