Marin Grand Funk
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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 2.77/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
Marinís Star Brew Wheatwine aged for 2.5 years in Chardonnay barrels with brettanamyces.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
slowrunner77 (10146) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 5, 2014
"looking forward to this but it was a letdown. funky? yes. but not really in a good way. donít know how to explain it, it was just...off. not horrible, but not what was expected. "

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Huhzubendah (3493) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 13, 2012
Bottle shred by ygtbsm94. Thanks Brad! Orange hued and slightly hazy. Letís get to the point, shall we? Nail polish remover, paint thinner, alcohol, contaminated apple juice. Ugh. Make it stop. Itís irrelevant to discuss this beer any further. Please donít. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 04-09-2011

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - APR 24, 2011
Bottle shared by ygtbsm94. Served in a Bruery tulip, which is not tainted with whatever feelings of angst and oppression that glassware can feel. Pours a light apricot color. Thatís the best thing I have to say about this beer. Very hazy with no head. The nose is....well, itís downright awful. It smells like that gross powder that janitors used to use to clean up vomit in elementary school. Maybe with a bit of that vomit thrown in. Really all sorts of nasty chemicals. This literally* vaporized my tongue it was so disgusting, so so disgusting. Lots of alcohol heat there too, but Iím thinking maybe the alcohol helped in disguising something even more foul? Overall, taste this if you want to know what distilled paint thinner would taste like. Otherwise, you probably should avoid this beer. * Term perhaps used figuratively. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 04-12-2011

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (34376) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 19, 2010
Bottled. An amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of funky horseblanket, vinegar, wild fermentation, and brettanomyces. The flavor is sweet and acidic with notes of brettanomyces, caramel, and alcohol, as well as a lighter note of mold - but in a good way. The alcohol burns in the throat, but the body is light.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brianjames1 (539) - Northridge, California, USA - FEB 14, 2010
Interesting brew from Marin, still a lilí young but has potential. You can really taste the brett in this one

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alexsdad06 (9008) - Ohio, USA - FEB 10, 2010
187 ml bottle @ brewery. Pours a clear golden orange color with no head. The aroma was tart fruits (apples, grapes) and acetone; this one seemed hot from the beginning. The flavor had quite a bit of heat, more acetone, tart apples and grapes, and oak. This didnít seem to showcase the brett very much, but then I didnít have this until late in the day. This was an interesting experiment at any rate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
badlizard (5533) - Berkeley, California, USA - JAN 10, 2010
Clear golden with no head. Oak sour fruit grape and wine aroma. Amazingly smooth white wine and oak taste with mellow Brett sourness. Finishes bright and clear with grape and green apple flavors. This beer is seriously under rated. Its only fault is lack of carbonation it should have been bottle conditioned but the bottle I had had no yeast at the bottom.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bhensonb (14094) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 15, 2009
Tap at the Bistro BA Fest. Pours amber with no head. Aroma is oaky funk. Medium body with mild carbonation. Flavor is oaky/funky. Really so. It is so mildly, decently soury, funky. And wonderfully oaky/woody.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
marcus (9148) - Sacramento, California, USA - NOV 15, 2009
On tap at Bistro Barrel Aged Fest. Pours and apricot color with no head, just a few white bubbles, and a funky barnyard aroma. The flavor is even more barnyard than the aroma, sweet and funky. It reminds me of the first time I drank gueuze - it started off tasting like garbage, but after some acclimation it started tasting better.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
golubj (1377) - San Mateo, California, USA - NOV 15, 2009
Draft at Bistro BA Fest. Light colored pour. Pungent aroma that makes me think I just walked into a flower shop. Flavor is really the same, tastes like cut up flowers, herbal and strange.

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