brokensail (16328) - Dublin, California, USA - MAR 11, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cloudy orange pour with a tall white head. Initial aroma is pleasant. Tart lemon, green apple, and citric tartness. Some floral notes, a bit of oak, wine, and grass. The flavor has a pronounced elderflower character, sour lemon and green apple, and wine. Charred oak, pronounced smoke, and a hint of bandaid after the initial tartness of the flavor.
Travlr (22885) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 1, 2013
4.4 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at Paradiso Dupont. Cloudy orange amber color, thick white head with good tetention, solid lacing. Aroma of cobwebs, dusty raspberries, grandma’s perfume. Taste is softly sour summer fruit, berries, Amazing.
tcane7 (1670) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 25, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle with Jason and Dorrie. Pours a cloudy pink - cherry 7up color with fluffy light pink head and lacing. Very floral nose with hibiscus and rose hip the most prominent. Some barn funk. Light bodied, lightly tart. A subtle but delicious drink. Really enjoyed this.
RobertDale (5998) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - FEB 16, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
375 ml. bottle. Pours a clear gold with a tinge of pink. Nice fluffy pinkish head. Aroma of florals, citrus, and spices. Taste is florals (roses & hibiscus?), citrus, cloves, and tartness. Very interesting. Will try again!
bmerz (741) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - FEB 14, 2013
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from May ’12 batch. Pours a clear (first glass anyway) rose with a good soapy pink partially lasting head with big bubbles. The aroma is very floral, sharp acidic, and Brett funk. The flavor is sour fruit sweat with a moderately sharp cheese middle and yeasty end. The body is very light with only a bit of yeast tickle and sour pucker. This is a very unique and nice treat.
Aniela (4216) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 29, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
50 cl can at home. Hazy orange beer with a small offwhite head. Rubber, citrus, rose (floral) aroma. Similar flavour. Nice refreshing beer :-)
LtDan (1806) - Los Angeles County, California, USA - JAN 27, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Appearance: Pours a cloudy peachy rose color, with quickly subsided head action.
Aroma: Rose porpuri, ripe berry and spicy funk.
Taste: Earthy bitterness, floral, tannic. Finishes funky and tart.
Mouthful: A tad chalky, full bodied, modest carbonation.
Overall: Fun to try, but I prefer no fruit or fruit sours over botanicals.
dagimp (978) - Philly, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 24, 2013
3.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
375 ml bottle purchased at the brewery. Brewed on 5-2012. Pours a very unique pink. First I've seen this color in a beer. Great winey aroma with grapes, sour apples and tart cherries. About an inch or two of fizzy head. Mouthfeel is very fizzy, annoyingly so. Makes me burp, ewwwwwwww! Taste is very muted. Not too sour, not too tart. Decent blend of rosé water, flower petals and lemon. Tea is present too. Kind of like a baby sour in that its easily approachable. Basically, it's the Lindemans of sours but not as sweet. Not worth the $15 I paid for it.
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tom10101 (5743) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 23, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle (375 ml). Clear orange/amber with reddish reflects and a small white head. Aroma if really floral (hibiscus, roses) and fruity (citrus, red fruits) along with some spicy/peppery notes. Taste is moderately sour with, again, a lot of floral notes along with oak. Mouthfeel is moderately dry. Good carbonation. Good tart and refreshing beer!
Ratman197 (14032) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 7, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
375 ml bottle courtesy of Doodler (thanks Scott!) poured a clear pinkish amber with a small lasting pinkish head. Aromas of straw, barnyard funk, hibiscus, floral notes and light citrus. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry lightly tart finish. Flavors of straw, citrus, hibiscus, light barnyard and light floral notes with a crisp dry lightly tart lingering hibiscus finish.