oRos (1320) - sacramento, California, USA - FEB 17, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from the bruery.com pours hazy orange with not much head. Taste is rye, tart and kumquat
christoph (19) - littleton, Colorado, USA - FEB 7, 2014
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
this was my favorite version of sour in the rye, while the kumquats did not really shine through they seemed to have intensified this beer was a fun treat
Beermack (716) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 25, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
75cl bottle (2013) courtesy of deekyn. Hazy reddish brown, thin white head. Massive juicy kumquat tang on the nose, apricots, vinous notes, strawberry, oak, light vanilla, citric zing. Taste is fabulous: so light and juicy, full of peach and kumquat. Decent funk, lemon juice zing. Red berries in there too. Really great sour kick. Lingering berries and citrus, so zesty. Decent oak lingering too. Serious brew, love this.
Ontape (452) - Valley Village, California, USA - JAN 24, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. If you know the regular version, this is pretty much what you’d expect / hope for from a kumquat variation. Surprised at how well the fruit cuts through the strong, complex flavor. Delicious.
czar (5364) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 21, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
pours hazy dark golden orange with a small off-white cap, some retention and lacing. very fruity and juicy - prunes, cherries, grapes, if not kumquats, perfumey - pears, for instance, fruity and nutty maltiness, spices-plenty, woodsy. moderate carbonation, light body - oily, astringent and citric finish. balanced. tasty. good - but i still prefer regular version, i.e. without kumquats.
tom10101 (3678) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 20, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle (750 ml). Thanks to pandableh for this one! Clear amber/copper with a medium off-white head and some lacing. Aroma is very fruity with light acetic notes, spices and light buttery presence. Taste is very fruity with light acetic notes, spices, light butter and light sweetness. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Dry finish. Good Sour Ale. Very fruity and not too acetic. Drinkable.
mathieuc (1954) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 20, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle graciously shared by Tommy, thanks! Pours a light brown, clear with no head. Aroma is really potent, loaded with exotic fruits and a definite minty freshness. Some alcohol can be felt through the nose but I believe it is fitting here. Taste is fruity, lightly acid and spicy. This is like drinking some really nice sparkling fruit juice. Really nice, really fruity, fresh and drinkable!
Minderbinder (2402) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 19, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours deep amber with low off-white head. Nice lacing. Aroma is of very nice fruit juice, some sugar. Taste is of fruit juice, acidity, sweetness, some sourness. Palate: Medium body. Low carbonation. Overall: Pretty good. Fruity. Nice.
JaBier (5300) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JAN 15, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared by a friend. Pours a cloudy amber with a medium off-white head. Aroma of malt, caramel, tropical fruit and vinegar. Malty and caramelly flavor with a tart, tropical finish.
jkwood04 (4513) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 3, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
750ml bottle in a tulip. Pours deep, hazy amber with an off-white head. Aroma of sourness, light fruits, some light spice and rye, and some citrusy bitterness. Flavor the same. Average texture. A good sour.