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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.55/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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A sour version of the Bruin.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mar (5001) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 12, 2012
bottle thanks to ericandersnavy @ rbwg ’12. amber pour with a cream head. nose is tart, dried fruits, sour, and wood. easy on the palate, nice sour, smooth dried fruits, plumb?

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Errl (1933) - Plano, Texas, USA - MAR 13, 2012
Bottle thanks to Erica) Nose is vanilla, brett, caramel, cocoa,earthy spice...Taste is vanilla, tartness, cherries, dark fruits, some sort of wet wood,sourness., Palate is medium with some tartness and vanilla. A very nice twist on the Bruin.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12112) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 8, 2012
(750ml bottle, courtesy of ericandersnavy) Pours a mahogany body with a beige head. Aroma of horse blanket, berries, cherries, and spices. Flavor of brett, herbs, cinnamon, cocoa, caramel, cherries, Belgian yeast, and stone fruit.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (5680) - Utah, USA - MAR 2, 2012
Bottle shared at RBWG 2012
Dark brown with a medium sized off-white head and good lacing. Tart fruit, dark cherries, toasted malts and spices. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drowland (6652) - Georgia, USA - FEB 25, 2012
2/25/12. Bottle shared at RBWG 2012. Mild aroma with definite brett and maybe a hint of cocktail with black cherries. Sweet somewhat malty entry followed by brett, black cherry, and cutting dryness. Not bad!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (5260) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 25, 2012
Bottle thanks to Eric. Pours a clear amber with small off white head. The aroma is sour fruit and cherry. Thin mouthfeel with a dry fruit and lingering dry finish. A good wild ale from 512.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (7291) - Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 30, 2012
Bottle shared by bhensonb. Pours dark brown with a nice beige head that quickly subsides and a fruity aroma. There is a sour chocolate flavor with a cinnamon finish. Sour and spicy. Interesting and very tasty,.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bhensonb (12128) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 30, 2012
Capped 750 from ericandersnavy. Pours dark amber brown with a decent beige head. Aroma is lightly sour fruits de bois. HInt of cinnamon? Full bodied. Moderately sour flavor. Cinnnamon and fruits de bois. Ver nice. Finishes sour, cinnamon and fruit.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (12466) - Orange County, California, USA - DEC 12, 2011
Pours a brownish/amber color with a tan head. Smells slightly vinegary, as I sort of expected. Sweet bread and toffee malts are there. Some hints of dark fruit and a bit of oak/barrel aroma. The flavor has a nice tartness with notes of vinegar and cherries. A few other dark fruit notes in there as well as the sweetness of toffee malt. Not an overly impressive beer, but in no way bad or offensive.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (6634) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - DEC 7, 2011
Bottle @ The Saucer.. . Pours a deep brown .. medium sticky foam .. . light earth, light vinegar, old oak, and light fruit .. ok, but no hot rodding! . clean slick mouthfeel .. . easy to drink and great with a couple of friends on my birthday!! .. . . Cask engine to your left...


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