Leighton (18229) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at the brewery taproom during RBWG 2014 - Asheville. Pours clear gold with a creamy, white head. Acetic berries in the nose, hints of vinegar. Medium sweet flavour, with bracing tartness, citrusy tang, light vinegar. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Finishes tart, moderately acetic. Pretty clean and drinkable.
JaBier (6892) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - AUG 5, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared by a friend. Pours clear amber with a fuzzy off-white head. Aroma of sourness, malt and citrus. Sour fruit flavor, kind of like Sweet Tarts, giving way to some orange before a sour finish.
brokensail (15774) - Dublin, California, USA - APR 25, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ home. Bright orange pour with a white head. Tart cherry and raisin on the nose. Lots of orange, a little bit of funk, and citrus. Sort of earthy and tangy. There is a good bit of sourness to the flavor. Citrus peel, some citrus zest, and tangy tamarind. A little earthy.
Ernesto987 (5567) - Arizona, USA - MAR 30, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
a sweet murky thick bretty amber ale. Nothing sour in there, the brett def needs some time to develop. Will be cool to see what happens with this.
Homer321 (4177) - Melboring, Florida, USA - MAR 18, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottle to snifter. Nose is earthy, horsey, sweaty. Pour is a hazy, reddish orange, with a small white head. Taste is sweaty, horsey, lightly tart, with a caramel malt backbone. Very very earthy and dirty as it warms. Citrus seems a bit faint in the flavor. Overall, ok, but not a beer I would seek out again.
jkwood04 (5262) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 12, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml bottle in a tulip. Pours hazy amber/copper with a cream-colored head. Aroma of light Brett and tartness, a lot of blood oranges and other citrus/sour fruit, some pale and light caramel malts, and hints of spices. Flavor the same with the tart beer and blood oranges blending nicely. Average texture. A surprisingly good beer.
j12601 (9548) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - FEB 7, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at James’ house for the End of History tasting. Pours a hazed gold with a thin white head. Soft acid on the nose, a touch of wood and some herbal notes. Medium bodied, a bit of herbal notes, acid, hints of licorice, strawberry bubblegum. Long slow acid and tangy tart wood with lingering strawberries.
DiarmaidBHK (4155) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 22, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at funkatorium. Pours orange with a white head. Leaves some solid lacing in the glass. Solid orange notes on the nose. Lots of orange on the tongue. Finishes on the dry side. Solid!
MartinT (9292) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 10, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.
Lubiere (12806) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 6, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
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.