edgallow (4211) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - APR 19, 2017 nick35 (12) - USA - JAN 8, 2004
4.4 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
The definition of smoothness. Its a strong pale ale with very low bitterness, probably primed with brettanomyces. The acidity is very light--this is not a sour ale. The alcohol is hidden, the malt and brett are light. Possibly this is Reinaert Triple with Brettanomyces as the priming yeast.
Pours a golden with a white head. The aroma is of sugars and fruity esters; there is an intense blend of tropical fruit. The taste is fruity and yeast. Later, this finish becomes more dry and bitter with a hint of grapefruit and hops. The taste also becomes more complex; a yeasty flavor takes over as well as hops that balance the sweet tone. dnstone (3412) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 16, 2017
"Flemish Primitive Wild Ale (Surly Bird)". Poured a clearish golden color with white head. Some light funk and hop character.
Notes: On tap at Aces & Ales (Nellis), Winter Beer Fest, Jan ’17 ctipping (2047) - Florida, USA - AUG 24, 2016
330 mL bottle. Labeled Reinaert Flemish Wild Ale. Pale yellow. Huge white head. Smells medicinal, fruity, and yeasty. Tastes medicinal, too. Brett and a little bit of sweetness that turns medicinal. Super high carbonation. Takes a while to swirl out the carbonation. Medium body. The medicinal sourness is unpleasant. gephross100 (943) - Bellaire, Texas, USA - JUL 3, 2016
Pours with a big head. Cloudy yellow color. Big pretty lemon rind. Long astringent finish. nickd717 (4682) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 4, 2016
750ml. Hazy golden color with a big, foamy, sticky white head. Funky, bretty, hoppy aroma with Belgian notes and hay. Dry flavor, not really sour, just funky, with a bitter finish. Medium-bodied, very highly carbonated. Actually really nicely done overall.
Iphonephan (6987) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - NOV 15, 2015
From a 33 cl bottle shared at home. Pours a cloudy gold with a thick off white head. Aroma of butterscotch. Flavors of butterscotch with some brett funk. Pretty subdued. drpimento (3634) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 11, 2015
Technically good, but some odd flavors. Not terribly exciting. Good body. Everything else is average. gsmitty80 (2130) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 4, 2015
Decent sour but the alcohol content overpowered the sour taste and threw it off a little bit. mckamey (2) - - AUG 21, 2015 does not count
This is not a sour. And this is definitely not a Flander's sour. This is not a sour. And this is definitely not a Flander's sour.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone Mark_Eck (1948) - - AUG 11, 2015
Bottle. Pours a cloudy orangish golden color. Aroma and taste are fruity, tart, and some funk.