RateBeer
overall
95
92
style

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

distribution
unknown

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 248   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Funky Galaxy is a black farmhouse ale brewed with 3lbs per bll Galaxy hops. The beer is conditioned with 2 brett strains and wine yeast.


wedgie9's rating

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wedgie9 (2631) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 23, 2013
Tasted on 9/22/13 from a corked and caged 750mL bottle purchased at Louisville Beer Store. Pours dark, coffee brown with a very thick and rocky tan head that slowly recedes to average lacing. The nose is full of spicy yeast with just a touch of dark chocolate malt and some tropical fruit and citrus hops. The flavor is the same, really focused on the spicy, very dry, funky yeast, with the darker malt and unique hops providing more background. The body is medium with just livelier than average, stinging carbonation, and a long bitter hops and spicy yeast finish.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (6723) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 8, 2016
Old B1 750ml C&C bottle, circa 2013. Pours quite hazy mahogany, large clumpy fluffy beige head, dissipates slowly with clumpy lacing. Aroma is interesting; funky, hints of mushrooms, faintly fecal, along with a tropical passionfruit undertone; perhaps overripe passionfruit. Flavor is definitely funk forward, full on basement must, mushrooms growing on wet wood, rolled up gym towels left in the crawlspace, hints of overripe fruit as well. Light lingering bitterness. Medium body, high carbonation. I like it :)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zgaier (1889) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - FEB 24, 2016
Bottle. Pours black with a brown head and aroma of chocolate and yeast. Taste is chocolately, with brett, funk, yeast, and dark fruits leading to a spicy, cocoa finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jjgmd (1985) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - FEB 24, 2016
Pours a dark mahogany brown color with a large tight foamy Java head. Nose is dark spicy malt with a trail of bittersweet hops . Taste is deep bitterness with some mild yeasty notes. Finishes on the same bitter tasting notes with a somewhat black malty licorice long ending. Quaff Score 7 / 10

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
corby112 (2804) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 19, 2015
Pours an opaque dark chestnut brown color with mahogany edges and a one finger beige head that slowly settles into a lasting ring. Splotchy lacing left behind. Earthy, funky aroma with resinous, oily hops, musty funk, zesty spice and a complex malt presence. Spicy anise and licorice along with grassy pine needle, pepper and roasted dark chocolate. Really weird with oak, chocolate, musty funk, earthy hops, peppery spice and roasted malt notes competing with one another. Medium body with a slightly chalky mouthfeel and complex flavor profile. Dry and slightly musty with some farmhouse funk and prominent licorice sweetness along with peppery spice, dark roast and sweet malts. Kind of odd but has nice complexity with the galaxy hops and dark saison notes coming through.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
baraciisch (2873) - California, USA - APR 19, 2015
Dark black in color, thick foamy brown tan head... Aroma of citrus hops, roasted malts, earthy notes.... Flavor is fairly ashy and earthy, lots of burnt malts, funk, dry hop finish... Okay , not my favorite from them ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jur (468) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 22, 2015
Bottle @ home, from WholeFoods SF. Pours very fizzy black with huge beige head. Funky nose idd, pissy. Taste more sour, salmiac, dry bitter end. Curious beast.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
tomthompson89 (1977) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 22, 2015
interesting beer. not a fav style but well done. dark color tan head. nose is odd, funky spicey with lots of dark malts. nice beer

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (7021) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JAN 21, 2015
bottle, once you get usd to the black, roasty &bsour/funky combo this bers is quite good. Black pour, active mouthfeel, roasted malts, funky yeastiness, fruity floral farmhouse notes. nice

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ontape (470) - Valley Village, California, USA - NOV 14, 2014
One funky bottle! Had this last maybe two years ago, remembered how funked up it was and still surprised. Here’s a beer that shows you the barnyard funk flavors of brett. Sweaty horse? Gym socks? Barnyard must? Check, check, check. Like a sheep’s milk cheese that is almost too much but still good. And then mix that up with dark roasted malts to complement. The result is unique. As strong as the funk is (have I been clear?) this is somehow a pretty drinkable beer, a testament to the wizards at Prairie.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ads135 (4191) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - NOV 11, 2014
A surprising beer. Dark and sour, not the obvious combination. Actually, the roasted qualities overpower its tartness, sadly, but still a really good beer.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 25


Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50