Strykzone (5900) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - NOV 22, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sampled at esbls. golden with just a little foam. Nice crispness and tartness here. Moderate sourness. Gentle fruit is complex. It builds as it warms. Nice.
corby112 (2716) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 19, 2015
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a very hazy grapefruit cocktail color with a one finger, off-white head that quickly settles into a thick, lasting ring. Streaks of soapy lacing left behind.
Musty, funky aroma with some faint light fruit sweetness nicely integrated into the Berliner notes. Dank and sweaty with plenty of funky lactic cheesiness complimented by a subtle floral presence, some sourdough bread and sweet, slightly vinous light fruit notes. Strong musty bug/wild yeast character along with some strawberry and cream, raspberry, currant and other sweet berries. Floral notes comes on stronger as it warms. Complex with nice balance in the nose.
Medium body with a lot of harsh acidity and slight acetone/solvent character. Very sour with lots of funky bugs, citric acidity and lactic funk along with some dry toothpick-y oak and light fruit sweetness. Hints of strawbery and cream with some cherry and other sweet berries. Well integrated sweetness and a decent amount of sourness but this beer is a bit harsh with too sting of a solvent presence for my preference.
DuffMan (8318) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 9, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, sent to me by b3shine (thanks Beau!). Very hazy bright orange, brisk carbonation, short lived white head. Unripened strawberries, tart/lightly sour rhubarb, nuances of green kiwi. The floral hibiscus shows up later on, as my palate adjusts to the acidity. Tart/lightly sour, quenching, and very nicely flavoured.
jrob21 (3050) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 4, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Highlight of the day for me. High tart quotient. Nice fruit, Kiwi adds a nice juicy complexity to the flavor. Combined with the strawberry and you have a fruity, refreshing, and nicely tart drink.
thornecb (5019) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 24, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours deep orange into a stang. Head quickly recedes to nothing. Strawberry and hibiscus aromas. Tart with sweet strawberry and kiwi front to back. Lasting dry finish. Slight nail polish in the finish as it warms.. docking points.
teorn88 (4729) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
75cl bottle via trade. It pours a cloudy apricot color with a minimal white head. Aroma is rich fruity and lemony, with citrus peel, hibiscus and loads of strawberries. Vibrant funk and lemon notes. Taste is acidic and clean lemony, with cherry yoghurt, strawberries, must, white wine, apricots, cranberries and light hibiscus spice. Light bodied with sparkling carbonation. Overall, delish
dogfish120love (1053) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 7, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours grapefruit juice like in color with a thin to non-exist lacing. The aroma is honey, vinegar, cornmeal, strawberry and kiwi.
baraciisch (2466) - California, USA - SEP 1, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Enjoyed at Freetail Bottleshare 2015... Quite tart, notes of citrus, berries, funk... Nice
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AirForceHops (5029) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 27, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
2014vintage bottled on 04/23/2014!! 750 ml bottle thanks to willrunforbeer, nearly clear gold with a good amount of carbonation still left. Aroma is dusty yeast, pears, subtle lactic acid and tart hints. A very deep inhale gets me a note of flowers.
Flavor has strawberry seeds, lime with traces of a sour kiwi finish. Pleasant tartness with very subtle sour. Very interesting and it ha held up very nicely after 16 months of age. Nice sipper.
PriorL (2819) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 12, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at small tasting at home. Comparing 2 bottles. 1: bottled 23/6/14. 2: bottled 22/7/2013
1. APPEARANCE: blond beer, almost no head.
NOSE: lemon, fruity, oak. TASTE: lemon, fruity, oak, dry. => 3,9.
2. APPEARANCE: orange beer, almost no head.
NOSE: fruity, sweet, caramel. TASTE: caramel, fruity, sour, nice. => 3,9.
The 2 beers where quite different, but liked them both!