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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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A mixed fermentation ale aged in wine barrels.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
riversideAK (5591) - 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 (8944) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcartamdg (1877) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Pours a light gold with a big head. Aroma of Brett, lacto, tropical fruit. Taste is sour, dry, bretty. Funk and oak. Really nice, funky, dry with a nice brett profile. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (4315) - Utah, USA - SEP 24, 2013
750ml bottle shared by Doug, thanks
Cloudy golden with a small white head and good lacing. Aroma is tart, fruity and dusty. Flavors of fruit juice, dusty and straw
Nice

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (5839) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 20, 2013
Big bottle picked up in Corvallis. Pours a mostly clear copper color with a large white head. Deep funky flavors with toast, leaves, lemon. Light tartness, some funk, white wine, vinous at times, fluffy palate, earthy. Caramel and more citrus zest. Really good. Mellow and drinkable but complex. Impressive.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bule (709) - California, USA - SEP 7, 2013
750ml bottle pours a hazy golden color with a lot of fine frothy head. Mild sourness balanced with some sweetness, belgian yeast and fruity flavors.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
after4ever (6089) - Brier, Washington, USA - AUG 30, 2013
750, corked and strung. Thanks, A & E! You guys are awesome. What a great treat. Pours a murky medium amber with bright golden blond edges and a dense and creamy platinum blond head that starts out as a gigantic PITA and never really goes away. You’re constantly dealing with huge cotton balls of lace and an endless supply of head that endless threatens to geyser over the top of the glass if you’re not careful with the pour. Big tart swanky nose, lots of lemon, some basement, strawberries, some egg yolk...this cat just flat knows how to get parallel lines to fall into patterns like railroad tracks. The aromatics bundle together in a harmonious sequence of fairly disparate qualities that end up being much more interesting together. Creamy medium body with boundlessly lively carb. Tart caramel, lemon, basement, strawberries, moss, egg yolk, and mineral dryness on the mid palate. The mineral notes assert more near the end, along with the strawberries, leaving the swallow and the follow a nice cling of berries and rocks. This is a wonderful beer and I should drink it all the fucking time.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mcberko (6035) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 14, 2013
750mL bottle, pours a cloudy orange with a medium white head. Aroma of pineapple, brett, a little funk, and some slightly tart notes. Flavour is very complex, bringing out notes of brett, pineapple, Belgian yeast and some farmhouse notes. Uber complex, with the pineapple notes adding a wonderful dimension on of the bretty, funky body. Wonderful depth, with very lively carbonation, which is perfectly fitting. A most excellent fruity bretty wild ale.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DuffMan (6554) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 26, 2013
Bottle, shared at RBAG 2013. Lemony yellow with a bubbly robust head. Zesty citrus aroma, with big flavours of pineapple and guava. Light funk, lightly lactic, with a creamy mouthfeel. So crazy good!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pintbypint (2565) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 22, 2013
RBAG 2013, from a bottle with a sting holding the cork in (!?) Lemony yellow and hazy in the glass. The head is white and small, not long lasting. Nose has citrus/orange and some fruitiness (pineapple maybe?). Tastes a bit sour with white wine acidity, some fruity notes and mild funk. Light finish with a little bit of barrel character. Effervescent and generally enjoyable.


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