Style: Dry-hopped Quick Sours
Funkwerks Dry Hopped Provincial
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How we review
What the brewers say
“What happens when you combine a sessionable sour beer with a healthy dose of fruit-forward hops? A delicious combination of the floral flavor and aroma of hoppy beers with the succulent tartness of a sour. Specifically selected hops contribute to the musky tropical fruit characteristics.”
What our panel thought
Aroma: “Earthy, funky, dank hops, with a diverse blend of hops fruitiness that includes unripe mango, pineapple, passionfruit, citrus, and a touch of pear. Some estery funk notes and acidic/lactic aroma.”
Flavor: “Strong citrus notes up front with strong grapefruit, lemon, and lime from the hops, and tropical fruit. The earthy funk from the hops leans toward pine and resin and adds complexity without being distracting. The aftertaste is a bit grassy with a touch of lemongrass and apricot at the tail end.”
Overall: “Hoppy and tart, with a touch of Lacto sour. Even though there’s no fruit in the beer, it sure tastes like it. It’s an interesting combination of hops and acidity that’s very enjoyable and dangerously drinkable.”
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