Samuel Adams Kosmic Mother Funk
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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.33/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Brett/lacto fermentation. Tart, sour and spicy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
firstsip (685) - Michigan, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Tap at Sam Adams. Dark purple-black. Sweet, slightly sour nose. Thinnish. Tart more than sour. Almost rich. Tastes of black currants, slight vinegar--but balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DoublEE (783) - South Euclid, Ohio, USA - AUG 19, 2013
his is somewhere between a Belgian and an American sour, in my mind. Sour fruit, with maybe a bit of fresh hop, and a little sweetness keeping the sour in check. Very refreshing for a beer with this much flavor. I

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oteyj (2130) - New Hampshire, USA - SEP 9, 2012
On tap at the Night of the Funk 2012. Fruity, acetic, and barrely with mild dusty funk. Not bad at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (15918) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 8, 2012
Night of the Funk. I wish I could read my handwriting, but my notes basically describe a fruity, cherry beer that is a bit on the acetic side.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee (9004) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 24, 2012
NOTF 2010. Deep ruddy amber pour. The nose is quite oaky with a soft lactic back note. A lot of sweet/tart cherry along with a rich sort of vineous wildness. The sourness is fairly simple with a kiss of acetone fruitiness (Id normally consider the latter a flaw, but its so subtle that it adds an interesting flavour). A little bit of muskiness that I quite like. Oaky with a touch of light vanilla and some soft tannic character on the back. Nice brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (8632) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUL 10, 2012
Pour on tap at Avery Sourfest 2012, slightly hazy dark reddish pour with thin off white head, aroma brought notes of dark red cherry, raspberry, hints of red wine, dark fruits and caramel, slight funky earth with some dusty blanket, hints of lactic lemon as well, smells fairly nice. Taste is pretty decent, some nice funky notes with a big wine character, slight berry notes with a hint of lemony lactic finishing fairly bitter. Very low to almost no carbonation killed it slightly, but overall a decent attempt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
onceblind (5490) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 16, 2012
@ 2012 Avery SourFest. Murky brownish orange, no head. Kinda smells like honey and earthy toffee aged in some light sour oak. Tastes the same, kinda sweet and earthy with a light sourness on the end that lingers. Not too sour, very enjoyable and kinda sweet and sessionable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (10786) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 14, 2012
Tap at Avery Sour Fest 3. Pours hazy brown with a small, bubbly off-white head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is cherry, plum, and fig esters, oak, toast and cookie malt with brown sugar notes. Flavor is faint molasses, apple, cherry, plum, and fig esters, oak, light malt and a dry finish. Medium body, low carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
adnielsen (10104) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 5, 2012
Tap @ Avery SourFest III. Copper appearance with a tiny head. A bit spicy, tannic, dark berry, vinegar aroma. Tart dark berry, grape, a bit citrusy, vinegar, oaky flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steve_0 (3348) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 4, 2012
Tap at 3rd Annual Boulder SourFest (06-02-2012). Poured a murky amber with no head. Smell is oak, cherries, light funk, barnyard, and tannin. Taste is vinegar, cherry, oak, funk, and a touch of brett. Light body with absolutely no carbonation. Meh.

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