blutt59 (6565) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 11, 2011
bottle, thanks to thirdeye11, orange amber color with ring of bubbles, peppery manure aroma, flavor is dry cottony,dusty strawberries with a funk finish ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - FEB 7, 2011
Thanks to Sam for sharing. Copper pour almost still. Aroma is white grape, dusty, lacto. Flavor is sour but has a harsh edge to it bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 3, 2011
(375ml bottle, courtesy of thirdeye11) Pours a clear amber body with a spare white head. Aroma of mustiness, wood, vinous, grass, light horseblanket, and earth. Flavor of watermelon, wood, brett, vinous, light almonds, and earth with a dry finish. tyler_mn (1475) - SLP, Minnesota, USA - JAN 24, 2011
375ml bottle. From notes... the last bottle of the night I took ratings for as my tongue was almost completely shot to shit by then. Pours a dark, hazy copper with little to no head. Very little appearance of carbonation. Super spicy, acetic aroma. A good dose of acetone and tart fruit skin. Flavor has loads of tart, dark grape skin. Acetone. Lots of drying oak. Fairly tart and acidic... rough around the edges for sure. Chalky texture. Moderate carbonation with a short, harsh, acetone filled finish. Thanks Randall! deyholla (11705) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 9, 2011
Bottle shared by Adam, thanks! Poured a hazy deep amber with an off-white head that started at the edges and remained there throughout the beer. Aroma had a combination of heavy funk and heavy sour fruits with just a hint of grain backing. Flavor started with sour fruits and was joined by sweet grain and a heavy funk note in the finish.
pantanap (3366) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 3, 2011
Allagash victor frakenstein. 375ml bottle. Thanks Adam for sharingthis
badboy... Pours an apple cider, semi-transparent pour, with a thin
film of soapy white head... Strong acetone nature upfront and cidery
to some degree. Lighter cherry essence in the background as well as
some vanilla tannins... Flavors are a direct translation from the nose
with a concentration of vinegar and sour cherry essence. Not as much
acetone in the flavor. Adequate carbonation and body but somewhat
lacking overall in flavor.
7/4/7/3/14 oteyj (2139) - New Hampshire, USA - JAN 1, 2011
Hazy golden pour with purple tints. Tons of tannic grape skins and barrel notes in the aroma, followed by earthen funk and sour grapes. The flavor holds a warming vinous sourness that culminates with oaky barrel and cabernet tannins. Caressing palate with a super dry finish. TheAlum (7164) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JAN 1, 2011
375 ml bottle from SpeedwayJim. Thanks. Pours a glowing white zinfandel hue, a light haze, small frothy ring laces small. Aromas are tart, sour grapes, some berry tannin, wet oak, funky brett and a sharpness of dust and touches of cheese. Touch of coriander comes through. Some vinegar, touch of maltiness, lingering acidity. Initial Is mellow, some druiven and light coriander, wheat malts, bread, dry bretty funk. Dry, with coriander, funky blanket, straw, dust. Touches of grapeskins, lingering tannins, oak, red wine even, wet dust. A bit strong on the abv, fairly dry overall, the grapeskins add some nice tannins, decent acidity, bigger funk. Nice. Not world moving, expected some more acidic or sour kick. nimbleprop (8437) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 28, 2010
375ml bottle pours a translucent, rosy amber with a cloudy, white head. Nose is raspberry, bretty, musty, herbal, floral, honey. The nose is funky yet inviting. Flavor is sweet, tart, cherry, cough syrupy, pepper, dried lemon peel, acidic. Medium bodied. GT (10000) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 21, 2010
375mL courtesy of MrChopin. Pours a hazy light pink with a thinning, white head. Beautiful looking in the glass. Aroma is heavy funk, cotton candy, some impending hot sourness, white vinegar perhaps. Taste is very hot acetic sour, pretty spicy, moving thankfully to sweet strawberries and tart strawberry smoothie. The hot acetic acid is a little much but the berry tartness and sharp sourness save this from being a huge acid bomb.