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Embrace The Funk - Deux Rouges - Yazoo Brewing Company

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Reviews: 8
Hads: 72
Avg: 4.18
pDev: 10.29%
Wants: 22
Gots: 15 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Yazoo Brewing Company
Tennessee, United States | website

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale | 6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: cfaulman on 01-27-2014

A marriage of two reds – we present our flanders red, a dark ruby ale fermented with wild yeasts and souring bacteria, evolving for over a year in freshly emptied merlot barrels.
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This beer was epic.

A: Pours a dark amber red into a snifter glass, with a beautiful creamy white head that dissipates into swirls around the glass. Small head retention around the edge of the glass, with great lacing. (Also the bottle art is badass)

S: Smells very tart, sour apple, cherry and funk. The smell ends with deep wine, earthy and spicy from the merlot barrel in which this was aged for 12 months.

T: Damn, first sip is super tart and sour, blasted me like a warhead. Notes of sour apple, lemon, cherries, and vinegar. Just awesome, but it gets even better. After taste begins with the merlot barrel, which is just prominent enough to be noticed without taking over this beer. It is perfectly balanced with the sour flanders. Finally, the best part because it was such a surprise, the aftertaste took to the barrel, fantastic oaky and prominent vanilla notes that linger on til you take another sip. Just wow.

M: Was moderate bodied with good carbonation. Nothing to complain about here.

Overall this beer was just fantastic. I can't get over how complex the taste was. Yazoo really outdid themselves with this beer. Glad I have more bottles, and Im already looking forward to next year's release.

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N: Funky farm, aged wood, some basalmic acidity.

T: Tart flanders-like, fruity, wood.

M: Medium body and light carbonation. Enamel scouring sour finish.

O: Bracingly sour - so good.

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Embrace The Funk - Deux Rouges from Yazoo Brewing Company
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