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Wicked Weed Royal Cache - Malice

Wicked Weed Royal Cache - Malice
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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Malice is the land between sour beer and Brett beer. The beer was brewed with over 100 pounds of tamarind, blood orange, and lime zest. Dirty straw orange in color, it’s bursting with earthy funky tartness and finishes with heavy citrus skin and tart citrus. The land between is so good!


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MartinT (8135) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 10, 2014
My Bottom Line:
Sour cherries and oranges sweating in the barn, leading to tartness and bracing dryness.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A sheet of foam lays upon the hazy amber.
-The fruitiness is hard to pin down, but it remains this beer’s best feature, imho.
-The funk and acidity don’t meld well in every sip.
-The flavor profile is not as refined as most Wicked Weed creations (even though it is very enjoyable).

On tap at The Funkatorium.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (10441) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 6, 2014
A lightly hazed golden amber ale with a thick frothy lacing light mocha head. In aroma, pleasant fruity biscuit malt with grassy hops, light mineral notes, Brett notes, cork character, dry and smooth. In mouth, a nice dry and puckering, red grapeskins, grassy hops, nice and puckering. On tap at Funkatorium.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ChainGangGuy (4420) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - DEC 3, 2014
Appearance: Served up a dark orange body in hue, fairly hazed, with a small though sustained white, gently fluffed head.

Smell: Slim malts hinting of day-old biscuits, leathery dried oranges and light, albeit fragrant lime peel with some brett tones but also some light lactic tones.

Taste: Restrained toasted biscuity maltiness enveloped in a well-rounded, earthy funkiness. While the acidic lime and tart blood oranges serve as a somewhat subtle, but entirely complimentary character. Lightly spicy. Modest oak barrel quality. Scantly lactic through to the citrusy, brightly carbonated, dry finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium-plus carbonation. Crisp mouthfeel.

Overall: Good stuff! Charmingly drinkable and tasty throughout.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
merc7186 (2241) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Aroma: Brett, Mild Oranges, Mild Plum Appearance: Hazy Amber Hue, Passes Some Light, White Head Ring, Mild Lacing Taste: Brett, Mild Oranges, Mild Tart Cherry Mouthfeel: Average Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Drying

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
czar (4679) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 17, 2014
bottle shared by tom10101, thanks bro! pours hazy dark golden, orange tint, with a light beige head, reviving and leaving some nice lacing. spicy coconuy, fragrant and perfumey caramel, lightly tart cherries and other red fruitiness, lightly buttery celery, some citrus zest and few tannins. bright carbonation, light body - watery, dry, very lightly tart and astringent spicy finish. interesting ufo.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mathieuc (1492) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 14, 2014
Pours a lightly hazy copper with a thin white rim that leaves some lacing. Nose is of fruits, red wine and some unfortunate butter. Taste is of juicy oranges, oak and moderately tart. Body is light and carbonation medium-high. Juicy. Overall a nice one, interesting fruitiness!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Minderbinder (2007) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 13, 2014
Bottle 500ml. Pours amber with very low off-white head. Some lacing. Aroma is of fruits, citrus, wood. Taste is of fruits, acid, strong yogurt, wood. Palate: Light body. Soft-medium carbonation. Dry. Overall: Pretty good. Drinkable. Good fruits.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tom10101 (3077) - Quebec, CANADA - NOV 13, 2014
Bottle (500 ml). Thanks to Rich for this one! Slightly hazy golden/amber with a small off-white head and little lacing. Aromai is of bright citrus, brettanomyces, buttery notes (or oak/vanilla presence), perfume notes and light oak. Taste is of juicy citrus, light tartness, brettanomyces, oak/vanilla notes and light earthy notes. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Woodsy finish. Nice citrus features. Quite tasty, but definitely lack of depth to be a world-class sour.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnnyJ (4546) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 10, 2014
Bottle. Hazy orange amber pour, with an off white head. Tart blood orange juice, moderate sour acidity, lemon zest, biscuit, and somewhat earthy. Glad to have tried it.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (8658) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 8, 2014
Sample at the 2014 Infected Chimipalooza on 11/01/2014. Peach-colored pour with a medium white head that recedes steadily. Partial rings of lace. Aroma of tropical fruit, yeast and malt. Medium body with flavors of funky fruit, earthy yeast and herbs. The finish is fruity with a tart citrusy aftertaste. Pretty good overall.


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