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RATINGS: 190   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jredmond (5213) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Bottle poured at WtWBA Brooklyn 2013. Pours a golden yellow body with light fizzy white lacing. Aroma is pineapple, tropical fruits, yeast and peppery spice. Mouthfeel is medium, carbonated somehwat crisp with notes of yeast, pepper, spice, fruit, lemon zest and belgian candy.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
blklab2007 (1939) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 3, 2013
Bottle labeled tropic king. Pour has a rich golden color and a one finger off white head that held well. Aroma has mild tropical fruit, yeast, esters, and grains. Mouth feel is medium light and there is plenty of carbonation. Flavor has loads of yeasty character, light pepper, light tropics, grains, and some bitterness on the back end.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tide (1643) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 1, 2013
Draught at bar. Thick yellow color, white head. Bitter taste with earthy notes, citrus, orange peels and grass. Bitter finish with grapefruit and earthy notes. Very nice saison.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PhillyCraft (3093) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 30, 2013
Bottle from Brian and Courtney. Hazy golden yellow pour, light head. Aromas are heavy pineapple, and passionfruit. Taste is sweet caramel, citrus, yeast, pepper, spice, dark fruits and some zest. Very belgian strong tasting. Not my thing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 23, 2013
Had this at Where The Wild Beers Are. Pours a lightly hazed amber with a thin white head. Oxidized tropical fruit, faint paper. Light pineapple, funky mango. Musk, wheat. Soft musk and light funk on the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brouwerij (914) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 14, 2013
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange with a finger of coarse white head. Settles quickly with no lacing. Aroma is fruity, tropical, mango, strong yeasty. Flavor is fruity, mango, peach, tropical fruity. Mildly bitter finish and aftertaste that lingers briefly. This beer is juicy in a good way. Moderate carbonation, medium body, and crisp texture. A very good, fruity saison.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (2006) - New York, USA - MAY 9, 2013
mmmmm Imp saison. Bottle shared by AZ crew at the driveway tasting. pours cloudy gold with nice tropical aromas. tastes in your face fruity yeast, plus lemons, grapefruit, cloves, grass, bananas. nice silky finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10411) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 9, 2013
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured hazy dark golden color with an average frothy white head that was mostly lasting with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy yeast, ginger and tropical citrus aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy citrus sweet flavor with a medium to heavy sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Solid complex drinkable beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (5139) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 2, 2013
750 ml bottle to snifter (thanks alexsdad06). Looks good; a cloudy brownish-orange with off-white lacing. Smells of Belgian yeast and peaches with a bit a bit hops. Tastes like it smells with a solid mouthfeel. Good beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hapjydeuce (924) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 7, 2013
On tap in Denver at Root Down. Hazy gold appearance with a fatass rocky white head. Aroma of pepper, ginger, coriander and pear. Nice fruity flavor with notes of mango, pear and orange. Drying hops bitterness comes in at the end.


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