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Mad Beer
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Spontan Ale brewed with yuzu


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2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mad_Ferret (706) - - MAY 4, 2014
Sample from bottle @ CBC 2014.
App: Hazy yellow.
Aroma: Lots of lemon with som spicy hints of brett and hops.
Taste: Ouff! Weird stuff. Just a big punch of sweet and citric lemonade with some soapy and spicy notes.
Palate: Medium body, oliy.
Overall: Too much lemonade. Not very good.


3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Minderbinder (2198) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 23, 2015
Bottle 750ml. Pours hazy amber with low white head. Aroma is of yuzu, citrus. Taste is of yuzu, citrus, acidity. Palate: Light body, medium carbonation. Overall: Very nice. Awesome yuzu.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (14703) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 14, 2015
Bottle, 75cl. A hazy one, golden in color and with a minimal sized off-white head. Just a few bubbles actually. There’s a faint touch of funk in the aroma, but it’s the yuzy that runs the show. It’s quite sour in the mouth, but not acidic. Very citrusy flavor, with lemon juice, lemon peel, clementine. There’s a faint funky touch too. A bit heavy on the carbonation, dry on the palate. Some citrusy bitterness. Lasting finish. Certainly one-dimensional this one, but it’s quenching and tasteful, that’s for sure. 150314

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geokkjer (6239) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 14, 2015
Bottle. Pours deep golden with an off-white head. Aroma of yuzu, lime, lemon, sour hard candy, malt and fruitiness. Flavor is sweet and sour with zest, tangerines, puckering yuzu and lemon. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (8551) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 14, 2015
Bottle 750ml @ Geokkjer
Pours hazy deep golden with a small off-white head. Aroma is sour with a notes of citrus, and citrus peel and hint of malt. Taste is light sweet, light bitter and heavy sour with a long citrus fruity and citrus peel finish. Body is light to medium, texture is light, carbonation is soft to fizzy

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (5013) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 9, 2015
bottle shared by tom10101, thanks bro! pours unclear dark golden-orange with a small white cap, not quite reviving and tends to dissapear leaving no lacing per say. very fragrant and present yuzu lemons, lemon and lime soda pop, pop-shoppe-like *TM, low-fi bugs, sof twoodsy notes - shy barrel character or is it just simply overshadowed by powerful citrus aroma? light to medium acidity - citric-oriented; light carbonation - slightly lacking; light body - oily, dry and tart citric finish. yuzu sure works great in spontaneous fermentation, plus barreling it. this concoction seems cohesive but it still feels slightly linear, acidity and bug-wise. still enjoyed!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (3368) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 9, 2015
Bottle (750 ml). From SlovakSniper, thanks! Split with the Québec crew.

Appearance: Hazy/cloudy golden/orange with a small quickly diminishing

Aroma: Burst of yuzu along moderate caramel presence, floral notes and yuzu again.

Taste: Good mix of yuzu (even though it’s a bit overpowering) and caramel with medium citric presence, light tartness, floral notes and medium tartness.

Palate: Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Super lemony and citric finish. Dry.

Overall: A bit unbalanced because of how strong the yuzu presence is. Also, the yuzu/caramel mix is less interesting than the yuzu/lambic from the Owa beer. But it’s still a very interesting drinking experience. Tasty and not too hard to drink either.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mathieuc (1727) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 8, 2015
Pours a hazy golden with no head and thus no lacing. Nose is of yuzu, pine needles and tea. Pleasing. Taste is of citrus (yuzu, of course) and zest with some pink grapefruit impressions. Tartness level is medium-high. Body was medium, carbonation high and it was really refreshing. Overall a nice use of that yuzu fruit and something I could definitely drink a whole bottle of!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (37269) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 4, 2015

Bottle 750ml.

[ As Mad Sur ].
Unclear medium orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt - caramel, fruity, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus - yuzu, spicy, sour malt, tart fruit, apricot - yuzu. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate acidic with a long duration, tart fruit, sour, apricot, yuzu, citrus, tart citrus - yuzu. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20150130]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (10442) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAR 2, 2015
Bottle shared by Haukur at Mikkeller & Friends Hverfisgata. Pours clear gold with a small, fizzy white head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is yuzu, that and lactic notes, lemon zest and pale malt. Flavor is tart and lactic lemon and yuzu, pale malt and a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olsvammel (3803) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAR 1, 2015
Bottle at Örebro Ölcafé. Sour smell with citrus and grapefruit. Similar taste, lots of grapefruit and citrus. Very refreshing.


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