RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.92/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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There's an aura of mystery that occurs when we close the doors to our barrel room. No one can say for sure what happens each night but it's obvious there are spirits (ghosts if you will) working their magic. We're not sure how many inhabit our oak forest. At present there are five large foeders and more than 1200 oak barrels for them to hide in, around, and behind. to this day, no one has managed to see one during the day but our night time brewers hear whispers and the sensation of unnerving drafts of wind arriving out of thin air. It's as if the ghosts want to be seen or at a minimum acknowledged. After 11 years, we felt it was time to give them their due.

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3.9
hopdog (13102) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 16, 2017
375ml bottle. Poured a hazy golden color with a medium sized head. Citrus, some funkiness, wood, musty, and some vanilla.

4.3
superspak (6015) - Waterford, Michigan, USA - NOV 16, 2017
375 ml bottle into tulip glass; no bottle dating, but is a recent release. Pours slightly hazy pale golden/yellow color with a 2 finger fairly dense and fluffy white head with awesome retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Fantastic appearance. Aromas of big tart lemon, lime, peach, pear, mango, melon, pineapple, papaya, guava, red/green apple, white wine, oak, hay, straw, grass, wheat, and cracker; with lighter notes of vanilla, pepper, leathery/musty funk, white vinegar, and yeast/oak earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of fruity/funky/acidic yeast, oak, and moderate pale malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big tart lemon, lime, peach, pear, mango, melon, pineapple, papaya, guava, red/green apple, white wine, oak, hay, straw, grass, wheat, and cracker; with lighter notes of vanilla, pepper, leathery/musty funk, white vinegar, and yeast/oak earthiness. Light-moderate lactic tartness and yeast/oak spiciness on the finish. Lingering notes of tart lemon, lime, peach, pear, mango, melon, pineapple, papaya, guava, red/green apple, white wine, oak, hay, straw, grass, wheat,cracker, vanilla, pepper, light funk/vinegar, and yeast/oak earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Incredible complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/funky/acidic yeast, oak, and moderate pale malt flavors; with an awesome malt/tart/spiciness balance, and zero puckering flavors after the finish. Moderate increasing dryness from tart/spiciness and carbonation. Medium-high carbonation and light-medium body; with a very smooth, moderately crisp, and grainy/acidic/tannic balanced mouthfeel that is fantastic. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 6%. Overall this is an amazing wild blonde ale! All around incredible complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/funky/acidic yeast, oak, and moderate pale malt flavors; very smooth, crisp, and pretty refreshing to drink with the modestly lactic/tannic/drying finish. Definitely multiple strains of Brett, the complexity is just wonderful; and perfectly balanced. Great malt/oak presence and balance. Not overly lactic. A highly enjoyable offering, and amazing style example.

3.9
marcus (10684) - Sacramento, California, USA - NOV 5, 2017
Bottle from Cap Tap. Pours hazy gold with a nice white head and a fruit and oak aroma. There is a delicate light malt flavor with a sour fruity oak finish. Nicely carbonated and a pleasure to drink.

3.9
BuckeyeBoy (8501) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 5, 2017
On tap at the brewery pours out a pale straw topped with a white head. Nose is nice fresh sour tartness plenty oak barrel notes and some apple. Taste is more of the nice crisp sour notes oak barrel.

3.4
AirForceHops (7820) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 4, 2017
12 oz draft spilt 2 ways, at the Tip Tap Room. Almost clear golden appearance. Aroma is more off putting than the actual flavor. Oak, balsamic, light Bretty funk. Tart not overly sour. Somewhat palatable for me. Not offensive.

4
bhensonb (15768) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 2, 2017
375 c&c from Cap Tap. Pours semi-hazy gold with a transient white head. Aroma of white berry, oak, citrus - all in a moderately funky way. Med body or so. Flavor is sort of sour lemon soda with astringent wood. I swear there's a kick of sweet after each quaff drains away - quickly followed by sour. This is smooth, clean, lightly funky, somewhat citrus moderately sour ale. Quite the experience.

4
strowlands8 (246) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 1, 2017
Aroma of oak, lemon and some funk/barnyard. Taste is similar, lemon note is slightly dominant but very well balanced - minerals, malt and must. Nice carbonation, solid body.

3.9
italianjohn (3261) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 31, 2017
Pale golden pour with a thin soft creamy head and light sticky lacing ... aroma of citrusy lemon, tart and sour, funky Brett, oak and light grainy malt ..... taste is of tart and sour lemon, funky Brett, dry oak and light grainy malts ..... bitter, dry and lively mouthfeel with a softness as well .... finish is dry and of citrusy lemon and tartness .... great balance and nice sour qualities .... sessionable

3.9
Dogbrick (13789) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 31, 2017
Sample at Beer Meets Wood on 09/23/2017. Slightly hazy golden color with a medium white head that dissipates steadily to a film. Stringy lacing. Aroma of oak, citrus, yeast and malt. Medium body with flavors of mildly funky yeast, citrus, oak and doughy malt. The finish is slightly funky with a citrusy aftertaste. Pretty good overall.

3.8
Bule (2256) - California, USA - OCT 7, 2017
On tap at Beercraft. Pours a golden color with a bit of head. Mild sourness. A little citrusy lemon. Dry.


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