Theis (15151) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 17, 2011
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Dloudy yellow - white head. Light malty, fruity, zesty, wine, minerals, light acid, citrus, freshness, dryness, bretty, light barnyard, light sourish. Nice. joergen (29223) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2011
Bottle at Papsø.
Hazy golden coloured with a small white head.
Fruity aroma of citrus and celery with acidic notes.
Fruity flavour of citrus and celery with acidic notes.
Citric finish. yespr (47581) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2011
12 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is citrusy, barnyard and brett. Sweet, fruity and dry to peppery brett. Mild citric to light acidic. Lingering fruity and brett finish. Pinball (12332) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2011
cloudy yellow, small white head.
aroma is sour, well balaced.
flavor is sour, slighly sort of bretty, sort of apple like notes. Papsoe (25056) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 16, 2011 Bottle 35,5 cl. Courtesy of bu11zeye. Pours yellow with a slight haze and a tiny white head. Sweet and tart fruity aroma. Medium body, yeasty with some medicinal notes and a sophisticated Chardonnay-like tartness. Strange cardamom notes. Baking yeast. Interesting, but clearly an "inexperienced " Sour. 150311
50belair (3682) - Florida, USA - MAR 14, 2011
Bottle. Cloudy yellow pour. Funk and fruit nose. Light and sour with refreshing white grape flavors. Good stuff.... markwise (5450) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - MAR 14, 2011
Big thanks to ericandersnavy for the share. Pours a light straw yellow with a white head. Nose is lemon, citrus, yeast, slight vinous quality, hints of brett: pineapple?, and some tartness. Flavor is very light and pleasant: citrus, lemon, pinot, some bugs, a hint of pineapple brett, a not too heavy on carbonation. Very enjoyable sour- I drink a das boot of it. hopscotch (11246) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 6, 2011
Bottle… This beer rocks!… Hazy yellow ale with a mid-sized, fluffy, white head. Good retention. The bouquet is both funky and fruity – old cheese intermingled with whispers of vanilla, lemon zest and white grapes. Medium-bodied and oily with mild carbonation. The flavor is sour and fruity with light yeasty bitterness and a hint of butter. Tart, tangy, mildly bitter finish. Kudos to 50belair for sharing his bottle of this gem! darkguardian (733) - Florida, USA - FEB 26, 2011
Bottle courtesy of 50Belair. Pours a goldenrod yellow, clear with little head. Nose is white grapes, sour funk. Rather nice. Bracingly sour but not overly so with a light effervescent body. Somewhat like Cascade The Vine. Lot of barrel flavor. This is a terrific sour. corby112 (2813) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 13, 2011
2010 vintage, 12oz bottle received in a recent trade with BelgianBeerGal. Thanks again Amy!
Pours a cloudy golden honey yellow color with a one finger foamy white head that quickly fades into a lasting ring. Visible carbonation bubbling up.
Funky, earthy aroma with lots of barrel character and dry bret effervescence. Lots of earthy oak with faint vanilla and a prominent wine presence in the nose. I’m not sure what kind of barrels they used but based on the color and aroma it must be a crisp white wine. Maybe chardonnay? Hints of crisp light fruit, mostly apple but also vinous with a strong grape, light raisin character.
Medium bodied with a good balance of tart sourness, earthy funk, oaky wine barrel character, dry bret and crisp light fruit. Slightly puckering up front but not too funky, sour or acidic with a very prominent vinous wine barrel presence. Earthy with oak tannis and hints of apple, grape and light raisin as well as a silky buttery presence that adds complexity and helps the mouthfeel. I’m also picking up some subtle honey that adds a bit more sweetness. Slight dry finish.
This beer is very well balanced, refreshing and easy to drink. It’s not intensely sour or abrasive with a very nice wine barrel flavor that I really enjoy. I’m looking forward to trying more wild ales from Freetail.