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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Ale brewed with Saccharomyces cerevisae and Brettanomyces. Transferred to oak foudre after initial fermentation. Foundre has previously gone through a spontaneous fermentation. The next addition to the Project Opus series.

Debut at FoBAB 2010, Initial bottle release Spring 2011

thetomG's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thetomG (246) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 12, 2011
Nice hazy golden color with a smallish layer of tiny white bubbly head. Aroma has a strong funky vinegar element to it - not my favorite, but not bad either. Flavor is great - there is the expected brett funk & sourness but as it warms up some nice tart fruity (apple?) notes come through with that vinegar form the nose lingering in the finish as well. Mouthfeel is light and smooth but well carbonated. Great beer and likely my favorite from Two Brother. Definitely worth checking out, particularly if you like sours.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
tom10101 (5272) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 3, 2016
Bottle (375 ml) at home. Received as an extra from Rich about 2 years ago, no idea of the bottling date. Clear deep orangey with a small bubbly ring of white foam leaving little to no lacing. Aroma is of cherries cough syrup, oak, moderate spiciness, brettanomyces, ketchup notes and tart apples. Taste is intensely sour with tart apples, oak, vanilla, ketchup, brettanomyces, mild spiciness and hints of alcohol. Medium body. Soft carbonation. Oaky and borderline sirupy mouthfeel. Super puckering finish. Thereís some fun features like oak and cherries but itís way too intensely sour to be enjoyable in anything but small quantity. Ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (10018) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 18, 2015
Bottle. Pours a cloudy orange with medium frothy off white head that lasts. The aroma is strong oak, brett, and funk. Thin mouth, very tart, funk, oak, clean finish, very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnGalt1 (1663) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Received 3x years ago (almost to the day) from Benpopper in a fantastic trade... Thanks Ben. Shared tonight with COOPMatt and Buckeyeboy. Pours a slightly hazed orange with a short-lived white head... still provides decent lacing. Nose is big juicy and sour... a tiny bit acetic, but not bad given the age and the time spent in foudre... a bit of red wine and the brett really opened up on a later pour. Flavor is sour, but not face-melting... surprisingly balanced... something that I associate with tannic pie cherries.. a touch acetic on the back-end and perhaps something that I associate with acetone, but I think Matt poisoned my well with that. Nice body and carbonation... has held up surprisingly well... Thanks again Ben, we should hook up again some time.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BuckeyeBoy (5966) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 28, 2014
750ml bottle thanks to Toby. Pours out a golden copper topped with a small head. Nose is fruit green apple sour chemical and some vinegar. Taste is vinegar fruit some vanilla and barrel notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (8084) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - SEP 22, 2013
this was great, a real surprise! .. . poured out a deep plum .. . mild head, medium lacing .. . mild acidity .. . tart and easy, a joy to gargle and plunge .. . . and please keep my belly full of yum yums and luscious goodies!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Experiment_Ale (1096) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 21, 2013
Freetail mega release. Pours clear dark orange. Aroma is Tart interesting. Taste is more same.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Imperial_Scout (363) - Illinois, USA - JAN 15, 2013
Pours a hazy orange with minimal head. Sweet in the nose. Tastes sweet, fruity and vanilla, with a rather dry finish. Smell after warming is a bit unpleasant. I donít think I would sit on this one

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JStax (5214) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JAN 13, 2013
Semi hazy copper with no head. Sour aroma. Fruity and acidic. Drying and sticky mouthfeel. Very sour. I like it a lot.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ibrew2or3 (8159) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - DEC 22, 2012
Another brew thanks to Terminus at the Annual Black Friday tasting. It pours clear copper with an off white head. The aroma offers up tart apples, vinegar and acidic notes. The taste is similar with solid vinegar flowing into tartness and acidity. It has some tart green apple notes in the background. Big tart and acidic notes here.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Treebs (872) - , Illinois, USA - OCT 4, 2012
Iím very late to the sour game so this is my first one ever. 350ml caged and corked bottle, poured into my Founders tulip snifter. A: Pours a nice deep amber with a thin white head that comes and goes very quickly, almost like a soda. S: Very pungent right from the word go, rice wine vinegar, unripened grapes, light citrus (lemons and limes). Creates a slight twinge to the nose. T: Light malty vinegar with very young, immature grapes. Bitter green apples that continue on to a flat bitter jump with a little wood finish on the back end. M: Very light and airy body. Incredible carbonation. Leaves a slight sour taste that doesnít have much staying power at the end. O: I think my first sour went with some success. It is definitely a style that has to grow on me. Since Iím used to the full bodied stouts I think that my review my be slightly skewed, but I definitely can see myself purchasing and enjoying more American wild ales in the future. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 05-24-2011

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