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RATINGS: 126   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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A sour collaboration with Crooked Stave.
Sour ale fermented in fouders with 3 strains of brettanomyces, aged in cognac barrels 11 months with a funky bunch of bacteria.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tkrjukoff (4058) - SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle, pours clear red ruby with a small off white head. Aroma is acidy sour fruity berry. Flavor is funky stable dry fruity vinous slightly bitter astringent.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (10655) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle at Sweet & Sour, Sätila, 2014-08-30. Somewhat hazy amber color, almost no head. Cognac aroma, woody, oak, sourish, tart, caramel, some chocolate. Sourish woody aroma, oak, cognac, tart, brett notes, barnyard, leather, some chocolate.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Elwood (3211) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Serving: 22 oz. bottle. Medium to dark brown pour. Interesting nose of wood, funk, and berries. Plenty of funk in the flavor with notes of brett, red wine vinegar, wood, and berries. It reminded me of a mix of an Flanders brown and Flanders red in some ways. Interesting and tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (4000) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - AUG 26, 2014
22 ounce pour at the Beer Trappe. Vinegar and cherry in the body and nose. Light oak in the taste. Pretty damn good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (8720) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle at Chateau Jackl, thanks to our Kenneth, 13/08/14. Dark mahognay brown with a moderate light tan swirl and edgeing. Nose is tarte red berry fruits, light brett, spice, red berry sherbets, light acidic nostril twitch, liqourice, tarte blackberries. Taste comprises musty berry soaked wood, red berry compote, dank must. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, light acidity in the close tempered with sweeter red berry notes. Solid stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Yorker (1196) - Herning, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2014
Corked 75 cl bottle @ home. Pours muddy brown with some sediment and an off-white head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma and flavour are vinous, brett, oak, red berries, and caramel - with a tart finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
devman171 (969) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - AUG 14, 2014
Bottle pours brownish red, low head. Tomato is tart vinegar and oak , taste is similar, not too tart finish

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (11030) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle shared in London - thanks to Kenny. Pours golden brown with a foamy off-white head. The nose has a bit of funky sweat, aged berries, wood. Light-medium sweet flavor, further sweat, wood, mild acetic burn, ripe orange, berries. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Nice acetic burn on the finish, some funk, raspberry, old wood. Good and funky. Very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UDBeernut (1720) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - AUG 11, 2014
bottle pours brown, some light passes, cream hued head. nose has berries, vanilla. taste has a nice sour base, some more berries, cognac is noticeable, some adhesive, soy. light body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (8660) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 9, 2014
Very good sour beer. Initially, at a colder temperature, the sourness is mild. It builds as it rises to room temperature. Not too palate erasing.


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