Chaotic Insecure Delusions | 2nd Shift Brewing

Your Rating: None
Want it   Got it 
Chaotic Insecure DelusionsChaotic Insecure Delusions
BA SCORE
4.29/5
Outstanding
88 Ratings
Chaotic Insecure DelusionsChaotic Insecure Delusions
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
2nd Shift Brewing
Missouri, United States
2ndshiftbrewing.com

Style: Belgian Saison

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by FreshZ on 07-11-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,612
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
88
pDev:
6.53%
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
22
Trade:
5
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Ratings: 88 |  Reviews: 11
Photo of fthegiants
4.29/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of frasergrove
4.42/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TH28
3.85/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

750ml bottle. Bottled July 2014 (29 mths old). Appearance: Light golden, hazy, with minimal foam head that dissappeared immediately. Aroma: Lemon rind most noticeable, with a perceptible acidity. Light brett barnyard funkiness. Taste: Light maltiness, a moderately strong lemon and grapefruit juice acidity, low bitterness. Brett character is fruity, not funky. Mouthfeel: Light bodied with a low carbonation. Finish: Leaves a tart lingering lemony citrus flavor and acidity. Overall: A nice wild ale that has more of a citrus and sour character than a funky brett note. A tad undercarbonated, but is overall bright and refreshing

 630 characters

Photo of bnes09
3.85/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Light yellow and transparent. Minimal to no head. Nice citrus and white wine aroma. Mild acidic lemon flavor, minimal funk. Light, dry body with plenty of bubbles. I feel this beer would be a better berlinerweisse than a saison. Not bad, just lacking complexity and body in my opinion.

 291 characters

Photo of dfhhead25
3.84/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BMart
3.75/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 22Blue
3.93/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Leftofthedial
4.39/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of capnamerica
4.46/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
4.55/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

750ml bottle sealed with orange pressure cap.

batch 3; bottled January 2016.

poured into Jester King wine stem.

Appearance: Straw yellow body with thin cap of bone white head.

Smell: Lemon and citrus mix with white wine. Light funk and moderate oak barrel.

Taste: Moderate tartness. Lemon and stone fruits. Nice white wine character. Minimal funk, but its there. Moderate oak as well. So very similar to the nose.

Mouthfeel: light body with low moderate carbonation. Refreshing and bright; crisp and clean. Semi dry finish. Such a light bodied beer for being 7.4% abv.

Overall: This is a fantastic barrel aged saison. Easily the best beer that I have drank from 2nd shift brewing. This beer would be a whale if it was brewed by Hill Farmstead , Side Projects, Casey, or Saint Adarius. For perspective, I think that Chaotic Insecure Delusions is hands down a much better beer than HIll Farmstead Flora. I used Flora as the example because both beers are saisons aged in white wine barrels with microflora (brett); therefore it is a legit comparison on the premise of similarity. An extremely well executed beer by 2nd Shift.

 1,132 characters

Photo of bennyman12
4.49/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Crider rules!

The guy is a wild man. His brewing has always been more about cocksurity than consistency. When they're good, though, they're very good.

The first time I had chaotic insecure delusions, it was still ropey even though they had bottled it in released it. Loving their lager!?!, technical ecstacy, a Few months ago, I decided to embrace the chaos again.

Much better experience from the get-go. Slightest cloudiness. Straw color. Lemon tartness on the nose joined by coriander and a nice interplay of Marco, Brett and Pedio nuances through the drink. Would have liked a little more carb. Something like an imperial bier du pays or transient pentameter. Great stuff!

 683 characters

Photo of mklisz
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of NHbeerfishing
4.34/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DeweyCheatem-n-Howe
4.4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Zazzi82
4.37/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Monkeyknife
4.38/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MeLoynes
4.29/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Knapp85
4.07/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jzeilinger
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PhineasMcClintock
3.84/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of acurtis
4.09/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nichols33
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of larryi86
4.39/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to bstyle for this
750 ml bottle poured into a flute

A- A slightly hazy golden straw color with a two finger white head.

S- Sour, white wine, grapes, some lemons, leather, mild oak, some funk, slightly sweet stone fruits

T- This is sour, lemons, grapes, sweetness that reminds on of stone fruit, sweeter white wine, some leather, mild funk and some oak.

M- Smooth, dry, light to medium body.

O- A solid barrel aged sour, no flaws, but could have been funkier. Very happy to have had a chance to try this, worth seeking out. First beer I've tried from 2nd Shift, excited to try more from them.

 612 characters

first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Chaotic Insecure Delusions from 2nd Shift Brewing
Beer rating: 4.29 out of 5 with 88 ratings