brokensail (16347) - Dublin, California, USA - JAN 27, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ Thanksgiving. Hazed pale straw colored beer with white foam. Has a bit of alcohol to it right away that I don’t really care for, but otherwise I enjoyed it...very white wine/champagne like. Tart green grape, unripe melon, berries, and some citrus peel. Hints of stone fruit add a subtle sweetness, but mostly more fruit driven acidity. Maybe becomes a little bit much as it warms, but good anyway.
bhensonb (14891) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 12, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Capped 750 from the CostCo in Woodland, CA. Pours translucent gold with a transient white head. Aroma of funk and grapes. Like big white grapes with seeds. It is rather tart, not really sour, and it still reminds me of big white table grapes - like the nice part next to the seeds. The tart makes me think a bit of unsweet orange juice. Some oak astringency too. This is well done. Not noticing any heat. Just excellent.
DSG (13906) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 12, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
[1/28/16] Draught at Almanac & Friends Sourfest at MaSo at Park Central Hotel in San Francisco. Hazy golden. Great wine grapes aroma with funk, oak, wine. Sour flavor with fresh fruits (lots of grapes), funk, oak, wine. Medium-bodied. Really good.
BeerandBlues2 (12841) - Escondido, California, USA - MAR 5, 2016
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at home. Pours clear gold with a medium, fizzy white head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is Chardonnay, muscat grapes, oak, medium cracker malt, and light sulfur. Flavor is light sulfur Chardonnay, muscat grapes, oak, medium cracker malt and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation. This is nearly a carbonated Chardonnay.
hopdog (12113) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 1, 2016
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
750ml bottle. Hazy golden with a white head. Vinous, grapes, funky, tart, citrus, and some fruitiness. Alcohol content well hidden.
slowrunner77 (11487) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JAN 22, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Grapes and wine in a pleasant way, but still a little more than I’d like. Acidic and lightly sweet, with lemony sour and a lactic quality. Good, but a one timer for that much coin.
daknole (10961) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 6, 2015
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cloudy gold pour, white head. Nice and sour, big bold flavors of wine grapes, lemons, tart funk, nice acidity. Great!
DuffMan (10070) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 13, 2016
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Hazy medium gold, lively white head. Lemony tart/sour with a pronounced vinous quality and moderate funky character. Warming finish bordering on boozy. Not as well integrated as the Beersalis, but still very enjoyable.
marcus (9991) - Sacramento, California, USA - NOV 10, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Capitol Beer & Tap Room. Pours cloudy blonde with an attractive off-white head and a funky fruit aroma. There is a puckeringly sour white wine and grape flavor with a dry oak finish.
drowland (8477) - Georgia, USA - APR 4, 2017
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
4/2/17. 750mL bottle thanks to Carl! Golden pour with a nice off-white head. Sour aroma, funky, fruit, grapes and oak. Great flavor, grapes and wine, oak, fruity, big sour. ABV hidden well. Delish!