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Tropic King - Funkwerks

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very good

233 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 233
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.73%
Wants: 32
Gots: 24 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Funkwerks visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: lackenhauser on 11-19-2011)
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Photo of cbutova
4.11/5  rDev +4.8%

Grabbed at Funkwerks back in August personally. Had it on draft at the brewery and actually found it better out of the bottle.

A- Mostly clear mid golden pour to a few pint glasses. A white, thick creamy head forms over two fingers with good retention leaving a medium ring. Lacing is a mix of webs and spots.

S- Fruity and spicy Saison yeast and hop driven aroma. Notes of pepper, dried pineapple, mango, apricot, coriander, lemon orange zest and cooking herbs.

T- Tropical fruits up front with each sip quickly followed by the resident Saison yeast spiciness. Mango, tangerine, orange, dried pineapple leads up to peppercorn, straw, herbal, floral and zesty yeast.

MF- Light to medium bodied with a spritzy crisp and silky creamy body. Carbonation is high as it should be promoting the delicate flavors. Finishes slightly warm and medium bitterness.

Tropic indeed. Actually feels more so than the sample I had on draft at the brewery. Tropical fruits paired nicely with hefty Saison yeast.

cbutova, Yesterday at 03:11 AM
Photo of ONovoMexicano
4.18/5  rDev +6.6%

From an 11.2 ounce bottle into a snifter.

There's a monstrous, pale white foamy head on this brew that the snifter can barely contain. Hazy orange with blonde hues in the body and a visible film of yeast. Some carbonation is visible. The head persists lovely and scatters lace everywhere. 4.25

Citrus meets fresh lilies on the aroma. There's sweet maltiness and bubblegum, and a bright floral burst. 4.1

Bubblegum city. Sweet, floral, citrusy, with a taste of caramel. There's a grassy flavor towards the finish. 4.1

Sweet, creamy, and pleasant to drink. It's medium-bodied but drinks lighter. The finish is semi-dry and free of any bitterness. 4.25

Such an excellent brew. It's simply good as hell. 4.18

ONovoMexicano, Sunday at 10:03 PM
Photo of Vonerichs
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

On tap at falling rock.

Hazy gold with a fluffy and persistent white head.

Holy cow, one of the fruitiest beers I've smelled. It gives it's name due respect. Mango, pineapple, orange, and passion fruit. Extremely aromatic.

Heavy mango and orange taste. Funky and peppery finish.

Sticky and medium body. Moderate carbonation.

I loved this. The aroma is really bright and juicy.

Vonerichs, Thursday at 03:37 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

outoffocus, Sep 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

drone, Aug 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

herman77, Aug 29, 2014
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

Elicoleman, Aug 28, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +4.6%

Oakhtar, Aug 26, 2014
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4.08/5  rDev +4.1%

gasseran42, Aug 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

mtbdonn, Aug 24, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +22.4%

mynewbeers, Aug 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

kscaldef, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of AlCaponeJunior
4.12/5  rDev +5.1%

Orange tan and beautiful in its clear, sparkling appearance, funkified head and lace due to careful bartender pour, and not from a bottle.

An excellent selection to go with Beau Jo's pizza, especially served in a great full sized snifter.

Spice and peppery, white and pink peppercorns (subjective, my palate ain't that precise, but the complexity is beyond that of mere black pepper). Funk and dank are present in a moderate amount, perfect for a guest tap at a pizza joint.

Not funkwerks' funky-est, but still an excellent brew.

AlCaponeJunior, Aug 14, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +3.1%

mt2mtl, Aug 14, 2014
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

anteater, Aug 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

Nordbier, Aug 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

cd34, Aug 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Big_Dave, Aug 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

RyanTheLion13, Aug 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

JoelClark, Aug 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

40ontarget, Jul 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

CSO, Jul 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

BeersAndBears, Jul 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

Kubrickx, Jul 20, 2014
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Tropic King from Funkwerks
88 out of 100 based on 233 ratings.