RATINGS: 282   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Sour, barrel-aged version of the beer by the same name. Brewed in collaboration with Maui brewing.

Yes, Michigan and Hawaii are connected. It should be obvious to you now, as you hold this beer, and read this label. John and I designed this beer with two noble fruits from two noble states, Michigan & Hawaii. Cherries and liliko’i. Starting to see the connection? I feel it. So does John. 4391 miles may separate our breweries, but no our thirst for the exquisite. Hipa! -Ron

Working with Ron is something I’ve always want to do since I had my first Jolly Pumpkin beer. Years later, it’s a reality. Being involved on this project was an honor and a privilege. Mahalo to my MBC crew and to you, fans of craft beer! -John

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pintbypint (3713) - Edmonton, Alberta, - OCT 5, 2012
Rating #1800. 750ml brown bottle. Blend 1, bottled 04-26-2012. Glowing orangey pour with reddish hints. Hazy. Small off white head, creamy and tight bubbled. Long lasting large patchy lace patterns in the glass. Cherry nose with citrus, and decent sourness. Taste has tart cherries, sharp lemon, tropical fruits and wild yeast notes. Finish is quite dry with lots of wood and some lingering funk. Light to medium bodied, lots of carbonation. The intensity of the sourness isn’t extreme and works well with the cherries and fruit notes. Great drinkability, don’t think I’ve gone through a sour 750 as easily as I did with this one.

dunklermessias (272) - GERMANY - AUG 25, 2017
On tap at Muted Horn Berlin. Comes with a hazy, dark amber color and a tiny white head. Taste is simple sour, acidic with unspecific fruits (Maybe unripe berries ). Taste follows the nose. Slightly sweet finish. Was expecting a little more

AgentAle (1782) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 21, 2017
Aroma is clove, vinegar and soured grapes. Taste is light sweet malts, soured grapes, citrus and funk. Light sweet barrell notes rounds out the palette. Little head retention and clear body.

dorain (459) - Berlin, GERMANY - AUG 18, 2017
Aus der Flasche im Muted Horn Berlin 2017-08 getrunken. Ein gut trinkbares Sour Ale nicht mehr und nicht weniger. Hier steht das extravagante Label allerding nur für ein doch simples Sour Ale. Ich mag doch bitte weniger Marketing und bunte Farbe und dafür mehr Spaß im Glas.

glennmastrange (2897) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - AUG 16, 2017
Bottle. Moderate grain, caramel and hay for the malt, light herbs for the hops, barnyard and dried leaves for the yeast, with red apple, cherry and a hint of vinegar in the background. Head is small, wispy, off-white, with slippery lacing and is mostly diminishing. Color is murky orangey amber. Flavor starts heavily acidic and sour, then finishes heavily acidic and lightly to moderately bitter. Palate is light to medium, watery, with a lively carbonation and a very tart finish. Excellent Sour Ale with plenty of bite and complexity.

Jultsu (1147) - TAMPERE, FINLAND - JUL 30, 2017
BBE 12/21/16 ??? 750ml pullo virosta, kuumasta kaupasta, juotu lähes kokonaan yksin. Oranssin ruskea väri, olematon vaahto. Tuoksu makeahkon viettelevän hapan. Suutuntuma hapan, sangen juotava, lähes kutsuva juomaan vielä yhden hörpyn lisää. Imelä happamuus jää pyörimään suuhun, pientä kuivuutta, makeuttakin aistittavissa. Isosta happamuudesta isot pisteet.

VamboladeTolly (2156) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUL 25, 2017
Bottle. Pours clear amber with minimum head. Aroma berries, woody, sourish, balsamico, hay. Taste : berries, red vine vinegar, sour, acidity burns even tongue. Acidity sour finish.

FatPhil (16635) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 12, 2017
UPDATED: JUL 13, 2017 750ml bottle (Pothouse, Tallinn) (5:3:4:2:9=2.3)
Misty orange, brief head. Woody sour aroma, dirty yeastiness. Taste is harsh yeasty sourness - vinegary. Palate acidic and harsh. Finish dirty and yeasty. God, do I have to drink all 750ml of this crap? Narp.

Rask0lnikov (1371) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 22, 2017
750ml bottle. Pours hazy amber colour. Thin white head. Sourness, notes of barnyard, slight acidity, fruitiness and hints of berries, earthy notes in the aroma. Notes of berries, fruits, notes of white wine, slight acidity. Apricoty and berriful aftertaste. White wine as well. Rather light bodied, bit acidic, well balanced wild sour ale.

RichTheVillan (8026) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2017
Bottle at Cott Botts; hazy burnished amber pour with a bubbly light tan head, aroma has passion and sour action, taste has subtle sourness, jammy fruits, hints of passion, easy drinking sour.

bjorn77 (631) - Kraków, POLAND - JUN 4, 2017
Aromat: cierpki, owocowy, lekko octowy, wyraźna stajnia, intensywny. Wygląd: bursztynowe, średnioprzejrzyste, biała, centymetrowa, drobnopęcherzykowa piana, szybko zanikająca do obwódki na powierzchni. Smak: wytrawne, cierpkie, wiśnie, cytryna, limonka, jest bardzo cierpkie, ale nie jest przesadnie octowe. Nuty funkowe i bardzo wyraźna dębina z beczki, taniny wyczuwalne na języku. Finisz kwaśny, pojawia się też lekka chmielowa goryczka. Wytrawne, orzeźwiające, dosyć smaczne.

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