Acetobacter (816) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 19, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Enjoyed from a 750ml bottle in a stemless wine glass. The beer pours a straw-colored yellow/golden hue, with an ample white head. The nose shows decided Brettanomyces character, along with a less aggressive level of acidity. As the sample opens up, a musty note also comes through, perhaps from the corked packaging. Together, the combination is utter and absolutely pleasing. The palate shows a lactic tart note up front, followed by some pleasing grassy/hay/farmhouse Brett character, and an absolutely bone-dry finish. The melange of pleasing flavors and aromas is outstanding. Carbonation is assertive, but not overly so, supporting the aromas and flavors, rather than detracting from them. The finish is nicely tart, leathery, and dry. Overall, an outstanding example of the style, even if it is widely available.
Vir4030 (533) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 23, 2015
1.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 1/20
Very dry. Yuck. Would not buy. Maybe I just don’t like the style. Probably that’s why I’m so excited to be the first half of the day before I get a follow back on my way home from work.
fombe89 (134) - Asturias, SPAIN - JAN 19, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Botella .de @Señor Lúpulo. Despacho de cervezas ...................... Casa18/01/2014
Sebilinz (638) - Linz, AUSTRIA - JAN 12, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Golden body with nice head. Aroma is sour with hints of apples and some herbal notes. Taste is green apple sourness with some barnyard. Aftertaste is sour with hints of bitterness. Nice one.
DwarfeD (1214) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JAN 9, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
375ml bottle at home. Clear golden with a full white head with low retention. Medium body with a lot of carbonation. Nice sourness with some bitter and sweet tones. Green apple, citrus, hay, grapes and herbs. A great sour brew!
jhamp9 (1164) - Corinth, Texas, USA - JAN 3, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Almost clear golden pour with a white and spotty lacing. Aroma is green apple, champagne, dusty barnyard, and light lacto. Taste is sour green apple, lemon, dusty barnyard funk, wood, and earth. Aftertaste that lingers. Dry finish. Slick mouthfeel.
drunk_again (171) - GREECE - JAN 3, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
bottle. hazy yellow with thin head. aroma of barnyard and some fruity notes. taste is medium to heavy sour, thin body, lively carbonation and dry sour finish.
VDuquerroux (421) - Airvault, FRANCE - DEC 31, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, 37.5cL. @Strasbourg, bar Les Berthom. A clear yellow brown beer with a big white creamy head ; good retention. Aroma of smoke, wood, cider, barnyard (light in the mouth). Medium to heavy sour, very dry. Medium body, thin texture, fizzy carbonation, dry lasting sour finish. Overall, clearly... not easy to drink, very dry ; extreme but not dirty foolish, "too clean".
Jyrsa (107) - - DEC 31, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours hazy yellow with a white head. Nose has barnyard aroma with fruityness and berries. Sour apples and dustiness. Slightly oily body with a sour after taste.
Yorker (1392) - Herning, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Corked 75 cl bottle @ home. Pours cloudy golden with a white head that leaves some lacing. Aroma and flavour are wood, lemons, and tartness - with a slightly dry finish.
rzymol (76) - - DEC 30, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle. Pours gold with frothy but unstable head that leaves some lacing for a while. Scents of leather, cellar, fermented fruits, acidic hits. Taste is obviously sour with tarting and dryness feelings - very well balanced with sourness not overexposed. Quite carbonated but it ain?t surprise as it was young bottle that I had. In general, very good beer of high quality and drinkability.