beastmaster (381) - Florida, USA - MAY 16, 2015
bottle a at jester. very excited about this one. color is burnt orange, semi neon. thin head. aroma is barnyardy. however, I’m drinking it in a barn at jester king sour. musty, sour, funk, fruit, . sweet up front and sour in the rear. dang this is good. vyvvy (6470) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - APR 3, 2015
Pours reddish with a white head. The aroma has berries, vinegar, big maltiness for a sour ale, lemons and some cherries. It has a fairly full body with semi-sharp carbonation. The flavor starts with thick chewy bready malt, cherries, vinegar, caramel and spices. The finish shows some oxidation and sourness. Tastes a bit like an American strong ale that has gone sour. Pretty good. rederic (3337) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 23, 2015
750ml bottle, cloudy golden hue, with a white head, nice funky bretty, fruity, spicy saison yeast nose, with a mild juicy lemon, horse blanket, faint barnyard, subtle spicy dill, light sour green apple, rhubarb accent and with some mild white wine woody tannin, subtle earthy musty apple, pear, white grape, subtle leathery notes in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a good mild funky, bretty, wild, saison yeast, light lemon juice, white wine tannin, wet vanilla french oak barrel, faint spicy dill, subtle sour musty white berry character with a wet hay, faint bread dough, sour rhubarb, green apple, faint pale, toasted, bread malt, ripe apple flavour, leading towards a warming fruity, funky, bretty, saison yeastiness, ripe fruitiness, lingering white wine tannin dry finish. JStax (6502) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - MAR 16, 2015
750 ml bottle from Errl from way back. Thanks dude! Pours a hazy copper color with a white head of foam. Good retention. The aroma has notes of grapefruit pith, pineapple, and must. The taste is a touch astringent, but the pineapple tanginess wins out. Nicely sour. Medium body and medium carbonation. kevinator (2205) - The Colony, Texas, USA - FEB 13, 2015
Stumbled across an old bottle of this and was glad I did. Nice strong earthy and wood aromas. Bold flavors of oak, must, sour grains and funk with a mix of fruit. Great balance with a smooth and dry finish. Complex.
harrymel (1551) - Spokane, Washington, USA - FEB 11, 2015
Batch 5 Sept 5, 2013
Pours amber hazed with an etched top. Smells spicy, touch of licorice, some sage - dig it. Flavor is tits: spicy once again, some aspirin, some grain, some apricot, a bit of tartness. Again, nice. Mouth is medium on thin with some limited carb (partly due to my constant stirring and sniffing). I like this beer. It reminds me of some of the Upright beers, I know I like it, but I can’t tell you exactly what makes me love it. Kirunavinter (35) - Linköping, SWEDEN - FEB 3, 2015
Hazy amber/golden color with white head. Aroma of vinegar, funk, yeast. Taste is quite bitter, with notes of vinegar, yeast and funky characteristics. Light to medium body with good carb. Beermack (725) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2015
2011 bottle shared. Reddish orange pour, not much head, v light carb. Nose is sour and dirty - big barnyard, big woody notes, sour citrus and earth. Taste gives big woody earthy funk, some red berries, citrus, big Bretty tang. Rough sour finish, lingering wood, spruce and Brett. A big sour punch to the face, remember enjoying younger bottles more, but still very good. Bov (12636) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JAN 19, 2015
from Erzbierschof - cloudy dark orange beer with a long lasting foam; funky and decently woody, notes of oranges, cheese and grapefruits; full-bodied, juicy and sourish palate, quite dry and long fruity aftertaste of orange peels, almonds, wood and marzipan with a lingering sourness tectactoe (3125) - Michigan, USA - DEC 28, 2014
Bottle: Completely opaque sunburst with orange around the edges. Almost reaches brown at the center. Three-quarter inch eggshell head reduces quickly, not leaving much behind. Kind of an ugly beer, really. Aroma has a nice bout of tart & funk up front. Wet hay, apple skins, vinous booze, oak, lactic acid, white grape, mild horseblanket, & some leathery must. Taste is quite heavy for a wild ale. Strong wine-akin booziness that sits heavy in the belly. Warming. Didn’t realize this was 10.2% ABV at first (this was an early batch). Notes of green apple skin, mild tropical fruit, grapes, sour lacto, hints of white vinegar, wet oak, a touch of leathery barn funk, & even a very slight hint of whiskey. Thick, robust mouth feel, medium-high carbonation. All in all, pretty tasty, but maybe just a bit heavy for the style.