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Brekeriet Funkstarter

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Brewed by Brekeriet Beer
Style: Saison
Staffanstorp, Sweden
Serve in Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Brekeriet Black Label
Brekeriet Funkstarter is a Scanian saison receiving its special character by fermentation using a mixture of different yeast strains, particularly those of the genus Brettanomyces. The beer is carbonated naturally by fermentation in the bottle and therefore giving a thin layer of yeast on the bottom.


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
floydian1 (1004) - FNQ, Australia, - OCT 14, 2014
330ml bottle in Copenhagen with expiry 26/11/15 (Batch no 22). Hazy pale golden with a large foamy white head of good duration and soapy lace. Nose has musty barnyard funk with citrus and peppery spices. Flavour is peppery and bitter with a grassy hay hop bitterness. Medium bodied palate with spritely mouthfeel. Overall an excellent Saison with Brett-like elements.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (15309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2014
4th October 2014
Hazy gold beer, small pale cream colour head. Palate is airy and semi dry. Mild superfine carbonation. Yep - funk! Does what it says on the tin here! Additional floralness and super light and dry malty cream. Little citrus and mildly savoury note develops to the brett. Dry finish. Funk lovers head here!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Japalo (1225) - DENMARK - SEP 9, 2014
Bottle@home. Golden clear. One finger foam. Plenty of carbonation. Sweet barn, horsesweat notes. Almond nutty taste. Some complex spicyness; white pepper. Smooth gentle dry sour. Fine brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tide (1810) - Espoo, FINLAND - SEP 5, 2014
Bottle at bar. Golden color, white head. Bitter taste with citrus, floral hops, earthy notes, yeast, peach and grass. Bitter finish with citrus, hops, spices and grass. Excellent saison.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
panacea (84) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 23, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 24, 2014 Pours light golden with white head. Nose is very fruity yet incredibly sour. Taste is as similar, fruity and sour. Extremely easy going thirst quenching. High carbonation and medium body. This beer one again show why Brekeriet is such a groundbreaking brewery in Sweden..

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jesperhammer (2926) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2014
08-AUG-2014, bottle @home, from Mikkeller & Friends. Gusher. Not a lot but fortunately I open it by the kitchen sink and spill a little. Huge head of giant white bubbles that unfortunately dies quite fast. Aroma is wonderful saison. Spice, yeast, fruit, funk. Taste the same. Very dry, medium body and a cola-like carbonation of big bubbles. Fine saison.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Leini (841) - SWEDEN - JUL 16, 2014
330ml bottle. Deep hazy yellow body with a dash of orange. Medium high white crown that leaves loads of lacing. Aromas of citrus, pepper, candy and barnyard. Flavors of white pepper, sweet fruits and citrus. Dry and sweet finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beer_est_deus (693) - örebro, SWEDEN - JUL 4, 2014
Lätt dimmig, halm gul med vitt skum. Doft: Bananläsk, funk, halm, äppel källare, frukt, gräs. Smak: Funk, citron skal, växter, malt, äppel kart, bitter mandel, lite parfym. Önskar en stor flaska för lagring.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
murran (206) - - JUL 4, 2014
Pours a light amber clear body with a medium airy head. Nicely funky aroma with a fruity taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
JBPortland (842) - Portland, Maine, USA - JUL 4, 2014
12oz bottle pours hazy pale orange with big fluffy 3 finger brett head. Nose is musty light barny funk and brett fruit, light citrus, yeast spice. Taste is unfortunately a mess, dry, mostly unbalanced overpowering brett and for my palate lots of rubber, smoke, and melted plastic. Finish is the same.


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