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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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This ale is 5.6% abv and our first venture into barrel aged American wild ales. A blond Saison base similar to that of Saison I, fermented on our proprietary Wicked Wild strain. After fermentation we moved the beer into Petite Verdot Barrels from Rock House Vineyards and added mango, papaya and guava where it sat for 6 months. This ale is tart and tropical with notes of musty hay and citrus. The tartness of this sour is moderate and the dry fruityness makes this beer a great palate cleanser and pairs well with delicate dishes.

Updated: Aged in white wine barrels with 250 lbs per batch of papaya, mango, pineapple and guava. The beer is blended from barrels ranging 5-12 months.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 17, 2013
This was my favorite from WW. Pours a hazy bright golden with a big white head. Nose of saison yeast and light tropical fruits, though I wouldn’t have suspected real fruit in the brew. Hay and wood and light funk. Taste adds a dry acetic quality and more wood, almost a bit closer to Chardonnay but much drier. Crisp and refreshing. I could drink this all day.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnnyJ (4788) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Bottle. Lightly cloudy golden pour, with a thin white head. Fruity, sour, tart lemon, oak, light mango, and apricot.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (12521) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 30, 2015
Bottle at the pre-CBC tasting in Copenhagen 150430. Slightly hazy pale yellow/golden beer with a small head. Sourish grassy aroma, floral, dandelions, hay, vinous, grapefruit notes. Sourish grapefruit flavor, grassy, hay, vinegar notes, dandelions, grapefruit, rosebuds, floral, vinous notes. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (3056) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 30, 2015
Bottle@Ronny and Alex pre cbc tasting #2 - golden fuzzy pour with tiny white head. Citrix and floral aroma and taste, some straw, lemony notes, nice sourness, great mouthfeel, very nice. ---Sent via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
agl108 (883) - Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 17, 2015
On draft at Wicked Weed Funkatorium. 6.6% per beer menu. Poured murky light orange. No head. Flavor is tart peach, apricot, mango, pear. Fantastic.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11913) - Washington DC, USA - APR 15, 2015
50cl bottle, thanks wilkie. Crystal clear pear juice body topped by minimal white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, white wine, some tropical fruit, sourness, funk. Taste is medium sweet, white wine, lemon, some tart, funk. Low carbonation, light-medium body, light acidity, stickiness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tia (1126) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - APR 3, 2015
Tap @ Funkatorium. Hazy yellow with thin head. Smells rubbery, lemony, and cotton candy-y. Nice tart/sour flavor with a hint of earth. Clean.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bigtaster (758) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 3, 2015
From tap at the brewery. Clear yellow very little white head. Medium carbonation, light sweetness, sour through the finish. Vinous, biscuit, good.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Homer321 (2509) - Melboring, Florida, USA - MAR 13, 2015
Bottle from the rotter. Nose is light fruit, tropical, citrus zest. Light hay and funkiness. Very clear pale yellow with a small white head. Taste is immaculately bland with just a faint tartness and a light acidity. Very thin, watery. Very disappointing flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (6902) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 13, 2015
Bottle - Lychee, white grape and some candied pineapple. Clear gold with no head. Light citrus, lychee and pineapple. Tart but nicely so. Nice.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
KajII (799) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - MAR 7, 2015
The pour was a clear medium yellow with a small wispy white head. It possesses hints of a musty Brett yeast, tropical fruit (mango & papaya) and a touch of white wine. This brew has a nice tropical fruity taste upfront then sliding in is a slight vinous presence and a bit of funky sourness right at the end. All I can say I is YUM!!! www.facebook.com/KAJIIsBeer


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