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RATINGS: 250   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Traditional, sour, low gravity saison aged in oak wine and whiskey barrels with naturally occurring wild yeast and bacteria from the Texas Hill Country.


Zinister's rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zinister (1423) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 15, 2012
On tap at Hay Merchant’s opening. Pours a dusty yellow with a white fizzy head. Nose of lemons and farmhouse aromas. Flavor is bright tart lemons and a great mild sourness. Good carbonation and light body with clean finish.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (2971) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 25, 2014
sample at 2014 houston big brew fest. deep golden with small head. light funk. a bit of wood and earthy nuttiness. dry finish. just a hit of tartness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ed5388 (2148) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - OCT 21, 2014
750ml bottle shared by Dean. Poured a hazy orange straw color with a small fizzy white head. Aroma of floral hops, funk, sour citrus fruit, oak, and bready malt. Taste is slightly vinuos, with notes of grass, rotted oranges, sugar coated lemons, and citrus zest.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2316) - New York, USA - OCT 13, 2014
Bottled. Poured cloudy gold with white head. Yeast, floral and some peppery spice. Brett funk. Pretty nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dmac (4091) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Bottle shared by pineypower. Solid beer all around. Poured a murky golden yellow body with a foamy white head. Aroma is nice, notes of rotting lemons, white wine barrels, rotting flowers, old honey and alcohol. Medium to full body with average strong carbonation. Flsvor is vinous, light barrel, wine soaked bread, flowers, fruit meat. Nice

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jfb (3968) - Freising, GERMANY - SEP 24, 2014
(bottle) murky golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of coconut, tobacco and brown sugar, slightly meaty, with a hint of lemons and grass. flavour is more coconut and some light oxidation, with a light lemony tartness, some yeast and a hint of caramel. light- to medium-bodied with soft carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Elwood (3311) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - SEP 22, 2014
Serving: Bottle. Hazy gold pour with a loose white head. Lots of dusty yeast notes with a bit of grapefruit peel in the nose. Nice light tartness to go with all yeast, oak, citrus and just a touch of funk. Light to medium body with a lingering finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
indianabeerman (46) - Indiana, USA - SEP 10, 2014
this type of beer is new to me. beer seemed highly carbonated. was not as sour as i expected. would seem to be a refreshing drink in the texas heat. an easy drink but would not want alot

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
vtafro (3569) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - SEP 9, 2014
Bottle. Yellow pour with white head. Light citrus, fruit, funk and yeast aromas. Nice tart fruit, yeast and funk flavors.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GenDV138 (1452) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - SEP 4, 2014
From notes, consumed 8/27/2013. 750 ml bottle poured into a tulip. Bottle dated March 2013, blend 4. Hazy honey yellow with three fingers of off-white head. Decent lacing. Aromas of citrus, funk and yeast. Tastes of big funk, citrus, yellow fruit, slight tartness. Medium body with a semi-dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdamJackson (2689) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 30, 2014
hazy 3 finger creamy smells like flowers and pepper with honey and dough with leathery funk. I really like the taste. minor sweetness with a very dry finish. light grape soda and ginger ale with a tough of ginger.


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