Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   IBU: 34   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Brewed predominantly with organic 2- row, the malt bill is rounded out with organic light munich, organic 60L crystal and caravienna. Northwest Golding and Hallertauer hops provide a pleasant hop character. Right out of primary fermentation this beer is decidedly an American Pale Ale, but as it enters secondary, a bridge to Belgium is built with a dose of Brettanomyces Bruxellensis. A 5 week maturation results in slightly dry, fruity beer with a hint of floral Brett character that will evolve over time.

The Great American Beer Festival 2012: Silver Medal, American Brett Ale

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thirdeye11 (5835) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 23, 2013
(750ml bottle) cloudy deep gold, creamy off white head, nose of juicy citrus, Brett but not earthy, light barnyard funk, wet wood. Taste is decidedly more earthy Brett forward, apricot, white peach, aged hops, sawdust, earthy finish. Well carbonated and refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DialSquare (3576) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 6, 2013
750ml bottle from Beermongers in Portland. Amber pour with fluffy white head. Aroma is faint tart, citrus, cherry, biscuit, grass. Tastes are subdued brettt, earthy, light vinegar, red fruit peel, floral. Lightly dry oaky finish. All around pleasant enough, but never quite gets where it seems like it’s headed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maekchu (2821) - Hirakata, JAPAN - SEP 3, 2013
Draught at The Commons Brewery. Nice sourish "red ale" nose. Copper/orange color. Starts out great: good tart berries and something a bit funky and even vegetal / finishes with good balance and lingering scraps of fruit peels. Thin-medium body. Good sourness. The Brett does come through -- but only a little. Nice, delicate. Not overpowering in any way. Smooth. Good range of flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
skoisirius (1882) - Earth, Washington, USA - AUG 24, 2013
Drank in PDX sometime last year right after purchase. I remember this being very subtle, but loud in it’s subtlety, which I personally believe to be the fine trademark of someone that knows what they’re doing. Floral and dry in the pale hopped department, splashed with a kiss of bretts to deliver a slight funk built beautifully into the beverage. Damn good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
raphael (1043) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 16, 2013
on tap at tasting room. aromas of straw, oak & honey-water. fine how the the light spicy- earthy-ness of the bret works with a clean malt and somemild woodsy hops. light and crisp.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (7422) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 11, 2013
750 ml bottle from Whole Foods. Pours a deep ruby color with a huge overly carbonated head. A light fruity nose with clear funky brett notes. Big cherries, light funky Brett, leather, sweet tangerine. A light fluffy palate. Light vinegar. Quite nice. Very fruity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (10034) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 3, 2013
750mL bottle, pours a cloudy opaque dark orange with a large foamy white head. Aroma brings out mostly brett upfront, a little hay, and some hops. Flavour brings out lots of beautiful brett, some floral hops, and moderate funk. Highly drinkable, with a very pungent freshness as well as brett spike. Leaves moderately funky and fresh floral notes. Great funky pale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Homer321 (2893) - Melboring, Florida, USA - JUL 30, 2013
Draft at brewery. Subtle tart aroma with dried cherries, slight apple. Sweet malt backbone. Very solid beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pailhead (5800) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Courtesy of mikem409

Bottle: The aroma consists of moderate brett notes with sweet tarts, light sour fruits, lemon, and faint must. It pours a transparent golden-orange with a two finger orange tinted off-white head that quickly fades to a thin film outlined by a slightly thicker ring. The flavor starts with a quick dose of pear. The finish has light floral notes, a touch of sweet tarts, and lemon. It’s light bodied with moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikem409 (1887) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Bottle. Pours orange not much but thin bubblyhead. Sour hay aroma. Taste is very lively fruity peach and faint sour

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 2 3 4 5  6  7 8 9 10 11

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50