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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Aged for 9 months in freshly emptied Chardonnay barrels and re-fermented with multiple strains of Brettanomyces.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (8940) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 29, 2011
11.2oz bottle. *** MAJOR GUSHER ALERT *** Glad I opened this up in the kitchen...1/2 the bottle gushed over my counter top. Cloudy golden with a large sized head. Aromas of spices, fruity, citrus, wood, and some funk. Tastes of spice, fruity, funk, and a lighter vinous quality. Fizzy and dry body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3358) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 26, 2011
11.2 oz bottle. Hazy orange with white foam that slowly billows out before pouring. Nose is super funky and aromatic lemon peel, oak, sage and grass with hints of chardonnay. Medium light with a lively sparkle. Taste is chardonnay and grass with a touch of citrus honey. Vinous, herbal and lightly bitter with emerging sour. Elegant but lacking some complexity.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thornecb (4404) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 25, 2011
Pours gold into a snifter. Off-white head with medium retention recedes to skim surface leaving scant trailing sheets. Oak, chardonnay and hay aromas. Crisp with sweet and sour grapes front to back. Lasting yeasty oak finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
keepersj12 (2693) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - SEP 25, 2011
A very nice saison indeed. It pours a light amber with a big frothy head that my dog Millie lapped up for me. The aroma is very fruity with a big amount of wonderful funkiness. The flavor has the same with a nicely layered feel. The wood comes in at the end along with a bit of wine, very subtle. The finish is extremely dry, very refreshing. I will have to check, but I think I liked this a little more than the original.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10680) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 24, 2011
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured hazy golden color with a large frothy white head that was lasting with good lacing. Moderate to heavy yeast, wood and chassis fruit aroma. Medium to full body with a sticky texture and flat carbonation. Medium complex sour & sweet flavor with a medium sweet & sour finish of moderate duration. Solid complex drinkable beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SrSilliGose (3257) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - SEP 23, 2011
bottle. be ready to pour, as this was about to overflow! holy smokes. pours a hazy creamed yellow with a small frothy offwhite head. potent aroma of floral, fruity, pineapple. sweet melons. earth, cobweb basement funk with a strong limeaid presence. quite fruity. candy and bubblegum. gummy bears. okay. taste is light lemony sourness, touch of bandaids, medicine. some rotten fruit and melons. infected but not in a good way. complex, but some offputing rot and toasted boozy melon fruit, as well as a weird herbal lime flavors that were not my cup of tea. wine barrel is very much an afterthought, if even noticeable. unique, complex, interesting beer. but too much bubblegum candy sweetness for my liking.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GTAEgeek (1227) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 22, 2011
11.2 oz bottle. Pours bright, hazy, orange with a medium, white, head. The aroma is lemons, wheat, apples, caramel, and some definite funky and sour yeast. The flavor is strong, citrus sweetness up front, with a long, sour finish. The palate is light to medium, sticky, acidic and very astringent. The carbonation is light, but adds a nice liveliness. The aftertaste is long, bitter and sour. Overall, this is a very interesting beer, but the elements clash with slightly jarring results. Interesting, but not worth $10.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerman6686 (4351) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 22, 2011
This poured a semi cloudy golden yellow color with a white head. Aroma was light barnyard and brett, chadonnay, and some herbal hops. Flavor was a nice blend of tart, sweet, and vineous notes, chardonnay is definately there along with light funk and some brett. Interesting.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cybercat (3333) - Georgia, USA - SEP 21, 2011
Be verrrry careful when you open this - the sample I got fizzed all over the place as if doing so would help the Cubs win the World Series! Sadly, I lost about half of it. :( It pours a dark hazy yellow with a fairly thick, though not persistent, off-white head. Malty aroma has a strong sour apple overtone. Flavor is malty with a strong sour apple overtone and a not-so-subtle woody note. Texture has an average body and just a little fizz. Not the best I’ve had, but worthy of a try (and, as the late Douglas Adams said, be sure to bring your towel!)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Elwood (3216) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - SEP 19, 2011
Serving: 330 ml bottle from State Line Liquors. It pours a hazy amber orange color with a fizzy white head. I really like the nose on this brew. Notes of wood, peach, yeast, Chardonnay, and a little floral sweetness. The flavor starts off as slightly tart and then moves to very oaky. Light stone fruit notes linger in the background. Different but quite nice. Light and effervescent on the tongue. Definitely worth a try.


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