Future Knowledge | Paradox Beer Company

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3.65/5
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17 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Paradox Beer Company
Colorado, United States
paradoxbeercompany.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Foeder (tart) saison.

ABV varies by batch.

Added by Phil-Fresh on 02-22-2017

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#31,533
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
17
pDev:
10.68%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 17 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of chinchill
3.04/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

From a large bottle.
Pours Hazy, light amber with a very good white head.
Tart, lightly funky smell.
Moderately tart and lightly funky flavor with mild bitterness.

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Photo of Ozzylizard
3.58/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

$ 12.61 (Including shipping)500 mL capped bottle ($ 0.746/oz) from Blackwell’s, San Francisco, CA.
No date found, stored at 42 degrees and served at 46 degrees (Per bottle instructions) in a hand washed and dried Jester King snifter.
Appearance – 4.
Body – Medium yellow, clear, effervescent. Heavy sediment in bottom of bottle.
Head – Average (Maximum three cm, controlled pour down the center), white, fizzy, rapidly disappearing. Center island and snippets of ring formed by lively effervescence.
Lacing – None, as expected.
Pour – Very light yellow, clear.
Aroma – 3.5 - Weak sour grain and weaker horse blanket (?). Everything fades to nearly nothing while drinking a glass and typing this review.
Flavor – 3.5 -Tart with Brettanomyces funk, particularly horse blanket in the aftertaste. A touch of hop bitterness. No distinct maltiness, no alcohol, no diacetyl, no dimethylsulfide.
Palate – 4 - Light, watery, lively carbonation.
Impression and summation – 3.5 – Not the worst of this style. However, the lack of a flavor spectrum (at least to my taste) is disappointing. It certainly looks good but the odor is somewhat off-putting – if I didn’t know Brettanomyces sp were used to ferment this, I’d think it was contaminated. Still, not the worst saison I’ve ever drank and the price point is relatively painless.

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Photo of Vonerichs
3.54/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LeeryLeprechaun
2.72/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Underattenuated, not at all tart. No farmhouse esters. Not sure what this even is! Slightly cheesy hops.

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Photo of Theogre83
3.64/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of fosters9
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jaydoc
3.79/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Blazer22
3.79/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
4.11/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Haybeerman
3.85/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ambruns1979
3.94/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kojevergas
2.93/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On-draught at a Brooklyn beer bar for $6 per 10oz pour.

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Photo of AMarkle6524
3.92/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kylemckinnis
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrewSnyc667
3.67/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of coz
4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Phil-Fresh
4.1/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Light grains, slight citrus and with a bit of tartness, and faint oak.

A: Golden color, slight haze, with a thin even white head.

T: Crisp, with light grassy, citrusy favor with light funk and lacto tartness on the finish.

M: Medium-light bodied with moderate carbonation.

O: Tasty; very clean – the foeders add an interesting tartness that complements the base saison well!

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Future Knowledge from Paradox Beer Company
Beer rating: 3.65 out of 5 with 17 ratings