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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 273   ABV: 9.1%
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A strong crimson ale aged in Woodcut barrels innoculated with a house brettanomyces strain.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
arminjewell (5993) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 9, 2012
Pour on tap at the brewery was clear red with a thin white head, aroma brought notes of plastic, garbage bag type aromas with some sickly sweet fruity and sugary notes, hints of caramel as well with slight lactic and funk notes. Taste was the same plastic and garbage notes, hints of rotten fruit and caramel, finishing slightly tart. Not good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
valerieglasgow (5) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - APR 7, 2012 does not count
I was pretty excited to get this beer at first. First pour it has a nice reddish hue to it and the aroma was a sweeter smell. The taste however really threw me for a loop, at first it was really bitter and tasted like a leather but after letting it sit for a few minutes it still had that leather flavor but not as prominent. Overall I thought it was a decent beer, there definitely could have been something more to the flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
theisti (3175) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - APR 6, 2012
Tulip glass draft at Martin City Brewing Co in Kansas City, Missouri. The pour is a hazed ruby copper brown, with a one inch light tan head. The aroma is caramel malt, floral, honey sweetness and a very faint soft lactic sour. The taste is honey sweet malt, a bite of light bitter tangy floral, then finishes with a oak woodiness. Aftertaste lingers with some bitter sharp cherry skins. The palate is medium bodied, tingling carbonation, and the rather rough finish. A little unrefined tasting, though interesting.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
nsquishee (585) - Richfield, Minnesota, USA - APR 5, 2012
Initially poured a bit cold, Shenanigans presented a very harsh chemical/plastic aroma mixed with leather and apples. After warming up, that disappears, but smelled of learher, fruit, and rye. The flavors are also a bit off. There is still a bit of chemical flavor present amidst old wood, banana, citrus, and old socks. Not really impressed with this one. Not very well executed as a wild ale

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
drjay44 (2567) - Salida, Colorado, USA - MAR 30, 2012
750 ml. corked and caged bottle. 9.1% ABV per the label. Served at a cool cellar temperature. A new arrival at a local package store. Pours a thick slowly collapsing ivory head, with attractive lacing over a hazy, reddish amber (SRM 10) body....nose initially is a strange combination of plastic, rubber toys, light dried fruits, pineapple.....taste is light chemical tones, followed by hints of fruit including pineapple, and light brett funk, with light sweetness arriving late.....mouth feel light, carbonation, after initial pour, low. The variable chemical aromas gradually dissipated almost totally, but were major flaws. They were not funk, barnyard, nor cellar in nature. Additionally the overall complexity in the aromas and flavors were quite low. This may have been an off bottle, but I will rate it to what I have to smell and taste. BJCP 6/3/12/4/6

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16250) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 6, 2011
Draft @ FoBAB 2009, Chicago, IL. Pours a hazy dark reddish amber color with a small off-white head. Has fruity sour tart woody aroma with earthy hints. Fruity sour tart flavor with woody hints and weak hints of cherry. Has a fruity sour tart finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bleeng (1496) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - MAY 13, 2010
Sampled at the rare beer tasting at Wynkoop GABF 2009. Very tart but a little sweet. Light body but strong presence. Wonderful.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
dnstone (2127) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - DEC 26, 2009
The aroma is of walnuts and syrup. Reddish amber, murky apple cider-like color. Tastes as it smells, strong but not too intense with a tiny brett/sour finish. Intriguing and excellent. Notes: On tap at the Pints for Prostates/Denver Rare Beer Tasting at Wynkoop Brewing Co, 2009 Great American Beer Fest

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HonkeyBra (3247) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - NOV 15, 2009
Sampled at FoBAB 09. Tart aroma. Some cherries, mostly dirty wood. Earthy, lightly tart flavor with some leather. Not the best, not the worst, mostly meh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheAlum (5530) - Lisle, Illinois, USA - NOV 9, 2009
Sampled at FoBAB 2009. Pours a dark crimson red a nice creamy tannish head that laces well. Aromas are pungeant, fruity, nice sourness, light, wet wood. Initial is lightly tart, a bit boozy, wet wood, malty largely and boozy. A bit dissappointing

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