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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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A mixed fermentation ale aged in wine barrels.


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Thorpe429 (5011) - , Illinois, USA - MAR 16, 2013
Thanks to Darrell for sharing. Also huge thanks to boralyl for getting me out a bottle of this. Bottled Novemver 9, 2012. Pours a lightly cloudy light straw color. Nice fluffy head with good retention. The nose contains light sulfur, cheese, wheat, and hay. Some backing lemon and other faint citrus. Really extraordinarily complex and interesting. The flavor ups the lemon and brings really integrates everything beautifully. Acidity is a fantastic component in the background without being too heavy. A bit of backing wine with a touch of pepper and phenols. Absolutely fantastic. Iím blown away by this beer.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Huhzubendah (2658) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 15, 2013
Batch Nov 09 2012 10.78 alc vol The beer is light golden with a small, fizzy white head. The aroma offers lemons, wild yeast, grass, funk. Herbal and earthy tones with a delicate sweetness balanced by a light funk. Highly drinkable and really smooth on the palate. This one is a sleeper. Light spice quality. Beautiful balance and so easy to drink. Where is the alcohol presence? Masterfully hidden. A truly fabulous beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (11860) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2013
Bottle shared at CBC - Clerkenwell, London. Thanks to Bruce for this obscurity. Pours cloudy yellow with a fine, white cream head. Citric lemon character with sweat, some hints of boozy heat, pee. Tangy. Medium to full bodied with fine, massaging carbonation. Hot and tangy to finish with farmyard, acidic and stinging lemon. Hefty stuff. Decent, but a bit too hot and heavy overall.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (9519) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 9, 2013
Bottle... Pours hazy and golden with a small, creamy, white head. Good retention. The bouquet is totally weird, but wonderful at the same time - a blend of horse blanket, dustiness, lemon peel, muskiness, and one of my patented beer farts. This is actually a good thing - I like my own flavor. Anyway, full-bodied with a whole-milk mouthfeel and tingly carbonation. The flavor is tart, moderately sweet and lightly bitter. Finishes tangy with gentle bread crust bitterness. A dab of butter in the aftertaste. Bottle courtesy newcigarz!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bvc (1161) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - MAR 3, 2013
750ml corked with hemp twine tie. Quite the packaging for sure. Clear bright golden yellow. Crisp, wild, super fruity nose. Lemon, apple, some banana, lots of tropical character. Crisp pale malt, lots of fruit depth from the yeast, nuetral wood notes abound. Such a unique beer and great packaging. Iím enjoying it more as I near the end, I just donít think Iíd buy again at the price.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gription79 (2311) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Poured from a 750 ml bottle, thanks to the Boise crew. Peach, stone fruits, grape, earthy, green vegetal. Very well crafted and interesting.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackl (4932) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 26, 2013
Very fancy bottle. Cheers to deeblo for bringing this from the states! The pourís slightly hazy gold with a medium white head. The aromaís salty brine, tart lemon peel, light marshmallow. Wild funk. The taste is green apple juice, soft acidity. A bit of lemon drizzle cake. Ribbon candy. Very easy-drinking and smooth considering the ABV. Medium body, slightly chalky on the palate. Overall, pretty nice. I didnít get much of the wine barrel in this.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (7406) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2013
Bottle thanks to Deeblo. It pours cloudy light orange with a medium white head. The nose is farmyard, sulphur/fart, spice, sweet tangy orange and pear. The taste is dough, light tartness, orange, peach, sherbet, pear, melon, light alcohol warmth, pithy grapefruit and pineapple with a dry, lightly tart finish. Medium body and moderate, prickly carbonation. Hides the alcohol pretty well. Certainly tastes a lot better than it smells, but I would like it a bit more sour.....

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenH (2495) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 12, 2013
Bottle, thanks jack. Pale golden with white head. Funky sharp lambic aroma, citrus, lemon. Similar taste, citrus, lemon, funk. Fizzy and tart. Excelent.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steve_0 (2874) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Bottle at home with friends. Pour is somewhat hazy golden with a white head that quickly dissipated. Funky, urine, fruity, pineapple, green apples, pears, woody, white wine, and lemon peel in the aroma. Taste is moderately tart, lemon, urine, horseblanket, somewhat doughy, pineapple, mango, white grapes, a touch of bread, and honey with a lightly sour finish. Light body with high carbonation. Light, funky, easy-drinking, and tart, hard to believe its 10%+.


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