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A Galaxy hopped black farmhouse ale

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fattybladdy (533) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - APR 11, 2014
The funky galaxy pours a dark brown with massive foamy head. Pretty nice aroma, sour fruit and roasted malt. Taste is bitter piney hops with grape and ash. A very unique brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bwa5879 (643) - Portage, Michigan, USA - APR 10, 2014
Dark brown or black pour with a few inches of beige head. Aroma of leather, dried berries, metallic/iron, very peppery, lots of florals, lemon, meaty summer sausage too. Soft carbonation with a dry finish. Lots going on with this one. Galaxy hops come off as piney flavor, tastes of grape, peppery funky yeast, cracker-y yeast and an ashy smokey taste on finish like a campfire after being put out. Some similarities to Stone’s Cali-Belgique IPA but a bit funkier/ashier.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BelgianBeerGal (3138) - Panama City, Florida, USA - APR 8, 2014
Another random bottle from Louisville Whole Foods. This is a busy, complex and tasty beer. Good hoppy bitterness, a little funk, some earthiness, plus a little chocolate and coffee. Really nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Concealer (755) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Bottle. Clear dark, reddish brown head with a thick, foamy tan head that lasts and laces. Aromas of roasted malt, citrus,grapefruit, pine, light bretty funk and some earthy notes. Flavor is roasted malt, grapefruit, light lemon, some earthy notes and pine. Medium bodied, crisp, dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tectactoe (1720) - Michigan, USA - MAR 25, 2014
Bottle: Thanks, Jeff! Mostly black all around with a HUGE, mocha colored head that lasts for days, chunky & perched atop the black brew. Aroma is kind of strange & all over the place with lots of clashing elements... grass, mild Brett funk, wood, pineapple, roast, more grass, citrus peel, bubblegum (hinting at Belgian yeast), hint of cocoa powder... Quite a lot to take in all at once. Taste starts with a bit of char & roasted malt, even with faint coffee beans, leading into a big pot of ashy, peppery, & herbal hops... Notes of zesty grass & fruity orange peel play over the roasted malt, leading to a quite dry & staunchly bitter finish. Unique, that’s for sure, but the flavor combinations don’t compliment each other as gracefully as I’d hoped. Still good overall, but my expectations were higher.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
rdixon77 (668) - Georgia, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Hazy brown pour with nice lacing. Funky barnyard, citrusy hops, and some chocolate in the aroma. Fantastic taste - dry with some nice brett. The roasted plays nice citrus, tartness. Great beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (3899) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 18, 2014
Bottle - Citrus, perfumy hops and a little funk. Jet black with a bubbly brown head. Grass, citrus, funk and nice hop bitterness that plays well with the rest of the flavors. Very perfumy throughout but nicely done and balanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brewballs (190) - USA - MAR 17, 2014
The brewery that hipsters laud all day about. And with this brew with good reason. Great farmhouse ale! Dark hue. Extra carbonation from bottle has an airy aroma of malts. Lacy head. Roasted flavor. A blend of winter burn and the sensibility of a cool spring breeze. Performs like a saison. The body is lacking but makes up in flavor. A nice after taste. I prefer their more darker beers. And I can sense a brewery that uses lots of malts, hops to create complex flavors. A really good beer, if I might add.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (9113) - Indian River County, Florida, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle... Cloudy brown pour with a mid-sized, tight, off-white head. Excellent retention. The bouquet is a mélange of unmistakable galaxy hops, light funk and mild roastiness. Medium-bodied with airy carbonation. The flavor is mostly bitter and deeply roasted with very light acidity. Finishes mildly bitter and a tad tangy. Dries out in the end. Bottle courtesy of biggsbowler!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (4660) - Utah, USA - MAR 14, 2014
Bottle picked up at Supermarket Liquors in CO
Pours black with a medium sized tan head and good lacing. Aroma is funky barnyard, toasted malts, chocolate and citrus. Flavor is barnyard, spices, herbal with a bitter lemon peel finish
Interesting but good

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