Sisyphus - Real Ale Brewing Company
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Reviews by masterhomebrewer:
5/5 rDev +26.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
2007 bottle received as an extra in trade from JosephLondon. Thank you, kind sir.
A -- Bottle gushed minimally. Pours a beautifully clear, copper-golden color with one-inch head. Really, really pretty.
S -- Wow, what a surprise. Big, huge Brett funk right up front followed by bready malts. Just an outstanding surprise. I glanced at other reviews and see no mention of Brett, so I must assume that this was unintentionally infected with Brett. But it smells goood....
T -- Holy god. Huge Brett funk, dark fruits, salty, delicious, earthy, tobacco-y complexity that finishes with a perfectly-balanced bitter bite. A multitude of flavorful delights that all seem to work in unison to create one of the most interestingly complex tasting experiences I have ever enjoyed. I am just blown away by the way the (unintentional?) Brett has added to the complexity and perfectly tied together all the diverse elements of this beer. The 11.5% alcohol is not even noticeable.
M -- Creamy and smooth. Just delightfully warm and tingly with the perfect amount of carbonation.
D -- Exceptional. It's such a delicious taste experience that I can imagine drinking two of these every night for the remainder of my days. Unfortunately, since this beer is not available in my area, and I seem to be the only one who got the Brett-infected bottle, this appears to be a one-night love affair, sadly.
Edit: I see now that a couple of others have picked up a wild Brett influence. If you have 2007s of this, drink 'em or send them my way!
Serving type: bottle
03-06-2010 02:04:25 | More by masterhomebrewer
More User Reviews:
3.58/5 rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Poured cold to a heady topper stemless a deep, dark, murky copper, with a super thin, quickly dissipating tan head that leaves a thin rim on the surface of the beer.
Aroma of dark, buttery sugars and dark cherries.
Big bodied, little carbonation, smooth-ish, medium heat, sweet.
Dark sugars, sticky sweet, muted flavors. This one may be past it's sweet spot.
Serving type: bottle
02-06-2014 01:34:20 | More by robwestcott
Sisyphus from Real Ale Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 510 ratings.