Chipalsa (1311) - Florida, USA - OCT 26, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Appearance - Deep red body, choppy lacing
Aroma - Grapes, wood, leather, vanilla, sour candy
Taste - Burgundy, vinous, sour cherries, tart
This was an interesting find, and it really did taste like Burgundy with some nice sour attributes. The tart was short-lived and finished nice and dry with hints of oak.
MotherBrother (817) - Aalborg, DENMARK - OCT 9, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap @ BBF 12.
Pour murky brown, with a small head.
Aroma of (coffee(?)), sour cherries, slight funk, slight brett. Taste is quite sour, with some faint sweet notes. Average body, with a slight fizzy carb. This is a little weird, but grew on me during the glass.
kraddel (4592) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - OCT 7, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
realy dark beer, expected it to be a stout seeing it.
smells sour, tastes a little sour, lemonade sweetness.
PhillyCraft (4072) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 6, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Borefts, pour is a lighter black dark brown shade with medium frothy tan head, Aromas of sour dark fruits, yeast, sugar, vino. Taste is red wine, cinnamon, brown sugar, cherry, grapes, and some light cocoa dust. Slightly warming in the chest for the 8 percent. Very solid.
abemorsten (3265) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - OCT 4, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
From tap at Borefts Beer Festival 2012. ABV is 10% according to my notes from the beer menu at the booth. Body is dark like coca cola with a creamy tan colored rim. Dried fruits, raisins and wooden notes like a fruity liqueur on the nose. In the mouth it’s fruity, acidic and citrusy. Medium bodied and flat and a mouth feel of grapefruit juice. Short end.
LomYst (641) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 3, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
winey, unbeerlike sourness but very drinkable... citrus, mandarin
77ships (5560) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 1, 2012
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Draft @ Borefts 2012. Dark brown with some beige bubbles - smells of sweet licorice, Belgian yeast and dark fruits, Christmas spices, cherry, raisins, wood - taste of sweet licorice, belgian yeast, Christmas pudding & spices, sweet wine / vinous and wine barrel, sweet touches before the light cherry mainly wine sour rounding - smooth, lesser carb. easy to drink - damn fine stuff
erickok (4322) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - SEP 29, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Strawberry compote, Red berries, brown sugar. Deep black and no real head. Pretty sour, good fruit. (On tap at Borefts 2012)
zizzybalubba (1626) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - SEP 13, 2012
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
330 mL bottle from Grape & Gourmet. Dark brown pour with a frothy beige head. The aroma really showcases the oak and red wine with only a hint of sourness. By the time I have typed this far the head has quickly disappeared. Surprisingly tart taste with an undercurrent of chocolate that helps to cut the sour bite. The marriage of red wine, oak, cocoa, raspberry, just a touch of coffee, and the slight warmth from the alcohol all blend together beautifully. An exceptional sour ale.
jeremytoni (3018) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - SEP 12, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From a bottle poured a brown color with a fair amount of head. Light tart malty flavor with a lingering finish.