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RATINGS: 160   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9/5   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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A mixed fermentation ale aged in wine barrels.

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3.9
BuckeyeBoy (8182) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 30, 2016
750ml bottle pours out a hazy straw topped with a small head. Nose has a lot going on white wine grapes barrel notes some stone fruit funky barnyard lemon zest and a spice. Taste is more of the complex notes wine grapes tanic lemon citrus zing green apple and funk.

4.1
ctipping (2179) - Florida, USA - MAR 26, 2016
750 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Reviewed from notes. Light golden yellow. Very hazy. Nice white head. Smell has lots of white wine, funk, and oak. Mild acidity. Grainy malt aroma with some lemon and citrus. White wine flavors prominent again in the taste. Much more sour than the nose implied. Lemon, lactic sourness. The sweetness from pale malt builds and covers the sourness. Herbal flavors linger in the finish. Medium carbonation. Sweet and sour in the same sip. Medium heavy body. I had to have this (and all Ale Apothecary beers) a few times to really appreciate it. They are all very complex beers that don’t fit into standard molds.

3.9
PriorL (3068) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 3, 2016
Bottle at amazing tasting 30th birthday of Alexander. Many thanks again! APPEARANCE: light clouded blond beer. NOSE: fruity, fresh,oak, wine. TASTE: wine taste, oak, fruity, quite sour, decent balance

3.4
fluffy (2472) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - MAR 1, 2016
first time trying something by these guys and the hype is real. really great beer,

3.4
BrewBrain (185) - Florida, USA - JAN 8, 2016
Bottle. Corkscrew required. Hazy yellow pour, bubbly effervescent head. Highly carbonated. Aroma is apple cider, yeasty, but when it warms up there is a slightly objectionable yeasty smell. To me this is similar to other sour ales. There is a nice fruit and woody character, some hop sense, quite drinkable with no alcohol burn despite the ABV but the tartness outweighs most else. First time mentioning the price of the bottle in a review but I am compelled to say it is overvalued.

3.8
beernbourbon (1596) - Glendale, Arizona, USA - JAN 2, 2016
Bottle shared by Brandon, thanks man! Pour is hazy gold with with a thin head. Aroma and flavor are full of stone fruit, light gunk, and and a gentle sweetness. Flavor is also lightly hoppy and dry. Solid.

3.4
PhillyCraft (7587) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 5, 2015
Bottle, pours hazy golden with smaller top. Smell is nail polish remover and vinegar. Taste is lemon, lime, and strong oak with a slightly acidic bight. Much preferred to the smell but still not a fan.

4
hackobock (4063) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 27, 2015
November 27, 2015. Bottle, shared by _angst_, thanks!
Hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is funky and fruity with peach, lemon, grape skins, earthy mushrooms, woody, vinous and hints of spices. Taste is light sweet fruity, funky, light tart. Finish is light sweet peach notes, grapes, slight earthy, whit e wine, some bitter pith notes. Medium bodied, soft to average carbonation.
Good sour!

4.2
_angst_ (4802) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 27, 2015
Bottle received in trade. Thank you cocoapugh! Pours hazy pale golden with a frothy white head that leaves lots of sticky lacing and trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is tiny malty, fruity and funky with crackers, white bread, lemon juice, peaches, apricots, green apples, hay, dry soil, leather, barnyard, lemon zest and hints of mushrooms. Tase is tiny sweet, sour, slightly malty, fruity and funky. Mouthfeel is soft, round, tiny dry, tart and medium bodied. Finish is tiny sweet and sour with crackers, white bread, peaches, apricots, grapes, hay, dry soil, leather, barnyard and lemon zest. Cool one this one. Rustic, funky and a nice balance between sweet and sour. Lovely American sour really...

3.9
tkrjukoff (4335) - SWEDEN - NOV 27, 2015
Kville. Bottle. Pours cloudy pale amber with a small off white head. Aroma is funky fruity malty astringent crackers lemon. Flavor is earthy sour lemon astringent mushrooms with a vinous touch.


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