RateBeer
overall
73
26
style
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
available

on tap
available

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 218   ABV: 7.25%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Mortis will enwrap you in autumn coils of tartness and decay, with ripe Fuyu persimmons bringing the slightest blush to a pale ale fermented entirely with brettanomyces bruxellensis. German and Northwest wheat, pale and acidulated barley malt and a touch of C-45 Crystal combine with Fuggles hops to wrap things up dry, tight and tart, refreshing and satisfying. Mortis has set in just in time for Thanksgiving.


TheRealMGD's rating

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheRealMGD (551) - Lakewood, Washington, USA - JAN 28, 2013
Bomber from WB. Clear gold pour with a short white head fading to thin and leaving a fine, even lacing. Nose is tart fruit and some saison-like funk. Medium-light body with vigorous, fine carbonation. Ripe apricot, sweet apple, pear, black pepper and some earthy funk. Tartness is mild (less so than the bomber I had the month it came out), almost more of a fruity Saison than a Sour/Wild.. An accessible sour with a mild Brett character. Would be interesting to try this one again in 6-8 months. One of my favs in the Apocalypse series.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - AUG 4, 2014
Draft at St. Augustine. Copper color thin head. Huge dried persimmon aroma. Soft silky palate, big bitterness and astringency fm huge persimmon, big tannins reminiscent of tea. Brett is just starting to kick in, but leaves its imprint by being bone dry. Is more bitter than sour. Would be curious to try this at different stages of its age and development. I totally understand this beer. It invokes the spirit of the persimmon, itís not something you would want to drink regularly, just like you would not want to eat persimmon regularly.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerandhockey8 (230) - Three Forks, Montana, USA - JUL 26, 2014
From 22oz bottle to tulip. Pour is a hazy yellow with a thick white head. Nose is light fruit, slight hop, earthy. Taste is light bodied, very sour. Finishes rough. Ok beer

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
stantheman (661) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 23, 2014
On tap at St Augustineís in Vancouver. A pale amber beer with a bit of white head. Fruity on the nose. A very pleasantly fruity sour ale with, yep, distinct persimmon note. Highly drinkable for summer. 3.6.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrFecesious (963) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 21, 2014
On tap at St. Augustine's. Clear yellow gold, minimal cap. Aroma is fruity, melon, ritz crackers, slight funk. Taste is sweet and very mild tartness. Mild carbonation and dryness. Wet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nearbeer (3750) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 4, 2014
12 oz. on tap at Maxís. Surprisingly clear, golden orange with a lasting film of cream. Nose is wheat, light funk, honey and spice. Tastes of honey, white pepper, white wine, a bit of banana and earthy spice. Medium body is smooth with medium carbonation and a nice balance, but not much sour.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CapFlu (4538) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 28, 2014
Lasting thin white foamy head atop a clouded amber body. Nose of lemon zest, honeydew. Very yeasty and tart, nice citrus front with a smooth vanilla mid palate. Finishes mildy bitter and dry.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
snoworsummer (2167) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Draft at Beer and Bacon. Pours cloudy orange with a bubbly white head. Tastes lightly sour, dry, grassy, fruity. Light body and low carbonation. Smells sour, fruity, doughy.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sonnycheeba (3570) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Sample pour at a festival. Pours hazy gold with fizzy white head. Aroma is sour fruit, cereal malts, lemon zest, floral notes, light sugar, and faint oak. Flavor is malty with light sour esters, light floral hops, and faint toast; dry finish. Light/medium body and medium carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (8679) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 7, 2014
OK sour, on tap at Tangle Town. Brett, some unique fruit. Nice though not extreme enough.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (12633) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 29, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 12, 2014 Slightly dull dark tan, has some sweetness up front, light fruit late. Just the faintest hint of tartness. I guess I donít understand what Iím drinking, not being familiar with persimmon.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 5 6 7 8


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50