Color Field
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Wild Ale
Ranked #1,451
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3.87 | pDev: 11.89%
Grimm Artisanal Ales
New York, United States
Very Good
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Notes: Color Field is an American wild farmhouse ale brewed with hibiscus, rose hips, and chamomile. Produced with a mixed culture fermentation, it pours a hazy pink color topped with a fluffy white head. Tart aromas of lemon, black pepper, and earthy, gently perfumed botanicals mingle with classic saison funk. The soft, refreshing acidity is balanced by a hint of floral sweetness. This beer is never boiled and never filtered.
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ommegangpbr from New York

4.31/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tangy tangy tangy. Bright and lively flavors. Dont really get chamomile but surely hibiscus and rose hips. Tastes a bit like fizzy herbal tea drinks that I like to make. Lovely

Apr 14, 2021
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Tony210 from New Jersey

4.03/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an iridescent dark pink color, ample foamy head. Aroma is grassy with some funk. Flavor is slightly funky, tart, clean and crisp, earthy, light. Light bodied. Overall a fun beer.

500 ml bottle released 5/6/20
4 rating

Jun 27, 2020
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JamFuel from Sweden

3.99/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at Mikkeller bar in Copenhagen.

Pours a vibrant red with soft, pink foam.

Smell is tart and floral with notes of hibiscus, lime and pineapple.

Taste tart and fruity, with plenty of floral elements, hibiscus being the main one. Backing notes of lime and a slight sweetness. Very refreshing.

Mouthfeel is thin to medium, well carbonated.

Overall, a nice, refreshing sour.

May 15, 2019
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Lone_Freighter from Vermont

3.54/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle to tulip. The appearance was a slight dark amber color with a finger’s worth of white foamy head that fell off at a fairly quick pace. Light stringy lace. The aroma had some citrusy and floral bright notes up front flowing into a some subtle jalapeno spicy undertones. The flavor had the sweet floral and citrusy qualities up front allowing the spicy tones to come in slightly and form the aftertaste together fairly nice. Finish was sweet and spicy. The palate was warm and inviting with an almost medium bodied sort of feel to it. More of a sipper because of the jalapenos, as the "heat" seemed to radiate a sort of mild harshness over my tongue. Carbonation felt fine. ABV felt fine. Overall, I have to question if this was truly a "wild ale" as I thought this was more of a "spice/vegetable beer" with the jalapenos coming out as they did, but perhaps it could just be me. Not sure.

Jun 08, 2017
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StonedTrippin from Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

this is really fantastic and dramatic beer, some of the best sour stuff i have had from grimm so far, and really a wonderful use of these ingredients together, each one of which on their own can overpower a beer, but here they are all distinct and subservient to the ale itself, a really wonderful job with those. this is sexy pink, valentines day pink, with a little bit of haze and a small white head, electric looking, must be the hibiscus coloring it. aroma is a bit floral from the hibiscus, that fresh blooming perfume quality from the rose hips too, a hint of lime in with the bacterial acidity, and i swear raspberries! when i taste it too, its hard to believe there is no fruit in it, it really has a raspberry lime complexion to it, even in front of the floral elements, not sure where that comes from, but its springy and fresh and beautiful with the sourness of the beer. i actually taste the hibiscus last in the flavor, after both the rose hip and the chamomile, with is earthy and a little herbal. nice dry hopping on this too seems to bring it all together, a light body, and solid carbonation, its really drinkable and incredibly unique beer, with what i would describe as the perfect amount of sourness for refreshment and intrigue, without going too far. a standout in a stellar beer lineup!

Mar 23, 2017
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JerzDevl2000 from New Jersey

3.78/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Traded for this from a friend as I have a hard time finding Grimm's beers in New York. Needless to say, they brew some of the craziest stuff that I've bought there and this beer was no exception to that. Tough to pinpoint but easy to enjoy, this was fitting for a day and night where it was nearly 70 degrees outside!

Can't say that I've had a beer that was looked like this as the pink grapefruit hue was easy to see from the get-go, even in the dark. A big, frothy head quickly settled as the splotchy lacing left behind was more indicative of the thin nature of the liquid. Lots of hibiscus in the nose as this seemed like liquid perfume and turned out to be that once I gave it a taste. Hints of lemon, white wine, vinegar, and lavender-like florals were all in here as I actually had to look up what chamomile was. Bright and lively, there wasn't much sour to be found here and the nice carbonation kept this from being too "out there", as the soft slickness left behind may have been the most pleasant aspect of this beer.

Easy to quaff, this could have been mistaken for a session beer as it didn't last in my glass for long. Not a true American Wild Ale, something like this made the case for a new category. If you love funky, floral brews that push the envelope, look no further. This was a pleasant change from the heavier IPA's that I love while not being light enough to dismiss. Keep up the craziness, Grimm!

Mar 01, 2017
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CNoj012 from New York

4.46/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This beer pours a hazy vibrant deep pink that resembles watermelon when held directly up to light. There head is two fingers, foamy and off white with the slightest pink hue. Retention is not great and there is some spotted lacing.

Smell is subtle, but nice. Chamomile, rose, earthy notes, strawberry and a slight funk.

Taste is out of this world. All the flavors from the smell come out in full force, and this beer manages to be fruity, earthy, funky and tart all at the same time. Very complex.

Feel is light, smooth and pretty crisp. Well carbonated, perfect for the style.

Overall this beer is excellent. I love Grimm's fruited sours, but this is just as good. Wish I bought a 2nd bottle.

Feb 01, 2017
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rjp217 from Massachusetts

4.44/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Not sure what was up with batch 1 as scores seem to indicate it was a flop but this latest bottling is fantastic. Perfect acidity, absolutely amazing red color with a nice amount of sweetness. This beer is a home run in my opinion.

Jan 29, 2017
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HorseheadsHophead from Colorado

4.74/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

L: Hazy strawberry pink, with a tight white head, but little retention and lacing.

S: Cherry, strawberry, rose, plum, and clove.

T: Cherry, strawberry, rose, sugary plums, cracker malt, wheat, graininess. Dry and fruity.

F: Medium-light, well carbonated, crisp, dry, amazing.

Jan 26, 2017
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fmccormi from California

4.14/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Straight pour from a 22oz pry-off bottle to an oversized wineglass (JK stemware, of course). According to some text in black ink at the right side of the label, this was bottled in December, 2016, which would make this bottle probably five or six weeks old at the time of consumption. Purchased several days ago, and refrigerated well over 24hrs before drinking.

Appearance (4.25): A fairly fluffy three fingers of light pink (almost like old-timey peppermint candy) foam rise off of the pour, capping a hazy, fuchsia-colored body. The head dies down slowly, for a sour, leaving sudsy spots of lace on all sides of the glass. It doesn’t leave much in the way of lacing as the beer goes on, but that’s fairly on point for the style. The body is just gorgeous, though.

Smell (4.0): The rosehips in this beer are abundantly obvious immediately after opening the bottle, with more acidic, juicy hibiscus notes from the glass. It’s floral, fruity, and bright. The chamomile contributes an earthier character that melds into the underside of the fruity rosehips; the hibiscus mostly comes out with a slightly citrusy, acidic twang in the middle. Some lactic acid bolsters the brighter, tangier aroma of hibiscus. It would be mostly jammy if it weren’t for the chamomile, but it’s not unpleasant (even though I’m not a huge fan of chamomile).

Taste (4.25): Lactic sourness dominates nearly from the start, coloring a body of flavor that’s more dominated by hibiscus and chamomile than rosehips, though the intense citric character of fresh rosehips comes in strong and brassy immediately afterward. The fruitiness of hibiscus tea, featuring some berry-like sweetness and a more subtle tannic character, comes in after the initial blast of rosehips and lactic twang, turning the sourness into bright, acidic juiciness. This sort of resolves into chamomile mixed with crushed rosehips, with the earthiness of the chamomile coming to the front as the various acidic tones mostly subside—but a clean, lactic sourness sticks it out through the very end of the finish. The malt component of this beer seems to have been light, but still fermented out of existence. A slightly astringent, floral character sticks around through the aftertaste, leaving a light but definitely sour taste in your mouth.

Mouthfeel (4.25): It’s juicy up front, feeling just a little slick, but quickly resolving to a dry, shy of parching acidity. The lean malt body lets the acidity really dry out the palate. Meanwhile, that carbonation feels subdued at first, but as it spreads out across the palate it foams up moderately and leads into a nice, very fine-grained tingle. It’s very drinkable and very much according to style, even if it doesn’t feel like it’s breaking any new ground here.

Overall (4.0): This is, unsurprisingly, another very good sour beer from Grimm. While I like rosehips, adore hibiscus, and am admittedly only lukewarm on chamomile, I think the dry-hopping is lost here. Which is a shame, of course, because the utilization of dry hops in some of Grimm’s other sours (like Telekinesis, for example) is what makes them really go above and beyond. Also, it’s not that I place higher value on Grimm’s dry-hop-forward sours than on their fruited stuff—I went bonkers for Present Perfect, frankly. I think in the case of this beer, the hops were just totally covered up by the intense character of rosehips and hibiscus. And, I’m personally just so-so on chamomile, and am not convinced that it added anything indispensible to this beer. All that said, Color Field is delicious, and an extremely well-made sour ale. I’d recommend it to anyone who likes sours, and definitely to Grimm fans. Very happy to have tried it, but I wish the dry-hops came out a bit more.

Jan 24, 2017
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ChipChaight from New York

4.18/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle from Noble Grains NYC
Hazy ruby red with white pink head, floral passionfruit, fizzy pomegranate soda, mixed berry yogurt, and elder flower, tart and sweet with a sour bitterness in the middle that softens to a floral sweetness, light and smooth. A bitter, sour, and flowery red fruit gusher.

Jan 21, 2017
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Jugs_McGhee from Texas

3.35/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

BOTTLE: $11.04 with bottle deposit at a New York City Whole Paycheck. Brown glass. Great label art, with a grey label colour. Unbranded black pry-off crown cap. December 2016 vintage. 1 pint 6 fl oz format.

"Dry hopped sour ale brewed with hibiscus, rose hips, & chamomile." 4.7% ABV.

Served cold into stemware per the label's instructions.

APPEARANCE: Bright pink-white head. Murky hazy dull pink body. Frothy and creamy, with a generally soft fluffy consistency. Leaves a thin coating of lacing as the head recedes, which takes a good ~8 minutes.

Appears well-carbonated. Could be more vibrant. The pinkish hue to the head helps set it apart from other sour ales.

AROMA: Nails the hibiscus and rose hips, with chamomile taking a backseat but still lending some aromatics. Sourness seems mild at most - maybe a 2-3/10 in terms of acidity, and isn't complemented by any acidity, overt bacterial notes, microflora, or tartness. Malts are neutral. Hop aromatics are basically nonexistent (to style).

The result is an aroma suggestive more of a fruit ale than a proper sour ale, with the rose hips and hibiscus dominating. The lack of bacterial (or brettanomyces-derived) sourness and intricacies is disappointing, but maybe the taste will deliver more? Outside of style conventions, it's an appealing if simplistic aroma.

Aromatic intensity is average. Suggests a soft refreshing ale.

TASTE & TEXTURE: Certainly soft and refreshing, with a nice smooth, coating, wet mouthfeel.

Tart rose hips and hibiscus hit in the second act, but sourness is almost as mild (read: weak) as the aroma suggested - maybe a 3-4/10 in terms of intensity. Luckily, it's accentuated by some smacky lactic acidity, showing this brew packs some bacterial punch after all...though it's admittedly meagre. Chamomile isn't really there even when I search for it, which is disappointing. (Compare this to, say, Greenpoint Ales and Lagers' Milk and Honey Blonde ale and it's night and day in terms of chamomile presence).

Muted lemon (some might say lemon detergent). There's a blip of funkiness (the "sweaty gym sock" descriptor some reviewers use might be applied; it's definitely not a clean funkiness as one might find in, say, Cantillon).

There's no microfloral intricacy here, nor any wild yeast(s). Has the sterile feel of a stainless steel aged sour ale; aging in oak or chestnut wood barrels instead would definitely help this along and give it some more interesting complex undertones.

Balanced, with the neutral malt (probably 2 or 6 row, maybe wheat as well?) backbone bending easily to the sourness and fruit. While simplistic for a sour ale, it's got adequate flavour and makes for an interesting fruit ale build.

Average depth, duration, and intensity of flavour.

OVERALL: More fruit ale than sour ale, with a disappointingly reticent chamomile presence. The bright floral tones could be more vivid and expressive, as could the ale as a whole. It's highly drinkable; I'll have no trouble at all finishing the large format bottle. Well worth trying once, but not a beer I'd buy again (at least not at $11 a bottle). More nice work from Grimm, but not amongst their finest work. More commitment to the bacteria and flowers, more acidity and tartness, proper barrel aging instead of stainless steel, and more thoughtful utilization of hops would help elevate this. I'm glad I got to try it, but it isn't world-class.

B- (3.35) / WORTHY

Jan 19, 2017
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dbrauneis from North Carolina

4.17/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a hazy deep pinkish red in color (the same color that hibiscus tea) with moderate amounts of active visible carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass, small amounts of fine yeast light colored particles in suspension, and a hint of purple + golden amber highlights. The beer has a two finger tall fizzy foamy pale pink head that reduces to a few small patches of thin film surrounded by a large patch of very thin film covering the remainder of the surface of the beer and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of hibiscus, rose hip, and chamomile (similar to an herbal tea) with light to moderate aromas of bready/doughy malts and moderate aromas of earthy funkiness. Hints of lemon citrus and peppery saison yeast as well.

T: Upfront there is a slightly less than moderate flavor of bready/doughy malts which is quickly overtaken my the slightly stronger than moderate flavors of hibiscus, rose hip, and chamomile (similar to an herbal tea). There are light flavors of slightly tart lemon citrus and light to moderate flavors of spicy saison yeast. Finally there is a slightly stronger than moderate amount of earthy funkiness which lingers through the finish.

M: Light to medium bodied with slightly heavier than moderate amounts of carbonation. Light to moderate amounts of acidic prickliness.

O: I found this beer to be really enjoyable and easy to drink. The herbal tea elements combined with the traditional saison and mixed cultures really work well together.

Jan 18, 2017
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kalosjakar from Rhode Island

3.81/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a beautiful pink color with a mostly white, but faint pink head.

Aroma: smells mildly tart, chamomile tea, lemony.

Taste: fairly tart, can't really determine what im getting in the taste, i dont drink many sours. im getting berries but apparently im the only one.

Feel: light in body.

Overall: highly drinkable and a pleasure to drink.

Jan 17, 2017
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dar482 from New York

4.73/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

The beer comes in a deep pink color, bits of red, almost like a mix of Cherry and Watermelon hard candy.

The aroma offers a pickle juice tart quality, a bit of cotton candy sweetness, doughy malts, hisbiscus and floral sweetness.

The flavor follows with that pickle tart, along with a creamy yogurty tart, bright carbonation prickles at the tongue as the chamomile glides around, hisbiscus and fruity rose hip sweetness comes through, a doughy malt sweetness hits in the middle. A wonderful balance of a medium plus clean acidity with the sweetness and complexity of fruit, hops, and floral elements.

Jan 12, 2017
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johnnnniee from New Hampshire

3.96/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle from mstrcrwly, thanks for the opportunity!
Murky light straw color with a huge frothy white head that dissipates quickly. Earthy funky light lemon on the nose with a starchy element that reminds me of fresh cut raw potatoes. There is a big floral element on the nose as well. The flavor isn't quite what the nose promised. Big honey almost fruity mead flavor with a bit of sour patch tartness to it. Light earthy and funk round this out nicely. Wow that is different, but I enjoyed the shit out of this beer.

Apr 02, 2016
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Pourharddrinkslow from South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Kind of a dull beer in color and in taste, pours an almost grayish dull gold color. The taste follows the look of the beer, it's like it tries to be sour but doesn't quite make it... dull sour fruit flavors with a strong underlying wheat flavor. A little low in taste for my liking, interesting flavors, just not well executed in my opinion.

Feb 08, 2016
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Goblinmunkey7 from Massachusetts

3.62/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Peachy yellow gold. Head is bright-white and bubbly. Small cap persists with a small swirl and sits for the duration. Minimal lacing with a moderate carbonation. Super bubbly cap.

Smell: White wine right up front. Slightly tropical with hints of peach and nectarine. Big push of chamomile. Solidly floral. Bright and slightly earthy. A touch of must. Super pale malts offer up a slight sweetness. A touch of bitter flower petal. Rose petal. Slightly lactic tartness with some lemon zest and black pepper. Slightly grassy. Solid yeast. Mildly earthy. Some white bread. Perfumey. Warming mellows everything out. Some oak creeps through the back with a nice push of wheat.

Taste: Seriously pushes white wine from the beginning. Clean grape, peach, and nectarine. Ever so slightly tropical in a vague sort of way. Solidly grassy with layers of floral flavors. Slightly bitter element from the hibiscus. Rose petal jumps out and then fades right in to a solid base of chamomile. Light lactic tartness. Some lemon zest as well. Malts are incredibly light with some yeasty white bread. Earthy. Yeast throws a soft black pepper spice with a touch of wood. Damp and ever so slightly musty. Drinks like a middle of the road white wine that sat out a touch too long.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with a moderate carbonation. Crisp and clean.

Overall: A few crayons short of the full set.

It's a solid but not really memorable wild. Flower wine.

Sep 26, 2015
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angrybabboon from Massachusetts

3.71/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Cheers to Goblinmunkey7 for sharing this

Consumed 9/25/15

A: Hazy, lightly cloudy, golden orange with some light copper and straw - pours with a medium-large, fluffy, off-white head, keeps a mostly solid, wispy cap - leaves some streaks of lacing

S: Lightly funky flowers - very floral, as to be expected, straight-up flowers, not an abundance of chamomile, which is probably for the best - lightly funky yeast, with some pepper - some general funkiness, with some tartness, and some light lactic funk - light sweetness, overall aroma reminds me of Smarties candies with flowers

T: Dry, lightly funky, lightly sweet - lightly funky, with some tart, some lactic funk - not really what I would describe as sour, but there is a nice, dry tartness - light fruity esters, with some hints of apple - some yeasty flavors, pepper - flowers and herbal tea - lightly dry, very dry

M: On the light side of medium, nice carbonation, crisp, dry

O: The colors, Duke, the colors!

This is generally mellow and subtle. There is a light tartness, some nice floral notes, and some light fruits. Definitely worth a try, but not mind-blowing.

Sep 26, 2015
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JaredSammy from New York

3.54/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

L - Hay colored even color to the edges. Lots of carbonation forming on the bottom of the glass.
S - Mild, sour, sweet, peach.
T - extra mild for a wild. I think this was the point of this beer. No pucker, sugar sweet, seems like a pit fruit juice flavor profile.
F - light, carbonated almost overly.
O - if you want a artisanal American wild then you found it. As far to one side of the spectrum as a wild gets. Mild is an understatement.

Aug 19, 2015
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zeff80 from Missouri

3.96/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap. Poured a cloudy, golden color with pinkish highlights and a small, white head of foam. It smelled of lemon, earthy notes and caramel. Funky tasting with tart and sweet fruit notes.

Jul 14, 2015
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smcolw from Massachusetts

3.38/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Small, short lived head. The brew is the color of a grapefruit--a brownish, orange and cloudy. Only a couple of spots for lace.

Sweet smell with a varient of cotton candy. A touch of tart.

Very effervescent but with a decent body. Tastes like the SweetTart candy. Mor sweet than tart. Mild taste in the swallow and nearly no aftertaste.

Jun 07, 2015
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Flounder57 from Massachusetts

3.83/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

22 oz bottle was poured into a snifter.

Appearance: A two finger billowy head was poured that reduced to a puffy layer. It is a pale yellow orange color with good clarity and vision of tiny bubbles coming up through the glass. Spotty lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Tart, bready, biscuity, hibiscus, rose, chamomile, pepper, yeasty esters, and pale malts.

Taste:Nice blend of above saison flavors with some tart and chewy characteristics in there too.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied, crisp, refreshing, a little chewy, tart, a little dry, and medium to high carbonation.

Overall: Not as crazy as other wild ales, but still tasty and enjoyable. Still would drink more of this in the future.

May 22, 2015
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SABERG from Massachusetts

3.7/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle dated January 2015 into a tulip glass.
A - Gentle carbonation feeds a thin cap. Peach, hibiscus, vibrant spring color. Wisps of lace
trace the edges of the glass. With all that a surprising clarity, change the glassware and you might fool someone into thinking this was a sparkling rose'.
S - Botanical comes through, hibiscus, rose, white peach, all supported by the edgy Lactobacillus adding a little tickle.
T -Oddly monochromatic, base grains are very light, wheat, pilsner seem to be the majority. Very delicate flavors of strawberry, fresh honeydew, rosewater.
M - Tap dances across the palate, never really touches down. Nice acidity with a quick exit.
Use of the "wild" agents keep this very clean, slightly tart. Nicely done.
O - Summer in a glass, delicate in all aspects, blurs several lines. Add some chalkiness or salinity, and your in wine territory. Delicate in all aspects, and well crafted.


May 17, 2015
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BEERchitect from Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Rusticity, art and whimsy have all met their match. Grimm's more floral option braids all three of these notions together for a seamless, delicate and summery ale flavor.

Milky, canary and tarnish of pink, the wild ale whets the whistle with thoughts of lemonade and a hot summer's day. Its dainty white froth is creamy and tightly woven to carry a host of flowers, botanicals, herbs and perfumes across the nose. The first sip is creamy and tart, laced with confectioner's sweetness of sweetheart candy and bready wheat.

Across the middle, the perfume turns to grasses and herb while the creaminess slowly relaxes and the tart, refreshing acidity curates a rose wine profile. Hibiscus, rose, chamomile all charm the senses with its finesse just as the lemony tartness strips the palate of thirst.

Crisp and clean in finish, light grass and straw add a spicy note to the waning medium-light body and create a soft bitterness with a white pepper and sour grape finish.

May 02, 2015
Color Field from Grimm Artisanal Ales
Beer rating: 87 out of 100 with 168 ratings