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RATINGS: 858   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 202   ABV: 6.75%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Whos afraid of the "big bad BRETT?" Well tell you who: winemakers! Because of our close proximity to several hundred wineries, we often get winemakers visiting our brewery. (After all, it takes a lot of great beer to make great wine!) Because we use 100% Brettanomyces yeast to ferment Sanctification, most winemakers will only smell the glass, and only a very few will venture to taste the beer. They think the Brettanomyces will attach to their clothing and end up in their winery. A simple solution was offered: keep a smudge pot burning at the door of our brewery so they can burn their clothes when exiting, but even that was not enough. After giving it more thought, we concluded that winemakers think Brettanomyces might scar their taste buds and possible even permeate their skin? Either way, Sanctification is one of the most unique beers you will ever taste! It was fermented with 100% Brettanomyces, rather than the traditional Saccharomyces.

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Kiapepito's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kiapepito (110) - Port Angeles, Washington, USA - FEB 19, 2007
this was a special beer to have because my hubby to be and i toasted to it on his homecoming from being underway and to our future. :-) although it was very good tasting. a little apprehensive at first but it was tarty, sprakly and dry.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JBell14 (82) - Chelmsford, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 27, 2017
Hazy yellow light carbonation. Very light nice drinkable sour. Lemon flavor. John L - Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
larryLSB (533) - La Selva Beach, California, USA - MAY 14, 2017
Poured into a tulip from bottle, bottled 7/26/16. Cloudy golden yellow, with a medium white head that quickly dissipated. Nose is all funk, a bit on the bready side, over ripe citrus notes. Taste is mostly tart citrus, with that sharp sour finish. Very nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (3495) - GREECE - MAR 20, 2017
From tap at the brewery. Unclear yellow golden color with of white head. Malty and yeasty aroma, funky, grassy, floral, citrusy fruity, wood, vinous. Sweet, acidic and light bitter taste. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
darbeer75 (871) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - FEB 13, 2017
Aroma: sour and funky, fruity; Appearance: light golden, clear pour with thin white head; Taste: follows nose with some cherry; not too tart/sour; Overall: smooth and easy drinking.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wombat23 (1300) - Texas, USA - FEB 4, 2017
Draft at the source. Hazy pale gold, white head. Aroma of fruit, funk, barnyard. Taste is fruit, spice, funk, pineapple, barnyard, yeast. Mildly tart finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (6320) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - FEB 2, 2017
On tap at the brewpub. Comes a hazy, pale gold with a small white head. Aroma of citrus, tropical, and funk. Taste is lemon, pineapple, funk, malt, and oak. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anstei (2129) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - JAN 28, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 28, 2017 Tap at the brewpub. Pours cloudy pale yellow. Aroma is citric, with an apple cidre touch. Body is light, with a dominant sourness, yet still in balance. Hints of vinegar. Palate continues the beauty. Very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Andrus86 (635) - Busselton, WA, AUSTRALIA - JAN 12, 2017
TAP. Hazy straw to gold with minimal white head.. Pineapple & funky nose.. Light wheat base, goes pineapple & tropical fruit, Tart with some vanilla vibes aswell.. Sourced Russian ricer

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garrold (5073) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2016
Bottle, by way of a trade. Hazy, dark straw colour. Ring and film of dense, white head. Nose has soft, sweet brett. Preserved lemon. Lemon pip. Dry grain. Some vanilla malts. Taste is lemon juice sweet, and lemon zest bitter. Clean and crisp mouthfeel. Soft and sweet brett on the finish. Very nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrOrla (3043) - Odense C, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2016
Bottle. Pours hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma of manure, funky, slight touch of sesam, citrus and stonefruits, light minerals. Taste is light sour loads if funk and bretty character, stonefruits which suits it. Good drinkablilty.


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