tectactoe (1940) - Michigan, USA - JUN 20, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: APR 23, 2014 Bottle: Bottled 10/2011. Somewhat hazy orange copper, quickly disappearing off white head, decent lacing. Aroma is pretty funky; wet hay, horsey barnyard, corky but not too strong. Good apple skins and cherry balance. Taste is more tart than the aroma leads on; earthy and dirty white grapes, apples, and light lemon zest. Still a solid funk character; dry oak, musty wood, hay, and plenty of barnyard. Crisp, clean mouth feel and a dry finish. Drinks easy as hell, great farmhouse from JP.
mansquito (3416) - Nueva York, New York, USA - SEP 27, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
New Beer Distributors, NYC 750ml ($13.25) Nov. 4, 2011 bottle: When I first opened this, some of the sediment was stuck around the rim, fortunately, this is a sour, so it poured pretty nice with a relatively long-lasting head. Body is kind of murky orange. Aroma is lactic acid, quite strongly so. There is also a nice pastry-like maltiness that you can get in the aroma. Basically, it smells nice. Taste is relatively sour. There is a light caramel maltiness in there, but it was actually lighter than I expected. You definitely get the autumnal maltiness in the finish a little, as the sourness is more up at the front.
kidmartinek (3674) - austin, Texas, USA - SEP 25, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pumpkin golden color. White head covers the beverage until you’re ready to drink it which could be 10s of minutes. Super tart, woody, and pucker-inducing. Like brass and gold. The finish is all toffee and nuts. You’re welcome!
slowrunner77 (3654) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
"Labeled as Autumn Fire, and definitely more of a sour/wild ale than a belgian, or any other style. Agressively sour more so than a lot of their beers. Very heavy oak and funk presence in the aroma and flavor, which i loved. Initial head disappates quick to leave a rather flat looking beer, otherwise this beer is the bomb. Musty, light spices and fruit. near puckering sour aftertaste. Love it."
Beergeek23322 (2283) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - SEP 13, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
9/13/2014. 750 ml. bottle. Hazy deep amber with a creamy white head. Yeasty aromas, hints of spice and oak. Tart up front, a bit acidic, caramel notes and the chestnut flavors are prominent. The finish is long and dry. Medium carbonation.
crossovert (7443) - Illinois, USA - SEP 10, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
650ml bottle. Red super hazed pour. Smell is of toothpaste initially then into mulled cidre. Flavor is wormwoody, some nutty character, mostly spices, anise, fennel, mild funk/tartness. Not bad.
SlackerMads (1623) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, blend 2, 10-04-2012. Light hazy orange with a large off white head. High effervescence. Wooden, red berries, barnyard, citrus, light green plant/earthy notes, more spices as it warms up. I notice that I am not good at pinpointing spices. Medium body, watery/oily texture, lively carbonation (perhaps a bit towards being fizzy), medium sweet, light bitter and sour. Very light sour finish. Ok soft and pleasant to drink.
Stuu666 (2326) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 26, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours orange, nose is toffee, sour, taste is sweet, tart, spicy, fruity.
BenH (2343) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 25, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Golden with white head. Spicy peppery funky aroma, something herbal. Taste is herbal with peppery funk, earthy finish. Clean finish
McNeillR (1235) - SCOTLAND - JUL 25, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark golden, lush sandy bubbly head fades. Rich five spice, cheap bubblegum sweetness. Thick set mouthfeel, little heel kick of carbonation. Oddly bitter and sweet tangy balance. Finishes oddly mint leaves and lime. Odd!
Bottle, Fancy Al Fresco Tasting, Cheers Stu6666666666
cgarvieuk (14543) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 25, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at home... Golden amber... Thin white head... Light sweet fruity lught smoking nose... Soft zezty funky fruit