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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Oui Oui is the second in our Vitis Series. For this version, we aged our sour blonde ale in used wine barrels along with chardonnay grapes. The resulting ale has a pleasant funk with resounding similarities to a California chardonnay wine." Itís an RS only release.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bu11zeye (11942) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 2, 2012
(750ml bottle) Pours a clear yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of lemon, barnyard, wood, and buttery chardonnay grapes. Flavor of chardonnay, citrus, yeast, and florals with a dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (6019) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 14, 2012
b ottled, thanks to ericandersnavy, clear yellow golden color with no head, aroma sour white grape, with nice balanced flavor of white bitter grapes, nice beer

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mora2000 (5695) - McKinney, Texas, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Thanks to bu11zeye for sharing this bottle. The beer pours a yellow color with no real head. The aroma has a ton of tart wheat in it, as well as some acidic notes like you get from chardonnay. The flavor is similar. I get a ton of tart wheat and apple notes, as well as some oak and white wine grape notes. The tartness level is very high and really makes my mouth pucker. Medium mouthfeel and very little, if any, carbonation. A very nice sour beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FlacoAlto (3800) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - AUG 11, 2012
The beer pours with a lightly hazy, pale gold color. It is almost completely flat and has not head what so ever. The nose smells of oak, and definite Chardonnay, it is dry, lightly tart and has a base funky phenol character and mustiness to it that leans towards slightly medicinal notes. This really mostly smells like an oaky Chardonnay though.

The beer has a sourness to it that is lactic in character up front; it then gets a bit harder / sharper in its acidity in the finish, it has an acetic edge to it even. This has lots of Chardonnay like flavors to it; this is quite vinous; the complete lack of carbonation also makes the description more apt. Rounded grape like flavors are joined by light oak notes that lean towards woody touches, and hints of buttery oak. There is a somewhat tropical fruit like character to this beer; seems a bit like pineapple, or perhaps grapefruit even. This does have an extremely low carbonation, non-existent even, it is somewhat viscous, and has some palate heft to it; this really needs the carbonation to shine though. The flavor gets a bit medicinal as it warms up, with some musty and phenolic notes as well.

This is not bad, but it is a bit heavy on the spicy, acetic, acidity (that could perhaps have some malic character to it too). Overall it seems a bit disjointed, despite it being so Chardonnay dominated. This beer really, really needs carbonation, this seems to hurt the overall impact more than I might have guessed.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
boFNjackson (4133) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 30, 2012
Bottle at a recent bottle share... Poured a light, pale straw color with no head. Body was soft and lacked carbonation. Quite vinous and super wine-like. In fact, no carbonation really allowed Oui Oui to lend itself to a wine character. Sweetness, grape juice, and champagne-like fermented tones and a mild tartness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kegbear (436) - Orange, California, USA - JUL 17, 2012
Bottle. Pours a light yellow with almost no head. Aroma of white wine. Tastes of Chardonnay wine and grapes with some tartness. If you like Chardonnay you will be a fan of this beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markwise (4467) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - JUL 16, 2012
Thanks to kiefdog for the share on this one. Pours a clear yellow with no head. It almost makes me wonder if the Bruery is making wines now. Nose is huge chardonnay with some tart grapes, some light malt, and earthy yeast notes. Flavor is similar with chardonnay, tart grapes, slight malt, and big vinous character. Light to medium in body with chardonnay all over and a lingering vinous tartness. Interesting beer overall.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Blairgus (2607) - California, USA - JUL 13, 2012
17 July 2012, bottle. Light, almost fluorescent yellow, clear, no bubbles. Nose is hugely sour, can't say it smells of Chardonnay grapes. Maybe there is some Chardonnay mist. Smelling it makes a tingle in the back of my throat. Thin body and slightly fizzy. Very tart winey but sweet enough so it doesn't quite set your teeth on edge. A lambic that has faint sweetness and unique grape taste. Very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DavoleBomb (1467) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 29, 2012
Poured into a tulip. 2.5 A: Mildly hazed urine yellow color. No head forms and there doesnít appear to be much, if any, carbonation at all. 3.5 S: This definitely has some strong Chardonnay notes. Vinous tart grape, strong melon, vanilla, oak, and plenty of acetic acid. This is both quite tart and almost as sour for those who can relate to my usage of the words. Also some earthy notes with rotting wood, apple orchard, and some musty basement. Not a whole lot of complexity, but good enough. 3.5 T: I kept waffling between a 3.0 and a 3.5 for this. Itís got some good qualities, but also some bad ones with lack of complexity being foremost. Acetic acid sourness. Tart white grape, vinous, melon, vanilla, and oak. The sourness dominates though. It totally overpowers the fruit and funk. Also lots of tangy lactic acid. This is quite tangy. 3.0 M: Medium body. Almost no carbonation. Iím okay with this not having carbonation as it kinda tastes like wine anyway, but it would be much better with some. It would help cut the sourness anyway. 3.0 D: 3.0 here to make up for the 3.5 I gave the taste. Itís not a bad beer, but it lacks depth while overemphasizing the sour. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 06-03-2012 06:35:08

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcartamdg (1984) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - JUN 23, 2012
Pours a light gold, still in carbonation. Aroma of sour grapes, wine like. Taste follows, taste like a lambic, very easy to drink, great beer for a wine drinker. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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