camborne (656) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - JAN 16, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Large head ok lacing. Citrus and slightly funky aroma. Taste is sour at first then nice sweetness. Finish is dry. Overall this is so unique. Really good.
McNeillR (1499) - SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Murky amber, greasy brown envelope. Funky grapefruit, grassy and speckles of tangerine. Initial taste is lean gummy bitter, droplets of sherry clementine and clean grapefruit. Fairly fizzy and fairly brisk mouthfeel. Lean seabuckthorny bitter (I guess), linger is soured chalk.Pale golden, sultry filmy and off white head. Peppery creamy chalky nose. Initial taste is lean crisp juicy lychee and white grapefruit, very crisp and creamy. Lean acidic but ABV is completely bypassed. Not juicy or too chalky dry, finishes lean crisp spicy grapefruit and a dry dusty linger. Bottle, Cheers Paul.
BenH (2764) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Amber with off white head. Aroma of brett, grape, resin, oak. Taste is oaky, funky, wine, brett.
Stuu666 (4719) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours hazy amber, nose is funky, toffee, grape, bretty, taste is dry toffee, sweet, light juice, falls a bit flat.
allmyvinyl (4854) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours clear golden amber with a short-lived head. Aromas of light brett funk, white wine, boozy. Taste is dry funky. Finishes dry.
cgarvieuk (15617) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
bottle at home .. copper ... thin tan lacing ... soft bretty fruit ... light wine nose ... soft funky fruit .. bretty fruits ... light dry sour ..
Brewhemia (55) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2015
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Nice anber colored beer with a fair amount of off-white head. Nice looking beer. A sweet aroma that makes me think of an old wooden ship. I dont find the taste as sour as I had exoected of a lambic style beer and had actually hoped for some more. It has some sourness but also a lot of sweetness and a little saltiness. The best thing about the taste I think, is the woody taste of the whine barrels. I am a little disapointed since I had quite some expectations to what I thought was a Mikkeller classic, and I really loved the recent lambic Hues also by Mikkeller. I must admit that a had a little cold at the time of tasting though, so maybe some aroma has past me by, and I might not have gotten 100 procent of the potential experience.
czar (4927) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 21, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
pours unclear yet bright medium dark golden with a creamy off-white head offering good retention and lacing. intense leathery and peppery bretts, borderline rotten fruits - berries, toasted spicy wheat, chocolate brettiness, rhubarb, coffee grinds, spices - miscellaneous although dill seeps through. bright carbonation, light body, dry bretty-woody-very astringent finish. more complex and less off (as per caramel and slightly rotten fruitiness) than chardonnay/mango edition. tasty and dry enough to make it enjoyable.
antonstoop (210) - - JAN 18, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Copper/amber pour, off-white head. Little retention/some lace. Aroma of dust, wine, barrel, funk. Palate is sweet, oak, lightly bitter, brett. Palate is dry, slick, lightly bitter finish. A bit muddled, like drinking old wine....
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Minderbinder (2152) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 17, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours very dark amber with low-medium diminishing cola-like beige head. Some lacing. Aroma is of acetic acid, vinegar. Taste is of acetic acid, fruits, wine, oak, alcohol, some caramel. Palate: Light-medium body. Medium-high carbonation. Overall: Good. The best "It’s Alive" I’ve had.
Inbreak (2490) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JAN 15, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
14.01.2015, 0,375l bottle sampled @ BBGTC tasting:
Nice creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly sour-ish fruity, oak, grass, wet hay, tropical fruits, whitewine barrel. Taste is slightly sour-ish, oak, sorrel, tropical fruits, yeast, whitewine barrel, grass, hay. Medium bitterness, slightly dry mouthfeel. Nice.