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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: 18   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
explosivedog (279) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 23, 2016
On tap at Vultures Lane. Aroma is all sharp white wine. Flavour has white wine, lots of acidity, some citrus. Really nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joe19612 (2594) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2016
Bottle. Pours a dark orange colour with a thin white head, aroma is light with some the wine coming through strongly, the taste is medium bitterness at first, then comes the sour in the mouth with a dry bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (9548) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 8, 2015
Pouring at Where The Wild Beers Are 2014. Pours a hazed amber with a thin white head. Soft malt, chardonnay. Medium bodied, sweet and tart, tangy acid. Light and tangy, acid with gentle funk.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
beer-yum (1334) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 8, 2015
One of the better local (New Zealand) sour beers. Lacking only the subtlety of the masters (in Belgium).

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (3441) - 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 (14922) - , 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 (990) - 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 (5101) - 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 (4303) - 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 (7610) - 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.


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