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Samuel Adams Kosmic Mother Funk (KMF) Grand Cru

Samuel Adams Kosmic Mother Funk (KMF) Grand Cru
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style
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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common

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.75/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Great Taste of the Midwest 2013 exclusive.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GRM (3175) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 11, 2015
Glass, draught, 2 ounces, served in a Samuel Adams glass during the Brunch and beer held by the The Boston Beer Company, trip to the Great American Beer Festival (Denver), savoured on October 3 2014; eye: mahogany, clear, no effervescence, tiny ring of beige head, light lacing; nose: balsamic vinegar, wild yeasts, light woody, fruity, cherry, light acidity, slight sourness, small red berries; mouth: balsamic vinegar, wild yeasts, light woody, fruity, cherry, light acidity, slight sourness, small red berries, finale in balsamic vinegar with presence of cherry, medium body, average carbonation, mildly sweet, slick texture; overall: quite good FRANÇAIS Verre, en fût, 2 onces, lors du Brunch and Beer tenu par The Boston Beer Company, voyage au Great American Beer Festival (Denver), savourée le 3 octobre 2014; œil : acajou, limpide, pas d’effervescence, petit anneau de mousse beige, légère dentelle; nez : vinaigre balsamique, levures sauvages, léger boisé, fruitée, cerise, légère acidité, très légère aigreur, petits fruits rouges; bouche : vinaigre balsamique, levures sauvages, léger boisé, fruitée, cerise, légère acidité, très légère aigreur, petits fruits rouges, finale en vinaigre balsamique avec présence de cerise, corps moyen, carbonatation moyenne, moyennement sucrée, texture coulante; en résumé : très bon

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrSilverworm (7775) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 16, 2015
Taster at Jungle Jim’s Barrel-Aged Beer Bash 2015. Labeled on the tap handle as "KMF". Clear amber color. Minimal head. Wow, very impressive nose. Sour cherries, cream cheese, mild oakiness. Nice bigger sour taste, moderate sweet. Medium to bigger body, kind of slick texture. Lighter carbonation. Impressive, tasty sour brown. Delightful.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
after4ever (6468) - Brier, Washington, USA - DEC 22, 2014
Draft at sb. Pours nearly black, opaque, with a loose and sudsy tan head. Big tangy sweet nose, balsamic, brown sugar, and strawberries. Creamy medium body with subdued carb. Balsamic, sugary, barrely mid palate, with a long tangy finish.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
deprogram (115) - Renton, Washington, USA - DEC 8, 2014
Honestly, surprisingly fantastic. It?s light in the mouth and sprightly on the tongue, and doesn?t get bogged down with sugar. Pleasant fruitiness. I dig it. A little vinegary at the finish, but it’s all part of it.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcberko (8010) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 8, 2014
On tap at The Beer Junction, pours a deep dark mahogany with a small beige head. Aroma brings out tart overripe fruits, moderate funk, and a vinegary quality. Flavour is more on the sweet and sour side of things, reminds me of Duchesse, with sweet fruits, sourness, balsamic and candied sugar. Decently balanced but I’m not a huge fan of this type of sour.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (6528) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 7, 2014
Draft - Tart boozy cherry. Deep maroon with a good beige head. Balsamic, cherry, sweet and tart with along finish. Spot on for the style, well done.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jeremyh70 (830) - Missouri, USA - DEC 7, 2014
A clear dark brown with ruby highlights, a tan head and good lacing. Aroma is very fruity and somewhat tart. Taste is fruity and moderately sour with unripened strawberry and sour cherries, along with a hint of funk underneath. Finishes with mild tartness. Mouthfeel is crisp with a light body and moderate/high carbonation. A good sour that lets the fruitiness push a bit ahead of the tartness. Had on tap at Rock and Run Brewery.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ads135 (3173) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Tried a bottle of this courtesy of Jay and brought it to emporia in 2014. Brownish red with almost no head. Taste of worchestershire sauce, very reminiscent of Duchesse du Bourgogne. Rich and not overly sour.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ben4321 (4360) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Draft at Churchkey, 11/1/14
I found this to be a well made and enjoyable dark colored sour. Definitely something that reminds the naysayers that SA knows what they are doing when it comes to making beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (8467) - Illinois, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Draft. The two KMF entries seem to be the same beer. It is suprisingly tart and funky with a heavier sweetness.


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