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Bullfrog The Jaspers

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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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Scheduled for release on the first Friday of May 2010, this sour red has been patiently maturing in oak barrels for 18 months and will be bottle conditioned a further 4 months prior to release. Why ’the Jaspers’ you ask? Check out Frank Herberts novel ’The Santaroga Barrier’ and find out.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Godofthecellar (667) - NYC, New York, USA - MAY 23, 2013
Poured a hazy cherry red. Nose was oak, bourbon and dark fruit. Flavor was typical bull frog dark sour base with a nice sour ending. Much better as it came to room tem, and significantly better than oud 15

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
hallinghansen (1934) - Odense S, DENMARK - OCT 29, 2012
Trade. Shared @ Ulfborg. Cloudy brown body with a small offwhite head. Aroma is barnyard, earth, acid, tart. Flavor is light sourish, barnyard, acid, vinegar.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2012

Bottle 750ml. corked @ The Danish Summer Gathering, TFODRBSG12, Ulfborg.

[ Bottle # 87/378 ]. Clear medium to dark amber colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, oxidide, tart fruit, tart berry, wood, light vinegar. Flavour is moderate to light heavy sweet, light to moderate acidic and light acetic (vinegar) with a long duration, oxidide, tart, sour berries, wood. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120818]

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (13802) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2012
Bottle @ Danish Summer Gathering Ulfborg, 2012. Bottle # 89/378. Pours murky amber with a small white head. Oak, cherries, funk and fruit. Smooth and dry. Tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (5793) - Hasselager, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2012
Bottle @ Home. Pours slightly hazy reddish brown with a small offwhite head, Aroma of malt, oak, sourness, berries. Flavor is malt, sour berries, light vinegar, sugary, oak. Thin body, soft carbonation, very refreshing. 190812

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (13345) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 18, 2012
Bottle, 75cl corked, at TFODRBSG 2012. A clear one, dark amber in color and topped by a small, light beige head. Berries, vinegar and some caramel maltyness in the aroma. Lightly vinegarish flavor with some berries and caramel. A touch of wood too. Full to medium body, tart and a bit heavy on carbonation. Lasting sourish finish with caramel hints. A rather nice one, but far from world class. 120818

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (7385) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 18, 2012
Bottle 750ml @ TFODRBSG12
Pours clear brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, vineous, vinegar, tart and oak. Taste is light sweet and medium sour with a long dry sour finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft. to flat.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (10841) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2012
Bottle @ TFODRBSG, Ulfborg. Hazy brown with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, light barnyard, raspberry and oak. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate acidic. dry and moderate acidic finish. 180812

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (10874) - DENMARK - AUG 18, 2012
Bottle # 87 @ FOneFan, Danish Ratebeer Summer Gathering 2012. Dark amber/brown with small beige head. Aroma is malt, cherries, sour and vinegar. Flavour is malt, tart, dry, dark fruits, oak and quite vinegar.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
saxo (13851) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2012
Bottle 87/378 @ Summer Gathering, Ulfborg. Nice head with good duration. Color is brown with a ruby hue. Aroma and taste are brett, fruits, caramel, malt, and vinegar. Nice and sour with a good amount of aciditiy.


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