Narrative Fermentations

Commercial Brewery | San Jose, CA, United States of America

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Narrative Fermentations (San Jose, CA, United States of America)


Overall average: 53 (logged 5 times)
Narrative Donezo: 58 (logged 1 time)
American India Pale Ale / IPA
Narrative Fancy Pants: 75 (logged 1 time)
American Pale Lager
Narrative Firebrand: 25 (logged 1 time)
American India Pale Ale / IPA
Narrative Presley: 25 (logged 1 time)
Narrative Undisputed Flyweight: 83 (logged 1 time)
American Adjunct Lager

Logs for beers from this brewery

Like a simplistic accentuation of the previous lemon pine hops but kicked up a notch. Significantly more resin, although it does still culminate in a clean finish.
Extremely hazy, and really weird-tasting after the first two beers. Peppery, spicy, acrid. Butter and pine in the aftertaste, but more like an '80s scratch-n-sniff pine. Didn't work at all for me.
My favorite of the set, has the sweet mellow cereal of a German pils with a bit of the same lemon pine that characterized the Fancy Pants. A cleaner finish, marvelously balanced.
Bright, lemon pine, a touch of wine grape? Doesn't succumb to a perfume quality and a brackish finish brings the lager in and grounds the flavor.
So cloudy it stains the side of the glass. Extremely sweet, banana at the forefront with lighter flavors of peanut butter and toffee following. Ends syrupy and could have used a bit of roasty backbone, anything, to balance.