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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
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This American-style wild ale is fermented with Brettanomyces Lambicus, a wild yeast strain. This is a wheat beer made with 500 lbs. of Montmorency sour cherries.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wisdomsolo (386) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - APR 10, 2014
Had this at a great neighborhood tasting. Thanks to everyone for sharing! Had so much fun!

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Smurf2055 (1394) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 9, 2014
Pours light ruby Smell raspberry, candy sweetness Taste tart light lacto, licorice, light tart cherry finish Light body Fake lambic feel, not that great

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
fluffy (1465) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - APR 7, 2014
not a sour fan, but if you are, have at it. way to sour and funky for my tastes.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (7885) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 6, 2014
Can at 7K/5K. Thanks Victor! Pours pink with white head. Nose/taste of tart cherry, light funk, sour fruit and light acid. Medium body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jredmond (5194) - Manhattan, New York, USA - APR 5, 2014
Can courtesy of victor at clocks. Pours a deep blood red body with thin white lacing. Aroma is super fresh funky raspberries - smells like 3font/cantillon level. Mouthfeel is medium tithing with awesome tart raspberries, sour cherries, funk and indoor swimming pool. Incredible.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
callmemickey (2469) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 5, 2014
Hazy dark pinkish red body, thin pinkish head, traces of lacing. zippy cherry pie, light acetic notes, some other berry qualities. Medium to light bodied, moderate to lively carbonation, relatively gentle acidity.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gimmethefunk (15) - Portage, Michigan, USA - MAR 24, 2014
Can pour via Clownisseur, thanks bro! Pours red/pink with moderate carbonation and a pink, fizzy head. Aromas of sour cherries, funk, and tartness. Somewhat medicinal but not over the top. Taste is similar with cherries being the predominant flavor. Tartness, Robitussin, and funk even things out but take a backseat to the cherries. Strange but enjoyable. I am eager to see what else The Alchemist puts out.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Clownoisseur (199) - Buchanan, Michigan, USA - MAR 24, 2014
Can thanks to vtafro, thanks Victor! Pours a murky red with a minimal pink head, leaving swirls and splotches of pink lace. Aromas of deep tart cherries, syrup, a little Brett funkiness and some light wheats. Taste is a bit medicinal. Mouthfeel a bit syrupy. But some nice flavors cut in here. The rich cherry flavor is quite nice with just the right amount of tartness. Kinda tastes like a cherry margarita as it warms! A bit of earthiness creeps across the back end perhaps a slight spice/saltiness too. Pretty interesting brew.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
WanderinCelt87 (154) - Hamburg, New Jersey, USA - MAR 19, 2014
Smell is straight cherry. Pours a lovely cloudy amber with a white head. Taste is tart with a little sweetness defiantly hints of cherry. The Brett yeast gives it a nice earthy and sour flavor like I was expecting. Leaves a sour after taste that I like.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jbeatty (1010) - New York, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Can, big thanks to Dan, tasted 03/02/2014. Pours dark red, earthy murkiness, strawberry cream head, thin ring of lacing. Aroma is soft sweet cherries, earthy pits, vanilla, honey, a touch of lactic sourness. Taste is tart cherry, juicy, not overly sour but a touch medicinal, mild funky brett in the finish. Medium body, slick mouthfeel. Fairly nice.


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