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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Ale with Strawberries, Honey, and White Pepper Aged in Wine Barrels

Inspired by an amuse bouche often prepared by the wife of one of our brewers, Scully brings white pepper, strawberry, and honey to a harmonious blend of “mouth amusement”. The ingredients are added at different stages to a Saison, and fermented with a normal Belgian yeast as well as a Champagne yeast.

Formerly known as "Scully"


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mcmd (314) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Pours a hazy golden orange, small white head. Aroma is fresh strawberry, spice, Funk. Taste is nicely balanced strawberry and sour funk, slight acidity, pepper definitely present but works well for flavor without heat. Very easy drinking. One of my favorite GI sours .

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bnokk (16) - Ohio, USA - AUG 8, 2014
Brooklyn Gillian Belgian style farmhouse ’13. Bomber. Appearance - light golden color, a little bit turbid - could be the yeast in the bottle but I don’t see anything floating. Head starts out nice, but dissipates quickly. Nose - very light & crisp. Fruity scent, perhaps strawberry. Flavor - packs a sour punk at first, then mellows out. It evolves as the beer warms and my taste buds warm up to the sour punch. Notes - Outstanding sour. I would definitely buy again, but the price tag is a bit steep.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MacBoost (1260) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Pours a slightly hazed very light pink/dusty orange. Scant head but high carbonation. Aromas of strawberry jam, yogurt, some light spice. Taste is tart and lightly spicy. Flavors of strawberry jam, pepper from a cheap diner shaker, some Belgian yeast esters. Strikes a decent balance between tart and semi sweet. Finished pretty light with the effervesent carbonation propelling the strawberry notes to the front. Nice beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan (6668) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle, RBAG 2014 prelim. Medium gold, hazy. Fresh strawberries and white pepper, very flavour-dense, with moderate sourness, and gentle peppery heat in the finish. Too expensive, but fucking good nonetheless.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (3887) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle - Sour and tart nose, white pepper and white grape. Cloudy yellow with a small white head. Pepper and a tartness with strawberry in the finish. Complex and fun. Nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kbudd19 (576) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle shared by Tony at RBAG. Cloudy golden pour, light white head. Aroma is Brett funk, lots of tartness and some light tart fruit. Taste is juicy fruit funk, light tartness, with a dry finish. Very tasty.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Marheb (2013) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 7, 2014
Des fraises bien en santé sur lesquelles poussent des grains de poivres pointus sont enrobés d’un voile gras vineux. Le corps est bien effrevescent au début mais la mousse ne tient pas, buvabilité modérée.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BobGuts (20) - Illinois, USA - JUL 7, 2014
After 8 months finally popped the top on this ’bad girl’ to enjoy with 2 other friends last night. All 3 of us are iPA and Stout drinkers. So this was quite a change. We have tried other sours in the past but we all agreed this was the best so far by far. Scully didn’t let us down. Have one more bottle cellaring will probably try sometime around T day and Xmas day.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wedgie9 (1888) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 29, 2014
2013 Vintage
Tasted on 6/29/14 from a capped 750mL bottle purchased at Bruisin’ Ales. Pours slightly hazy golden orange with a thick, fizzy white head that recedes fairly quickly to nothing at all. The nose is really great, with plenty of fresh, honeyed strawberry, a great sour note, and earthy white peppercorn. The flavor is the same with sour strawberry, a touch of spicy and funky yeast, and plenty of earthy white peppercorn. The body is medium with lively, almost sparkling carbonation, and a long earthy white pepper and strawberry finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vyvvy (3951) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Sampled at Cugino’s during their 10th annivesary - Pours cloudy murky yellow with a white head. The aroma has lots of peppercorn, mild strawberry, fresh herbs, nice tartness, touches of vanilla and some spices. It has a medium crisp body that gets smoother on the finish and has nice soft carbonation. The flavor begins with tartness, hay, acidity, pepper, dried herbs and dried fruit. The finish has more vinegar sourness and heavy herbal notes. Really nice sour ale.


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