Flemish Kiss - The Commons Brewery
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4.3/5 rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Bottle from Fonduevoodoo in CanBIF Spring 2014.
A - Gusher to start. In the glass it's a nice cloudy burnt orange colour. Two fingers of thick white head on top with strong carbonation. Great lace wall and a half finger of retention.
S - Peach, funk, vinegar, hay. Quite a lovely and complex aroma.
T - Fruity, yeasty and tart, but the tartness is restrained, yet not in a bad way. Tart, hay, dusty, fruity, less acidic than the aroma. This is pretty nice stuff because it walks the line between funky, yeasty, and fruity. The Brett profile is subtle, but present and very complimentary to the profile of the Belgian Pale.
M - Strong carbonation, medium creamy body and a dry/Bretty finish.
O/D - This was much better than I was expecting. Pleasantly tart, yet not overpoweringly so. This does a good job of playing all angles and not doing any of them too aggressively to make a nice, drinkable Belgian-style pale. Well done.
Serving type: bottle
06-04-2014 00:23:33 | More by tbeckett
Flemish Kiss from The Commons Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 127 ratings.