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Genesis Blonde Sour - Wicked Weed Brewing

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

213 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 213
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 8.63%
Wants: 47
Gots: 58 | FT: 13
Brewed by:
Wicked Weed Brewing visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Genesis is brewed with over 200 lbs of Mango, Papaya, Guava and Pineapple and aged for 6-12 months in a variation of white wine barrels. Each batch is artfully blended to accentuate the tropical and wild nature of the yeast and fruit.

(Beer added by: brentk56 on 01-14-2013)
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Jimmys

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-01-2014 02:59:01 | More by Jimmys
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joe1510

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.1%

500ml

Thanks, Wil, for giving me yet more beer! You motorboatin' son of a bitch! Genesis is highly effervescent, so effervescent in fact that it crackles on the pour. The straw golden liquid is very pale and a mild haze runs throughout. The foam is white, large bubbled and very active. It rises to a slim cap but snaps, crackles, and pops down t absolutely nothing in a half second. After the head fizzles away it looks like apple juice.

The nose is both unique and intense. A solid dose of minerals with a slight metallic edge push through first. There's a touch of lactic funk that leans toward soured milk but don't fret, it goes well with the addition of fruit. The pineapple and guava are certainly noticeable, the other two fruits are indistinct. There's also a bit of diaper stank that segues into pig pen. The malt base is faint but sugar cookie driven. As the beer warms the vinous white wine notes begin to dominate.

The flavor profile isn't quite as deep as the nose but still very good. Lactic acid combines with pineapple and forms the main flavor component. Minerality brings an assortment of flavors; wet stone, iron, and soft wet oak. Guava and the other tropical fruits add a unique sweetness. As this beer warms huge white wine notes step forward and actually takes over.

A light and effervescent body fits the style well. The body itself is a shade under medium in weight and the carbonation lively. The middle has a touch of sweetness but it dries up on the swallow with an almost chalky finish. The tartness makes me salivate after each drink, instantly grabbing for another.

Genesis is another good, really unique beer from Wicked Weed. It morphs so much from opening to finishing the bottle that it's hard to believe. It's everything from funky to fruity to sweet to dry to white wine. I'd like to have another bottle of this for a few months down the road. Thanks again, Wil!

08-20-2014 01:13:35 | More by joe1510
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CavemanRamblin

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

07-08-2014 17:48:52 | More by CavemanRamblin
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Louisiana

4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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Virginia

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Ohio

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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Virginia

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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Illinois

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dirtylou

Washington

4.24/5  rDev +1.7%

on-tap at Good Bottle Co. on South Blvd

This is one of the better WW wild/sour ales in my opinion - I don't get much grape residue (flavor or color) from the petit verdot barrels but the oak plays nicely. The blend of tropical fruit that this sat on is delicate, but nice and flavorful. It's not really that "sour", but I think thats fine given the depth of other flavors to be found here. I would definitely look out for this one again.

12-29-2013 18:56:36 | More by dirtylou
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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -4.1%

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Genesis Blonde Sour from Wicked Weed Brewing
93 out of 100 based on 213 ratings.