jc1762 (1651) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 1, 2016
Tap at Churchkey into a snifter showing hazy honey with sparse white foam.
The nose shows leafy eucalyptus or aloe.
The palate is lightly carbonated and fully bodied. Medium tart with the same leafy eucalyptus or aloe flavors with a light mint profile. Wow, this was very unpleasant.
bottleforager (3211) - Gray, Maine, USA - SEP 18, 2016
2013 Vintage. Pours a rich copper amber hue with a finger of eggshell foam. Nose is a pleasant mix of composted fruit, vinous barrel funk and some soft belgian candy. Palate follows with notes of orange rind, papaya, wet oak, honeycomb, some earthy leather and complex fruit lingers with a bit of bitterness and tannins on the finish. 77ships (11481) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - AUG 7, 2016
Thank you Mathieu87 & PriorL! 750 ml. bottle sampled @ “Epic beer Tasting 2016”. Dark orange, little head. Nose is dull metallic orange, grainy, big sweetness. taste is sweet orange peel, bit metallic, candy, overly sweet, big sugar, improved a bit over time, got more orange peel, overall largely a big slab of sweetness. Body is fizzy & metallic. Another Allagash beer where I don’t entirely the love. Didn’t get the French oak & brett, brett is lost in the sweetness. suprchunk (2994) - EffOff, Florida, USA - JUL 30, 2016
Amber pour. Small white head. No lacing. Big fruity Brett aroma. Tart taste of peach and pear. Wine like. Sweet. JDBaker11058 (2427) - Maryland, USA - JUL 25, 2016
appearance: hazy golden-orange-red, with a finger of creamy light tan head. aroma: red wine vinegar, green apple skins, champagne-y yeast, sharp-sweet funk. taste: tart, slightly sour bite of raspberry and stone fruit up front, then some vinous, jammy notes, followed by a peppery funk of brett. finish: funkier as it warms, as the sharpness of the brett becomes more plasticky; lingering tart vinous notes too. notes: Superbly well-hidden alcohol; great lively palate. Funky, tart, and complex. Birthday gift from Christian, 2016.
RobertDale (6980) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUL 22, 2016
Shared 750 ml. bottle. Pours a dark gold with a small white head. Aroma of fruit and wood. Taste is dark fruit, citrus, wood, caramel, and spice. Very enjoyable. lusikka (7833) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 23, 2016
750 ml bottle. Pours a dark orange amber colour with a small foamy head. Aroma of fresh citrusy hops, wood, apricot and herbal notes. Flavour of sweet fruitiness, brett, floral hops, heavy citrusy tartness and a bit of graininess. Full bodied. Alcohol warms nicely. Rather nice. olio (10673) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 23, 2016
75 cl bottle. 10/2014. tiong (7739) - Espoo, FINLAND - APR 23, 2016
Pours hazy orange color with a small head. Nice apricot and orange notes, sourish peachy notes, yeast and spices. Spicy flavor, sour apricot, gooseberries, some rowan berries and bretta yeast, the red wine barrel is quite distant. Very nice sourness here, somewhat fruity too.
750ml bottle, 2014 vintage. Pours reddish orange with a small white head. Aroma of ripe fruits, vinous notes, bretta, oak, wood, hints of vanilla and berries. Taste is smooth, sweetish and vinous with some oak, bretta, vanilla, wood, toffee and ripe fruits. Finish is smooth, sweet and vinous with some funky bretta, farmyard, ripe fruits, toffee, caramel and yeast. Pretty sweet but quite good. laiti (8531) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 23, 2016
75 cl bottle @ home, bottled 10/2014
Aroma has ripe apricot, some bretta tones and orange juice. Flavour has orange juice, some bretta, apricot and mild tartness in the finish. Easy-going bretta-ale but nothing special.