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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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A mixed fermentation ale aged in wine barrels.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
harrymel (1477) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 5, 2013
This is batch 2, bottled 27SEP12 ABV 10.54% Pours a light straw yellow with a fine white sheet. Nose orgy. So, I’ve never had sex in my nose, but this is like being educated by someone well adapted to teaching different angles, speeds, depths, etc. So, up front, the manure funk, nice something I can’t finger - maybe a bit of anise/wormwood character with a bit of soaked wood. Super complex nose. A nice farm character, really deep character. There’s a good fantome, hill farmstead depth to this beer. Thin bodied with a fine, velvety carb and an ambitiously intriguing finish. Kinda dry, kinda cloying. There is a touch of sweetness. Certainly this is a wild ale, but not in the "traditional" sense - really insane, not tart/sour like most expect. If you though BRUX was fun and interesting, this will blow your goddam cranium to pieces. Serving type: bottle 11-11-2012

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MikeJslc (714) - USA - NOV 29, 2013
Pale gold, hazy, fluffy white head. Aroma: dry, biscuity malt, apricot, pear, tart acidity. Flavor: bready malt with some wheat charcter, citrusy acidity, more apricot, noble hops.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mathieuc (1145) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 12, 2013
(Was disturbed during our tasting, will have to re-rate! ;) Pours a hazy yellow with a good white head that leave superior lacing. Aroma of fruits (yellow), hops, brett. Taste is sweet with a good balancing tartness, feeling juicy. Carbonation was good, I believe I downed my glass quite fast (to catch up with the others). Really good altough I’m sure I didn’t enjoy all the subtleties.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Marheb (1950) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 11, 2013
Une brute d’assemblage (la bouteille indique 11.03%) avec un brett bien cuiré et gras comme j’aime mais avec un côté vineux vraiment tranchant. Des zest de lime et de citron envahissent la zone de dégustation. J’aurais aimé un corps moins actif mais les saveurs et l’alcool sont si bien intégrés que ça jamais été un facteur de dépréciation.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
czar (4110) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 11, 2013
pours unclear and bright yellow with a very nice frothy white head, good retention and lacing. very dusty and leathery bretts, white wine, juicy fruitiness - pineapple and cantaloupe, hayish and lightly doughy malts, citrus, spices, herbs. bright yet soft carbonation, light body - oily, abv incredibly well hidden, nice and welcoming light acidity, tart and spicy-herbal-grassy astringent finish. smooth. this stuff is excellent!

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tom10101 (2615) - Quebec, CANADA - NOV 11, 2013
Bottle (750 ml). Slightly hazy yellow with a small white head and little lacing. Aroma is very lemon/lime forward and reminds me of the Barrel-Aged Flora Rustica that I drank a couple of weeks ago. There’s also winey notes, oak, brettanomyces, yeast and light spices. Taste is also mainly of lemon/lime along with wine, oak, light vanilla, brettanomyces and light spices. Nice citric/acidic touch. Alcohol is very well hidden (our bottle said 11,03% abv). Medium body. Fizzy carbonation. Slightly winey mouthfeel. Slightly dry finish. Very good lemon/lime forward golden ale. The wine barrel give this beer a couple layers of complexity. Really drinkable, especially considering the high abv. It’s my second beer from this brewery (the other was La Tache) and I’m really impressed. I will definitely look for their other beers!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
timfoolery (1124) - California, USA - NOV 6, 2013
Bottle from Daniel in trade. Aroma and flavor of saisony wild ale with lots of carbonation and lots of chardonnay barrel. Palate is amazing on this one, pretty delicate and refreshing. Great beer.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Oregon_butcher (60) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - OCT 19, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2013 Yellow, light gold in color, a little hazy, pretty high level of carbonation. The head of the beer fades fast and is mostly due to the high carb. A good level of sourness but not completely over powering. Citrusy, tart with earthy oak undertones. Overall this is a extremely good and balanced

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
riversideAK (5574) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - SEP 29, 2013
Nose is fairly sulfuric dusty fruity funky with notes of berries and pineapple and basement. Pours golden yellow, sight haze, bright white head and lace. Flavors of pineapple, berries, wild funky notes, wood, basement. Really nice maouthfeel and carbonation. Smooth airy. Lingering wine barrel flavors in the finish. Solid beer.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (8867) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 27, 2013
Pours a cloudy gold, nice sized white head. Flavors of yeast, funk, brett, tropical fruit notes, juicy juice tropical punch, light white peppery notes...damn fine beer.


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