jrob21 (2770) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 28, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
First of the day at HMOG 2014. Ridiculous fruit aroma with a bit of wild yeast. Falvor is light and a bit sour and salty on the finish. Spice on the finish as well. Bitter sour fruit flavors running througout. Nice unique aspects with the dragon fruit addition.
AdamJackson (3260) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 18, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hazy fig color
Very acetic. Dragon fruit is dominating. Very sour and intense. Almost boozy. Finish is oak and grape skins
valpoaj (657) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - SEP 30, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap pour at DH brewery/loft - hazy yellow golden with thin head...aroma is very tart and biting, hint of tropical fruit underneath. Flavor is quite sour and tart...almost makes you pucker, but I thought it was pretty good, as the tropical fruit notes offset the tartness nicely...that being said, it is pretty one-dimensional with little else going on. Palate was very dry and kept you coming back for more...but in a good way. I’ll admit, I was kind of surprised when I saw the very poor reviews on this one, but after mining things a bit, it appears that this may be a bit rough in bottle form, but I thought it was quite enjoyable out of the keg...
Marheb (2756) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 31, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Critique chaotique du extreme beer fest 2013): Peu d’effervescence, fruits exotiques, plus sucré qu’acidulé. Intéressant.
nimbleprop (5416) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 18, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled at EBF. Pours a clear amber with almost no head. Big fruit aroma, tart, star fruit, grapefruit, sticky smelling. Flavor is tons of tropical fruit, slightly tart, light orange. Medium bodied, tart, sweet finish. Very fruity.
Westmeister (1954) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 15, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
HMOG 2014. Pours murky yellow with minimal head. Strange tart, chemical smell. Not horrible, just initially off putting. Medium tart, fruity, dusty, slightly off, tropical bits. Not bad by any means, but perhaps that off character in the smell and taste is severely displeasing to most. I like to dragonfruit though - Dry.
Cybercat (3733) - Georgia, USA - MAR 15, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Comes out of the bottle a hazy amber, not a lot of head but this was a small pour. Aroma is strong, sour and fruity - mainly dragon fruit. Dragon fruit dominates the strong, sour flavor, which has hints of pear and malt. Texture is smooth and fairly fizzy. Tame this dragon and ride it!
djd07 (4903) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 2, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle thanks to Ryan. Pours a cloudy orange with paperthin white head. The aroma is strong funk and vinegar. Medium mouthfeel wth light sour fruit and nice tart finish. Easy to drink a good fruit lambic from Dark Horse.
TheAlum (6119) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - SEP 8, 2013
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle shared at Dan’s Birthday Tasting (Lyons, IL). Pours a nice deep amber orange hue, firmer haze, decent glow, a bit darker. Loose bubbly head dies down to a mellow film, laces small. Aromas are dragonfruit, acedic acid qualities, a touch of nail polish, tropical fruit and gentle citrus. A touch of bready malts, some firm acidity. Initial is firmer fruit, mellow to low carbonation. Touches of nail polish, acidity, dragon fruit and tropical fruit. Some gentle citrus, dragon fruit, bread, and lactic elements. Middle is citrus, fruit, and dragon fruit. Backend is more acedic, trailing off effectively. Lactic and acedic acidity linger through it. Tropical fruit, some citrus, the dragon fruit element is distinct. Finish is a touch harsh, but not as bad as I expected. As a sour it’s underwhelming and a bit harsh. The dragonfruit element is interesting, but overall the beer still suffers from acedic problems and a difficulty in drinking. Not quite Blood Orange, a little undercarbonated. But.. meh.
artmcd8 (1998) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 10, 2015
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle shared thanks to beerman6686. Pours a cloudy reddish orange. No head. Aroma of apple cider vinegar. Taste is sour and one note with a strange caramel sweetness at the end. Not amazing but drinkable.