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95
style
Brewed by Brasserie Dunham
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Dunham, Canada
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 99   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Special 3rd anniversary blend composed of Triple XXX and Imperial India aged in various red wine barrels with brettanomyces. Bire spciale de notre 3 anniversaire. Assemblage de Triple XXX et Imperial India vieillies dans diffrentes barriques de vins rouges avec brettanomyces.

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4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
stantheman (1014) - British Columbia, CANADA - APR 2, 2017
On tap at Darbys Gastown in Vancouver. A cloudy amber ale with moderate white head and a fruity nose. Big sour delicious fruit. Low bitterness, but slightly bitter finish and aftertaste. Nice. 4

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
MelvinKalksma (1460) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 5, 2017

Aroma:
Medium/heavy aroma of malts, caramel, Belgian yeast, wood, orange, hops, citrus and brettanomyces.

Appearance:
Turbid/opaque amber/orange beer with heavy yeast and with a medium/large off-white head.

Taste/Palate:
Starts medium/heavy sweet with malts, caramel, Belgian yeast, wood and orange; ends slightly/medium bitter and dry with hops, citrus and brettanomyces.

Overall:
This beer is intense, complex and balanced. Holy fuck where do I start, this is such a perfect organically tasting beer. I would definitely say this is a Saison, because it feels more dry and funky than sour with an amazing brettanomyces flavour. The red wine is immensely noticeable as well, just as that Imperial IPA. Only the aroma could have been better, or stronger, or less dominated by brett, I do not even know; I do not care, this beer is insane.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Frudel (236) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 2, 2017
Hazy orange color, with quite a huge carbonatation, when I opened the bottle foam wanted to come out. Funky/brett nose, a bit of tropical fruits; grapefruit, peach as well. Nice blend of flavours, fruity, light/medium sweetness, wine, oily texture, brett character, barnyard just perfect amount and a final great bitterness, pine resin, hoppy. Well balanced the 99 IBU isnt too much, it just blends in perfectly with the brett and red wine barrel. Wow!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (11949) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 2, 2017
Malty and wild aroma. Traviss bottle. Tobacco, alcohol, barrel, lime, sweetish. Candi. Very lacy. Some orange, hop presence?

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Johnsense (1579) - - JAN 2, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 2, 2017 Golden pour, smaller head. Whiskey in the aroma and taste, incredibly sweet, vanilla, hoppy, funky, significant Brett note. Medium body.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Oakes (17093) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 10, 2016
Hazy, quite bretty nose, spicy hop, lemon, brett. Off dry. Great development of brett character.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LouisP (417) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 7, 2016
Une bire blonde dore avec trs peu de carbonatation et deffervescence. Au nez, grosse brettanomyce et acidit, laissant trs peu de complexit au complexit au liquide. En bouche, on gotes les suspects habituels, brett et vin, avec une prsence surprenante du ct belge de la Triple XXX (peut-tre est-ce moi qui lhallucine) et lamertume de lImprial India. a fait un mlange explosif de saveurs et de mouthfeel diffrents, qui est peut-tre un peu trop excentrique pour moi.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (20256) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 7, 2016
Draught at St. Augustines, Vancouver
Cloudy golden color, compact head. Very funky, but the mild residual sweetness helps a lot; resiny feeling, maybe from the hop too; full bodied; having this side to side with the #7, it is much more achieved, complex, and organic.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerplace (1526) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 5, 2016
On tap at St. Augustines during 1st 45 taps annual event with Alex and Josh. Pours a clody golden with a white head. Aroma is barrel notes, slightly flowery, fermented fruits and some fermented veggies. Taste is pretty the same with hoppy bitterness. Smooth taste. Very good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (7693) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - NOV 27, 2016
Pours unclear blonde. Smell is bit bitter Taste is Sharp, bitter, mild malts . Bit sweet, ok. Mild brett


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