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RATINGS: 223   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   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.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kevinator (1103) - The Colony, Texas, USA - OCT 20, 2012
First imperial Saison I’ve had. Nice light amber color. Average palate with no overbearing carbonation. There were a lot of fruity notes in the aroma. The same can be said of the flavor but not citrus fruits. This did have a sense of spice, which could have been the pepper or the ginger. The alcohol was well hidden.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strife21 (219) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 25, 2015
Pours amber orange with thin head. Smell is spice, bread, fruit and yeasty funk. Taste is tropical citrus and a tiny bit of funk, bread and spice. Medium body, Medium carb.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1655) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Pours a cloudy yellow-orange with fizzy white head. Citrus, yeast, funk, and some wheat on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a some light fruits, mango and peach are what come to mind.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
legion242 (2298) - Richardson, Texas, USA - FEB 19, 2015
Poured a dark yellow with no head. Very light carbonation in the mouth. Slightly fruity in the mouth. Just an ok saison.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wedgie9 (2487) - 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 (1184) - 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 (694) - 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 (3825) - 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 (1194) - 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 (102) - 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 (288) - 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


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