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RATINGS: 213   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Editor’s Note: This entry is for capped 750mL bottles brewed at Jolly Pumpkin. If you had a corked and caged silk screen bottle from Anchorage, please rate under the Anchorage listing.

He who fights with monsters should look to it that he himself does not become a monster. And when you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you. -Nietzche

When introspection fails, it’s time to look outward for inspiration, perhaps Northward! One of the people who inspired me this past year is my friend Gabe Fletcher, of Anchorage Brewing Co. We brewed this beer together. I hope it inspires you. Northward!

Warm regards,
RON


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4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
HonusWagner (1682) - Florida, USA - JUN 16, 2014
A fascinating beer, really great aroma reminiscent of grapefruit juice with a nice acidity but also a sort of brett C funkiness. Taste has light grapefruit juice sweetness without really any of the sort of acidity I expected from the nose, more of a rural farmhouse character. One of the best beers I’ve had from either brewery, honestly.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dwyerpg (4755) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - APR 13, 2015
This was quite tasty. Some funk that for some reason my wife didn’t like so I got the whole bottle. Yay. I’ll certainly buy the other version if I find it.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Camons (6996) - Hasselager, DENMARK - APR 6, 2015
Bottle @ Fermentoren, Århus. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of light malt, sourness, nice bretty, wine grapes, wood, citrus, lemonpeel. Flavor is nicely sourness, light malt, yeast, spicy brett, wood, oak, white wine grapes, citrus, lemonpeel. Medium body, lively carbonation, light sour acidic and very dry finish. 040415

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Valgreen (732) - DENMARK - APR 4, 2015
Bottle @ Fermentoren Aarhus. Thanks René. Slightly hazy yellow, small white head. Lots of spices in both aroma and taste. peber, citrus, white wine like.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 31, 2015
750 mL bottle shared at a tasting. Murky orange, thin creamy white head, good retention. Aroma of mild funk, stone fruit, pepper, citrus. The taste is tropical fruits, dry citrus zest, bready malt, mild funk. Medium bodied, lingering funk, low carb, mild lingering fruit. Very nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Shinskyweiser (49) - - MAR 21, 2015
Pours a hazy yellow. Thick white head holds strong for a while. Funk Funk Funky aroma! Dank, body odor, lemon and did I mention funk! Taste of sour apricot, banana, a hint of spice and a nice almost creamy mouth feel round out the beer. As the beer warms the grapefruit becomes very apparent. The grapefruit lingers on the palate. Very good sour. Nice and funky.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorisPPattyn (8228) - Ursel, BELGIUM - MAR 21, 2015
Light gushing to huge, very dense, slightly yellowish, slowly collapsing head over hazy yellow-orange beer, finely carbonated. Citrus, yeast, Brett and/or other wild yeast, wild fruit, frying oil. Intense citrus, citruspeel, wild yeast; something meaty/oily: lots of esters and fusels. Bit dusty, and floormop variety included; soapy. Generally quite fruity character. Slick, bit burning - ’hot’ MF, medium bodied. Why do they all taste so similar, these USA wild ales?

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Holmen1 (3215) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAR 10, 2015
Fra flaske på Mandag i annen, Cardinal mars-15: antydning til gusher, men skummet legger seg fort i glasset. "Oak barrel aged & bottle conditiones ale brewed with grapefruit peel, juice and peppercorns" iflg etiketten. Og grapefruktsmaken er behagelig til stede hele veien, på en mild måte. En nydelig surøl, balansert oig behagelig med passe bitterhet i ettersmaken.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tandembrauer (434) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAR 10, 2015
Shared bottle at Cardinal (mandag i annen). Pours cloudy golden with big white head. Aroma of citrus and apple cider. Taste bitter and sour with grapefruit. Long lasting bitter aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sigmund (5555) - Tau, NORWAY - MAR 2, 2015
750 ml bottle, Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. ABV is 7%. Oak barrel aged and bottle conditioned. Brewed with grapefruit peel, juice and peppercorns. Golden colour, large white head. Aroma of farmhouse kitchen, oaked apple cider and apple cider vinegar, white wine vinegar, citrus and green peppercorns. The flavour is distinctly peppery and oaky, moderately sour (not as much as some other JP beers), notes of grapefruit and oaked cider. Pepper and fairly bitter hops in the finish. Interesting beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nealblind (983) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - FEB 24, 2015
Gold pour some head. Aroma of acetate, hop resin, strong acid, white grapes. Tastes very minerally, brett explosion. Some chemical, slight ammonia, wood, paint chips, eath, medicinal. Not sour at all. Baffling... Leaves that brett residue. Slight tingle finish, slight dry.


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