HogTownHarry (6201) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, - MAY 14, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
750ml crown-capped shared with blankboy and GregClow, via JerCraigs. Almost opaque ruby-black pour, huge fluffy lasting tan head - lovely, 4+. Sharply dry aroma, dry floral bitterness, sharp dry yeast, light fruit - very bretty, lightly roasty; nice stuff! Taste - oh man that’s good - medium-hoppy (dry resin), light roast, slightly vinegar tartness, enough brett to compete - some alcohol; frickin’ great stuff. Decent body, astringent, lightly carbonated but quite airy, delicately funky, longish dry floral/brett finish. So good.
berntholer (1393) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JUL 27, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
beige head. dark brown colour. aroma is roasted malts, funky, sourish. taste like aroma and lemon. medium body, rather soft carbonation. reminds me of a sour stout, not too fond of this one. bottle 75cl
gEUS (1472) - Linden, BELGIUM - JUL 27, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared at a tasting. Pours dark brown to light black with a small filmic light grey head. Interesting aroma as it combines the typical peppery character of American saisons, and citrusy hops as well as some sour lactic notes. Medium body with quite some bitterness. Taste is light roasted malts, resinous hops and citrus peel.
kermis (6991) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Aroma of roast, light funk, citrus, Brett, light tart fruits, grapefruit and light chocolate. Flavour is light moderate sweet and sour. Medium bodied with light carbonation.
MacBoost (1518) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - JUL 24, 2015
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Bottle from trade, bottled 2013. Pours a petty dark brown, almost black. Tan head. Aromas of that signature HF yeast. Lightly toasty despite the appearance. Kind of funky, bretty, sweaty. I really dig the beer.
piscator34 (2128) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 11, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle via and shared with oakbluff. Near black in colour with strong carbonation. Aromas are of tart red berries, leather, herbs, and milk chocolate. Very complex flavor profile with elements of sour cherry, juicy pink grapefruit, milk chocolate, peppery herbs, and dry malts. Very mellow (almost slick) on the palate, but balanced by the carbonation and funk. A strange beast. Difficult to rate, but tasty.
daknole (10280) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUL 4, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Interesting beer. Not my favorite style but really fun to drink. Funky, tart, some roasted malts, yeasty.
Sledutah (6040) - Utah, USA - JUN 23, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at the RBSG grand tasting in Portland
Cloudy dark brown with a small tan head, some lacing. Aroma is tart and dark malts. Taste is tart, roasty and chocolate
Didn’t really enjoy this one.
knickskicks (909) - - JUN 14, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Chesnut pour. Nose and taste are tart, roasy. Some lasting tartness with roast.
Jow (2705) - New York, USA - JUN 1, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Big thanks to whomever brought this to WTWBA. Pours dark brown fine two finger head. Nose is cocoa powder and some barnyard. Tastes of cola, chocolate, berry, grass, barnyard fink. Dry palate delicious.
kevinsenn (1468) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 31, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from SlovakSniper. Roasty chocolate and sour cherry aroma. Very sour cherry taste, roasty, chocolate, slight spice. Smooth mouthfeel. Very nice. Thanks, Pat!