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Bullfrog The Jaspers

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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wedgie9 (2633) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 9, 2015
From notes. Tasted on 9/16/12 from a corked and caged 750mL bottle that I had obtained in a trade quite some time earlier. Pours cloudy brown with an average white head that slowly recedes to thin lace. The nose is sour lemon, funky barnyard, and a nice dose of caramel and bread malt. The flavor is not terribly sour, but very funky with nice balancing caramel malt. The body is medium with light carbonation and a long funky, malty, and lightly sour finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HonusWagner (2093) - Florida, USA - OCT 1, 2015
Once upon a time, this pretty good if unremarkable American attempt at recreating a Flemish Red was highly beleaguered in the trade forums. Nowadays it would probably command a huge haul. Funny how that goes. Anyways, a solid, if a bit too acetic, sour red.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MJGG (952) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 7, 2010
Bouteille partagée par Rciesla. Thanks Ryan! Arômes de fruits mûrs et de chêne. Robe ambrée assez foncée, très trouble, peu de mousse et effervescence moyenne. Très boisée, les tanins de chêne sont très présents. Un beau côté de fruits rouges bien mûrs se développe également. Légère présence acétique et belle finale sèche (tanins de chêne) et lactique. Intéressant.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thirdeye11 (6064) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 13, 2010
(750ml bottle #370/378 thanks to ericandersnavy) rich deep red/brown pour with light white bubbles. Nose of sweet cherries, pipe tobacco, lightly tart, fruity, wet wood, and raspberry puree. Taste of sweet raspberry and other stone fruit pits, cherry, pipe tobacco, a little too sweet, wet barrel. Not lactic, but wish it was. Linger is sweet and reminiscent of the pipe tobacco throughout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drewbeerme (3916) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 17, 2011
bottle. big thanks to adam for sharing. pours murky amber with white head. nose has raspberry sharp vinegar and mild acetone note. flavors are soured earthy pity cherries, oak, vanilla, vinegar. sort of reminds me of when La Folie first went to those 22oz bottles, tasty still but not special.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (25926) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 30, 2011
Bottle at Papsø. Hazy orange red coloured with a small off-white head. Fruity aroma of oak, red wine and dried fruits. Fruity flavour of red wine, oak and berries. Tart finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jesperhammer (4184) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2011
29-MAR-2011, bottle @Papsø tasting. Brown’ish, low beige head. Flemmish like. Tart red wine type with some berries - cherries. I like this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10295) - FAROE ISLANDS - APR 3, 2011
Botella. Amber brown colour. Spiced malty tart aroma. Spiced and tart malty flavour with fruits. Tart fruity malty finish. Quite nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (34350) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 23, 2011
Bottled. An amber beer iwth a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of straw, vinegar, and terpentine. The flavor is sweet and sour with notes of malt, caramel, vinegar, and terpentine, leading to a tart finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (10201) - 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

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