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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Fruition is our first summer seasonal, brewed with grains of paradise, pink peppercorns, fresh ginger, and apricot puree.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Steve_0 (3745) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 15, 2012
On tap at Rackhouse. Pour is pale, hazy lemon with with a small white head and great lacing. Grain, pepper, rotten apricots, plastic and cherry pie in the aroma. Taste is very bland with notes of corn, cereal, apricot, and pepper. Light body with high carbonation. Really a let down.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (8996) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 8, 2012
Bottle thanks to Dallas. Im trying to leave and this guy keeps on cracking:) Nice work man! Pours a cloudy orange/yellow color with a medium white head. A spicy banana nose with some straw and fruit. The flavor is peppery, tropical at times, big banana, dry, big flavors and unusual. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sledutah (7450) - Utah, USA - AUG 4, 2012
Bottle shared by Dallas, thanks
Appearance: Clear yellow with a medium sized white head and good lacing
Aroma: Mild tart fruit and spices
Taste: Fruity and spices
Not bad

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gription79 (2886) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - AUG 3, 2012
Poured from a 750 ml bottle, thanks mom. Fruity, malty, spices, stoned fruit. The spices and yeast do not blend well together. Meh.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RobertDale (6319) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUL 26, 2012
Sample at the brewery. Comes hazy gold with an average white head. Aroma of spices and malt. Taste is malt, ginger, yeast, and ginger. OK

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
onceblind (9162) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 23, 2012
On hand at Wynkoops United Tastes of Belgium 2012. Slightly hazy light gold in color, with a peppery apricot-y aroma atop some Belgian pale graininess. Flavor was nice and eccentric, with apricot and peppercorn and grains of paradise coming through very well. Finished a little grainy and funky, but still fun to drink.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scrivartha (4) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - JUL 20, 2012 does not count
My least favorite of the Funkwerks lineup. Aroma was unpleasantly sour - like overripe and slightly rotten apricots or grapefruit so ripe theyve fallen from the tree. Flavor is overly acidic and sour with no balance - dry and fruity in the extreme without any balancing malty or sweet character. Too one-sided, even for a sour style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beaver (1773) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 15, 2012
750 ml bottle. Pours slightly hazy straw yellow with a medium creamy white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is fruits (apricot), bready malts and spicy earthy yeast.

The flavor is sweet citric fruits with some spicy peppery yeast. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and fairly watery.

Overall, a nice fruity summer beer. Good blend of the fruits and the yeast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (13056) - Escondido, California, USA - JUL 12, 2012
Bottle. Pours hazy dark gold with a large, frothy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is apricot, grains of paradise, light biscuit malt, heavier straw and meal malt notes, pepper and ginger, and barnyard yeast. Flavor is malt forward with barnyard yeast, light hops and medium bitterness, pepper, apricot, and ginger with a dry finish. Medium-light body, medium carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
That1Guy (2231) - Colorado, USA - JUL 4, 2012
Crushed on tap at Backcountry Pizza. Hazy yellow, opaque pour with a white head. Aroma dominated by pepper and ginger. Searched for apricot, but couldnt find any. Ginger dominates the flavor, with more pepper and even a bit salty. Respect to Funkwerks, but this one didnt work for me. Couldnt finish it.

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