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Flemish Kiss - The Commons Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

129 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 129
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 8
Gots: 12 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
The Commons Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: chumba526 on 03-19-2011)
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sweemzander

Illinois

4.45/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750mL bottle poured into a tulip. Thanks to Jason for the bottle!

(A)- Pours a hazy orange amber color. Produced a huge white fluffy head with great retention. Plenty of clumpy lacing too.

(S)- A super dry Brett funk meets lots of earthy hay/straw. It is really super dry with just the right amount of that earthy funk. Extremely subtle lemon/orange citrus.

(T)- I like the combination of a solid pale ale (light pine bitterness and citrus with mildly sweet malt base) meeting this bone dry, earthy hay/straw Brett funk on the finish.

(M)- A great carbonation level and balance. The Brett funk seems to almost hide any bitterness the base is putting off and replaces it with this awesome dry earthiness that feels and tastes so natural without and medicinal qualities.

(O)- A great idea that is completely successful in each way I look at it. I look forward to trying more from this brewery.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2014 14:48:28 | More by sweemzander
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

07-11-2014 12:52:20 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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magictacosinus

California

4/5  rDev +2%

07-10-2014 01:59:08 | More by magictacosinus
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Tippa_t


4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

06-30-2014 02:25:32 | More by Tippa_t
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jrohrbacher

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

06-22-2014 04:37:17 | More by jrohrbacher
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mltobin

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

06-19-2014 01:03:57 | More by mltobin
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ZachT

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +2%

06-18-2014 16:03:18 | More by ZachT
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%

06-17-2014 22:32:08 | More by DrBier
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MisterBisco

New York

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

06-12-2014 13:13:23 | More by MisterBisco
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JimmyAloysius

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%

06-11-2014 23:31:11 | More by JimmyAloysius
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tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

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
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T_Hass

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

06-02-2014 05:13:57 | More by T_Hass
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rstenson

California

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

05-25-2014 23:13:15 | More by rstenson
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paul_db

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

05-25-2014 17:44:44 | More by paul_db
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ezperkins2

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

05-24-2014 07:50:22 | More by ezperkins2
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jakewatt135

Oregon

4/5  rDev +2%

05-21-2014 02:20:20 | More by jakewatt135
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largadeer

California

4/5  rDev +2%

05-15-2014 08:00:28 | More by largadeer
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Bilco

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

05-12-2014 01:51:43 | More by Bilco
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ONovoMexicano

New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

05-06-2014 21:31:22 | More by ONovoMexicano
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

05-06-2014 07:15:38 | More by Gonzoillini
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mrchrisray

New York

4/5  rDev +2%

05-02-2014 02:04:50 | More by mrchrisray
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paleoplant

New York

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

04-29-2014 13:07:35 | More by paleoplant
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Nathanbolin

New York

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

04-29-2014 03:26:48 | More by Nathanbolin
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Googs

New York

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

04-22-2014 19:03:50 | More by Googs
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tobelerone

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

04-13-2014 03:54:03 | More by tobelerone
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Flemish Kiss from The Commons Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 129 ratings.