RateBeer
overall
95
92
style
Serve in Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
available

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 240   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our goal at Funkwerks is to make good beer for our customers. Our intention was not to disrespect the Māori people or their culture in naming our Māori King beer. Out of respect, we are re-branding this beer as Tropic King. This is our new Imperial Saison! Bursting with a lot of fruity tropical characteristics of passionfruit, mango, and peach from the New Zealand Rakau hops we used. Combined with the pepper and Ginger flavors produced by our house yeast, this is a flavor extravaganza.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wedgie9 (2501) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Tasted on 8/1/12 from a capped 750mL bottle at City House for Curtis’ birthday. Pours hazy dark orange with a thick white head that slowly recedes to thick, rocky lace. The nose is bright, green grassy and pine hops with a touch of caramelized orange peel. sweet bread and spicy yeast. The flavor is the touch of sweet bread up front, moving to the caramelized orange peel, grassy, green, bitter hops, and spicy, dry yeast. The body is medium with lively carbonation and a long dry, spicy, and nicely bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jhamp9 (1233) - Corinth, Texas, USA - FEB 7, 2015
Hazy orange pour with a big white head. Great lacing. Aroma is citrus, spicy saison yeast, and some dough. Taste is peppery with tropical fruit and a little funk. Dries in the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sturmthis (822) - Ohio, USA - FEB 1, 2015
On tap. Amber\golden color with little one finger head. Ginger aroma. Taste has some tropical fruit, but more ginger. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bytemesis (4128) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 28, 2015
Bottle - thanks adneilsen! Pours crystal clear orange, large beige head, creamy but dissipates quickly. Nice lacing left behind. Aroma is corn, hay, black pepper, dust. Flavor is medium sweet, light bitter, Belgian yeast, corn syrup, dust, spicy yeast esthers. Medium body, creamy, high carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Danyel (1290) - Colorado, USA - JAN 8, 2015
Bottle. Pours hazy orange with white head. Aroma is yeasty, estery, fruity, dry. Taste is highly carbonated, light bodied, very dry. Overall, okay.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GarageBrewer80 (134) - SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2014
Flaska från regeringsgatan. Grumlig smutsgul färg. Doft av jäst och tropiska frukter. Lätt söt och torr smak. Lite druva, äpple, ananas och smak. Liten beska. En sommaröl i första hand skulle jag säga.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TychoJames (389) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2014
Flaska systembolaget. Gyllengul kulör med fluffigt vitt skum. Doft av apelsin, stall och ljust bröd. Smaken drar åt vinergum, hö och citrus. Sommarfrisk och trevlig med rejäl kolsyra

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FunkyF (283) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2014
Flaska från SB. Dimmigt gulbrun med bisarrt mycket vitt skum. Kryddig och jästig doft med inslag av tropiska frukter. Torr och lite fruktig med viss beska som dock försvinner fort.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CloakedDagger (1080) - - DEC 18, 2014
Bottle 75 cl. Comes as: "Funkwerks Tropic King Imperial Saison". Pours a clear golden with a creamy and lacing white head. sweet malty and very fruity aroma with only a whiff of yeast. A tad of funkiness in the nose. The body is surprisingly sweet, malty - almost like an Imperial Pils. Then a solid yeastiness comes creeping - combined with the exotic hops making for a rather solid Imperial saison - although the funk is close to absent. 181214

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (5400) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 24, 2014
Bottle from Systembolaget, drunk in my hotel room at Radisson Malmö. Hazy orange with a medium white head. Aroma and taste of yeast, mango, citrus, light spices and some bread. Smooth and easy to drink.


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 » 24


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
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