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RATINGS: 294   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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‘Merica is a single malt, single hop farmhouse ale. It’s brewed with floor malted pilsner and 3lbs per bbl Nelson Sauvin hops. The beer is conditioned with 2 brett strains and wine yeast. The Nelson hops provide white wine flavors while Brettanomyces add a juicy quality to the beer.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ngbaker05 (8) - California, USA - MAR 6, 2015 does not count
Bottle poured into pint glass. Smells like a stanky hef. Hints of cloves and bananas with sour at the end ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (9062) - Illinois, USA - FEB 26, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 27, 2015 500ml bottle courtesy of my roomate. Hazed gold pour, tropical notes, sauvin character in the flavor, wine and tropical brett with out the barrel notes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (4460) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Older bottle - 750ml C&C. Pours hazy golden, medium white head that has good staying power and nice lacing. Aroma is surprisingly Nelson-esque, lots of tropical citrus, passionfruit. Strong dusty basement funk notes as well, mushroom. Flavor is dry, quite funky, mushrooms and damp basement. Lighish body, high carbonation. This one has funked up a ton, but unfortunately in a way that I am not really high on. Still interesting but I need to try a fresher, and presumably less mushroomy, bottle.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bigtaster (791) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - FEB 25, 2015
From a bottle into a snifter. Large white frothy head that lingers for a while, completely opaque flat yellow straw color. Nose is lemon, grapefruit, some wine character, barnyard. Medium bodied, medium carbonation moderately funky with a touch of sweetness, tartness and sourness as is warms. A supremely balanced beer, incredibly refreshing. Lingering finish of the nelson sauvin hops lemon. Very enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (10075) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - NOV 2, 2014
Bottle... Pours cloudy and yellow with no head. The aroma is crackery and bready with a lightly-acidic vinous note. Full-bodied with gentle carbonation. The flavor is sweet and bready with a hint of white wine and a whisper of lemon zest. Yeasty bitterness in the finish. Bottle courtesy of biggsbowler!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Errl (2014) - Plano, Texas, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Bottle..Pour is golde with a ice white head..Nose is spice, honey, grassy hop, farmhouse yeast...Taste is spice, stone fruit, some funk soft sweetness, grassy hop, nice farm yeast...

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slowrunner77 (6889) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 6, 2014
"My my my...lovin the hoppy funky brews. More farm than just the traditional saison yeast. Tropical fruit and barnyard, finishes bone dry. LOVE it. One of my top few in style. Wish it were a little cheaper."

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackl (5565) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Sample @ RBWG Asheville After Party. Gold pour with a small head. Citrus fruits, a bit of Belgian countryside funk. Nice herbal hop character. Bright yeast. Soft straw and citrus. Somewhat chalky. Medium body, soft carbonation. Cool.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brentv (476) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 2, 2014
From bottle. I really wanted to like this, being not far from my home town. Pours hazy yellow with a huge white head. Big funky nose with some citrus. Taste is citrus, hay, barnyard, and funk.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cpetrone84 (1676) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Pour is heavily hazed straw yellow with a tight creamy white head. Nose is heavy grapefruit juice, tropical tartness, tons of hop, notes of leather. taste has lots of grapefruit, moderately bitter, light body. Balance of grainy malt, faintly floral and semi dry with a hint of leather. Brett? Rather hoppy.


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