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RATINGS: 202   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bright straw with white lace. Tropical fruit, oak, Chardonnay. Slight tang finishes dry and refreshing.


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
whatsupstairs (112) - Inland Empire, California, USA - JUN 16, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 17, 2013 BIF YES big want right here thanks for this one pours golden yellow hazy no head at all nose is tart lemon rind straw barnyard funk taste is sour funk greatness this beer should be talked about more and i want a case please

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maxwelldeux (4293) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - MAY 15, 2013
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden color with a moderate white head. Nose is quite dry and very sour with just a hint of some fruit elements underneath. Taste is also dry and will make your mouth pucker up. Interesting and very nice for the style.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Imaena (2157) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - APR 18, 2013
Draught. Nice dry wild ale with sour fruit stones and citrus. Would go well with cheese and fruit.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ontbeertaster (2362) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 24, 2013
Bottle, pours bright golden, aroma was was of funk, flavour I got a lot of pineapples, didn’t get to much much souriness but that was nice, overall, quite enjoyable

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (6039) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - MAR 22, 2013
750 thanks to Michelle. Pours a nice orange haze. Nice brett like aroma. Semi-dry. Apricot. Wine wine. Slight tartness of apple as well. I get the tropical fruit too. Pretty nice.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
Brigadier (3490) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - MAR 2, 2013
650 ml bottle
This beer is better than the sum of its parts. I was not sure what to expect when somebody opened it but after just a sniff I was sold. It only got better after a few sips. This is a sour release that can stand with the best of them and not feel overwhelmed.

Aroma / Appearance - A lemony yellowy base sparkles like a sour champagne. Looking like liquid dandelions it has minimal carbonation. Vinegar, lemon rinds, and a sharp lactic feel grab one’s attention immediately. It does not tone down as it sits either.

Flavor / Palate - The sharp cheesy feel brings to mind top notch sours. Vinegar provides an acetic texture that clears the palate. This actually could be mistaken for a quality lambic if you didn’t tell me it came from the East Coast.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
matt7215 (2278) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 24, 2013
750ml bottle shared by jsprime. hazy yellow with a white head. very bright and funky, the sourness is there but its very much in balance with the rest of the beer. not overly oak. great american blonde sour.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jkwood04 (5194) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 12, 2013
750ml bottle in a tulip. Pours light golden with a lacy, white head. Aroma of white wine, a little oak, light fruits, and some tartness. Flavor a really nice blend with notes of pineapple. Average texture for the style. A really interesting beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
illidurit (2279) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Bottle shared at the December tasting in Santa Cruz. Pours gold with a slight haze. Lemon candy and a rich tartness. Lemon/lime notes dominate. Slightly oaky.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aniela (4207) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2013
Draught at the Gingerman NYC sept 2012. Pale golden beer with a small offwhite head. Sourish, citrus and rubber aroma. Similar flavour. Really sour, really nice :-)


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