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RATINGS: 310   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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100% Brett Collaboration with New Belgium.


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bevbro (26) - Jamul, California, USA - JUL 15, 2012
Pours a golden yellow. Very easy on the nose like are most sours. Taste is not too sour. Very drinkable. Overall good sour not great.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wedgie9 (2029) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 22, 2014
From notes. Tasted some time near the summer of 2012 from a corked and caged 375mL bottle. Pours cloudy light orange with an average white head that leaves thin lace. The nose is funky brett with peach, apricot, and orange with some light bread malt. The flavor is a touch sweet with the bread malt up front, moving to the nicely bitter, spicy, and nutty brett funk. The body is full with average, stinging carbonation and a long funky brett and lightly nutty finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (4318) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Seems like age has really ironed out the bretta here because there isn’t more bretta and it certainly isn’t betta than other types. This vintage from 2012. Finishes with light sweetness, and not much bretta. Some florals, some sweet malt. Really just like a regular light Belgian ale. Bottle pour at Churchkey’s 5th anniversary.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PriorL (1988) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 5, 2014
Bottle at S&G tasting. Bottled 24/05/2012. APPEARANCE: clouded blond beer, small unstable white head. NOSE: brett, little sour, little hoppy. TASTE: brett, somewhat lactic, weird taste, decent though.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (6019) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 25, 2014
"A little more standard fruity yeasty belgian and a little less wild/sour than i was hoping for. if i remove the price from the equation, it’s a really nice beer, for for a refreshing lightly dry and tart belgian ale, a buck an ounce is a but much."

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Inbreak (2324) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - SEP 2, 2014
02.09.2014, 0,375l bottle @ home:
Nice slightly fizzy mediumlasting head. Aroma is kind of strange fruity, yeast, flowers, honey cake, hay, grain, rubber, weeds, caramel, almonds. Taste is slightly sweet fruity, hay, grain, flowers, honey cake, weeds, almond essence, yeast, caramel. Medium bitterness, slightly dry and watery mouthfeel. So disappointing! Nothing sour or bretty about this one...

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Duhast500 (414) - Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA - AUG 27, 2014
Poured from a 12 oz. corked bottle into a harpoon tulip glass. The color is a hazy orange with a finger and a half of foamy white head that is quickly gone before the first sip. The smell is funky but not too sour. There is some banana aroma mixed with a touch of Belgian candy sugars. The grainy aroma that is detectable in the nose and reminds me of a triple but not as sweet. The taste is sweet but not sour, and wild sourness seems to have been missed in this bottle. What I’m left here is a tasty Belgian-like beer without the carbonation and not much in the way of brett flavor. The is some fig flavor and some slight bubblegum flavor mixed in with a grainy flavor that is nice but is not as exciting as expected. The feel of this beer is smooth with a nice drinkable feel. It goes down easy and has a medium to light body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oldmanriver (53) - Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - AUG 4, 2014
Refreshing brett character, slightly sweet malt creates a silky smooth effervescent beer

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Grzesiek79 (3292) - Radom, POLAND - JUL 17, 2014
Sredniawo. Powiem tyle ze mnie zawiodlo piwo, nie sadzilem ze az tyle bo zmierzyc sie z legendarnymi dzikimi piwami z Belgii to nie lada wyczyn. To piwo w niczym tych ze nie przypominalo. Brak calkowity piany kolor ciemno zloty, poczatkowo klarowny potem metny. Ale zapach nikly tylko swieze morele wyczulem. W smaku slodowe cos jak amber Ale skrzyzowane z wiedenskim lagerem. Prawie zero kwasowosci. Slodkawe nawet czasami mi sie wydawalo, Do niczego po prostu. Ta wspolpraca z New Glarus nie wyszla najlepiej. Niewielki plus za buteleczke i etykiete.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lilja (1714) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 16, 2014
Flaska på Nya Tröls med Daniel. Bärnstensfärgad, ganska lågt skum. Lätt syrlig, väldigt lite brett, funk eller karaktär. Ganska maltsöt, lite citrusfruktig, hö och en liten minttouch. Lätt sötma, lättdrucken och trevlig men ändå en besvikelse. Man förväntar sig mer både av bryggeriet och av en brettad ale.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vignale (2145) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2014
Flaska på Nya Tröls. Bärnstensfärgad, ganska lågt skum. Lätt syrlig, väldigt lite brett, funk eller karaktär. Ganska maltsöt, lite citrusfruktig, hö och en liten minttouch. Lätt sötma, lättdrucken och trevlig men ändå en besvikelse. Man förväntar sig mer både av bryggeriet och av en brettad ale.


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