pellegjr (395) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 8, 2012
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
750, pours hazy brass with foamy white head, tart and lightly estery /phenolic aroma, intriguing, light but assertive malt presence, mildly funky, heavy cabonation, decent, time will be good to this beer (although it will be a bottle bomb by then)
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 8, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Date: July 28, 2012
Source: Crabapple Bottle Shop
Appearance: clear copper, fine off white head, bitsof lace
Aroma: dry pale malt aroma, straw, horse blanket, light spicyness, touch of malty sweetness
Flavor: bright sweet flavor, malty sweetness, just a touch of wild yeast, light spicyness
Overall: will age nicely as the sweetness turns wild
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Score: **+ /4
robforbes (2083) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - SEP 8, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
pours a semi-clear pale orange with a small white head that leaves without saying good-bye, and little to no lacing.
smell is somewhat sour, floral, citrus, yeast, and a touch of spice.
taste is carbonated, tart, citrus, wild yeast, a touch of malt, some fruits, and some caramel. ends tangy and tart.
ads135 (3357) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - SEP 5, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Great sour aroma, but sadly the taste doesn’t match. Weak and watery taste. Some wild yeast, some sour lemon, and a bit of cherry. A gift from Nick.
Beerman6686 (5279) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 5, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
This poured a cloudy yellow color with a white head. aroma was lots and lots of brett, light wheat notes, lemon peel, and some other light spices. Flavor was a tad sweet for what I was expecting, light alcohol nnotes, some spice, and good amount of brett. Reminded me of a bretted triple.
PGHbeer77 (571) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 5, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
25.4 oz. Bottle. Fresh. Lots of sediment, Brett, in bottom of bottle. Vinous, breadiness scent, Brett underneath, a little weak in strength. Bubbly white head to a ring over a copper high carbonated pour. Light body, crisp, with a fizzy finish - great! Delicate flavor, bright fruit (lemon), vinous, bread, Brett, peppery spices. A little expensive, but I’m going to age a bottle.
arminjewell (8582) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - SEP 4, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pour out of 750 mL bottle is nice and slightly hazy orange with nice fluffy and streaming carbonation, nice white head. Aroma has nice notes of dusty cobwebs, lemon, biscuit, bread, some nice lactic, hints of white grape, pear, and peach, touch of earthy and dusty basement notes again. Taste is a nice mix of pear, peach, some white grape, grass, slight spice, touch of bready and yeasty malts, hints of earthy and spicy notes, some lemon and biscuity notes, finishing fairly sweet but some slight funk comes through. Definitely lacking in lactic from the aroma, but really a nicely done brett beer.
Kinz (3506) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - SEP 4, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a mostly clear copper color, large initial head quickly fades to nothing. Aroma is lightly barnyard, faint hint of lemon. Flavor is about the same - a light touch of bretty barnyard, a bit of lemon that suggests sourness, but doesn’t quite get there, and an undefined spice note looms in the background. Subtle, bordering on elegant. Wish I had a second bottle to sit down for a decade, this could really evolve into something special. Or not. You just don’t know with brews like this. This was a bit better than my score indicates.
bbbrew (204) - Hawaii, USA - SEP 3, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
750 Bottle. Was pretty excited about this one given the minds behind the brew, maybe I should have bought an extra to save for a later date. Interesting mix, unlike any of the farm house or sour bers I have tried. definitely enjoyable, but different than I was expecting, I guess I should have read the back of the label. Good beer but not sure I will spring $15 for another bottle as I prefer a more sour beer. Thanks to the brewers for putting this one out there.
Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - SEP 3, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
750ml bottle. Rating #197. Bright orange color with a big white head that quickly disappeared. Green apple aroma, light funk. Flavor had more apple and ot was very dry. Pretty good. (2482)