Honey, Genmai Gunpowder | Paradox Beer Company

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3.98 w/ 8 ratings

Brewed by:
Paradox Beer Company
Colorado, United States

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ONovoMexicano on 07-20-2016

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Ratings: 8 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of LooseMoose1978
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cavedave
3.97/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 4

Not a gusher thankfully, but a beautiful cloudy gold gem of a beer with a four finger white topper. Exc. look for a wild ale.

Full aroma featuring hormonal and overripe fruit, rounded and sharper tart notes, doughy sweet, and oddly fetid floral notes that give it a disturbingly alluring appeal.

Would be great to find that taste follows aroma, but it only partly does. Overripe fruit notes abound and are the primary flavor in a mix that includes both vinegary tart and rounded bready tart, with some bitter and citrus at the end of the sip that rescue this beer from being a one note nancy. Instead it gives it a lemon and dry ending that is tasty. If the more hormonal notes in the aroma were flavors in the taste this beer would be amazing.

Nicely viscous, zippy carb., finish does develop a bit of resiny lemon buildup thing after a while, probably beer's worst feature.

Quite a tasty beer, refreshing and interesting, with a killer aroma for those who are fans of the deeper aspects of brett.

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Photo of kw_pip
4.18/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottle. Very tart. Reminds me is a sour

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Photo of Mikexw
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BlakeAM
3.85/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Slatetank
4.09/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I really was happy my brother brought this to share poured in a glass chilled.

The color is lightly hazed golden with white head and fine bead. The smell has a sour scent yet floral with a honey aspect in the nose. The feel is great both sweet and sour with herbal from the tea and perhaps a tannin.

The taste is mostly sour with a light herbal accent and mild honey element in the finish. Overall I would drink this again a very nice twist on the style with good honey in flavor.

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Photo of Mebuzzard
4.24/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of imbibehour
3.5/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the bottle into a tulip glass.

A real sizzler. Minor slow gush when opening, but lots of sudsy and carbon dioxide soda gas like noise in the glass. Bright head of white, with easy two fingers but has very little retention but fast re-population. A volcano is literally erupting through the middle of this thing. Dissolves to a fine collar, and leaving a giant bubbling lava field of dark apricot orange and lemon in the middle. Never seen a beer carb up like this before, and this one is certainly noisy.

Pleasant grass like aromas and sharp funk. Dry notes of pepper and almost lemon sensations from a nice estery touch. Something sort of fruit taffyt sticky smelling abounds as well which sort of hints towards a bit of tropical notes. Interesting beer but kind of odd nose.

Big hints of tropical fruit juice flavor on first sip. Pineapple and a bit of a wet body wash completely over the mid palate. Mild sensing funk tones with fruit angle that starts to dominate. Light bodied box juice flavors, with a bit of gaseous flavor which is quite obvious in the aftertaste.

This comes off as more of a tropical soda than a beer, but with just a little more body to keep it interesting. Doesn't really give much diversity in the palate either.

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Honey, Genmai Gunpowder from Paradox Beer Company
Beer rating: 0 out of 100 with 8 ratings
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