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RATINGS: 333   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Ale brewed with cherries and aged in wine barrels

This barrel-aged wild ale is named for our San Francisco neighborhood and pays tribute to the Flanders Red style of beer. Aged in wine barrels, this lightly tart ale is brewed with California Rainier cherries using a house blend of wild yeasts, bacteria and SF sourdough yeast. Pair this complex ale with ripe figs & blue cheese or seafood bouillabaisse.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fluffy (2357) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - MAY 20, 2016
As always, almanac hits this one out of the park. Quite tasty and tart, I like this one a lot. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Haavard (73) - NORWAY - MAY 6, 2016
Aroma: balsamico, sour, hey, funk Taste: green apple, hey, vinegar funk at the end ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmrmwel (1759) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 4, 2016
Bottle, batch 4. Pours hazy pinkish orange, with a small rocky head. Aroma is tart notes of balsamic vinegar, cherry stones and peel, red berries and wooden barrels, as well as leather, tannins, succade and some light funky notes. Full body, with soft carbonation. Flavour is acetic, with tart cherry notes, citrus peel, sherbet and wooden brett, as well as some funky, leathery notes. Lingering acidic finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zvikar (4134) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - APR 25, 2016
Pours orange to yellow with a nice head, aroma of glue, wood, brett, cherries, flavor is sour with brett, yogurt, lemon, great, medium bodied.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VamboladeTolly (1531) - Tartu, ESTONIA - APR 16, 2016
Bottle. Pours reddish amber , almost no head. Aroma: sour, berries, soap sweetness, wine vinegar, Taste: medium sour, salty, berries, woodiness, vine vinegar.Thin + body. Sour long finish. A bit dry. Really nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (10200) - Hasselager, DENMARK - APR 12, 2016
Bottle @ Cafe Albert, Aarhus. Pours dark golden with an small offwhite head. Aroma of sourness, light yeast, wood, wet oak tartness, fruit, grapes, cherry, wine barrels. Flavor is sourness, yeast, wet oak, tart fruit, cherry, wine grapes, oak, light sweetness, hint of vanilla, light vinegar. Medium body, soft to average carbonation, acidic finish. 090416

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
danlo (2551) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2016
375ml bottle from Mikkeller webshop. Batch No 4. Reddish amber brown colour, off-white foamy head leaving lacing and aroma of citrus rind, oak, funky, cherry notes. Taste is sour, citric lemon rind, grainy, woody with cherry, funk. Slick mouthfeel, medium bodied, soft carbonation, drying tart finish. Very drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
msbernac (1913) - Krakow, POLAND - APR 8, 2016
Bottle Aroma-barnyard, apricots, plums Appearance-amber, cloudy, minimal head, Taste-heavily sour, light sweetness, lightly bitter, Palate-medium body, sticky, average carbonation, long finish, Overall-very good

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mjp12 (1387) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2016
A really interesting and complex sour. There is barrel aged influence, some red fruit, and a light sourness. Delicious.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pineypower (3075) - Ocean County, New Jersey, USA - APR 3, 2016
Bottle. Pours out a pretty cool looking deep reddish color with a small white head. Aroma is tart, cherries, oak, funk, light sour acidic notes. Taste is equally as solid,, tart and lightly sweet cherries, funky basement, acidic tartness, some barrel and lingering cherries.


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