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The Bruery Provisions Series: Mother Funker

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Formerly brewed at The Bruery
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Placentia, California USA
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Mother Funker is a sour blonde ale that has been aged for several years in barrels predominately used for Chardonnay. Mother Funker is a seriously sour beer, perhaps the most sour beer we’ve produced so far. Bursting with citrus, funk, and a hint of white vinegar, Mother Funker is for those who like their sours with more sour.


Mora2000's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mora2000 (5727) - McKinney, Texas, USA - NOV 8, 2012
Thanks to SaucerSam for sharing this bottle. The beer pours a yellow color with a white head. The aroma has a lot of lemon and funk notes, as well as some light biscuit malt. The flavor is similar and is very sour. I get some strong lemon and orange citrus notes, but there is also a good bit of funk and some vinegar. Very acetic overall. Medium mouthfeel and low carbonation.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
slowrunner77 (3841) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 25, 2014
after 3 other really good sours i was ready for a letdown here. never happened. this was the favorite of a couple guys in our group, and my no. 2 after the amazing sour in the rye. the white vinegar in the aroma and aftertaste is fantastic, and this beer pulls off being nearly bracingly sour while having a super soft palalte and feel. awesome!!!"

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdamJackson (2652) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Looks like orange water. Nose is so freaking acidic. The taste is holy crap. like the most sour thing I’ve ever tasted ever. Lots of vinegar, some citrus and oaky notes. mostly just hard to finish a glass of this. my mouth is watering just writing this review. so sour.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dogbrick (8149) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Sample at Kurtkeller 012: Bruery-tastic 01 on 05/16/2014. Hazy pale yellow color with a medium thin white head that recedes steadily to an outer ring. Strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of funky fruits, oak and yeast. Light to medium body with a mouth-puckering vinous and citric character, along with oaky and herbal yeast notes. The finish is sour with a lingering citrus aftertaste. Good Sour all around.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Daniel719 (144) - Safety Harbor, Florida, USA - APR 26, 2014
Bottle thanks to beechner224. Smells of sour and fruits. Pours nicely. Taste is awesome. Its great. Just drink it.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beechner224 (670) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - APR 26, 2014
Bottle share thanks to DrewFace., aroma is sour. Taste is sour as balls. Makes me want to cry and eat salt. Maybe that would help. I want to pass a stone. My belly hurts.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Homer321 (1892) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - APR 26, 2014
bottleshare thanks to DexterCat. Lots of sourness and tartness in the nose. Really gets you in the gills. Very puckering flavor. Nice

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrewFace (787) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - APR 26, 2014
Pours a mildly hazy light orange color, minimal head. Aroma is fruity, tart, citrusy, funky, acidic. Very fruity, extremely acidic, very sour, tart, citrusy. Really like this one and very sour.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
JBPortland (814) - Portland, Maine, USA - FEB 7, 2014
750ml bottle thanks to matboz. Pours flat clear pale golden yellow with no head, a few bubbles. Nose is strong acetic acid and vinegar, nail polish remover, funk, lemon, the nose is pretty off-putting. Taste is sour acidic lemon, vinegar, and maybe some citrus? Hard to taste anything over the acidity. Finish is acetic sour, slight burn, with some bits of earthy hay, one-dimensional. Finished maybe 2oz of this and that was enough.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (10672) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle. Golden-orange colour with a white head. Aroma is sourness, vinegar, funk, lemon, fruit. Flavour is sourness, vinegar, funk, lemon, fruit. OK beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (4538) - Halden, NORWAY - NOV 4, 2013

Appearance: Clear golden color with a off white head.
Aroma: Malty, funky acidic and something weird..
Palate: Medium body. Heavy sour and acidic. A mild bitterness. Soft carbonation.
Taste: Sour, acidic, vinegar and oak.
Overall impression: Mamma mia, I do not think I have tasted any beer as sour and acidic as this one!
Personal stats: Bottle @ Geokkjer


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