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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
Fermented with two saison yeasts and a bit of Brettanomyces, this beer puts the ‘funk’ in Funkwerks! Aromas of pineapple compliment the flavors of citrus and subtle earthy notes found in the dry finish. Brett character will continue to develop with cellaring.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerguy101 (5359) - Newark, California, USA - OCT 10, 2012
Sampled on 10/10/2012. Caution: this bottle was a fairly active gusher. This wild/sour ale pours a very hazy light yellow gold color from a 750ml bottle. Large sized white foamy head with good retention and nice lacing. The aroma is fruity, bretty and sweet, with some funk and must. A medium bodied wild/sour ale. The malts are fruity and sweet, pineapple and citrus. The hops are earthy and spicy. Very lively carbonation. Some horse blanket, some must, some leather, and some yeasty esters. A lots of dry and funk. Crisp, clean and refreshing. A nice bretty beer. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is dry, clean and crisp. Aftertaste is slightly tart and dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adnielsen (10490) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 23, 2012
Tap @ Cranknstein Foco. Cloudy, light yellow orange appearance with a white head. Pretty funky, pineapple, mango, citrusy, a bit musty aroma. Tart, bretty, funky pineapple, tangy citrusy flavor with a fairly dry, estery finish. I enjoyed this one quite a bit. By the way, this is a completely different recipe from their Saison.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steve_0 (3745) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 13, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 4, 2014 Poured a murky yellow, with a huge white head. This beer is way over carbonated. Smells of slight tropic fruit, spice, and brett funk. Taste is fresh, funky and slightly spicy/peppery on the finish. I tasted this side by side with Elder Brett so it doesn’t measure up for me. Still, not bad. Update: This one had three years on it. Has developed nicely. Much funkier, super dry and effervescent - good honey notes, pepper, lavender, and lemony. Really big improvement. 3.4 to a 3.9

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 13, 2013
A - Cloudy golden-yellow with a finger of frothy white head. Fades slowly. S - Sweet grainy malts, funky and tart Brett, citrus and lemon zest. T - Sweet wheat and grainy malts, citrus and lemon zest, tart green fruits, funky Brett. M - Medium-light bodied with moderate carbonation. D - Nice Brett beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (6672) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - APR 20, 2012
750 thanks to adnielsen. Big carbonated pour. Barnyard aroma. Lemon. Tart. Dry. Indeed some pineapple. Don’t agree with the low reviews. I like this one a lot.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (12198) - Escondido, California, USA - MAY 20, 2012
Bottle. Pours hazy yellow with a large, frothy white head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is heavy tropical fruity esters (pineapple, passion fruit), and fruity/floral hops with straw and meal malt and earthy yeast notes. Flavor is tropical fruity esters, light hops and bitterness, sweet malt and a dry finish with black pepper notes. Medium-light body and heavy carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (10216) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 8, 2012
Bottle thanks to Aaron. Pours a very hazy pale yellow a fluffy white head that lasts throughout the beer. Aroma has a nice funky nose with light fruits, flora and a hint of light grains. Flavor begins with a good amount of Brett with some earthy sweet grains and a hint of flora.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Baz7778 (58) - SCOTLAND - JUL 7, 2012
Nice beer, the Brett gives a nice finish.. Refreshing with all of those farmyard characteristics you look for in a saison enjoyed it ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
MikeLuke23 (83) - Tampa, Florida, USA - MAR 27, 2013
Great delicate mixed fermentation Saison. Mild perseverance fruit flavors balanced with spice an grainy malt flavors. Not a over powering Brett flavor profile. Very balanced like Saison should be. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 24, 2012
Shared by Dak. Pours a cloudy golden color with a soapy white head. Aroma is lemony, pepper, and wheat. Taste is sweet with some earthiness. Medium bodied and smooth. Good beer.

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