- My Rating: [B], I gave it a (3.6 of 5) on Ratebeer.com
Yeastus Christus (wild IPA) – To Øl (Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij), 7.4% ABV, 33 cl., (Copenhagen N, Denmark)
on the back label:
“A farmhouse IPA packed with hops and wild yeast. Fresh, funky, pale and fruity, tart and mysterious.”
- Style: (wild yeast, wheat, oats) IPA
- Taste: Funk overtone creamy smooth numbing resin-pine bitter hop soft toffee barley malt lingering bitterness
- Where I got it : Legacy Liquor / Vancouver
- How much: $6.60 CAD (after 10% off) – 33 cl., December 2015
- Do I love this enough to drink it again: no
- Would I recommend this to beer aficionados: yep, love them Scandanavian brews
Visual: Pours cloudy orange-brown with minimal lasting head, fine foamy 1mm layer of retention, clusters of steady active streams.
Nose: faint subtle sour funk’d barley malt (lvl-3)-pungency
Attack: crisp, thick fullness, creamy
Mid-palate: sour overtones, sharp numbing resiny-pine, (lvl-5)-sweetness, soft toffee barley malt,
Finish: subtle banana wheat malt exhale, grainy barley malt, lingering metallic hopped bitterness
Summary: The combo of oats for creaminess, wheat for fruitiness, and barley as the backbone works well in this brew. This IPA is the dry, piney variety – good stuff, but I wished for more fruity citrus to round it out. Easy for 7.4%.