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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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (6481) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - APR 23, 2011
On tap at the brewpub. Poured a clear ruby red with a thin white head that dissipated completely. Aroma was full of fresh cherries that were mainly sweet but there was a bit of a tart bite. Flavor was similar with juicy sweet cherries throughout with a bit of tartness that grew. Didn’t pick up much brett at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fred82 (2113) - Québec City, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 30, 2011
On tap at brewpub.
Appearance : Clear pink with a medium pink-ish foamy head. Huge lacing.
Aroma : Lots of brett with light tannins and sour notes. Light sour cherries.
Taste : Lots of brett with sour cherries. A bit metallic. Finish has notes of sour cherries with a lot of brett.
Overall : Very weird beer. The wild/sour profile was a bit different than what I’m used too. It seems like the brett was very intense so maybe I’m not used to such brett bombs. Anyways, it was quite tasty. Took a few sip to get used to it but I ended up liking this quite a lot. Appearance is really gorgeous. Cherries are very tasty. Nice sourness, nice brett albeit a bit too intense for me. Very interesting beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - MAR 25, 2011
Draft. Pours a ruby pulp body with a scant head. Sweet syrup and cherries, Shirley temple like. Light drying with a very sweet and definitely cloying. A dank tart note but quickly disappearing to the sweetness and solvent like notes. Pretty bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
italarican (1470) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - MAR 6, 2011
Tap at Blind Tiger. Pours an odd hue of magenta-- looked sort of like plastic-- with small offwhite head. Aroma has cloying notes of raspberry and cherry pancake syrup with a bit of funk. Flavor is sweet cherry syrup, moldy cheese, and a touch of paint. Thin, slightly fizzy mouthfeel with a sharply tart finish. The cloying aspects could use a but of taming.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAR 2, 2011
On tap at the Blind Tiger. Pours a clear ruby red with not much of a head, but a thin white head appears with agitation. Toast and pomegranate on the nose. Smells a bit like grenadine syrup. Sweet, cloying and weird. Toast, light sourness. Dry acid and vinyl flavors. Long toast and yeast on the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30631) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2011
From tap at the brewpub. Pours hazy dark red with a small pink head. Aroma is dense cherry and slight almondish. Cherry and almondish flavoured. Citric and sweet. Fruity and lingering finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zdk (1807) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 26, 2011
Tap @ Blind Tiger, Vermont event - aroma is funky brett. Tart cherries with some funk, caramel and some light oak earthiness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TaktikMTL (5628) - Montréal-Nord, Quebec, CANADA - APR 12, 2010
En fût. Verre de dégustation dégusté directement à la brasserie. Arôme: Odeur de cerises avec une pointe de cannelle. Apparence: La couleur est rouge légèrement voilée. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de cerises légèrement sûrettes mais sucrées avec une pointe de vanille. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement vineuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de cerises en arrière goût. (Rating #2959)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
josarah (111) - Hinesburg, Vermont, USA - JAN 19, 2009
Draft at brewpub: This was kept in stainless for 3 years and served from the cask. Ruby color, light pink head and fruity aroma. This beer has aged extremely well! The Bretts are present, but not overwhelming., the sweet/cherry has mellowed nicely. This beer was awesome at this age.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
luna13084 (4) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - FEB 17, 2008 does not count
As a girl we loves fruit and funk in her beer I can’t help but adore this. I’d write more but I haven’t had this in about four months and I’m going of memory.

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