BMan1113VR (7931) - Los Angeles, California, USA - OCT 3, 2011
Bottle shared by the brewer (Brad?) at DrBill’s tasting. Pours with a deep brown body with minimal off-white head. Aromas of alcohol, deep malt, light roast, caramel, fruity, estery, currants, and light funk with some wood notes. Flavors are definitely show a light lactic sourness with some oak and brett. Red fruit notes and deep malt flavors. Medium bubbles. Very interesting. bluejacket74 (1991) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - SEP 16, 2011
22 ounce bottle, 2010 batch, bottle #89 of 216. Served in a nonic pint glass, the beer pours a hazy dark brown/red color with pretty much no head at all. There’s a decent amount of lacing left on the glass. Aroma is tart cherries, oak, brown sugar, bourbon, vanilla, and some funk. The brew tastes like dark fruit, tart cherries, oak/wood, bourbon, and some funk and chocolate. There’s a nice lingering woody/tart finish. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it’s a bit creamy and sticky with moderate carbonation. I think this a good, interesting brew. I’d certainly like to try this again in the future! Tmoney99 (14381) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 20, 2011
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured a dark hazy brown color with an average frothy light brown head that mostly lasted with fair lacing. Moderate to heavy toasted malt, wild berry and alcohol aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy wild berry and wood sweet flavor with a medium to heavy sweet & acidic finish of moderate to long duration. This is a complex beer that is good for style.
TheEpeeist (3709) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 30, 2011
22 oz bottle. Deep brown with a few brief bubbles. Nose is honey, mild funk, apple brandy and hints of cinnamon. Medium light with a tingle, slightly sticky. Taste is honey, tobacco, coffee bean, butterscotch, carob and tomatilla. Interesting funky, earthy, sweet thing going on. dionysus (1486) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 19, 2011
Bottle pours brown with a tan head. Aroma shows notes of molasses, brown sugar, bourbon, vanilla, and a wonderful bretty funk. Flavor shows the same with additional notes of burnt caramel, dried fruit and oak.
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - APR 20, 2011
Muddy brown pour with a thin beige head. Aroma is toffee, dank basement, brett and oak. Very interesting and complex flavor. Toffee, bourbon, vanilla, brett, dark fruit and very vinous Thorpe429 (5035) - , Illinois, USA - APR 15, 2011
"Oak barrel aged Old ale with Brett." On tap at the brewery during their anniversary event.
Pours a moderately-dark brown color with a bit of haze. Half-finger white head falls somewhat quickly into a light tan cap. A swirl now and again rustles some foam up. The nose is slightly-sour with some hints of funk. Not too much at this time, though I think that will likely grow in time. There’s a bit of sweet caramel and fruit in the background.
The taste brings some slightly-tart light fruits with a bit of brown sugar and caramel. Hints of cherry and some darker fruits in the background. Light funk throughout. Good feel between a bit of sweetness, booze, and funk. Well played there. Carbonation hits the style well. Drinks quite well; looking forward to seeing how this develops.
Serving type: on-tap
Reviewed on: 12-16-2010 daknole (11044) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 13, 2011
Brown pour, not much head at all. Aroma of vanilla, bourbon, oak, light brett, wet basement funk and yeast. Flavor is up front bourbon, vanilla, toffee, very very light tartness and brett funk. Nice! Dogbrick (12936) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 6, 2011
Sample at One Funky Afternoon at Jackie O’s on 04/02/2011: The beer is a murky dark brown color with a thin light beige head that recedes steadily. Spotty lacing. Vinous aroma with notes of vanilla and malt. Medium body with a moderately sour fruit flavor backed up by oak and brett notes, along with touches of malt. The finish is fruity with a dark malty aftertaste. Above average overall. pantanap (3366) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 5, 2011
Jackie O’s captain barley heart. 22oz bottle thanks to brad for the
contribution... Pours a deep careml/toffee almost chocolatey reddish
brown with less intense hues towards the edges and crowns with a thin
wispy film of light beige head. Def darker than I imagined it to be..
Aroma def has that pineapply Brett aroma to coincide with a malty
caramel backbone. The yeast def takes up front and center in a decent
way... Flavors are at just the right level before the Brett entirely
takes hold. Bretty pineapply with little essence of old ale but the
malts provide a decent backbone and a dry backing. Def liking this
before the Brett completely dominates and takes over.