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Grassroots Arctic Soirée

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Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 206   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Ale fermented and aged in oak tanks with Brettanomyces, lime juice and hibiscus.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
77ships (4128) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 19, 2014
750 ml. bottle sampled @ Firestone Walker Tasting. Procured @ De Hopduvel. Pale hibiscus, pink appearance, almost no head. Nose is watery grapefruit, watery hibiscus, flower, light lime, weak brett, watered down lime. Taste is watery grapefruit juice, lime, watery hibiscus, faint brett,.. Watery body like diluted grapefruit juice. Weak, weak,… this is reminiscent of a radler. Hill Farmstead is the Fantôme of USA & I do not mean that in a positive way. These guys reputation baffles me.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BVery (6559) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Sampled via bottle at WTWBA 2014 in Minneapolis. Hazy light pink pour with a white head. Soft funk, grapefruit and lime. Excellent.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ElManana (274) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - OCT 19, 2014
Colour is pink, no head. Aroma of grapefruit, lime. Taste is very pale, wattery, some grapefruit juice. Boring.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
falco242 (277) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Fruity more than funky. Grapefruit and a bit of funk but we’ll balanced and a bit of hay on the finish. Solid brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 15, 2014

Bottle 750ml. corked @ home on the terrace.

[ As Grassroots Arctic Soiree ].
Clear medium to dark red orange color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, moderate to light heavy flowers, hibiscus, moderate yeasty, horse blanket - farmyard - leather (brett). Flavour is moderate sweet and light acidic with a long duration, tart - semi geuze alike, hibiscus sweet, sugary sweet, dry, farmyard, dry oak - wood. Body is medium, texture is watery, carbonation is lively. [20140722]

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (2326) - Florida, USA - OCT 14, 2014
Bottle shared by Collin. Clear yellow pour with a white head. Mild yeasty aromas. Mild florally hop highlights. Some lemon zest, brett, and mild horse blanket notes. Average body and mouthfeel

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerman6686 (4404) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 14, 2014
This poured a bright orange with a white head. Aroma was of.lime leaf, lemon and hay. Flavor was Brett, earthy and lime. Solid.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyllenbock (4858) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 12, 2014
Sample at SBWF 2014. Amber with a small head. Aroma and taste of grapefruit, oak, brett, grass and some citrus. On the light side with a dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
finol (2191) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 11, 2014
Bottle sample at SBWF. Fresh grapefruit taste, some brett and a hint of oak. A nice typical Anchorage brew.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
craftbeerdesign (2182) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Bottle. Pours a light pink color with deeper hues and a thin off white head. Brett forward nose with light oak, some lime/citrus and deep stone fruits - light to med body with a tart floral flavor coated in some dusty Brett notes. Finishes very dry with hibiscus, more Brett and citrus.


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