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Vinland One - Mystic Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

72 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 72
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 9.44%
Wants: 7
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mystic Brewery visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.25% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Fermented w/ wild local yeast

(Beer added by: Jason on 08-09-2012)
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mdfb79

New York

4/5  rDev +2%

09-17-2013 18:54:47 | More by mdfb79
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

09-09-2013 01:34:30 | More by PEIhop
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laxer8811

New York

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

09-05-2013 01:30:40 | More by laxer8811
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polishkaz

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

08-06-2013 03:15:23 | More by polishkaz
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tigg924

Massachusetts

4.26/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: 1.25 inch head, high carbonation, orange/red/brown in color, cloudy

Smell: bread, apricot, tropical fruit, and dough

Taste: apples, funk, bread, apricot, tropical fruit, and dough

Mouthfeel: sweet with a bitter middle spike and a less bitter end--funky, medium in body, medium-high carbonation

Overall: Surprisingly super complex--very nice mix of apricots and apples..Some saison elements, but drinks like a holiday beer or a light quad..Expensive, but well worth it.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2013 13:06:03 | More by tigg924
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chippo33

Vermont

3/5  rDev -23.5%

07-01-2013 07:23:23 | More by chippo33
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IndyDad

New York

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

06-30-2013 02:11:06 | More by IndyDad
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TobiasG

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

06-18-2013 20:08:33 | More by TobiasG
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vonnegut21

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

06-17-2013 18:27:18 | More by vonnegut21
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doremite

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

06-13-2013 22:35:24 | More by doremite
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rab53

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

05-20-2013 00:38:36 | More by rab53
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tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

4.04/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottle from Winooski Beverage Warehouse. Batch #001. From notes.

A - Dark orange, cloudy pour. One finger off white head. Strong carbonation. Some spotty lace and a film of retention.

S - Funky fruits. A neat grape note. Very complex in the aroma. All sorts of funky, musty, weird fruit aromas floating around. Oranges, plums. Beautiful.

T - Grapes and a dark fruit note, not like dates, but similar to something like a plum. Sugar and yeast. Neat flavour. Sweet plums and oaky vanilla sweetness. A bit sharp, but I'm sure that's the acidity.

M - Strong carbonation, medium body, dry finish. Some sharpness.

O/D - A cool beer indeed. Wild yeast provides great complexity and a different element. Not tremendously flavourful, but it certainly does the trick. Forces you to take your time with it. Might be a bit sharp, but it's good.

Serving type: bottle

05-08-2013 16:13:36 | More by tbeckett
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

04-30-2013 02:32:01 | More by hoppymcgee
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safaricook

Netherlands

3.96/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Batch #001; Poured into a tulip glass

copper colored murky, some visible carbonation, thick off-white head that reduces to layer and leaves lacing.

smells very fruity and sweet

Initial sweetness that is succeeded by flavors similar to an apple cider. Tartness sticks. faint bitterness. slightly metallic

lots of carbonation like in a cider, light to medium body

Very interesting try using wild yeasts from a plum. I do not smell the plum, but I certainly get a lot of fruits, that reminds me of flavors produced by Belgian yeast as in a Tripel. I also enjoy the sour refreshing taste and spritzyness.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2013 17:00:46 | More by safaricook
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nh2032

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

04-20-2013 18:39:47 | More by nh2032
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DelicateDelirium

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

03-31-2013 23:26:22 | More by DelicateDelirium
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mikeyv35

New York

3.73/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Date: 03/23/13
Type: 750ml. Bottle
Vintage: 2012
Glass : Southampton Large Snifter

Pours a golden straw in color w/ a 1 finger white head that leaves medium amounts of lacing. Aromas of fresh cut hay, lemon zest, herbs, wet socks/Blue Cheese. The flavor is of earthiness, lemon zest, mild bitter hop bite, funk, and a touch of dark fruit/plum as per the description. Thin in body, but lush due to appropriate carbonation. Easy to drink as the ABV is well hidden.

Overall, interesting! This brew is not really my cup of tea, but it is solid and very unique. Mystic really pushed the envelope by utilizing their own cultivated yeast strain to impart the plum characteristic. In the end, I enjoyed it, but the Dandelion in the taste made me content w/ just one glass.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2013 20:31:11 | More by mikeyv35
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

03-23-2013 13:11:22 | More by Thorpe429
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oldp0rt

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

03-17-2013 17:36:08 | More by oldp0rt
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Jason

Massachusetts

4.26/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

375ml brown caged and corked bottle with Batch #001 on the label.

Clear amber, nearly glowing. Lively lacing and leaves a trail all the way down the glass. Very aromatic with plums, wild flowers, nutty yeast, green tea, lemon pith and hay. Nice crisp bite, very smooth with a solid but dry medium sized body. Earthy, dried grass, herbal, esters, dandelions, pithy, crackers, tea, apple skin, tart plum and light chalky yeast are the more noticeable complexities. Nearly bone dry finish.

Extremely impressive, these guys certainly went out on a limb here and it had paid off ... unlike any beer I have had, unique is just the start of the conversation here. I'll have to find more as I would love to see what a bit more time will do, not to say that it is not great to drink right now ... which it is.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2013 04:04:11 | More by Jason
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jaasen64

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2%

02-18-2013 16:02:31 | More by jaasen64
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Janeinma

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2%

02-16-2013 22:04:38 | More by Janeinma
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mbs11

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

02-07-2013 00:15:57 | More by mbs11
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smcnulty1981

Rhode Island

3.98/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: golden color with a good ammount of carbonation 1 finger of a bright white head with some lacing but dissipates fairly quickly

S: lots of yeast on the nose a little bit of funk with a good ammount of a straw barnyard smell only slight ammount of malt though

T: fairly tart taste some green apple a little bit of malt sweetness most of the taste seems to come from the wild yeast

M: medium bodied with a good ammount of dry carbonation

O: good wild ale doesn't have the same tartness as a Belgian sour would the local wild yeast is a great idea it's adds more of a local flavor to the ale

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2013 15:38:41 | More by smcnulty1981
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kscaldef

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

01-21-2013 20:36:51 | More by kscaldef
Vinland One from Mystic Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 72 ratings.