BoBoChamp (5759) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 27, 2014
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
75cl, Batch 8/12 (brewed at Funkwerks), Bottle 1099/1526, at 7%Vol, as Crooked Stave W.W.B.V., new exclusive American brew Anno 2013, with Brettanomyces, violets, lavender and pomegranate, thx alot to kraddel!, very complex sour brew, fruity/sour and slightly woody/floral, balanced, cloudy, good head, very good and original brew!
phaleslu (6905) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 25, 2014
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
750 ml bottle shared by NielsenRatings at the RBWG Grand Tasting - thanks again, A@ron! Pours a hazy gold, kind of on the dull end of the golden spectrum, with some loose bubbles for a head. Notes of lemon, herbs, pomegranate, lavender, passionfruit, wheat, dough, and white pepper. Light-medium bodied, with moderate carbonation and a tart, herbal, spicy mouthfeel. Awesome. My favorite of the WWB lineup, just above I and Y.
jcartamdg (2135) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - FEB 20, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a hazy gold with a thick white head. Aroma of Brett, berries, pineapples, lemons. Taste is tart, lemons, berries and Brett. So good, sour and funky. Solid beer.
Sledutah (5214) - Utah, USA - FEB 18, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at RBWG grand tasting
Hazy golden with a small white head and spotty lacing. Aroma and flavors are tart and floral, dry finish
rood (40) - Borgerhout, BELGIUM - FEB 17, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
If you want to smell & taste passion fruit, funk, barnyard, rose water, this is your beer. Not very complex, passion fruit all over the place. Aftertaste is rather weak. The problem I’ve got with this beer is pure marketing wise. Don’t call this beer Crooked Stave Wild Wild Brett Violet (WWBV). It should be Crooked Stave Wild Wild Brett Passionfruit (WWBP). Passion fruit dominates the palate. Violet, pomegranate & lavender are delicate flavours and are overpowered. The idea was sound; its execution faulty
berntholer (1095) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - FEB 16, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
ivorywhite head that disappears quite fast. orange murky colour. aroma of passionfruit, funky, grapefruit, bit sulphur. taste like aroma, lemonjuice like sour with a wry aftertaste. medium body and carbonation, hey, where did the violet go?? bottle 75 cl / batch 8/12
Drake (9251) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 13, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
RBWG14 Trip Rating #130. Bottle shared at the Grand Tasting. Pours a hazy orange color with a thin frothy off-white head. Good head retention. Aroma of tart fruits, berries, plums, lemongrass, dandelion. Taste is tart berries, citrus, earth, pepper, dry grape, lingering tartness. Medium bodied.
jtclockwork (9064) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 13, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at RBWG thanks to Nielsen. Pours orange gold with white head. Nose and taste of pomegranate, passion fruit, lavender, florals, light brett sourness and yeast. Medium body.
italarican (1494) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - FEB 12, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle generously shared by Nielsen at the RBWG grand tasting. There’s definitely some dryhopping going on in this bad boy. Nose punches you with citra-family hops and a brett dryness. Flavor is more simplistic of acidic lemon. Very nice.
decaturstevo (5260) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - FEB 8, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Yellow/Orange pour with white head and lace. Aroma is sour crazy fruitiness. Sour acidic taste that ends in the sour crazy it started with. Very dry but ok