adamah (213) - - SEP 21, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
The aroma was tropical fruit, lightly vinous and slightly funky. It poured a cloudy golden orange with huge thick billowing head. The taste was mostly dry with some good bitterness. Medium bodied, long finish. It has a very nice balance between the funk and the nelson sauvin hops while the white wine is subtle, it really adds to the complexity.
Radek Kliber (6297) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - SEP 17, 2013
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Where and how: bottle 750ml @ tasting
Aroma strong, bold dry hoppy character, crisp without roughness. Floral, grassy with mild barnyard feel. Touch of apple. Excellent. 9-
Top: creamy large cap with some lace produced.
Base: clear amber/amber gold.
Palate : semi dry, very drinkable with average plus carbonation. Medium bodied with thinner walls. Long finish.
Taste: raw , citrusy hops with tune of grapefruit, even spicy in character. Light sweet malt base. Mid accented by blood orange, mild tartness around.
Other notes: grape skin. Gooseberry, apple, mild tartness ending with raspberry. Excellent.
boozedude (1588) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - SEP 14, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Corked bottle into glass.. diarrea brown hazy clear pour with HUGE off white head.. pungent arona ..sour fruits bitter finish..good
k0mpsa (896) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - SEP 8, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at mikkeller and friends. Hazy reddish orange color, white head. Aroma is sour, white wine, apples, fruits. Nice balanced sour taste, malts, apples, white wine, hops.
nuplastikk (4091) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 7, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
750ml bottle courtesy of WI Ryan. A really nice combination or white wine, brett, and mellow tropical hops, pink grapefruit. Unfiltered orange-red. Steady off-white head. Malt centered still, some caramel tones. Quite a unique beer. Sour tangy white wine tones. Very nice.
olio (5131) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 7, 2013
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
75 cl bottle. BBE 16.10.2022.
Pours clear copper-mahogany color with a large white head. First thing on the nose is brettanomyces, some sourish apricot and rose hip. Yeast, spices and wooden notes follow, with faint vinous notes on the background.
Flavor is also sour with apricot and some grape fruit, the yeast, faint spices, grass and goose berries sum up to a quite dry palate. More and more little nyances are found from the aroma and flavor as the beer warms up a bit, but still the balance holds strong. I had my doubts about this but I have to say this is an excellent brew, a bit too expensive though.
lhns03 (66) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 5, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a mostly clear dark golden. Aromas are noticeable as soon as bottle is open. Some vegetal notes, cut grass, honey, and some brett funk, horsey pasture. Flavors are equally complex with well-balanced sweetness up front and well-hidden. Palate is very active and lush. Overall a nice complex offering from mikkeller.
ej (584) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - SEP 3, 2013
4.8 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Clear golden orange with a tint of red. Large, frothy head. Aroma of red berries, grapes and wood. Hints of barnyard and tartness. Taste is grapefruity fruity grapeish.. A little sweet at first, bitter then dry. Mouthfeel is light and fizzy. One of the best beers I’ve had.
Benzai (6274) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - SEP 3, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ Mikkeller Bar shared by Yespr. Slightly unclear orange to light amber color, small to medium sized white head. Aroma is clearly barrel aged, very nice lightly sour-bitter and fruity. Medium body and carbonation. Nice one!
jercraigs (7319) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 28, 2013
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
2013-08-23. Crisp orange amber body with a nice frothy off white head. 3++ Aroma is quite pleasant with lots of fruity hops, lightly minerally, pleasant lemon-lime like notes. 8++ Flavour is relatively bitter, lots of citrusy hops in the lemon and lime vein as in the aroma. Smooth average bodied palate, pleasant effervescent carbonation. The hop profile is quite unique and rather lovely. Zippy and very drinkable. Bottle from Hill Farmstead, Vermont.
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