overall
98
91
style
RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
brewed with dandelion greens and elderberries.

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
after4ever (7713) - Brier, Washington, USA - FEB 3, 2015
375--corked and baled. Thanks, D! Pours a cloudy medium amber with a loose off-white bubbly head. Beautiful big herbal and mild tart berry nose. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Great herbal and berry combination on the mid palate, very pleasantly balanced between savory and tart. Crisp finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (7602) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - JUN 20, 2011
Draft at Rustico, wish I could have had the New Belgium version next to it, but alas the distro networks arent quite there yet for VA. Poured a dark golden color, no real head to note. Aroma was a bit sour berries with some mild floral notes. Flavor was tart berries with a huge floral component. The beer was certainly not as sour as I was expecting, but enjoyable none-the-less.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - APR 9, 2011
On tap at Frisco Grille (Columbia, MD): Pours a slightly hazy copper amber with a thin ring of off-white head. Has a lightly sweet berry nose with some hay and barnyard funk. Starts with good fullness and fine carbonation with a touch of lightly sweet caramel and biscuity malt balanced with some mild earthy bittering hops before a drier semi-tart funky finish. Good, complex brett profile throughout.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drfabulous (7095) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - SEP 3, 2011
375 ml bottle thanks to AirForceHops. Vinegar and tart. Cherry. Funky aroma. Some white wine and grapes. This is very good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (7020) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JAN 22, 2014
bottle. really need to get Allagash back to WNY. another great sour. murky orangish pour. floral, wet hay, oak, tartness, earthy. a whole bunch of great complex flavors.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vtafro (7009) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - APR 14, 2011
On draft @ Isaac Newtons. Brown pour with tan head. Huge sour, lactic and acetic, dark fruit and a slight sweetness in aroma. Fruit and light grassy herbal flavor tones, has some tart and funky lasting notes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AirForceHops (6570) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - APR 24, 2011
375 ml corked bottle got from the brewery on its release. Hazy orange color with huge thick head. Highly carbonated. Excellent lace all the way down. Im giving it a 4 on appearance. Mildly tart Belgian aroma, with berry, floral notes, and Brett. Pleasant on the nose. Bretty and somewhat tart flavor with Belgian yeast, light fruits, lemon/citrus, flowers, and mild funk. Not REAL sour or tart, the berries give it enough sweetness to balance it out. It does get more sour as it warms. Overall pretty good.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
PhillyCraft (6450) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 22, 2011
On tap at Toronado. Compliments of the bartender Nate. Pours an extremely hazy orange color with zero head and lacing. Aromas of apple cider, spicy belgian yeast, sour apple and funky elderberries. Taste is earthy camomile, with tangy fruit bacteria notes. Amazingly unique and complex sour ale.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
egajdzis (6231) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 8, 2011
UPDATED: JUN 9, 2011 [RBSG 11] Lightly hazy, orange amber color with a small, off white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of brett, wood, earth, berries, grass, and some citrus. Taste of honey sweetness, vanilla, wood, berries, and a wild, tart finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 17, 2011
In short: A slightly funky and not-so-sour Sour/Wild flowery golden ale. Lovely
How: Tap at Extreme Beer Fest 2011
The look: Cloudy golden body topped by a medium beige head
In long: Nose has a bit of funk, dust and something musky/wood-ish. The beer has a big body full of grainy cereals with taste dried fruits, dry flowers, tannins, acidity, very mild sourness. One of the too many beers I had on that day. Its not a precise description but you can bullshit people into thinking that if you wanted you could add more to a beer description by ending a rating with five periods..


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