Stuedmaster (284) - Vista, California, USA - AUG 15, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours light orange-amber with a nice, thick, white head that maintains. Aroma of sweet/sour, spicy yeast, and rye, very nice. Flavor is well balanced, medium sweet, medium sour, and light bitter. The 8.5% abv is well hidden. Refreshing, yet full bodied and flavorful. Medium to soft carbonation, sticky and creamy texture, Highly recommended.
Mtbiker54 (29) - Nancy, FRANCE - AUG 14, 2014
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
De bons arômes lactique, de banane. Une belle couleur blond dorée et légèrement trouble. En bouche un côté acidulé rafraîchissant et sur le céréale. Une bouche perlé et une belle mousse. En bref une saison... Parfaite...
Mittenator (1478) - Michigan, USA - JUL 26, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bomber thanks to tepp. Hold with a large, dense head. Complex aromas of rye and slight funk.
Dr.Drei (27) - New York, USA - JUL 18, 2014
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Nice aroma, highlighting malt and yeast. It pours hazy and has a nice amber color with a rich frothy head. It has a very balanced flavor for a beer fermented with Brett yeast: medium sweetness with medium bitterness and not as sour as you might expect. Bitter aftertaste with sour notes that lingers in your palate. Overall, this is an excellent take on classic style.
rdixon77 (949) - Georgia, USA - JUL 17, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Gold pour. Complex aroma with brett, rye, oak, funk. The taste adds more sweet fruit and is slightly less sour than I imagined. Still very crisp and clean. Like the spice from the rye.
UXO (515) - CANADA - JUL 7, 2014
4.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours a clear deep gold with two fingers of foamy white head diminishing gradually to a thin skim and spotty lacing. Nose is subtle: light brett notes, pale malt, spicy rye, earthy, citrusy hops. Taste is complex, citrus and spice with a just a little brett and rye sourness. Carbonation remains high and fizzy, giving it a light mouthfeel.
Civilised and balanced - but perhaps a touch too civilised. The nose, in particular, is a touch too restrained. The flavour builds and deepens, with a mild alcohol warming, but the nose remains mild, with few indications of what’s to come. The flavour is balanced, sure, but it’s a bit out of sync with the nose - I’d like a little more emphasis there.
HogTownHarry (6136) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - JUN 28, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
2013-02-22 - tasting hosted by blankboy, with gregclow, jercraigs and mabel - 750ml bottle c/o blankboy. Slow gusher - bubbly and cloudy amber-orange with a huge fluffy lasting off-white head. Aroma of alcohol, Belgian spicy yeast - quite fruity, golden, some brett funk, not a lot; dry, nice. Taste follows - much more standard than the aroma, less funk, more fruit (I got some apple) - decent, but I wanted more funk after the aroma (7-). Lush and airy mouthfeel, really pleasant on the tongue - spice/astringency builds a bit in the finish, as does the alcohol dryness ... pretty solid beer.
Torrefacto (737) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 22, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Color cobrizo tupido con espuma blanca densa. Aromas afrutados de manzana y ciruerla verde además del centento. Cuerpo medio, inicio dulce y afrutado que acaba de forma seca y con un toque de alcohol moderado. Buena.
fiulijn (15410) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 16, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tasting at Matt’s
Hazy golden color with large head, highly carbonated. Strange aroma, fruity, soapy, a bit spicy ( sweet spices, coriander, anise). Soft mouthfeel; it has a nice fruity touch, strong spices, but also some soap, wood, vegetables.
airrick2003 (583) - Louisiana, USA - JUN 15, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Appearance: the beer is a very nice copper color, pours with a very large and dense off white head, appears to be clear
Aroma: very strong citrus, lemon, sour, tart
Taste: strong citrus, lemon, a certain bread flavor is in there, strong alcohol, some sourness,
Palate: average carbonation, alcohol aftertaste, leaves mouth dry
Overall: a good beer but too much alcohol taste for me, strong citrus notes throughout as well