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Wild Beer Somerset Wild

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Brewed by Wild Beer
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Shepton Mallet, England
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Keg, occasional
Spontaneously fermented berlinner weisse inspired beer. "the yakult of beers". Lactobacillus, pediococcus, brettanomyces. Wild apple starter to generate the fermentation organisms.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fishonmyplane (455) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - OCT 14, 2014
Transparent pale yellow color. The flavor is dominated by lemon tartness. There are some notes of granny smith apples for extra sourness and a very mild, sweet flavor. Any malts, hops or wheat are pretty much inconsequential. Light-bodied. I like this beer quite a bit, it isn’t the most complex, but it has a very distinctive sour flavor.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pineypower (2523) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - SEP 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours out a pale yellowish/golden color with a small white head and a lot of carbonation. Aroma is of band aid, funk, some tart/sour lemons and a touch of charred grain. Taste is of some burnt grain, toast, funky sour lemons, light basement, a strange almost meaty earth note that I can’t place and some sour lemons in there also. eh.....

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 23, 2014

Bottle 330ml. @ home in garden.

[ As Wild Beer Somerset Wild ].
Unclear matt light yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, white white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy herbs, citrus, lime, light pale nutty. Flavour is moderate sweet, light light acidic and light bitter with a long duration, herbs - herbal, grass, citrus, thin yeasty - baking yeast. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. [20140725]

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aniela (2412) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2014
Draught at The Rover, Gothenburg.Sourish, fruity, rubber aroma. Similar flavour with some grassy notes and maybe some leather.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Buongiorgio00 (779) - - SEP 20, 2014
Un’ottima berliner weisse interpretata da Wild Beer come una cascata di note acido-citriche e una freschezza genuina e intrigante; leggera e morbida, ideale per iniziare una serata brassicola.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garrold (1466) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2014
Bottle from Beer Central, Sheffield. Hazy, pearlescent straw type colour. Thick, lasting head of tight, white bubbles. Handsome. Aroma of just beginning to ferment apple juice. Lots of the lactic thing. Quite grainy. Taste is very dry, and lactic tart. Clean, sharp, crisp palate. There’s a hint of sweetness in there, that fits really well. Crisp, dry finish. Very nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (11026) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - SEP 6, 2014
Draught at The Rover, Göteborg. Sour dough aroma, citrus, grapefruit, salty, mango, brett notes, rubber, some leather. Sour dough flavor, citrus, grapefruit, floral, hay, grassy, rubber notes. Ok beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (3601) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 4, 2014
Keg at The Hanging Bat. Pours hazy yellow, big white head. Aromas of tart apple, sour funk, lemon. Taste brings it all together with a nice big sour finish. Good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Burgers (333) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 3, 2014
The colour of barleywater with a white head. Aroma of sour apples and lemons. Taste predominantly sour. Light body. Quite like lactic. Finish dry .

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerCast_Rich (1891) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 31, 2014
[keg, the Hanging Bat, Edinburgh] Pours a translucent lemon yellow, with a large, puffy white head. Zappy, fresh nose mixed with a dry earthyness. On the taste, lots of apple notes, funky and tart streaks running through, before a dry, earthy finish that leads to a truly sour aftertaste. Runs through the gearbox really nicely [30082014]


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