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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
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Blurring the line between beer and wine, this barrel-aged blend clocks in at 8.1% abv and is full of roasty, tart, tobacco, and leather notes, tempered by a solid malt backbone which provides for a wonderfully silky mouth-feel.


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (9961) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 13, 2012
On tap at Bistro BA Fest poured a clear dark reddish brown with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of grape, tobacco, vanilla, toffee, light roastiness and light oak. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of carmel, toffee, tobaccvo, fruittiness, oak and light vinous notes with a crisp dry lingering tobacco finish.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
adnielsen (9285) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 16, 2014
What the Funk, Denver, October 2014. Pours a darkish red brown appearance with a thin brown head. Twangy, somewhat funky flavor. Fairly roasty and fairly hoppy. There’s also some additional tannins and a bit of leather. A little bit of spiciness in the background as well. I wasn’t a huge fan of this but others at the festival did really enjoy it.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steve_0 (2757) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 7, 2014
From bottle at What the Funk?!? - GABF 2014. Pour is murky brown with a small tan head and sticky lacing. roasty, coffee, dark berries, somewhat tannic, grapey and oaky aroma. Taste is sour grapes, light espresso, toasted malty, tangy, heavy oak, blueberry, and spice with a medium sour finish. Slick mouthfeel with soft carbonation. Definitely hit the mark for what they were going for and an excellent beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bacterial (1628) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Draft at the brewery. Dark reddish breon pour with a slight white head. Really nice nose on this one. Chocolate and cherry. Sour, cherry and oak with some funky undertones. Hints of the malt and a slightly bitter fruit finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhillyCraft (3326) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 23, 2014
Sample shared by a super chill brah at sante. Pours dark purple or black with small off white head. Notes are lots of oak, dark cherries, sour funk, slightly buttery vino barrel, and dark fruits. Light acidity is present. Mouth is silky. Solid.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (8595) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Bottle shared with Bobby. Pours dark brown with tan head. Nose/taste of caramel, cocoa, sour black berry, tobacco, rye and worn leather. Medium body.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdamJackson (2689) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - APR 9, 2014
Cloudy prune color. Nose is grape forward with cherry persimmon. Taste is minor stale with oak forward ash, cocoa and hay. Tannic bright grape and wild. Very close to phenomenology of spirit in both taste and mouthfeel.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Errl (1642) - Plano, Texas, USA - FEB 9, 2014
Bottle..Pour 8 dark black with a tan head..Nose is nice roacoffee.mcco, tart, barrel, coffee, berries..Taste is nice Chocolate, roast, berries, cherries, roast, nice tartness, coffee.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DesertDevil (534) - Arizona, USA - JAN 2, 2014
Bottle. Vinous nose of slight vinegar, wet leather, and a hint of barnyard. Pours dark brown with a red tinge - it almost resembles Cherry Dr. Pepper. Refreshing sweet & sour taste of tart dark fruit (blackberry, cranberry, plum), medium lactic acid, and light lemon juice. Prickly palate. Delicious.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey (7079) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2013
Bottle thanks to Aaron. It pours darkest brown with a thick light tan head. The nose is tangy, sour green apple, lemon, toast, candy, light roast and sour fruit salad. The taste is smooth, tart, light toast, lemon, green apple, sherbet, sour sweets, candy, fruit salad, citrus and mild acidity. Medium body and fine carbonation. A smooth, crisp and rather approachable sour. Well balanced and tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (11348) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2013
Bottle shared at CBC Clerkenwell in London - big thanks to Aaron. Pours dark brown with a creamy, tan head. Acetic berries in the nose with some decent tangy funk. Light sweet flavor with strong, bracing acetic berry twang, faint vinegar, ripe blackberries. Medium bodied with fine, fizzy carbonation. Good sour berry finish with further acetic punch and a bit of funk. Nice one.


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