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RATINGS: 264   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ale with Strawberries, Honey, and White Pepper Aged in Wine Barrels

Inspired by an amuse bouche often prepared by the wife of one of our brewers, Scully brings white pepper, strawberry, and honey to a harmonious blend of “mouth amusement”. The ingredients are added at different stages to a Saison, and fermented with a normal Belgian yeast as well as a Champagne yeast.

Formerly known as "Scully"

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koleminer20 (3591) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - AUG 9, 2016
Shared at an Ann Arbor get together at Jeff’s on July 20. 750 mL bottle. The pour is a lightly foggy golden yellow with a small cap of white head that lingers pretty intently. The aroma is definitely sour fruit. There is a little bit of funkiness here, but it’s pretty good. I like the strawberry aroma. It’s normally a docile fruit when in beer, but I’m a fan. The funk on the back end is pretty hefty. It’s something else. The flavor is a little better. There is a nice bright berry and a great tart crispness. There’s a little pepper on the back end, but it does tie it together nicely. The mouth feel is light and crisp with a nice carbonation and a really peppery aftertaste, especially as it warms up. This is one of the better strawberry sours I’ve had, but the pepper just needs to calm it down a little.

3.8
Lubiere (13900) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 23, 2016
A lightly hazed golden saison with a thin white head. In aroma, sweet fruity malt with light strawberry notes, light Brett, light lactic notes, very nice. In mouth, a nice mix of tart strawberry jam, light acidity, light Brett, light cork character, ground cherries, very nice and complex. On tap at Gnarly Barley.

3.7
Mark_Eck (1948) - - JUL 12, 2016
Draft. Pours a cloudy orangish golden color. Aroma and taste are sweet tropical fruit and some tartness.

4
teorn88 (7682) - Rimini, ITALY - JUL 3, 2016
Keg at the White Horse Parsons Green. It pours a clean golden color with a small white head. Aroma is tart and funky with notes of strawberries, musty wine, mold, peppery honey melon and more tart red berries. Taste is also fruity and tart funky with medium sweetness and more notes of peppery honey, musty wine barrel, strawberries, moody yeast and lemon peel. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, very good

4
arnold931 (1263) - Iowa, USA - JUL 3, 2016
Draft at Bricks. Pours cloudy yellow with big white head. Nose and taste is mild sour and funk. Sour strawberry. Dry.

4
TheBeerGod (6216) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - JUL 2, 2016
Bottle - 750mL crowned. 2016 Release. ABV for this is 8.8%. Cloudy gold with a short, fizzy white head. Aroma is tart fruit, berries, white wine notes, wet wood, yeast and light pepper. Taste is tart berries, funky yeast, wet wood, wine notes, sweet malt, light honey, faint pepper and ripe fruit. Body is medium with a strong, bubbly and prickly carbonation. Slightly dry finish. Ends with more sweet malt, ripe berries, tart fruit, wine notes, honey, light pepper and funky yeast. Yummy!

3.9
rlgk (18850) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 30, 2016
Draught at Bierkoning, Amsterdam. Cloudy dark orange beer with almost no head. Sourish fruity aroma, spicy, raspberries, wild strawberries, hay notes, vinous, some wood. Sourish strawberry flavor, wild strawberries, funky notes, grapes, orange zest, tart, vinous, floral, some wood.

3.7
bierkoning (13352) - La Tropica/Doarp, NETHERLANDS - JUN 28, 2016
From Bottle. Golden color, Cloudy. Vinous aroma with Canned apricot. Sour citric flavor with Canned apricot. I honestly can’t taste the strawberries. I however can taste honey. Great beer.

3.4
ShivanDragon (4120) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 27, 2016
Sample from bottle in front of ’Bierkoning’ during Carnivale Brettanomyces 2016
hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma and taste are of sour/acidic, taste like balsamic vinegar, some skunky notes, apricots, some sweetness, dry aftertaste.

4.8
77ships (9827) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUN 27, 2016
THANKS for sharing RB people! Sampled 750 ml. bottle @ outside De Bierkoning during Carnivale Brettanomyces 2016! Some of their sister beers of Goose Island aren’t that great & plenty of the new vintages were lesser, overly sour etc. compared to what I remember them being. This one was just wonder as fitting for a show as phenomenal as the X-Files. Hazy orange with basically no head. Nose is big strawberry, honey, faint apricot, huge fruit & light honey. Taste is awesome strawberry, fruit is vibrant and lively, sweet upfront, sweet strawberry with honey leading into a complimentary sour, lightly puckering, this has balance, amazing fruit etc. this one & Halia are the ones that you need.


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