Artista Zynergia: Jotunheim
OEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)

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Style:
American Wild Ale
ABV:
7.5%
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Avg:
4.44 | pDev: 2.93%
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
5
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OEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)
 
Connecticut, United States
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Notes: Artista Zynergia is an international blending project between B. United International, OEC & fine producers from around the world.

Jotunheim is a blended ale produced in cooperation with Voss Bryggeri (Voss, Norway). It is a blend of several different ales: A Voss ale brewed with foraged Nordic berries and fermented with Kviek yeast, a double matured blend of OEC sour ales in pink granite and OEC;s spontaneously fermented ale matured in oak barrels.
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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This one pours a murky light reddish color, with a small head, and a bit of lacing.

This smells great, with a funky old berry character, lemon rind, big acidity, oak, and wine.

I don't really know what foraged Nordic berries were used here, but whatever they are - they add a prickly but somewhat juicy fruitiness to the beer. This is pretty sour, as most OEC beers tend to be, with a prickly and vinous funk. There's oak, old lemon, and some sour white wine here.

This is light bodied, with a big lingering acidity, and a prickly carbonation.

This is highly wacky, but it works really well. I love seeing the incredibly creative blends that OEC and their buddies come up with.

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Photo of JamFuel
4.33/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap at The Ginger Man in New York City. And the name is quite a mouthfull...

Pours a semi clear amber with low, wispy foam.

Smell is sour and oaky with notes of vanilla, citrus, apricot and cranberries.

Taste is sour and vinous. Very dry , with notes of oaky vanilla, citrus, red berries and some funk. Very complex and just on the right side in acidity.

Mouthfeel is medium and dry, with bright carbonation.

Overall, a very complex sour that takes its time to get into.

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Artista Zynergia: Jotunheim from OEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)
Beer rating: 4.44 out of 5 with 5 ratings