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Brewed by Hallertau Brewbar & Restaurant
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Auckland, New Zealand
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Experiments. Inventions. Adventures. This is a limited edition brew from the frontier of beer. You may like it, some won’t. But you will never know, until you give it a go.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (2150) - New York, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle at WWBA. pours orange with nose of tart cherries and white wine. Tastes of sour cherry, buttery chardonnay, lemon, grass, and woody. I do like it thanks for asking.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (8394) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 7, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 10, 2014 Bottle at WWBA. Pours orange with white head. Nose/taste of white wine, funk, oak and sour cherries. Medium body.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cantabrian (816) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 5, 2014
Bottle shared with the generous Jimthechap. Lovely afternoon that ended up with a misplacement of my notes. Now, here they are. This awas a spectacular coppery beer, terrific, with that aroma of Belgian sour fruits aging in the cellar. Flavour was sour. Damn sour. Apple sour. A nice extravagance.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CapFlu (4516) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 28, 2014
Nice vinegar aroma. Does have a light Flemish sour taste. Good tart base and a citrus touch. Sour cherries, somewhat dry and thin through the finish. Good. Thanks Dean!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrChopin (3280) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 19, 2014
murky strawberry tea, thin white large bubbled. Musty nose, red fruits, heavily dusty. Flavor is super dusty throughout, manure and berries across mid with lightly tannic with acetic acid in the sticky finish. Pleasant and balance if a muted.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (3997) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Great balance on this beer. Orange pour with ok head and lacing. Light floral yeast with some bretta. Light sour finish. I like this one a lot. Bottle thanks to Travlr at Epic Sour Tasting.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gendv138 (1327) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Bottle (2012) shared at DC Annual Epic Sour Tasting, thanks Travlr! Dark honey brown with off-white head. aaromas of wine, tart fruit, light funk. Tasting notes of wine, tart fruit, dark fruit, vinegar, funk. Light body with a dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (3251) - McLean, Virginia, USA - MAY 18, 2014
From a bottle shared at the DC Epic Sour Beer Tasting. Thanks Travlr! Pours a clear orange with an off white head. Sour apple nose. Tart caramel apple flavors.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
radagast83 (4635) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle, thanks to travlr. Poured a cloudy orange color. Aroma is light sweet funk notes. Sour flavor, tart funk. Not as pleasant as i had hoped.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
craftycarl21 (2228) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Thanks to Gene for this one (of course) ! Clear amber. Not bad, but a touch of vegetal character mixing with remnants of white wine and light peachy funk. Cool to try.


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