Gimmethefunk (16) - Portage, Michigan, USA - MAR 24, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
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.
Clownoisseur (364) - Buchanan, Michigan, USA - MAR 24, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
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.
WanderinCelt87 (195) - Hamburg, New Jersey, USA - MAR 19, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
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.
jbeatty (1210) - New York, USA - MAR 13, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
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.
jkwood04 (4809) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 11, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: MAR 22, 2015 Big can in a tulip. Pours pink/ruby with a lacy, pink head. Aroma of cherries, band aids, light Brett dryness, light malts, and some weird notes. Flavor the same. Average texture. An interesting beer but I couldn’t drink a lot of it. Edit: 2015 release in a tulip. Pours hazy pink/red with a pink head. Aroma of cherries, some light Brett tartness, and some light malts. Flavor the same with a nice blend. Average texture. A really cool beer, better than last time.
Marheb (3284) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 8, 2014
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Blé cru, cerises moisies, croûte de fromage, acétique faible, surette moyen dans un liquide entre aqueux et douillet. Heureusement que l’arôme métallique ne se transpose pas au goût mais c’est vraiment décevant.
djd07 (6247) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 6, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Unlableled can thanks to Matt. Pours a cloudy orange brown with off white head that diminishes to nothing. The aroma is cherry skin and hairspray. Medium mouthfeel with overpowering cherry, medicine, and tart finish. Odd
cpetrone84 (1718) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 28, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pour is an opaque deep pinkish purple with a tight light pink head. Nose has a light muddled wheat with a strong fleshy cherry. Flavor has more sourness than I anticipated, strong cherry and assertive sourness. Muddled what up front, medium bodied, moderate carbonation and a touch of metal/seltzer through the finish.
PhillyCraft (4069) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 22, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Can shared by Alan, pours cranberry red with white ring of head. Aroma is dark cherries, Brett, light rust, and lemon, robitusson, flavor is more pleasant as it doesn’t have any of the light metal smelled in aroma. Reminds of a kriek but more watery and brett’d out yo.
merc7186 (2605) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - FEB 19, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma: Tart Cherry, Mild Red Plum, Mild Wheat
Appearance: Ruby Hue, Passes Some Light, Pink Head Ring, Mild Lacing
Taste: Dry Tart Cherries, Wheat
Mouthfeel: Average Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Tart