pdx77 (1483) - Oregon, USA - JUL 20, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
From bottle at 2013 Portland International Beerfest. Deep golden color. Aroma is of a citrus lambic. Taste is intense tropical hop, but incredibly balanced by the barrel aging, giving it a nice woodsy note. Quite impressed by how smooth and flavorful this is.
after4ever (7535) - Brier, Washington, USA - JUL 5, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750, capped. Pours a cloudy medium amber with golden bronze edges. Dense creamy whitish head. Big bright lightly citric nose showing white wine, backed with nice floral and peppery/estery complexity. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Floral, white pepper, and lemony chardonnay notes on the mid palate. Could drink this over and over without a doubt.
traviskurowski (27) - - JUN 26, 2013
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle. Tastes like an IPA sour--Chardonnay yeasts bringing the citrus flavor out of the 108 IBU hop flavor. Cloudy in appearance, orange color, thick foamy head that relaxes after a bit. Big mouthful. Lovely. Recommend, recommend.
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acearl (491) - The Ham, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 26, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap, clear yellow pour with creamy white head, smells Chardonnay barrel aged, tastes peach, apple sweet and and a tart aftertaste that leaves something a but funky, different
JohnnyJ (5367) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 5, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sample at Oakquinox 2013. Sweet fruitiness, mild citrus, muted hops, white grape, light oak, sweet muddled malts, and a bit grassy. Not really my cup of tea.
brokensail (15754) - Dublin, California, USA - APR 8, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ Oakquinox 2013. Golden amber pour with a white head. There is a really nice fruit forward aroma to this. Peach, apple, and some pineapple. Floral hops, wine, bread, and a touch of oak. The flavor is a bit on the astringent and bitter side. Some decent fruit character, mild wine, and a touch of oak. Lightly grassy and floral.
thornecb (5448) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 25, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours deep gold into a tulip. Bright white head with good retention recedes to skim surface. Oak and citrus aromas. Soft with sweet yeast and citrus upfront turning to grape and oak in the lasting finish.
deekyn (1459) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 19, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
A - pours hazy effervescent dark apple juice golden with 2 finger very fluffy head. The head is dense almost like egg white. S - you can smell the barrel aging sour funky beer notes when the bottle was first opened, Chardonnay, funk, salt. After it sat for a few, aromas were more reminiscent of a saison. Hay, floral notes, and citrus up front. Subtle notes of apple, barnyard funk, and soap. M - Drier mf, lightly sweet first. Spicy on the back of the throat, bitter and thicker end . T - interesting play the mouth. Very discordant, all the tastes seem to come in at the same time in different parts of my mouth. Jangled but not in the most unpleasant way. Sweet fruity notes and sugary malts in the front of the mouth. Chardonnay grapes, fresh orange, muted lime mix with brown sugar, simple sugars, vanilla. A long lasting bitter citrus and grassy hoppy burn linger on the back of the throat. At the same time subtle funky notes, ripe apples, Belgian yeasts lay on the palate. O - interesting but muddled. 3.7
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Marheb (4769) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 24, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Le caractère de la double ipa met du temps à s’établir croulant devant la sécheresse du brett. Plus ça avance, plus le côté juteux ressort mais en général c’est l’équilibre que je retiendrai.
pkavulak (20) - Louisville, Nebraska, USA - JAN 29, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Chard character and the hop profile mingle to create a very rich aroma. Persistent head in a tulip glass with great lacing throughout the entire experience. Grapefruit, Chardonnay, mango, pineapple and other tropical fruits dominate. Entirely different from the draft version