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(512) Funky Kingston | (512) Brewing Company

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(512) Funky Kingston(512) Funky Kingston
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4.03/5
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40 Ratings
(512) Funky Kingston(512) Funky Kingston
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
(512) Brewing Company
Texas, United States
512brewing.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
None provided.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,828
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
40
pDev:
7.44%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
10
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 40 |  Reviews: 5
Reviews by Canada_Dan:
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4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.15/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sammy
3.88/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Very tart but fruit. Long tannic red wine finish.Bit vinegar. A sipper and something that must be shared. Reddish colour rich though no head. Thanks Jason.

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4.34/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dar482
4.35/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

The aroma is tart, sour cherries, red wine.

The flavor follows with leather, crush berries, bright tart qualities, hints of funk, although with a weaker mouthfeel that is a touch light.

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Photo of champ103
4.12/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a dark and hazed reddish/orange color. At first a two finger white head forms, but that fizzles out in a second and recedes to a ring that sticks throughout. Not much lace to speak of.
S: The nose is great. Musty yeast, tart fruits of cherries, grapes, and apples. Even some citrusy orange rind. This all intermingles with some light tannins and oak. The Brett yeast, bacteria and wood all work really well here.
T: The oak tannins are a bit more prevalent and up front than the nose. Up front is a litle sweet as well, but that fades as this warms and everything else takes over. Less of that musty basement character that I love, but still present and builds as this warms. Lightly tart fruits that follow the nose. It just doesn't hit all the right notes perfectly like the nose. Still very good anyway.
M/O: A light to medium body. Incredibly effervescent and spritzy. Tannins all over the place, which I really like. Very enjoyable and easy to drink. The 750ml will be gone in no time.

I have typically found 512's sour or wild ales a bit one noted and not particularly interesting. This is really well done though. With two years in a wine barrel, this gets a little tannin heavy, but it does work with the yeast and bacteria. Very much worth a try, and something I would recommend.

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Thanks, Eric!

A. Deep, slightly amber honey gold. Thick two finger head with excellent retention and lacing.

S. Oak, funk, pitted peach, and a little must.

T. Very bretty and oaky. Slightly fleshy peach and a light-moderate tart punch. Bit of a buttery component in there, too, which is mildly distracting.

F. Drying and funky.

O. Good.

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3.52/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.34/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.17/5  rDev +3.5%
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3.77/5  rDev -6.5%
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(512) Funky Kingston from (512) Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.03 out of 5 with 40 ratings