deyholla (7154) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 16, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at RBWG 2014 Grand tasting, thanks! Pours a hazy light yellow with a white head that dissipates slowly to the edges. Aroma a light slightly bitter/tart citrus with light fruit, flora and a hint of sweet grains underlying. Flavor has more grass and citrus with a light tartness, a bit of rose, and a dry wine finish.
brystmar (1299) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 16, 2014
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bright lemon color, copious amounts of head & lace. Absurd stickiness all over my glass. Beautiful.
Smells like magic: so yeasty/grassy/funky, plenty sour, Brett galore. All of this bleeds onto the palate, assaulting my tongue with salvos of flavor. Damn, this may be the best Brett beer I've had yet. Super impressed.
Boutip (4917) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 17, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle: Poured a hazy golden color ale with a relatively large foamy head with good retention and some good lacing. Aroma consists of vinous notes with some tart notes clearly identifiable. Taste is a mix between some vinous notes with some tart notes and light funky yeast undertones. Body is quite full with good carbonation. Very solid mix between complex Brett notes with well-balanced acidity level.
phaleslu (6905) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 25, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared at RBWG, the Grand Tasting portion. Pours a hazy pale gold with a soft white head. Notes of lemon, yogurt, lactic funk, cheesecloth, sweet dough, wine grapes, and straw. Light-bodied, with medium carbonation and a sweet, funky, tart mouthfeel. Very good sour.
TheHOFF43 (1760) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - APR 12, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle @ Levis. Tons of brett, lemon. Refreshing and bright. Not a ton of tartness.
GRM (3115) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - APR 22, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Brown bottle, 750 ml, batch Jun 14 2013, from Ian Guénard (merci!), savoured on December 13 2013; eye: golden, hazy, tiny sheet of white head, no lacing; nose: wild yeasts, fruity, green apple, musk, citrusy, spices; mouth: wild yeasts, fruity, green apple, musk, citrusy, spices, acidity, freshness, finale in spices with citrusy presence, medium body, rather carbonated, slick texture; overall: quite good
Bouteille brune, 750 ml, lot Jun 14 2013, de Ian Guénard (merci!), savourée le 13 décembre 2013; œil : dorée, voilée, bonne effervescence, légère couverture de mousse blanc, pas de dentelle; nez : levures sauvages, fruitée, pomme verte, musc, citronnée, épices; bouche : levures sauvages, fruitée, pomme verte, musc, citronnée, épices, acidité, fraîcheur, finale en épices avec présence citronnée, corps moyen, plutôt carbonatée, texture coulante; en résumé : très bon
b3shine (5966) - Indiana, USA - JUN 1, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
750 ml bottle to snifter (shared by Dogbones). Looks good; a hazy lemon yellow with white head and a bit of tiny sediment. Smells good too; white wine, oak, funk, and lemon zest. Tastes like it smells with a solid mouthfeel. Good stuff!
50belair (2507) - Florida, USA - SEP 29, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle. Clear yellow pour with a big white head. Mild citrus and barrel aromas. Mildly sour with lemon zest, citrus, pear, and white grape vinous highlights. Mild caramel malt, oak, and vinegar low lights. Not overly complex or tart. Tasty and easy sippin’. A bit on the effervescent side.
illidurit (2180) - Petaluma, California, USA - DEC 2, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared at the November 2012 Santa Cruz tasting. Bizarre blend of herbal notes, mainly ginger but also a sort of Ricola-like character. Sweet doughiness, pale malts, set against a vinous acidity.
hopscotch (9727) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 9, 2013
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
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!