Erzengel (9779) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - DEC 19, 2015
Thanks to ygtbsm94 for trading it with me. 1999 vintage No. 03720. Great sourish fruity nose. The beer starts sour-salty, fresh and sour. Lots of round and woody acidity. Extremely deep, fresh sourish-salty. The aftertaste is fresh and woody, quite viscous, sourish-salty. Fascinating!! Ernesto987 (6050) - Arizona, USA - DEC 3, 2015
huge thanks to Nate, wow this is nice, flat moderate malty gueuze with all the flavors of an amazing drie fontenien gueuze. Barnyard, hay, and gunpowder. djd07 (16307) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 9, 2015
1999 bottle thanks to Craig. Pours a cloudy orange gold with small off white head that diminishes to nothing. The aroma is strong wood, funk, rubber, lemon. Medium mouth, great funk, grape, wood, light tartness, held up very well, really enjoyed this one. Ferris (17117) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 29, 2015
Bottle - Vintage 1999 - Great light fruit and funky tart notes. Hazy gold with almost no head. Bright white grape Tart notes, light funk and a clean finis. I wish I had more. thirdeye11 (6162) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 26, 2015
(750ml bottle no. 4720) clear bright amber gold, no head. Nose of lemon, old books, moss, cellar floor, touch of vinegar, oak, complex. Taste of vinegar, lemon juice, oak, light char, lactic acid, not much Brett to speak of, thin body and low carbonation. Smells super complex and delicious.
TheAlum (7164) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Bottle shared at Stevo’s Pre-GABF Tasting (Denver, CO). Pours a nice murky orange amber hue, a bit darker, nice glowing colors with loose ringer offwhite head, mellow lacing with some gentle stick around. Aromas are firmly lactic, lemon and crab apple, firm sourness with nice funk, yogurt, vanillin and oak. Touches of straw, gentle dough. Initial is a bit more muted, sour and nice lemon up front, some grapefruit, white grape. Crab apple, lactic elements and bread. Some yogurt, lactic acidity. Bright, acedic a bit as we move on. Some bread, straw, horseblanket. Backend is a bit acedic and lemony, lactic and sour. Some nice jabs but nothing overdone. Nice gentle carbonation, firmer oak. Touches of green grape, fruit and sourness. Dry and smaller backend. Nice stuff. jcnielsen (3416) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 8, 2014
Bottle, thanks to SteveO and company. Pours a hazy orange color with white head. Cheese, sour, tangy flavors. Steve_0 (3818) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 1, 2014
Bottle at home with friends, courtesy of Eric. Vintage 1999. Thanks man! Pour is hazy orange with a small white head and decent lacing. Huge funk, sweet tarts, light salt, some lemon rind, oak, cheese, and oranges in the aroma. Taste is salty, some lemons, urine, horse blanket, white wine vinegar, lime, and oak with a huge acidic finish. Medium body with soft carbonation. Amazing aroma and Definitely tasty, but has get seriously sour over the years. Experiment_Ale (1098) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 1, 2014
At Stephen’s 2nd annual Great American Beer Festival Tasting on 10/1/14. Pours orange hazy no head. Aroma is sour, some vinegar, muted. Taste is heavy acidity, makes me sweat, burns my throat, but it is full of lambic sour flavor. Pretty interesting, a great beer to try. cubs (10740) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 1, 2014
Bottle @ Stephen’s whale slaying. Thanks to Eric for sharing! Pours a murky orange appearance with no head. Very dusty, tannic, cheesy, herbal, lemon, and orange aroma. Pretty acidic. Somewhat sweet. Low bitterness. Dusty, sweet oak, vanilla, light coconut, and somewhat acetic. This is good but was maybe better a few years back. Big thanks for sharing, Eric!