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Funkwerks Tropic King

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RATINGS: 286   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Originally designed to be a hoppier version of our flagship Saison, the accidental (but fortuitous) addition of two extra bags of Munich malt balanced the hop bitterness leaving us this very unique Imperial Saison. Tropical fruit flavors coming from the unique New Zealand hop variety, Rakau. Notes of passion fruit, mango, peach, pepper and ginger.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
andyhwcinc (1796) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 22, 2016
Purchased at College Liquors in Grand Junction, CO; enjoyed on vacation after mountain biking in Fruita, CO. Appearance is a cloudy gold with a rich white head. Aroma or pear, sour yeast, light mango, smells pretty good. Taste is really good, mango comes out very well, very flavorful, lots going on. Need to look out for some other beers from this brewery.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4181) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAY 12, 2016
Funkwerks Tropic King 13.1% on tap at Cheeky Monk in Denver. A matte brass gold with a foamy white head. Great spicy white pepper and funk aroma. Very soft body with great tart wheat clove and white pepper spice  funk. Great.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cavie (4195) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAY 3, 2016
Tap at T&P. Brilliantly clear reddish orange color. Frothy white head. Zesty nose. Fruit and bright sweetness. Light sugar. Flavor continues sweet. Malty syrup with some candied notes. Citrus flavor with a finish of lifesavers candy. Gentle alcohol tingle. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jzzbassman (1557) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAR 12, 2016
Bottled. Pours golden with a fluffy sticky white head that lasts the duration. Lively carbonation streams from the bottom of the etched glass. Aroma of must, bubblegum, fresh hay. More like a big golden, but does have a pepper bite which balances out the big banana tropical flavors. Creamy palate. Quite enjoyable if unusual for the style.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drsandman (914) - New York, USA - MAR 10, 2016
Bottle thanks to Bathgate! Pours a lightly hazy orange, thin bright white head. Aroma is clove, banana, citrus, pine, fruits, straw, yeast, spice. Flavor is sweet fruits, spices, pepper, grain, citrus. Big sweet & hoppy saison. Not bad!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sjogro (2134) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 26, 2016
Bottle shared at Ex-ABC. Cloudy golden with thin white head. Sweet caramel malts, sugar, fruity, white raisans. Peachy sweet. Medium body, light carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maakun (2912) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 26, 2016
Bottle at THT thanks to sjogro. Murky golden with huge white head. Pineapple, mango, light caramel, spicy yeast, caramel, light sugary, chicory, light grassy hops. Medium sweet and quite light bitter finish. Medium bodied with full but soft carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (9603) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 26, 2016
Bottle sampled at THT. Cloudy blond orange with a big off white head. Aroma of big malt, wort, fruits, citrus and doughy yeast. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deanso (8107) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 26, 2016
75cl bottle shared at February THT. medium creamy white head. Cloudy blond pour. nice and refreshing

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mikeyo1 (592) - Linköping, SWEDEN - FEB 26, 2016
Bottle @ Berggrens källare. Hazy amber. An initial Aroma of grass, flowers and milk. Maltiness and nice tropical fruits, tangdrine, apricots, wood and black pepper in the background. Highly carbonated dry, slightly sweet taste with a good maltiness. Flavors of alcohol, white and black pepper, yeast, apricots, tangerines and oranges. Sticky finish with sprawling higher alcohols, loads of pepper and quite high bitterness.


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