The roasted walnuts in this come through beautifully and amp up the wonderful, rich, roasty and almost brownie batter-y fudginess (without a ton of sweetness). The only question here is 4.75 or 5, and I’m bumping it up. So damn good.
Purchased at Sapwood Cellars
Nose is bubble gum and white wine; a light barnyard/Pinot Grigio funk that permeates throughout. Brett is restrained but definitely shows up. Approachable for newbs but also rewarding for Brett fiends (if there is such a thing). Horse blankets 4eva!
Nostalgia vibes! Classic C hops and American Amber makes it feel like mid 90s old 930 club, when I was still straight edge and yelling at people for drinking beers like this. More citrusy and flavorful than those beers, homage but amped up.Earned the Paint the Town Red (Level 25) badge!
Compared (directly) with the original, more orange in the nose and at first sip; the zest and flavor emphasizes a bitter, pithy flavor that grows on me the more I drink it. (Pairs beautifully with the rich food truck fare, too.)
This beer (at left) had me from the first sip - amazing, redolent dank orange on the nose, full bodied and nice little hop heat and white wine finish. Peachy, citrus, feels like you chew it as much as you drink it. Distinctive and delicious.Earned the New Brew Thursday (Level 100) badge!