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RATINGS: 63   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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhillyCraft (3434) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 22, 2014
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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
merc7186 (2241) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - FEB 19, 2014
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

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (3795) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUL 3, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 16, 2014 Draft at Blind Tiger. Ruby pour, by the time the glass arrived, there was no head. Cherries, sweet and tart, and brett like aroma. Flavor is sweet has a tart finish with a touch of astringency. Update. Can. Same attributes, a little better product.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AirForceHops (3509) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 8, 2011
Draft. Snifter. Looks like cranberry juice. Thick white foam for head. Left solid lace. Medium carbonation. Nose is soft sour cherry. Taste is a sweet then sour cherry. A good after dinner beer with plenty of sweetness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LiteWait (267) - New Hampshire, USA - MAY 8, 2011
Draft. Snifter. Looks like cranberry juice. Thick white foam for head. Left solid lace. Medium carbonation. Nose is soft sour cherry. Taste is a sweet then sour cherry. A good after dinner beer with plenty of sweetness. Enjoyed with AirForceHops.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3505) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 1, 2011
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a dark red with a thick white head. Aroma of sour cherry and wheat malt. Flavor is super cherry with sour notes and some wheaty grainy malt. Nice fruit notes, not too sour, the fruit and malt blend very well together. A very good sour. 8/4/8/4/14 [3.8/5]

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (6966) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fred82 (2115) - 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.

2.6
   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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
italarican (1484) - 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.


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