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RATINGS: 153   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   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.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GenDV138 (1831) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - APR 30, 2014
Bottle shared at ChurchKey. Dark brown with off-white head. Aromas of Brett, funk, floral notes, citrus. Tasting notes of tart fruit, Brett, funk, vinegar, dark fruit. Medium body with a dry finish. Enjoyed this quite a bit.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Westmeister (1831) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Really good, complex sour brown. Tannins, dark fruits, cherries, subtle cognac,oak, tart and sour, bit funky,malty.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
skoisirius (1763) - Earth, Washington, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Wow. Just wow. Got fer my lady for her 27th. Drank at Prosperity. You couldn’t pair two more of my new favorite breweries, and then they pair up, and create this beautiful monster. I mean, this beauty had cognac dripped elements of sour barnyard funk blowing up at you, but politely for fuck’s sake! Oh by the way, this is rating................1600!!!!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Errl (1732) - Plano, Texas, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Bottle..Pour is brown with a thin off white head. .Nose is funk, oak, caramel, spice, tart...Taste is tart, funk, cherries, soft vinegar, dry..

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlackerMads (1704) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2014
Bottle not in Nørrebroparken. Dark chestnut brown with a medium sized diminishing tan head. Wooden, light acetone, dark berries, band aid, fruit stones, dried apricot. Medium body, oily texture, medium carbonation, medium sweet and sour. Not too abrasive and opens a lot as it warms up.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
HonusWagner (1629) - Florida, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Quite excellent. Fruity with a hint of sweetness, touch of cognac, finish is tart but certainly not overwhelming. Kinda has a blackberry thing going on. One of the best dark American sours I’ve had.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JPDurden24 (1621) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - APR 13, 2014
Dark reddish brown pour with a light tan pour with a sour and fruity tart aroma. Damn funky with a nice sour flavor profile. Tasty as hell!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ansalon (1619) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2014
Pours very dark brown with a low tan head. Aromas of cherries, funk, almond, roasted oak, plum, slight sherry notes. Taste is cherries, funk, almond, plum, slight vanilla and plum notes. Mouthfeel is quite astringent yet very smooth with soft carbonation. Very very good!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rusty (1537) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Pours a nice brown color, with a tan head. Flavor is sour, puckering but not overbearing with fruits, cherries, balsamic, hints of cognac and oak. Perfect balance between sour, funk, and flavor. Amazing!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMMillsy (1524) - Florida, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Corked and caged 750 ml bottle from Tipples. Pours brown with a half finger khaki colored head. Aroma of green apples, wood, balsamic, some interesting booze notes, twigs and leaves and vegetal notes. Interesting I guess but a little strange. Flavor is light sour black cherries with a hefty bit of dry oakiness, some booze that I assume is the cognac, and a lingering mellow cherry apple vanilla flavor left on the palate. Fruity notes begin coming out from the cognac with additional sips. Medium plus mouthfeel for a sour, with low carbonation--but not flat by any means. A very good sour in the red/brown style.


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