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RATINGS: 244   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 202   ABV: 6.75%
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Fifth Element was brewed December 2007 and laid down to age in oak barrels January 2008. It has light peach/fruit notes and a beautiful golden hue. High carbonation created during bottle conditioning gives it a champagne like texture on the pallet. It finishes slightly tart and cleansing.


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4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DuffMan (9538) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, - JAN 8, 2013
Bottle, shared with Parksy and Grippitis. Cloudy yellow-orange with a giant off-white head that showed excellent retention. Aroma is bright sour/funky citrus, earthy undertones. Lovely juicy entry, green grapes and lemon, maybe some honeydew? Followed quickly by tart funkiness that does not wipe out the palate, as well as soft oakiness. The balance here is outstanding! Not too sweet, not too bretty, not too oaky-- just so drinkable!


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (3446) - New York, USA - AUG 30, 2016
Bottle thanks to sledutah fine hazy yellow pour one finger white head. Lovely nose of fruit and vinegar. Tastes of grapefruit, peach, oaky, barnyard, some vinegar. Chewy mouthfeel nice carbonation

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackl (7063) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 17, 2016
Sample shared @ RBWG Tampa. Thanks to whoever brought this! Hazy golden pour with a white head. Nose has some summery fruits - peach and gentle citrus. Woody funk. Flavor is moderately tart. Mild acidic bite. More lemon, peach, stone fruit. Very vibrant, buoyant profile. Strong carb. Solid.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jrob21 (3433) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 13, 2016
Bottle shared with the crew. Nice full bodied and little tart flavor. Finish is fruity and a little funky. Aroma is funky earthy. Diverse funkiness here. At this point.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - NOV 20, 2015
From sledutah in a trade. Pours a bright golden yellow with fizzy head. Aromas of citrus peel, yeast, hay, and some funk. Flavors of sour grapes, some woody notes, and some funky yeast.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Martinus (4496) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - AUG 24, 2015
Radiant yellow colour, white head. Sour aroma, citrus, lemon zest, light white wine. Sour flavour, citrus, lemon juice, brett. Dry. Sour finish, brett.
(from 75cL bottle @ RBESG ’14 London Grand Tasting, Moncada tasting room)

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drowland (7887) - Georgia, USA - AUG 10, 2015
2/21/15. Sampled during RBWG 2015. Orange pour with a small khaki head, good lacing. Sour aroma, citrus, vanilla and oak, lactic, a touch of acetic. Good flavor, nicely sour, light citrus and light stone fruits, vanilla, oak. Tasty.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aniela (4207) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 9, 2015
From my backlogg: RBESG 2014 in London, Grand Tasting. Hazy yellowish beer, almost no head. Barnyard leatther floral grassy sourish citrus and grapefruit aroma. Grapefruit citrus sourish leather grassy barnyard fruity flavour. Really a lovely sourish beer :-)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stevoj (3931) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 17, 2015
Bottle share. Very active bottle, kept foaming. All else was right on target for the style, light, flowery, hints of yeast.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rdixon77 (2328) - Georgia, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Tasted at RBWG. An excellent sour, lots of citrus, oak, vinegar, peach, and funk. Well balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (10002) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 4, 2015
Bottle thanks to Craig. Pours a cloudy orange with small off white head. The aroma is funk, cheese, citrus. Medium mouth with tart lemon, oak, light dryness, very good.


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