Golden Canary - Block 15 Brewery & Restaurant
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Ratings: 86 | Reviews: 18 | Display Reviews Only:
4.55/5 rDev +2.2%
Bought 6 bottles of this beer from B15. The other five are being aged.
A-Cloudy, i am colorblind but it looks orange.
S-Lets you know you are in for a sour beer
T-Sour, tart, i think some of the oak barrels come through.
M-light on the pallet
O-Great beer. I am excited to see how this ages. Cant believe it is already off the taps at the brewery!
08-17-2012 00:52:35 | More by cbrunpc
4.53/5 rDev +1.8%
Huge thanks to Rathakem for this Block 15!
375ml bottle with pressure cap.
poured into Block 15 tulip glass.
Appearance: Slightly opaque golden yellow bodied beer with almost a full finger of bone white head. The head drops down to a thin ring around the tulip.
Smell: Big bright citrus especially lemons. Some lactic tartness and a hint of funk.
Taste: Nice mix of lemons and oranges, really big citrus flavors. Hints of pineapple sweetness, a hint of white grapes, and a hint of wheat malt. Moderate tartness with just a little bit of dusty and horse blanket funkiness. Nice oak barrel that is contributing a decent amount of woodiness. Just a hint of earthy notes hiding in the background of this beer. Really well balanced and complex sour ale. Mild lingering tartness from this beer.
Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. The carbonation levels are exactly where you would want it to be. The 7.25% abv is hardly noticable and the beer drinks like a 4 to 5% wild ale. Its just very well brewed beer here. The beer has a little better than a semi-dry finish.
Overall: I gotta be honest here this beer is on the same level of RR Beatification. To compare the two beers... Wild Canary is actually a little more balanced and less aggressive version of Beatification. Though I do prefer the higher carbonation levels of the Beatification and Beatification is a better looking beer with a bigger head. None the less this Wild Ale really impressed me and I am glad that I seeked this beer out. I gotta tip my hat to Block 15 for brewing and blending this outstanding beer.
05-07-2013 12:37:56 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
Golden Canary from Block 15 Brewery & Restaurant
97 out of 100 based on 86 ratings.