SuIIy (1983) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - OCT 17, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample at NotF. Pours a light cloudy yellow color with a foamy white head. Nose is lightly fruity with clove and banana esters. Palate is lightly fizzy and clean. Flavors of toasty malt notes and yeast with a light hint of clove.
AirForceHops (2708) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 15, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at the brew pub. 5 oz taster. Nose is funky oak and Brettanomyces, good amount of funk. Taste is mostly the same with a bit of musty hay. Mouthfeel has a mild Puckering affect. Medium in body with a slightly drying texture. Decent. Well worth a try if you enjoy Brett.
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 8, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Draft) Pours a lightly hazy golden body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of coriander, sweet citrus, apricot, pineapple, mustiness, banana, sweat, and light horse blanket. Flavor of sweet citrus, honey, light herbs, funkiness, and candi sugar with a semi-dry oak finish.
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - JUN 14, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at EBF. Pours a light golen body with a a creamy head. Aroma is sweet malt, citrus, banana, and belgian yeast. Flavor is that with little etoh expression.
PilsnerPeter (3028) - Flushing, New York, USA - OCT 21, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampled at Night of the Funk 2009: Slightly hazy golden with a thick dense white head. Tannic buttery Chardonnay aroma- mild odd phenols are there as well giving off a plasticy note over a green raisin fruity undertone. Creamy body- warming. Some mild vanilla flavor mesh with a buttery white wine vinousness and sweet oak. Thereís an herbal note on the back. This is quite interesting, but I canít say I liked it through and through. (Perhaps itís because Iím sensitive to the diacetyl of the California Chardonnays).
Ratman197 (9014) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 12, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Avery Strong Ale Fest poured a clear orange amber with a smal lingering amber head. Aromas of biscuit, white wine, light oak and light barnyard funk. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of barnyard funk, biscuit and light citrus with a crisp dry lingering funky finish.
Camons (5042) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2012
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap @ Avery, doing the 10th Annual Boulder Strong Ale Festival. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma is lightly sour with grain, green apples, grapes, winelike. Taste is grain, caramel, sour apples, grapes, sweet fruity. Thin to medium body, soft carbonation. 090312
dnstone (2111) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - FEB 3, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sweet and syrumpy nose...winey too! Golden and white head. The wine flavors are a bit too pronounced but nice.
Notes: Beer Advocate Belgian Beer Fest í09
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A Sim rate (on tap at Cambridge brewery tap): aroma is sweet but very alcoholic. Itís the maple in a bourbon barrel with some smoke thrown in. Flavour of bourbon and maple with sour lemon drops and citric orange fruits. Thereís a real kick in the finish. So sweet and sour. I like this beer.
j12601 (6585) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - OCT 29, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pouring at the Night of the Funk event in Boston. This one turned out to be one of the starts of the fest, but for me it had nothing to do with the beer. The hype and story around this was phenomenal. Tons of people talking about it both interested, and full of skeptical sarcasm. The story and method for the beer was quite neat. The beer itself was rather forgettable, pouring a just clear yellow, and smelling like oak and vanilla. A little acid, and a little mustard. Not a lot else though.