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RATINGS: 178   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed (with help from our great friend Jean of Tired Hands!) on the day of my grandmother’s passing (Norma), this is an inspired Biere de Mars fermented entirely in oak and inoculated with our house spontaneous culture.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrOrla (3043) - Odense C, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2016
Tap warpigs. Pours hazy amber with a white head. Aroma of tart, peachy, grape, tropical, sweet, light grain, fruity, light wood. Taste is rather oakt, tarty, light sour fruity.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christian (13578) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2016
On tap at Warpigs. Amber with a small white head. Aroma of plum and peach with a hint of vinegar. Tart, fruity flavour with oak and a hint of honey

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rasmus40 (19747) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2016
Tap @ Warpigs, tap take over. Vintage 2014. Clear deep amber with a small white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, wood and light funky. Flavor is quite sweet and light acidic. Dry and light acidic finish. 120516

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
luttonm (6045) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 26, 2016
750ml. Thanks again to Chris for sharing. Rich brown, red-tinged stringy gray head. Red malty, sour-tart, clean tart juice. Malty cranberry. Sparkling. Pretty tasty but a bit confusing.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hackobock (3985) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 26, 2016
February 26, 2016. Bottle, vintage 2014, shared by scarl, thanks!
Slight hazy pale amber with a small off-white head. Aroma is slight toffee, ripe fruits, plum, lime zest, lemon juice, grape skins Taste is light tart and fruity. Finish is slight sweet with some toffee notes, oak, fruity, plum, sour berries. Light to medium bodied, soft to average carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdmiralVernon (1185) - SWEDEN - FEB 26, 2016
A: Brown/red colour with a thin white lacing. N: Brett, kumquat T: Caramel, grapefruit zest, hint of cherry O: Quite bitter with a nice tartness. Pretty nice!

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tcon25 (798) - Duvall, Washington, USA - FEB 20, 2016
Bottle pour at tasting, thanks for sharing this Chris. Awesome beer to try thank you. Peach color pour. Sour aroma sweet taste. Awesome beer to try.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Prufrockstar (2122) - Moscow, Idaho, USA - FEB 20, 2016
2013 bottle, thanks to Reynolds314. Ruddy orange brown pour. Dusty; tart; some oxidation; light caramel. Surprisingly (or maybe not so surprisingly? Expectations are odd like that) tart and tannic through the finish. Suggests to me that there was once more sweetness to this, but time has dried it out (or maybe that’s bullshit -- who am I to say what time has done to a beer I’ve never had except for this one bottle generously traded to me). Medium- body, slick texture.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrewje41 (3653) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - FEB 20, 2016
Waxed bottle poured. Huge thanks to Chris for sharing this gem of a style I know little about. Next thing I know I am enjoying the highest rated beer in the style. Reddish orange pour with a patchy head. Sour fruit aroma. Flavor is sour orange and cranberry juice, lingering berry. How this isn’t a sour, and a bier de garde, is beyond my knowledge, but the beer is fantastic. Sourness rating 7/10. Most excellent.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Wombata (623) - Kobe, JAPAN - NOV 13, 2015
Flavor: Moderately tart cherry, light vinegar, yeast and mineral to start. Then roasted grain and a hint of nuttiness in the middle and then light bitter lemon pith. Comment: Well balanced, understated and well-made.


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