Nectarines! Wow this tastes exactly like nectarines. Definitely funk and acidity from the base beer, but the nose and palate are all juicy nectarines. — 10 days ago
Okay, just black. Blonde wood/ baked apple hurrah, and then the dark quiet of space, or the grainy expanses of closed lids. The lacing of lazy, wood-boring insects. Such sights have set me to worrying of late. Mornings being a struggle at times, especially after these nighttime wooden cudgels and dark devices. The rack anyone? Coconut on coals. Tar socks. Dried violets. Black strap cola. Scraped vanilla beans, and dark chocolate cookie covered coal. Anise cinnamon and thin mint. Well, that’s the smell of the thing. The mouth below is unsweetened baker’s dark chocolate, blackened iron, vine charcoal, charred bone, hot springs through rubber piping, black sugar, Spanish “chocolate” brandy/black strap rum and graphite/smoke with evergreen suggestions. Not the Dragon of fire and smoke I expected, but certainly a formidable cave monster, living inside a volcano. I particularly appreciated the mineral/ethereal aspect. — 18 days ago
Checking in on this one tonight.
Nose has under-ripe peach, tart green apple with the wet mineral notes on high alert.
Palate has clementine peel, under-ripe tangerine and (light) wet slate.
This halbtrocken seems a little ackward tonight, maybe better tomorrow, or in a few more years... — 8 days ago
Full bodied, fruity, cherry, perfectly tart, smooth , meaty mushroom — 14 hours ago
Very fragrant bouquet upon untwisting the cap, followed by bold, ripe cherry and dark fruits, with slight spice without significant tannins. A smooth, long finish ensues. Excellent... — 15 days ago