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Side Project Brett Venture #1 With Lactobacillus

Side Project Brett Venture #1 With Lactobacillus
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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.99/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Our Brett Venture series is the exploration of how single strains of Brettanomyces ferment and condition a Saison malt bill. Each Brett Venture will be fermented in and aged in wine barrels with a different Brettanomyces strain to showcase its unique characteristics.

100% fermented with a brett strain from Cantillon, like Brett Project #1 (Brett Venture #1), but with lactobacillus added to the Chambourcin barrel, where it aged for six months. The result is similar to the lively characteristics of Brett Project #1, but with more acidity.

Stamp: 011013
01: Brett Venture #1
10: Bottling Month
13: Bottling Year

Please note that the Lactobacillus version is denoted with an L marked inside the Missouri stamp on the back label. The regular version is marked with a number 1.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (6178) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Bottle thanks to Dustin. Pours a cloudy gold with small white head that diminishes to nothing. The aroma is strong stone fruit, pineapple, funk, oak. Thin mouth, tart, brett, oak, pineapple, light dry finish, very nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
RichTheVillan (4648) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2015
Bottle at Side Project tasting night; clear golden yellow pour with a thin white head, aroma has fresh lemon, taste has grape, citrus, spice, some funk, really good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopscotch (10118) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - FEB 2, 2015
Bottle... This beer rocks!… Pours cloudy and straw-colored with a creamy, quickly dissipating, white head. The aroma is a funky intermingling of lactic and lemon acidity, bready yeast and damp oak. Light-bodied with stinging carbonation. The flavor is tart, bready and oaken with a tangy, raspy, lemon zest finish. Balanced nicely. Another world-class beer brewed by Perennial and shared by landhoney!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (16394) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Bottle at RBWG. Cloudy yellow color, scant white head. Aroma of sour lemon yogurt. Taste is softly sour citrus. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Keir (180) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Hazy golden color with white head that dissipates quickly. Nose of citrus, lacto, brett, fruity. Tastes of pineapple, citrus, brett, lacto, hint of oak. Tart, but not overly acidic. Crisp and refreshing. Really fabulous. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jkwood04 (4805) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 22, 2014
750ml bottle in a tulip. Pours hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma of light tartness/sourness, some pale malts, notes of light fruit, and hints of light notes of barrels. Flavor the same with a nice blend. Average texture. A really good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ernesto987 (4709) - Arizona, USA - NOV 17, 2014
sample at the barrel aged saison off. Lots of gueuze style flavors. Some tartness and barnyard. Saison yeast is light and in the background. Very charming.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Reynolds314 (2880) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Cloudy hazy yellow pour. Aroma is gueze like funk, pineapple, wet oak, and dusty. Taste is sharp lactic tartness, dry funky and yogurts. Really liked this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vtafro (4924) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle. Hazy golden pour with no head. Light citrus, lacto , Brett aromas. Light citrus, Brett and lacto flavors. Drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (7079) - Ohio, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle sample thanks to phaleslu during the post Grand Tasting bottle share in our room. Pours a hazy golden color with a medium sized white head. The aroma and flavor have Brett, grass, tangy citrus, some mild tropical fruit notes, dry, farmhouse funk, lactic character is more noticeable, yogurt, some mild barrel character, better than the non lacto version though I would like to try this again in a different setting.

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