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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91/5   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
We humbly offer you Feral One, Batch Two on the occasion of our second anniversary. Feral One is an annual blend of our best efforts, from hand-selected well-aged barrels, chosen by the Masterblender and Barrelmeister. An earthy funky nose gives way to complex ester notes of dried apricots, strawberry, guava and slight orange zest. Toasted mature oak, lavender, vanilla and cinnamon lurk in the background. A mouth-watering acidity and soft tannins are punctuated by a firm carbonation. Savor now, or age longer for a special occasion. A Santé!

Feral One, Batch Two is a blend of: 43% Agrestic, 43% Vintage Solace Wild Wheat Ale, 14% Lil’ Opal

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4.4
luttonm (7060) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 2, 2018
Bottle in Seattle. My 7k tasting with Andrew. Great smell right off of the cork. Small foam, rosy orange with light haze. Great, inviting, well developed yeast bouquet on the aroma. Fresh cut flowers and apricots. Bright body full of lime zest with clean fruity funk. This is in remarkably great shape, so vivacious and fresh. Lovely citrus zest, citric tartness, complete balance. Moderately sweet lingering. Gorgeous blending. Dumbfoundingly good.

4.5
andrewje41 (4623) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - FEB 2, 2018
Corked bottle, batch 2, 2014 vintage. Thanks to Matt for the share. Quite a treat this one is, and an unexpected one. Reddish orange pour. Very tart strawberry nose. Flavor is equally tart, and the sourness lingers. Apricot front, mixed berry, some peach, and a balancing funk. A pleasant, smooth sour here, that has clearly aged well. A most excellent sour here. Well put together. Lovely blending here. Extremely impressed with this. Time to go searching for the other batches. Gotta break a tie here, I guess this beer is more beautiful than I originally thought.

3.7
Blairgus (4615) - California, USA - JUL 10, 2017
10 July 2017, bottle. dirty yellow with faint pink hue. nose is awesome! moderately tart with apricot and perhaps guava or other tropical fruit. thin body and mildly fizzy. moderately tart with nice apricot and tropical fruit. really good.

3.7
mathieuc (4000) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 15, 2017
Pours a clear golden with a foamy rim that leaves spotty lacing. Nose is of buttery oak, wine and grapes. Pretty fun. Taste is winey and moderately tart. Body is medium, carbonation moderate. Sourish oak finish. Vinous of course. Overall I thought it was good but it could certainly use more complexity as currently it is pretty much centered on the acid.

3.6
czar (9680) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 9, 2017
UPDATED: MAY 9, 2017 bottle shared by tom10101, thanks brah. slightly hazy light copper-orange pour with a small off-white cap offering some retention and lacing. lots of grapes, apples, tasty strawberries as well, overly tender peaches, wine buttery barrels, underlying caramel, light acidity - citric and acetic peaks; some sweetness - golden grapes. moderate carbonation, light body, slightly unbalanced tart woodsy-spicy finish. almost feels like a grape/raisin tart ale. o-k. (miles behind batch one)

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tom10101 (6311) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 9, 2017
Bottle (375 ml) shared at tasting. Clear bright orangey golden with a small white head leaving little lacig. Aroma is of buttery oak, funky notes, apricots, mild spiciness, grapes and floral notes. Taste is oaky and funky with buttery oak, apricots, floral notes, grapes, mild spiciness and citrusy/lemony notes. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Oaky mouthfeel. Floral and grapey mouthfeel. Good american wild ale with plenty of oak feature. Good balance. Tasty stuff!

4.4
bytemesis (9602) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - APR 10, 2017
Tap at the barrel House. Pours clear golden orange, large fluffy white head, good lacing. Aroma is oaky, stone fruit, Brett, vinous. Flavor is light tart, light funk, lots of tannin, white wine, buttery peach skin. Light plus body, super refined. Hell yes.

4.1
slowrunner77 (13368) - Reno, Nevada, USA - FEB 1, 2017
Translucent golden orange. Big sour nose. Light pitted fruits, some berry and spice. Lots of oak and moderately to heavily acidic, but not overdone. Light funk too. Very nice blend.

3.7
dnstone (3929) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - JUN 25, 2016
Excellent funky, complex aroma. Pours a slight hazed golden color with an off-white head. Quite tart and lemony. Notes: On tap at GABF ’15

3.8
rxeight (3344) - Illinois, USA - MAY 13, 2016
375ml bottle. Color is peach/orange. Aroma is wine and wine barrel. Taste had lots of fruit - mango, guava, funk, slight wine.


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