Cucumber Jones - Funky Buddha Brewery
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Ratings: 10 | Reviews: 2 | Display Reviews Only:
3.94/5 rDev +7.7%
Another growler shared by Sean. Served in a snifter.
A - White foam settles to a thin collar, wisps, and minimal lace. Lightly hazed golden body.
S - Smells like cucumbers, with a hefty emphasis on the vegetal skin. Plenty of sharp wheat and a light peppery note; I thought this was a Saison, but perhaps it's the basil that is tricking me into thinking there is more expressive yeast here.
T - Taste has more pale malt sweetness to it that works to balance the vegetal cucumber and grain qualities. Solid balance and integration. Nice, but lacks the pop of the aroma.
M - Pleasant medium body, with crisp moderate carbonation. Tannic and grainy texture, and no obvious alcohol.
D - I enjoyed this, but I tend to be a sucker for cucumber beers. Will probably be polarizing depending on palates, as the cucumber is pretty intense. Quite refreshing and drinkable for me.
11-20-2013 15:51:13 | More by MasterSki
4.41/5 rDev +20.5%
Just had this at the brewery in Oakland Park...
It reminds me of Cucumber Saison from CCB, just not as peppery and heavier on the cuke flavor.
It has a great appearance, a nice dark wheat ale yellow and a strong thick head.
The aroma is strongly of cucumbers. The taste is mildly sweet with a strong cucumber flavor. After a few sips you get past the strength of the cuke to experience some of the subtitles in the flavor like the basil.
It has a great mouthfeel, a nice wheat ale that is just right. Not too thin, not too thick.
Overall it's a pretty awesome beer if you like cucumbers, and I love em!
If you don't like cukes though, I'd steer clear for sure.
08-06-2013 19:17:36 | More by jivex5k
Cucumber Jones from Funky Buddha Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.