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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.


Jriggz7's rating

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jriggz7 (117) - Indiana, USA - DEC 25, 2012
Bottle. Highly effervescent orange body with fluffy off white head that retains as a cap thru out. Leaves nice lacing. Nose of caramel, citrus, fruit and slight funk. Taste same. Mouthfeel crisp with dry orange rind finish. Awesome brew.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sweasy (17) - Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Slight sour. Murky deep red with a muddled taste. Oaky, plum skin, aged strawberries. velvety smooth. Could use a little more carb to liven it up.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mar (4772) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Muddy brown with a cream head. Nose is lightly sour, cherry, rich malts, and wood. Easy palate, Brett, sour, tangerine, basement, funky, and wood.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jcartamdg (1860) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - MAY 15, 2014
Pours a hazy orange with no head. Aroma of sweet malt, Brett, funk. Taste is sweet and malty, slightly sour. Pretty rough

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandd1983 (2440) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - DEC 3, 2013
Sampled at an ESBLS tasting. It poured a brown color with a tan head. The aroma was funky, of tarts, fruits and some yeast. The taste was of funk, yeast ,fruit, oak and some green apple. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BOLTZ7555 (2780) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUN 6, 2013
Might have to revisit this one as I truly canít make up my mind. Dark murky scarlet pour with hints of ruby, crimson, and garnet. Eggshell crown. Caramel, brown sugar, toffee, vanilla, funk, oak, herbal and a subtle spice. Love the idea of this using Woodcut barrels...just not sure the fruit flavor combination works well for me. Another bottle will help.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beastiefan2k (2359) - Emerald City (formely NYC & KS), Washington, USA - APR 18, 2013
I have had this beer on tap twice, I think two different batches. Both times I really did not enjoy it. I think it is the "house brett" which is akin to the disaster that was Hivaranno. Now this isnít as bad because its at least carbonated. Otherwise, sometimes its a thin line between a good brett beer and a bad brett beer. Chemical and solvent with feral type of brett dominates.
I swear to God, Iíll pistol whip the next guy that says íshenanigans!í

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thirdeye11 (5479) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 16, 2013
(750ml bottle) clear deep crimson, creamy deep tan head that sticks around. Nose of Brett, oak, caramel, floral, clover, fresh cut herbs. Taste of herbs, cherry, spices, cinnamon, not tart but funky and Brett forward.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NobleSquirrel (3437) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 15, 2013
Bottle picked up in St. Louis. Pours a deep brown-red with an off-tan head. Nose is really neat. Vanilla, cherry pie, crackery with a sweet and earthy play to it. On tasting, it has picked up some subtle acidity but is more barrel and brett driven. Light sweetness/vanilla with a drying brett finish. Cool beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (8773) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 1, 2013
750ml, caged and corked bottle. Poured a brownish, red tinged color with an off white head. Woody, fruity, caramel, citrus, some vanilla, and some funkiness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
riversideAK (5574) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAR 2, 2013
Wood floral notes toffee cherry nose. Crimson pour thin head. Bitter feet funk over carbonation. Airy boozy bitter. Meh.


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