New Glarus R & D Golden Ale
From New Glarus – Bold floral bouquet sweeps forward, encouraged by the Maris Otter Malt. Ale and Brettanomyces promote complex Brett characters. Dry finish. Alive and still fermenting, this bottle will continue to build carbonation. Pour with care.
New Glarus Brewing – New Glarus R&D Golden Ale – 500 ml.bottle poured into a goblet. 7% abv.
Appearance: Pours an amber gold with a fluffy white head.
Aroma: Lemony, bretty diapery funkidy funk. Fresh baby poop, baby wipes and barnyard.
Taste: Pale malt, lemon zest, mineral/metal brett yeast, spicy hops.
Mouthfeel: Prickly spicy on the tong. Full bodied.
Overall: Real funky, refreshing, lively and enjoyable. I know the words I might have used are a turn off, but my crazy nose gets weird stuff with brett. Dare I say this is BETTER than Orval?