Rustyham (1711) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - AUG 30, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
This was a major gusher, the head shot out of the bottle at least six inches. After pouring a very heady glass, the sour balsamic aroma was very noticable. Color is a deep burgundy with an off white head holding strong. Flavor is spur and dry malt, balsamic, and fresh purple onions. Sweet at first but with a dry aftertaste. I wish that it had not been infected because I was looking forward to a smooth Saison flavor.
Marheb (1743) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 26, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Une bière très vivante, effervescente avec plusieurs débris de levures. Une fois la vague passée, on a un liquide très dense et savoureux. Des notes sauvages, surettes et acides cohabitent habilement, la complexité ne cesse d’augmenter en la buvant et des notes vinaigrées viennent doucement s’ajouter au paysage. Le corps est vineux mais avec une rondeur hors du commun. Très belle dégustation en bonne compagnie.
jbardin (161) - New York, USA - AUG 23, 2012
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at rattle n hum. Pours a dark brown. Aroma is funky, flavor is sweet and tart, with a lot of funk. I really loved this beer and think it is underrated.
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gramity (1301) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 23, 2012
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
RBAG Summer Session 2012. Pours unclear mahogany with a rough off white head. Aroma is bretty and a bit barnyard. Medium thin body and tart. Nice beer but VERY highly carbonated.
pintbypint (2379) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 12, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
RBAG summer 2012. From a brown 750ml bottle. Brown pour, very cloudy, slighly milky pour from the bottom third of the bottle. Head was tight and creamy, tan coloured. Sour nose. Taste had caramel malt in the background, decent sourness up front. Tangy in the finish, dry quenching end. Interesting dark sour.
ej (615) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - AUG 5, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours dark coppery bronze with a gigantic head. Sour and tart on the nose, horse sweat and dried hay. Taste is tart and sour-vinegary. Some hints of the flemish red style. Medoum body with loads od carbonation.
pushkinwow (1842) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 15, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750ml courtesy of Boutip. Huge gusher all over the table and had to pour it into 2 glasses before it eventually settled. Hazy brown with a light brown head that settles to a thin film. Malty with some light funk and sour, bit of cherry and other overipe fruit. Low carbonation (maybe it all burst out when the bottle opened up) with a moderate body, slightly tangy malt on the palate, get a mild bite on the finish along with more malt, bit of funk and tasty.
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - JUN 3, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750ml bottle from beerlando. Big pop and started foaming out of the bottle, but not too bad. Pours dirty brown with a huge, foamy light tan head. Aroma is earthy funk, cherry, vinegar, and some dark fruit. Flavor is tart and sour with some light fruit and some caramel malt. Medium body with active carbonation and a dry mouth feel. This is a really nice beer, it has a lot going on but it all comes together well.
Patrickctenchi (3093) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAY 27, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Whooops. Gusher....(Shrubber took the brunt of it’s force...thanks, buddy!)
Cloudy, woody brown underneath the carpet of dark, solid foam.
Scent is barnyard-funky...sour..vinegar.
Taste is harsh sour overripe fruit. Not a huge fan of this one.
I am, however, happy to report I detected no ACTUAL bass in the tasting.
shrubber85 (6977) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAY 27, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bomber (huge gusher). Musty lemon and sour malt aroma. Cloudy orange-brown color with huge head. Sweet-sour musty prune, straw, and light malt aroma. Mild acetic finish. Funky and different.