thornecb (3987) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 23, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours clear gold into a snifter. White frothy head hug rim. Funky earth and sourdough aromas. Thin with dry lemon zest and funk upfront turning to sour summer fruits in the medium length finish.
swoopjones (4940) - Buffalo, New York, USA - OCT 8, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle at Eataly NYC, golden orange pour, medium bodied. Nice sourness, funky, barnyard notes. woody, tart. sour fruitiness. Nice sour
Mortlach (881) - Rome, ITALY - SEP 21, 2013
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
21/09/2013 Brasserie 4:20 (handpump), 2009 vintage. Dorata, torbida, opalescente, schiuma leggerissima a bolle grossolane. Al naso lieviti selvatici, note vinose e legnose, citriche di pompelmo, molto pulita ma di carattere. In bocca ha un’acidità da lambic, i quattro anni di invecchiamento gli hanno fatto un gran bene! Carattere vinoso evidente, note citriche, stemperate appena da note leggermente dolciastre, di mela, finale lungo, complesso e pulito. Corpo medio-leggero, carbonazione soft. La Mummia si conferma un capolavoro!
Pyrmir (2432) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - AUG 9, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Golden with small white head. Aroma heavy with barnyard and not much else. Taste is barney at fir, the a wave of sourness which finishes long, a bit sour and malty. Decent
bhensonb (9865) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 8, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Pangaea in Sacramento, CA. Pours translucent gold with very little head. Aroma is very barnyard. Med body. Flavor is not so barnyard as the aroma suggested, but it is very. Very. Yet it is almost smooth and mild. Finishes "Pleasantly sour".
jtclockwork (6256) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 8, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
2009 bottle from New Beer. Pours cloudy gold with white head ring. Nose and taste of wood, diluted lemon juice, wild yeast, pear, apple and white wine barrel. Very light on the palate. Very subtle and ever so slightly acidic.
Brandman (1759) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 30, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared at Ma Che Siete Fenuti a Fà. Clear yellow small white head. Aroma has barnyard, sour vinegar, lactic acid, apples, some grapes. Smooth and soft mouthfeel. Really acidic at first but leaves some sweetness in aftertaste.
kdm1984 (566) - Missouri, USA - MAR 2, 2013
2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Aroma of barnyard funk; sour and earthy. Taste is tolerable at first, but a vile and gag-inducing level of Brett hits in the finish. Off-balance. I did not expect to go gaga over the sour ale style, but this is worse than anticipated.
Leighton (8751) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared at the Craft Beer Co. - Clerkenwell, London Holiday Tasting - thanks to Colin! Pours cloudy yellow with pretty much no head. Lots of sweat on the nose, some peach and lemon. Light sweet flavor with moderate acidity, light funk, some salt, sweat and lemon. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Good and tangy to finish, light sourness, further sweat and lemon. Good one.
Theydon_Bois (5485) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at pre Xmas tasting (Domus Birrae, Roma) - 21/12/12.
Mega hazed yellow/light amber with no head.
Nose is soured fruits, apple, pears, light wood, hint of citrus.
Taste comprises soured orchard fruits, tarte lemon, wood.
Medium in body with a tarte and crisp finish.