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Brewed by Brekeriet
Style: Saison
Landskrona, Sweden
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RATINGS: 182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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This pale and slightly bitter farmhouse ale has a funky and fruity taste thanks to the secondary fermentation with brettanomyces yeast.

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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (28177) - Frederiksberg, - FEB 2, 2013
Bottle at Söder om Småland. Cloudy amber coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Fruity aroma of citrus peelw ith notes of barnyard. Fruity flavour of brett and barnyard with notes of bananas and hops. Hoppy finish.


3.5
kerenmk (4768) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUL 12, 2017
Bottle sample at a tasting at Max’ place. Thanks Stas & Max. Hazy blond with a big foamy head. Funky, smoked Georgian cheese and some spruce in the nose, a little bit of olive oil, a little spicy-oregano and some funk in the mouth. Light body, smooth texture, spicy-slightly bitter finish.

3.2
MarcoBasile (432) - DENMARK - JUL 4, 2017
Today I’m trying my first beer from Brekeriet. It’s a Swedish brewery from 2012 who only brew with wild yeast. I’ve found myself this bottle of Funk Starter; a Farmhouse ale brewed with Brettanomyces. It’s coming in at 5.5% ABV. It pours a slightly hazy golden colored body with a fizzy head that disappates quickly. It has a very funky and peppery aroma with some fruity notes too. A bit of spice and bread as well. It smells like a watered down saison. All the classic saison flavors are present but toned way way down. The taste is light and a slightly sour. There’s some definite notes of funk, citrus and spice. It is really light though. The most dominant flavor is the funky yeast. The sourness comes through a little better in the aftertaste, but vaguely. I guess the name suggest that it’s a starting beer for people who’s just been introduced to brett. I’m a little disappointed to be honest. It’s not a bad beer in any way – it just doesn’t have that funky and sour kick that makes it memorable. It’s refreshing and goes down super fast. A sixer of these on a hot day surely wont hurt anybody.

3.4
DSG (14838) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 7, 2017
Bottle sample at a tasting at Max’s place. Thanks Stas & Max. Hazy golden. Brett, flowers, spiciness, faint sweetness, slightly tart, bitter finish, light soapy note.

3.5
minutemat (5566) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2017
330ml bottle. Pours a hazy gold, medium white head. Moderately sweet floral saison aroma. Taste is crisp funk, soft brett, lightly spicy saison sweetness. Fairly light in character, but super refreshing.

3.1
alex_leit (4124) - Minsk, BELARUS - APR 27, 2017
Bottle. Golden color with yeast sediment, white foam. Aroma: yeast, boiled vegetables, barnyard. Taste: a bit smoked taste, bretts, fruit, old moldy cheese, hoppy.

3.7
DocLock (10706) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 6, 2017
Bottle from Whole Foods. Pours hazy straw with frothy, off-white head. Nose is hopcitrus, yeasty funk, white pepper, florals. Tastes yeasty, funky, with dry floral flavors, white pepper, bittering hops, and some apricotty fruit. Solid saison.

3.5
tricksta_p (4663) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - FEB 5, 2017
Bottle from Bierkoning, Amsterdam. Aroma is peppery yeast, bretty funk, fruity notes, mild tropical, hay, melon, soft spicy/herbal notes, with a slight touch of vegetables. Flavour is moderate sweet, slightly tart and light bitter with a fairly dry finish. Body is almost medium. Very tasty funky Saison.

3.6
anstei (2254) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - DEC 4, 2016
Bottle from Beers’n’more. Pours slightly hazy yellow. Aroma is stables, a little smoky, bretty funk. Bidy is rather light, lightly sour, lively carbonation, smooth. Palate is lingering carbonation, slme fruit. Tasty.

1.5
Korcz (3389) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 27, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer. Niestety - bardzo mocny plastik.

3.5
Turtles (2664) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 5, 2016
Bottled @ Mbargo. Hazy golden, long lasting white head, good lacing. Barnyard aroma, citrus and mature cheese. Light to medium bodied, mild carbonated, soft mouthfeel. Funky barnyard taste, peppery yeast, citric, mild smoky notes, ham and hay. Pleasant!


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