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Funkwerks Casper

Funkwerks Casper
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Formerly brewed at Funkwerks
Style: Saison
Fort Collins, Colorado USA
Serve in Tulip


on tap


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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
This is our version of a light session beer. This beer is a showcase for Pilsner malt and Saphir hops. The result is a beer with a crisp clean almost lager-like flavor. Easy to drink and goes down smooth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (12717) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 10, 2012
(Draught) Pours a clear pale yellow body with a medium white head. Aroma of lemon zest, grass, pepper, and grain. Flavor of grain, ginger, grass, light citrus, pepper, and vanilla ice cream.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (12190) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 23, 2011
on tap-pours a rich white head with yellow color. Aroma is spice, yeast, citrus. Taste is citrus-lemon, light malt, yeast-some banana, some tart.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (12101) - Escondido, California, USA - OCT 6, 2011
Tap. Pours clear gold with a medium, fizzy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is spicy and peppery, straw and meal malt, light fruity esters and Noble hops. Flavor is funky and farmhouse yeast, straw and meal malt, peppery and a dry finish. Medium-light body, low warmth, medium-high carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
adnielsen (10485) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 22, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 12, 2011 Tap @ Funkwerks. Light yellow and a bit hazy appearance with a medium sized head and quite similar in appearance to a Belgian Witbier. Light malty nose with yeast, some citrus, and a tinge of spicy wildness. Body is light bodied and crisp thanks to the Pils malts with a dull yeast flavor and a touch of citrus. Light and easy drinking without a ton of flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (9260) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - NOV 17, 2011
Pour on tap at the brewery is hazy yellow with nice white head, aroma has notes of grass, soapy hops, some biscuit, touch of earthy, zesty yeast in there as well. Taste is hints of grass, pine slight soap, hints of zest, earth and biscuit, some slight spice notes as well, finishing fairly dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
3fourths (9137) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 22, 2011
UPDATED: SEP 12, 2011 draft. unfiltered and cloudy golden wheat body. muddy and estery pilsner malt nose (baked crackers, dough, mild sweetness) with some wort / brewhouse rawness. effervescent and zesty with white pepper phenols and orange flesh fruitiness. pils malt is mildly rough and astringent, giving it a baked cracker crispness in the finish, and while the belgian yeast doesn’t seem to pair so well with the pils malt snappiness and roughness, it’s still delicious and well-made, and at 5% it’s definitely sessionable, which isn’t the case with many of funkwerks’ other saisons.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BMan1113VR (7917) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 9, 2011
On tap at the brewery. Pours with a clear yellow body and a voracious, white head. Aromas are grassy, funk, peppery, ginger, grassy, malty, bready and phenolic/spicy. Flavors are lightly tarty, pretty subdued yeast character, ginger, bready, orange, somewhat crisp. Lightly grassy. Tasty. Lively bubbles and dry as always! Absolutely excellent session beer (despite my rating numbers, this would be a beer I’d want to drink every day)!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
notalush (5728) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 26, 2011
Tap at Funkwerks - more like a cross between a golden ale and a pils, but since they seem to use the same yeast for everything, I suppose the saison designation works - pils malt is showcased well here - smooth and lager-like - chalky a bit through the middle - a bit of spiciness from the yeast - peppery - yeastiness and a bit of perfumey aromatics - dry, biscuity finish - easy drinking and flavorful for something so light.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dickinsonbeer (5074) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - SEP 4, 2011
Tap at funkwerks. Pours a light blonde with a good head. Aroma is big fresh bready pils malt,s phenolic saison yeast some sea foam, light mint,grass and fresh german hops. Flavor is floral, herbal fresh saphir with a touch of green mintiness, big bready pils malt and a clean dry finish. Straightforward and awesome.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NobleSquirrel (3439) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 8, 2011
Draft at Funkwerks. Only one that wasn’t in any of the samplers. Pours a nice enough looking gold, fluffy white head. Nose is crisp and clean, pretty straightforward. Really nice spicy notes and soft fruit from the hops. Clean pils malt. On taste, pretty easy drinking and light. Soft bitterness and full malt character. Light bodied and nice yeast character. Tasty beer, but not really a standout overall.

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