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RATINGS: 301   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Situated at opposite ends of the California Trail, pioneering breweries Sierra Nevada and Boulevard have embarked upon a journey into the unknown, to a land where adventures in brewing and flavor await. Terra Incognita is, fittingly, an earthy beer, celebrating the unique terroir of the two locations. Beginning with Sierra Nevada’s estate-grown pale malt, and combined with amber malt, wheat, and malted wheat, it is then assertively hopped with Bravo and Styrian Goldings, dry-hopped with East Kent Goldings, and finally barrel aged with Brettanomyces in Missouri oak.
Originally brewed at Boulevard and released exclusively on draft at SAVOR Fest 2012. Batch 2 was brewed at Boulevard and re-released to the general public in bottles on 6-18-13.


aaronh2012's rating

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
aaronh2012 (92) - Maryland, USA - AUG 22, 2013
Huge head, very sudsy, light mouth feel, heavy sweetness, pronounced hop profile. Light aroma, slight sourness.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandd1983 (2918) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAR 20, 2015
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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwood04 (4364) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 23, 2015
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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HoppyBudgie (812) - SOLA, NORWAY - FEB 21, 2015
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.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rajendra82 (970) - Alpharetta, Georgia, USA - FEB 20, 2015
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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
berlinoise2go (646) - NORWAY - FEB 14, 2015
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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kayres (570) - , Georgia, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Very dark hazy brown. Thin with no head. Sweet plummy berry aroma. Smooth full bodied fig, berry, wine flavors ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
CousinBrenden (61) - St Louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 5, 2015
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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (6550) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 4, 2015
Bottle - Soured dark malts with a hint of cherry. Dark jet brown with a light brown head. Light tart dark malts with some cherry notes and a dark burnt chocolate finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (8040) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 4, 2015
750mL bottle, pours a deep dark amber with a medium beige head. Aroma brings out lots of brett, dark soured fruits, oak, and light vinegar. Flavour is quite complex, with the brett showcasing front and centre, oak barrels, dark soured fruits, and wood. Complex, woody, bretty and only light tart. Great stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wchesser (1319) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 22, 2015
Dark brown with a lot of carbonation and a thick slow fading pillowy head. Nose of bourbon, some vanilla, wet oak. Bitter dark roast malts and tart finish. Don’t think this is what it was supposed to be...


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