Spontane Wilde | Logsdon Farmhouse Ales

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4.23/5
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15 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Logsdon Farmhouse Ales
Oregon, United States
farmhousebeer.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Spontaneous beer brewed in the traditional "Methode van Lembeek." Our spontaneous fermented beer is brewed with pilsner malt, raw wheat and aged hops in the traditional farmhouse method. wort set overnight in the koelschip loft, this beer embraces the raw natural flavors of the Hood River Valley flora, cave aged in oak for 1 - 2 years to develop rich complexity with balanced acidity.

Added by JouerAvecLeFeu on 07-21-2017

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,916
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
15
pDev:
5.44%
 
 
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1
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Ratings: 15 |  Reviews: 6
Photo of grittybrews
4.22/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bigred89
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of REVZEB
4.43/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Feels like a lambic with an american sour on the finish. The oak barrel is very prevalent on the nose along with floral hops, hay and yeast. The taste brings great depth to the nose aromas, and adds a nice light sour finish. Some rich fruits like plum and pear in the depths too.

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Photo of JW_WNC
4.29/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of krome
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KAP1356
4.23/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DoctorRobert1969
3.5/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sour beers don't really taste like beer to me. More like wine coolers or cider. It's good I suppose and I dig Logsdon a lot but it's not really my thing. Plus 15 bucks for a single beer? GTFOH with that. It might be Belgian style but it's from the US so the price tag is stupid.

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Photo of beergoot
4.3/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Hazy, yellow body with lots of lively carbonation; decent head; globs of foam sticking to the glass. Classic barnyard funk immediately hits the nose; a bit lemon and green apple. Sour with strong citrus flavors; lemon and lime; a bit of bready malt as the beer opens up and warms. Very acidic, tart, and dry.

A very zesty and mouth-puckering wild ale. Balanced, powerful yet very, very drinkable.

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Photo of emerge077
4.35/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bright straw gold with a thin layer of delicate foam and spotty lacing.
Musty wet oak funk and soft lemony acidity in the aroma. Fairly fruit forward.
Balanced tartness, puckering and dry, lemon sorbet and trace vanilla linger the dry oaky aftertaste.
Crisp dry feel, light to medium bodied with supple carbonation. Prominent barrel notes and signature wild funk.
Overall this is a great beer, and I really enjoyed it.

Even though it's only aged for 1-2 years, this is a strong example of American lambic-style spontaneous beer.
Few really come close to the traditional Belgian lambic producers in the US, but this demonstrates a solid understanding and expression of their centuries-old traditions.

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Photo of Tommo
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very solid, but not the earth shattering experience i had hoped for. Lots of lemon, some good funk on the back, medium sour, bit of cheese on the back but not in a bad way.

While it is a nice sour ale, it really doesnt invoke as much of the "lambic" qualities that other american producers have captured (namely SP and JK). So while its a solid beer, its not much more than a wild ale

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Photo of AlpacaAlpaca
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Spontane Wilde possesses that same musky quality of a Belgian Gueuze, tightroping perfumey fruits across its aged and dusty canvas. It feels like an ancient, masterful, and refined delicacy. Logsdon is world-class in its take on sours and saisons. They deserve way more recognition than they get.

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Photo of Huhzubendah
4.47/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle shared by Matthew. Thank you!

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Photo of grover37
4.17/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Terrible after taste.

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Photo of fosters9
4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
4.27/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Spontane Wilde from Logsdon Farmhouse Ales
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 15 ratings