soto (5) - USA - JUL 4, 2009 does not count
Really an interesting beer. When i read the prior review about acetate I wondered what I would find but low and behold..I totally agree with the rated and wonder what that initlal tape smell is all about.
W0nderful light yellow orange color.
Tart. Pours with a light head and then quickly disapates. Very smooth, dry definite melon flavor CapnJazz (52) - Binghamton, New York, USA - JUL 7, 2009
Bottle, thanks Zach! Cork was a bitch to get off. Poured a fizzy clear, glowing gold with a thin white head. HUGE brett aroma with tons of wild things going on. White wine somewhere in there? Beautiful aroma. Flavor is at first strongly sharp and acidic, kind of like Isabelle Proximus, and has a bit of a strange quality to it. But like the first reveiw says it really evolves into something great...a beautiful, soft, bone dry effervessance, the right amount of fruity sugars, and a really cool lemon kick. This is my favorite so far from Bullfrog, and is one of the best sours I’ve tried yet. Thanks again Zach! WeeHeavySD (3387) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 8, 2009
Bottle courtesy of Boomer0815, big time thanks for the chance to try this rare sour from Bullfrog. Pours golden orange with a bright white ring. Nose is supremely tart and nice. Taste is tart, sweet and very full bodied. Excellent sour. JoeMcPhee (9459) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 14, 2010
Deep golden pour. The nose is incredible. Funky spicy nose. Tart barnyard and sour fruit. A little bit of cheesiness and a kiss of soft bretty pineapple flavour. Long lingering fruitiness. The flavour is less tart than the aroma suggests, but it has lots of complexity. Rich, fruity and funky. Really delicious brew. Bright and fresh. egajdzis (6673) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 5, 2009
[BCTC 09] Hazy, dark golden color with a medium sized white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of lemon skins, wild yeast, tropical fruit, citrus, vanilla, toast, and white grapes. Taste of pineapple, some citrus, white grapes, light apple, vanilla, oaky wood, and a sour finish. Pretty well balanced, with crisp acidity... Thanks Jason!
JAXSON (607) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 13, 2009
UPDATED: JUL 26, 2010 Bottle. Pours a clear orange-gold, peachy hue, with a soapy white head. Lots of really tiny bubbles. Nose of brett, some sour citrus, and white wine. Not the most explosive nose but nice. Bursts of sharp flavors in the mouth. A really pronounced brett element that has a kind of bready feel to it. ChuckD’s review correctly states that a kind of diactyl twang is there at first, but vanishes once it breathes some. Wow, this one is really exceptional. Lots of ripe fruit like mangoes, some kind of melon, starfruit. Any sour-head would dig this. Robust and full in the mouth. A really dry white wine element throughout, which I think is pat of the slight dischord in flavors. This could be an awesome one to age. kkearn (1165) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 10, 2009
Big thanks to Kramer for sharing this at BCTC 2009. Pours hazy golden, capped with a moderate sized off white head. Very enticing aroma, with lemon zest, wild yeast, tropical fruit and some wheat. Flavor follows suit; nice bretty character with notes of lemon, horseblanket, wood, green apple, wheat, and a little acetic acid. This is probably my favorite bottled Bullfrog thus far. gkost (1069) - Alaska, USA - AUG 30, 2009
bottle @ WTF OMG! POured a hazy gold. Nose was citrus fruit, lemon zest, peach, acetic acid, lemonade and brett. Flavor was awesome! Smooth medley of unripe fruits, sharp lactic acid and big funk. Best Bullfrog we opened that day! adrian910ss (2589) - Doylestown, PA, USA - JUL 14, 2010
On draft at the GL. Pours a cloudy yellow gold with a medium sized white head. Aroma of funk, lemon zest, honey and tart fruit. Taste is much the same as the aroma. wedgie9 (2702) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 6, 2012
Tasted on 8/20/11 from a corked and caged 750mL bottle obtained in a trade. Pours cloudy, but bright orange with a thin white head that recedes to nothing more than very thin spotty lace. The nose is sour and funky with some lactic notes, lemon acidity, barnyard, and a nice dose of vanilla oak treatment. The flavor is tart and sour with lemon acidity, a lightly lactic note, a bit of light malt flavor that I associate with wheat, and the oaky vanilla flavor. The body is medium with average, stinging, carbonation, and a long wheat malt, sour lemon, and vanilla oak finish.