Calypso, Siren Brewing.

What the Brewer says:

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Calypso, the goddess known for her sharp tongue.  This beer is our homage to this enchantress, a tart, spritzy Berliner wiesse that is liberally dry hopped with a different single hop.  To tell which hop you have in bottle you can tell by the colour of the bottle lid or the batch number.

Appearance  

On draught at Against the Grain

On draught at Against the Grain

Pours a golden straw color, just under 1cm head that dissipates over a minute or so. While still quite  clear theres a slight haze lingering. 

On the Nose

Dry hopped beer, while the aroma from this beer wouldn't be as hoppy as a dry hopped pale ale or IPA, there's still a very indulgent sensation upon giving this a sniff! The type of beer is a "Berlinerweisse" which is a sour style of beer, combined with the dry hops presents a very exotic aroma on the nose, without being too intense.

How it tastes

This one I had was on draught and served quite chilled. With that, as with a lot of sour style beers the taste    would evolve over the life of the glass. Initially a lot of the sour sharpness was inhibited by the cold temperature, but gave a great opportunity to appreciate the crisp light body of this beer. Over time the sourness of this beer came out slowly, bringing with it a pineapple like tropical tang to match the aroma. 

Overall

I got this one at the end of a long day in the office, it was a fairly warm day so it really hit the spot! To make sure however that I wasn't making a biased decision based on a post work pint, I had a second pint and really enjoyed it, probably more so than the first! If your not a fan of sour beers, this one probably won't blow you away but in comparison to other beers of this style where the sharpness and sour tang can be a bit much, this was nicely balanced and would even make a great example for someone looking to try their first sour! 

I gave Calypso 4.25/5 stars on untappd. Quite keen to try more of these with a different batch / dry hop or even how a bottle would age over a few months. 

So have you tried this before? If so leave a comment below and let me know what your thoughts were! What should I be looking for next that will be like this or even top it!  

 
Source: http://www.sirencraftbrew.com/our-corebeer...