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RATINGS: 286   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
This NW style sour ale is a strong blond ale aged in chardonnay barrels for up to 12 months, then aged with dried white figs and lemon peel or up to 12 more months. Aromas of sweet figs, golden raisins, and citrus zest are the first to be noticed. Hints of white wine grapes, lemon peel, and sweet figs roll across the palate, leading to a crisp lemon tartness in the finish that leaves a lingering sweetness on the tongue.

2013 project = 10.7% abv

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Leighton (21087) - London, Greater London, - MAY 17, 2013
Bottle at Bruce’s, London. Thanks to Bruce for this Pacific NW rarity. Pours Lilly hazy gold with a slight, white foam head. Some tangy citrus in the nose, hints of herbs, light funk. Light to medium sweet flavor, some funk, apricots, orange and tangerine, moderate tang. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Decent sweetness to finish, further citrus, apricot, some peach, pleasant sourness. Very fresh and refreshing. Wonderful.

fonefan (48750) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2017

Draught @ 8th. BBF 2016 [ 8th Borefts Beer Festival 2016 ] @ Brouwerij de Molen, Bodegraven, Netherlands.

[ As Cascade Figaro ].
Unclear matt medium orange colour with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate yeasty, baking yeast, funky, sour funky figs - dates - dried fruit, medicine notes, spicy notes, citrus. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average to long duration, fruity malt, funky, baking yeast, figs - dates - dried fruit finky. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20160923]

ciocanelu (2465) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - JUN 4, 2017
Sample at Mikkeller Beer Celebration Copenhagen 2017, red session. Aroma is funky, woody with some acidic fruit vinegar. Taste is sour and quite acidic with some fruity sweetness in the background.

bursprak (3183) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2017
Sample @ MBCC 2017, Red session. Fairly clear golden pour with a small head. Notes of dried fruits, funk, light vinegar and some citrus.

jookos (6743) - FINLAND - MAY 26, 2017
Mbcc red. Orange clear. Potatoes on nose, funky dried oranges, peaches. Tarty body, long long finish. Dried orange fruity, some woodyness. Intense nice.

MrOrla (3060) - Odense C, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2017
Tap @ MBC 2017. Pours hazy brown with a white head. Aroma of acetic acid, vinegar, slight funk, Dried fruits, woody, tannic. Taste is figs, dried fruits, acetone. Sour and dry.

Werckmeister (3126) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - MAY 14, 2017
0,05l from tap shared by / with the crew during mbcc red session. Vintage 2014. amber almost clear color, small white head. smells of wood, some ripe fruits, some marzipan, grassy. lovely smell. full body, medium carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes grassy, wood, some sweetness, some grape notes, light coconut, bit peppery. finishes very dry and medium sour with notes of grapes, grass and some wood. very lovely beer, love the balance, very smooth to drink, great stuff. 9, 4, 9, 4, 17

VastActiv (6942) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 13, 2017
Tap at MBCC2017, Copenhagen. Color is clear orange with small white head. Aromas and flavors: Fruits, spices and some sourness.

Hermod (7696) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAY 13, 2017
Mbcc, red session. Clear amber color, thin white head. Nice peachy tart funky aroma. Flavor has peaches, dried apricots, funk and floral notes. Bretta notes. Lovely

Ktwse (4818) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2017
Pours cloudy orange amber with low white head. Aroma of citrus, green grapes, apples. Taste is rich tart with a mellow grape finish. Light and crisp body with average carbonation.

GlasgowTAD (1768) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAY 13, 2017
Pours clear amber gold with a small white head. Aroma is funk and citrus. Taste is lemon tart, med acidity, oak.

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