beerguy101 (5360) - Newark, California, USA - JUL 6, 2013 bvc (1242) - Washington, USA - FEB 15, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at drakes. Pours a lightly hazed bright light copper with dense even white head. Slighty tart, dusty Brett blanket funk, cherry and apple fruitiness. Carbonation is light but tight and even feeling. Dry, nuetral oak, slight chalkiness, bright rainier cherry sweet and tartness going on, touch of caramel malt. Pretty solid beer.
Tasted on tap at the Drake Barrel House on 2/16/2013. This wild/sour ale pours a medium brown color from the tap. Medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is fruity and sweet, tart and funky. A medium bodied sour/wild ale. The malts are fruity and sweet, tart and slightly funky. Decent carbonation. Nice balance between the fruit and the sour. Very drinkable. Touch of wood and a touch of funk, slightly dry. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly sweet with some dryness.
Tasted on tap at the Bistro Barrel Aged Beer Festival on 11/15/2008. This sour ale poured a medium brown color from the tap. Small sized white foamy head. The aroma is caramel and soft, fruity and bretty. A medium bodied sour ale. The malts are caramel, fruity and sweet. The hops are earthy and floral. Touch of funk, horse blanket and must. The funk is kind of subdued but adds a nice presence to an amber ale. Not as funky as I thought it might be but it works. Mouthfeel is full. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly funky.
anders37 (26257) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2013
Draft @ Beer Revolution, Oakland, CA. Pours a hazy orange dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity sour tart woody aroma. Fruity sour tart woody flavor with weak hints of wine. Has a fruity sour tart woody finish. Bule (2137) - California, USA - MAR 1, 2013
On tap at Taps in Petaluma. Cloudy brown on color. Strong sourness but well balanced against other favors.
badlizard (5533) - Berkeley, California, USA - FEB 21, 2013
On tap. Cloudy orangish red with a creamy off white head. Sharp acidic green apple, lemon, and caramel aroma. Creamy bright medium bodied palate. Taste is more mellow and complex than the aroma suggests. Tastes of caramel, grape, wine, green apple, and lemon with a tart dry finish with vanilla, oak, and cherry flavors on the back end. Ratman197 (14698) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 11, 2013
On tap at Drakes poured a clear orange amber with a small lasting off white head. Aromas of carmel, sour cherry, vinous notes and barnyard funk. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of carmel, barnyard, fruittiness and light vinous notes with a smooth dry lingering funky finish.