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RATINGS: 492   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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A sustaining beer that is brewed to comfort in the gusty ides of March and welcome in a wealth of warmer weather.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McNeillR (1122) - SCOTLAND - JUN 20, 2014
Cloudy burnt amber, ringed head. Rich tangy ester, pear and grapefruit. Terse sour. Dense tang. Failing carbonation, bit yeasty oak dryness. Burnt sweetness. Supping soft carbonation but buzzing, sticky mouthfeel. Purdy gud.

Bottle, Cheers Mike, Alps Tasting

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenH (2198) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 20, 2014
Bottle, massive thanks to Mike. Cloudy brown with off white head. Nice funky aroma, woody, cherry. Taste is similar funky and earthy with cherry. Quite fizzy and tart. Delish

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (1711) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 20, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours hazy copper amber, funky bretty nose, taste is funky and refreshing, dry and sour.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kathouse (934) - Nevada, USA - JUN 19, 2014
Reddish brown with a smooth film of cream colored foam. Fruit and malt on the nose. Medium body is smooth. Slightly tart. Red fruit and toasted malts lead into a sweet finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerbaaron (1152) - Arizona, USA - JUN 19, 2014
Draft. Murky medium brownish amber. Small wispy head. Moderate tartness with a good zing. Fuller Light body. Nice fruitiness. Berry. Nice yeasty. Brett. A little dusty, woody. Mild dryness. Not as Brett dominated as other JP beers and one of my favorite JP beers overall. Really good. Comes together really well. Liked it a lot.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (7019) - Illinois, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Draft. Hazed amber pour. Berry, caramel, and sour smell. Flavor is slightly cedar, tart acidity, some bread.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
can8ianben (1315) - Souderton, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Sour funk and malt-forward enough to balance everything out. Really well done - I’d drink this more often if I could get it!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tastybeer (1682) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy copper, off-white head. Little retention/lace. Aroma of grain, funk, caramel, oak, fruit, light acetic. Taste is tart, lightly sour, dusty, oak, caramel, some sweetness. Palate is soft, creamy, tart finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gschrade (544) - Collinsville, USA - JUN 9, 2014
I had this at Global Brew. Pours amber with a off white head. Taste slightly sour, fruity, citrus. I thought this was pretty good. I would drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steve_0 (2542) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle at home. Pour is deep, rusty amber, with a big tan head and great lacing. Funky, caramelly, green apples, pears, straw, sweet tarts, white grapes, and wood in the aroma. Taste is basil, caramel, tart apples, grassy, bread, tangy, herbal, lemony, and orange peel with a lightly tart finish. Medium body with soft carbonation. Solid funky offering.


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