emerica56 (600) - Bristol, Rhode Island, USA - SEP 15, 2007
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
This beer pours a cloudy golden color with nice laceing but a rather faded head. It has strong aroma of yeast and lamon citrus. As you drink it the flavor was very salty and it drys the sides of your mouth rather quickly. There was also some intence flavors of lemon and tons of citrus and hops.
JoeinDahlem (1381) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - SEP 15, 2007
4.1 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
I don’t know what I expected, but I found complexity and some bright, fulsome fruit flavors that were awesome in this sour, dry acidic incarnation. Pours a translucent gold with a very active but disappearing white head. Incredible aroma of bright fruits, not just apricot but also nectarine, tangerine, orange, peach, with lighter notes of ginger and catty funk. Sour flavor, lemon with tart nectarine and apricot. Quite acidic, semi-dry, and only slightly musty in the back. Fun to drink. I should have expected it to be this good.
Drink4Satan (676) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 15, 2007
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Corked 2006. Pours an opaque nectarine/creame colour filled with particulates and forms a swirl of white foam that clings to the rim of the glass. The aroma is certainly tart, with a funky bouquet of fruits, mostly apricot and barnyard. The nose is less abrasive than a gueuze’s, but still pretty pungent. The flavour sour and salty, with vibrant overtones of strong acidic citrus, but not so acidic that it resembles acetic acid. The apricots are very subtle. Musty yeast, acid and funk mask most of the apricot. The palate is tingly and soft with a drying finish.
IrishBoy (3967) - Bakersfield, California, USA - SEP 12, 2007
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
&50ml bottle, says 2004 Vintage on the cork!Nose is funky with tartness and light apricots; lightly hazed and apricot colored with a small white head; flavor is sour, but not like a guezue, complemented by a very light taste of the apricots. Wish you could taste a little more apricots though!
drewbeerme (3907) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 3, 2007
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
750ml 2007 vintage. pours cloudy dull orange with small white head around the rim. nose is tart and semi-sour apricots with nice funk to it. flavor has nice tart and sour apricot fruit which is really refreshing. a nice balance here where the acidity is low. very well done.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Name: Fou’ Foune
Source: Tasting, RateBeer SE Gathering, 2004
hazy light orange, light tart aroma, big tart flavor, just a hint of peach sweetness induced by reading the label
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
The score was calculated based upon the notes and an old scoring system.
PhillyBeer2112 (2660) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - AUG 31, 2007
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Woosh! You wanna talk acidity, here it is. Funky aroma that is fruity, citrusy, with a touch of horseblanket. I can’t tell that the fruitiness is apricot. Flavor is hard acidity, bordering on acetic, biting sourness, leading into a semi-dry finish. Fruitiness swirls in the background, again not obviously apricot. Some lemony citrus is present, possibly an illusion due to the acidity. Cloudy yellow color, fizzy, soft palate.
Quack-Duck (8862) - Down South, GERMANY - AUG 25, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottle, bottled in 2001. Cloudy orange colour, tiny head. Very sour indeed, which comes as now surprise however, flavours of apricot, slightly hoppy.
sblair (37) - SD, California, USA - AUG 18, 2007
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Purchased bottle from Obriens. Your quinessential belgian Lambic thats perfect with the softest hints of apricot. What a nice refreshing beer this is.
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - AUG 18, 2007
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: FEB 27, 2008 First tried at the Seattle International Beer Festival and then at the brewery in 2004. Hyper-tart apricot sour with considerable depth and complexity, good carbo level, and some pit bitters too. Beautiful beer.