argo0 (11908) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 16, 2009
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
(BCTC, cask) Muddy dark amber body with no head. Aroma is medium sweet, pineapple, oak, cherry. Taste is medium sweet, oak/Brett, some orange, light pineapple. Medium body, no carbonation.
Lubiere (10778) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 8, 2009
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A hazy reddish brown ale with a pleasant sour cherry, dirt, Brett and barnyard. In mouth, a nice restrained sour ale, woody, astringent, with light ground cherries. Medium bodied. Quaffable. Cask at BCTC 2009
j12601 (7395) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 4, 2009
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask at the Ithaca booth at BCTC. Pours a murky brown with a thin white head. Big sour bretty nose with some vinegar hints. Doesn’t live up to the nose though, but still has some nice sour notes, and a lot of promise. Seems like it would get better with time perhaps.
swoopjones (6701) - Buffalo, New York, USA - AUG 3, 2009
2.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at BCTC 2009. Pours a murky coffee with cream color. Decent sour funky aroma. Taste was lacking flavor IMO. Slighty sourness. seemed all jumbled with no order
egajdzis (5509) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 3, 2009
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
[Cask @ BCTC 09] Murky brown red color with a small, off white head that left light lacing on the glass. Aroma of tart grapes, wild yeast, light vanilla, toast, oak, light vinegar, and leather. Taste of dark fruits, wood, vanilla, berry skin, bourbon, tart cherry, acidic, and a sour finish.
kramer (5328) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 21, 2009
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
On cask, @ BCTC 09. Pours a hazy reddish amber with a minimal to no head. The nose is a little sharp and not especially funky with some sour cherry, pineapple, light brett, and a little wood. The flavor is only lightly sour with a little brett, cherry, and vinegar. A little rough around the edges and lacking in crispness. The body is thinnish, almost completely still with some dryness on the finish. A fairly easy drinker, but it wouldn’t be one I’d seek out if it were bottled.
Dickinsonbeer (5076) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JAN 24, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at BCTC 2009. Pours a hazy amber with a thin head. Aroma is funky, earthy leather, old stale dry hoppiness, a bit cheesey moldy hops, funk, brett, fruit and tropical notes. Flavor is mildly acetic, funky cheesey stale hops, a bit leafy citrus leather, flowery, toast, light vinegar, and moderate caramel malts. Finish is a bit funky oily and slick.
TomDecapolis (4604) - Milton, Delaware, USA - AUG 5, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
BCTC 09. Pours a cloudy brownish red with a smaller off white head. Aroma of wild/funky yeast, vanilla, oak, nuts and a toasted almost burnt quality. Flavor of moderate bitterness, some tart cherry, burnt toast, other fruit character and light vanilla.
puzzl (3254) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 5, 2009
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Tap at BCTC. Not a good beer. Acetone, spray paint aromas dominate the sour aroma. Tough, acrid, pineapple flavors, with a very thin, flat profile. Uncomplex and uncompromisingly caustic, this desperately needs to be blended to take off its edge.
PilsnerPeter (3029) - Flushing, New York, USA - AUG 7, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at BCTC 2009: Murky brown copper with a fading head. Spicy hop aroma with a lot of leathery brett character. Slick feel. The flavor has a citric hop character- a bit of vegetal with leathery rustic undertones. Some grainy husk from the malt is evident. Eh.