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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   IBU: 34   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamiepiolin (7) - Colorado, USA - APR 21, 2013 does not count
04.21.2013 750ml bottle Pours a glowing hazy gold with a bloomy long lasting lace. Funky summer lemon nose.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (6251) - Brier, Washington, USA - APR 17, 2013
750, capped. Pours a cloudy medium amber with a dense and wooly whitish head. Lots of eggy lace. Dusty nose, showing cranberries. Some mineral quality. Creamy medium body with lively, wooly carb. Cranberries and dust on the mid palate. Very balanced and approachable. Not hitting you over the head.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheAlum (5909) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - APR 15, 2013
750 ml bottle shared by Brian. Thanks, dude! Pours a richly hazed amber copper hue, good glow, a bit darker overall with a cakey offwhite head. Sticks around large, laces well. Mellow glow, the beer is pretty. Mellow amber glow, a bit dulled. Aromas offer some firm funkiness, sour red fruit, touch of berry, some lemon. A touch of lactic acid, firmer sour berry, touch of cranberry, lemon, firmer funk. Cobwebs, earth. Initial is earthy, firm brett, gentle carbonation. Some bretty life comes in, firmer earth, funk, and gentle fruit and berry. The middle is more gentle sweetness, apple and redcurrant, some firmer dryness as we round the corner. Cobwebs, firm brett, and gentle tartness. Finish is dry, firmly bretty dominance into the finish. Cobwebs, earth, and some basement. Clean, lacks the clunkiness of beers that don’t finish up. Firmly brett, gentle fruit in spurts. The nose and appearance really are the best for this one. Kinda a surprise.. A pretty nice beer. A lot of fruit in the nose really makes it complex with the brett. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (9487) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - APR 9, 2013
Bottle... Hazy golden pour with a mid-sized, creamy, white head. Excellent retention. Bretty, bready nose. Light to medium-bodied with zippy carbonation. The flavor is only tangy and dry; not sour. Finishes lightly tangy, mildly bitter and dry. Thanks to landhoney for sharing his bottle!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NobleSquirrel (3437) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 5, 2013
Bottle from somewhere. Pours a deeper gold with a billowy white head. Mostly clear. Nose is earthy with a fruit note and barnyard. Grass. Low hops. On tasting, some cherry and earth. Barnyard funk with a rich maltiness that never really gets to caramel (which is a good thing). Drying finish. Not super complex but I think it’s still young. Time could build this one up. Good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drewbeerme (3879) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 30, 2013
Bottle, pours golden with white head. Aroma acidic, florals, horsey. Flavors dry horsey, earthy Brett, vanilla, nutty, florals. Long dry finish. Really dried out throughout. Good stuff.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (9435) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 27, 2013
Light amber pour, off white head. Nice funky flavors, yeast, hay, barnyard, tropical fruit, guava. Cool stuff!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (10186) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 26, 2013
750 ml bottle poured a hazy orange amber with a lasting creamy ivory head. Aromas of straw, lemon zest, barnyard, poineapp;le and light earthiness. Palate was light to medium bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of straw, barnyard, fruittiness and light earthiness with a crisp dry funky finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 23, 2013
Draft @ Beer Revolution, Oakland, CA. Pours a hazy pale amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty aroma. Fruity malty spicy yeasty sour tart bretty flavor. Has a fruity malty yeasty sour tart finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tkrjukoff (4101) - SWEDEN - MAR 15, 2013
Bottle. Pours cloudy amber with a white head. Aroma is malty a bit funky bretty and slightly sweet. Flavor is dry funky sour bretty nicely bitter and well balanced. Dry finish.


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