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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Last year we added some fatali peppers to an oak barrel of Four, lending it a fruity flavor and some heat as well. We enjoyed that batch quite a bit and plan to do a blend of three barrels this go round, all of which were brewed at different times ranging from April 2009 to just a month ago (December 2010). The barrels also have different yeasts and bacteria in them as well which should make for a pretty complex profile.


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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
leems (406) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 11, 2011
Bottle Orangish yellow pour with a thin white head. Aroma is is Brett, peach pits, and lemon. Flavor is more lemon, still brett, a little bitter stone fruit kind of thing, nice light sourness. Long light sour finish. The peppers fade in and out, they hit mid palate and then real late in the finish on the lips and cause a light warming effect on the tongue. Darn good for a light beer.


3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Homer321 (2112) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - NOV 17, 2014
Bottle from Iowa’s best grocery store. Pour is cloudy, light orange with a small white head. Nose is a mix of citrus and barnyard. Taste is immediately sour then some heat from the peppers while my mouth is still puckered. Whoa, does this do a number on my throat. Between the heat and the acid, it is a touch much initially. Interesting for sure. Not a beer I would want that much more of.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dresden (936) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - OCT 4, 2014
Straw golden with a big fizzy white had, aromas of citrus, funk, no sense of chili. Taste is nicely tart lemon, citrus, and then a really slow burning chili heat. The heat is not overwhelming, is really nicely accenting the beer. One is the better chili beer no doubt

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pushkinwow (2098) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle from CANBIF 2014. Somewhat clear mild amber with a nice white head film. Starts iff with brett, farm, high carbonation, mild body, chilli hits you more on the finish and coats the palate with a nice slow heat as things dry out and there is a bit of sugar to make it easier to bear, also some tartness, tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThirstyBird (1695) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - JUL 6, 2014
Pours a dirty dull light yellow color. The smell is citrus, wheat, yeast. The taste is yeast, spice, wheat, citrus ending quite dry. The body is light and the carbonation is active.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kbudd19 (706) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 6, 2014
Bottle share from Ferris, thanks man! Clear yellow pour, nice white head. Aroma, yeaaaa, lots of brett funk, oak I don’t really get peppers but Ferris swears I will pooping hot sauce tomorrow. Taste, brett funk up front, light citrus and whoop there it is, spicy meat balls, it burns but not in a bad way. This is some kind of beer, I thought it worked, others thought it didn’t guess I like spice’n’Brett.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VertBaconStrips (2097) - Assat, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 4, 2014
Big pour - almost a full glass. Citrus and soap and vinegar, peach an pepper nose burn, bubblegum teeth suck, stiff ginger, straw. Crazy. Taste - ginger heat, extra lingering heat, maybe pineapple, similar stuff to aroma,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrymel (1503) - Spokane, Washington, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Dis be a 2013 bottle. Pours a crystal yellow with a glass surface. Smells tart, some funk, some skunk, a touch of bell pepper and lemons. Flavor is a bit more tame with some tart, some grain and corn, some mild funky manure. Thin bodied with sharp, tight hi carb and a dry finish. Nice beer. Nothing special from this bottle, but pleasant.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bytemesis (3486) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle from last year (2013). Pours crystal clear pale orange golden, medium creamy off-white head, dissipates slowly with nice lacing. Aroma is tart lemon, oak and a bit of funkiness. Flavor is white whine, oak, light sweet and light plus tart. Pepper spice comes on mid swallow and builds to a pleasant, not overwhelming, heat level. Spiciness lingers to the far finish. Lightish body, medium carbonation. I really really like this beer. Why did I not buy more???

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
merc7186 (2238) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - APR 16, 2014
Aroma: Ginger, Papaya, Peppery Heat, Mild Yeast Appearance: Hazy Golden Straw Hue, Passes Some Light, White Head Ring, Mild Lacing Taste: Black Pepper, Lemons, Mild Ginger, Mild Yeast Mouthfeel: Average Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mild Heat, Mildly Drying

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
UDBeernut (1842) - Saint Johns, Florida, USA - APR 16, 2014
Pours light gold, haze, thin white head. Nose of funk. Taste is light, some malt, light sour, hint if peppers in the finish. No heat. Light body.


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