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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
A Golden Ale created by blending the final recipe with its own barrel aged pilot beers fermented with wild yeasts and lacto. Each individual barrel contributes a unique flavor from the wood chosen and the cultures resident to achieve the subtle complexities that develop(ed) over time. A beer which starts sweet, filling the mouth with fruit-like esters and mild spiciness, changing to a tart and lingering flavor reminiscent of apples and grapefruit living amidst an earthy, citrusy hop aroma. 42% aged in wine barrels 58% Ale

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (11546) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 30, 2012
750 ml corked and caged bottle poured a clear golden amber with a lasting ivory head. Aromas of oak, vanilla, spice, citrus, horseblanket and light white wine. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of oak, vanilla, spice, white wine, citrus and lighyt horseblanket with a crisp dry lightly tart lingering oak finish. Not bad but WAY overpriced!!!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (5096) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - OCT 27, 2012
Draught at brewery. I didn’t realize there was a new entry for the latest batch. From memory, I found this batch actually a bit sweeter than the previous with more brown sugar on the taste and slightly less apple. Still, enjoyable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
musinj6 (471) - Dedham, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 26, 2012
Pours an Orange with a four finger head with heavy lacing. Sweet and tart with green apple medium body with soft caRbonation. Long tart finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (12247) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 26, 2012
Bottle shared by b3shine. Poured a cloudy copper color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy sour fruit and yeast aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy sour & sweet fruit flavor with a medium to heavy sweet & sour finish of moderate to long duration. This is a standout beer and good for another large round number for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (9830) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 21, 2012
Sample at Denver Rare Beer Tasting IV on 10/12/2012. Hazy pale orange color with a medium thick and foamy white head that recedes slowly to a film. Small patches of lacing. Aroma of funky fruit and malt. Medium to full body with a moderately sour fruit character and notes of earthy malt and yeast. The finish is fruity with a woody aftertaste. Above average overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcartamdg (2528) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 20, 2012
Pours a deep golden orange with a thick white head. Aroma of tropical fruits funk and vanilla. Taste of Brett, vanilla and medicinal notes. Very dry and hard to drink ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (6924) - Indiana, USA - OCT 18, 2012
750 ml bottle to snifter (thanks Daknole). The bottle says this is 10.5% (not 9.4%). Looks good; a cloudy orange with white head. Smells spicy and funky with some hop notes. Tastes like it smells, but a little busy. Good mouthfeel though. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
colinize (317) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Served at denver rare beer tasting 2012. hazy light gold. No head. Highly carbed. Seriously funky. Earth like flavors

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
XmnwildX12 (2079) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Has some big lemon sour scents and a nice funk. Pours a nice dark amber with a white head. Taste is much different than the scent, some what earthy and vegetable qualities, not much sour. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gnoff (8937) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 11, 2012
Sampled at Rackhouse Pub, Denver CO, on October 10, 2012, during the event Colorado Rare Beer Tasting
Cloudy orange color, off-white head. Sweet, apricot, hoppy scent. Hoppy, brett taste. Alcohol warming feeling. Spritzy mouthfeel, medium bitterness.

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