kbutler1 (1378) - North Carolina, USA - JUN 3, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: JUN 9, 2012 2009 bottled on Aug 14.
Poured a bottle of this into 2 snifter type glasses. Pours a reddish hued murky color with a huge slight pink head. The aroma is of the wild Brett and fruit. Some sourness notes in the noise. The taste is very good. The funky brett plays center stage followed by the blackberry flavor. The mouthfeel was extremely light. This bottle was really carbonated so I let it sit a while in my glass before enjoying.
Overall, I was really excited to try this and it didn not dissappoint. Very good overall.
**2012** vintage: Bottle. Pours a slightly clouded pinkish hued golden color with a whispy white head that collars around the glass. This is very fruit forward being such a "young" beer. Cherry, raspberry, blackberry notes. Light mouthfeel. Oaky fruit start, pretty tart. Woody, earthy finish with a touch of bitterness.
Mora2000 (6155) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAY 26, 2010
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Thanks to Exiled for sharing this bottle.
2009 vintage. The beer pours an orange-pink color with a large white head that has a pink tint. The aroma is pretty tart with some blackberry and oak. The flavor is not near as tart as the aroma led me to believe it would be. I get some oak with a hint of blackberries as well as some lemon tartness. The fruit comes out more as the beer warms up. Fizzy carbonation and a medium mouthfeel. The beer is very prickly on the tongue. The beer reminded me a little bit of LeBleu, but that may just be the mouthfeel and carbonation. I wish the carbonation was toned down a bit.
koopa (338) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 23, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Appearance: Murky pinkish, orangish, brown with a 1 finger white crown that rapidly dissipates and leaves little lace. Loads of sediment in the bottom of the bottle.
Smell: Passion fruit, mandarin peel, perhaps currants, a hint of vinegar, and wild yeast join a biscuit like malt. Great combo but not extremely vibrant.
Taste: Just like the nose but much more vibrant! Additional flavors include cherries. Nice amount of funk and sourness. The flavor profile is so nice....
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, actively carbonated, quite effervescent.
Drinkability: Oh this is a sour I could just kick back.
Much better than Sofie! Really like it!
Serving type: bottle
Reviewed on: 07-18-2009
Slipstream (2464) - USA - MAY 21, 2010
3.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Shared a bottle of this with the old man. Pink grapefruit colored pour with a big, foamy head. Yeasty and funky aroma. Sour, yeasty flavor, with some bread and a little oak. Tart and earthy, but not overwhelming. Good brew.
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - MAY 13, 2010
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle thanks to mar. poured reddish with a white head. aroma was fruity and floral with the flavor being pretty much the same. light body with high carbonation.
Headbanger (3850) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAY 13, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
22oz bottle 5/13/10 (Batch 1 Jan/09) 50° in snifter-Pours a hazy dark amber with a small white ring for a head. Aroma of yeast, wild, and sourness. Taste of sourness, funk, wine, fruit, and oak. This medium bodied brew is pretty well balanced and darn good tasting. I am not a big fan of sours but this one hits the spot. Nice job. Not a gusher.
JaBier (6976) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAY 2, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
2009 bottle at Winking Lizard Crosswoods. Clear red pour with a huge pink head. Dank and somewhat acidic sour nose with berries and oak. Berry and oak flavor with a sour acidic bite and a mellow woody finish.
mar (5248) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 2, 2010
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
bottle thanks to decoman over at tbs. pours the color of grapefruit with a white head. wood, sweet tartness, bugs, and fruit on the nose. nice on the palate, smooth tartness with a clean crisp finish.
thetomG (246) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 29, 2010
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Just cracked this open and wow. This is one of the most unique beers I’ve ever had. Poured into my Duvel tulip and was instantly blown away by the pink color of the beer and the enormous amount of amazingly fluffy bubbly head. The aroma has a strong wine odor to it and the flavor is like a nice light but bubbly wine.
Very different and very tasty - definitely something I would drink again.
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - APR 27, 2010
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
2009 (batch 2) 22 oz bottle from beernbourbon. Heard that some of these were exploding so I thought I better not take any chances. Pours reddish brown with a huge pinkish fizzy head and a fair amount of sediment. Aroma of tart funky brett, berries, oak and very light vinegar. Flavor is very sour, brett and lactic acid, some oak and very light berry flavor as well. Light body with very active carbonation and a frothy almost champagne mouth feel. This is good, wish the blackberries came though a bit more. I have a feeling this thing was on it’s way to explode, it is super carbonated. Thanks to the forums for getting the word out. And thanks for the beer Vince.