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RATINGS: 241   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Ale brewed with summit hops. Triple fermented. First in French Oak Foudres, second in pinot noir and whiskey barrels with brett and other critters. Finally in the bottle for natural carbonation.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TaktikMTL (7034) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 14, 2014
Bouteille de 750 ml, avec bouchon de liège, partagée lors d’une dégustation entre amis. Arôme: Odeur de raisins avec une pointe de cerise sûrette. Apparence: La couleur est noire. Présence d’un mince col beige mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de chocolat et de céréale grillée avec une pointe de cerise sûrette. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement vineuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût légèrement sûrette. (Rating #5479)

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pushkinwow (2570) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 9, 2014
Bottle. Black with a dark beige head that completely fades. Funk, saison, malty, boozy, tannin, brett, mild carbonation and moderate body, tart and a slight burn on the finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chuckstout (331) - Washington, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Brett in the aroma, pours a dark black with a mocha colored head and good lacing. Lots of Brett in the flavor with a slight touch of roast and chocolate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Westmeister (2129) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Perhaps the first dark sour beer that I have enjoyed. This comes off quite complex with dark roasted malts, lightly to medium tart, dark fruits, hints of cocoa, barrel, vinous. Rather unique.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
XaenDovet (1282) - British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 7, 2013
Bottle share taster. Dark brown minimal cap. Aroma of raisin, chocolate, sour fruit. Taste is sour and tart. Long dry finish.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Natai (124) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Pours near black with a small but creamy tan head. Aroma dominated by caramel and sour cherry - the pinot noir in oak definitely comes through. Flavor is deliciously complex, beginning with a smooth wine-like flavor that quickly transitions to the brett sour before subtly finishing with a caramel and coffee blend.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - DEC 7, 2013
750ml bottle. Dark brown with a small dense tan head. Aroma of tart cherry, cocoa, damp wood and funky bacteria. Flavor is bitter chocolate malt, tart cherry, dry oak and light sour, no alcohol taste. Medium body with a soft mouth feel. Good beer, all the different components come together fairly well but not one I’d want to drink very often.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dazz3 (1797) - Hallsberg, SWEDEN - NOV 30, 2013
Bottled. Pours brown with no real head. Smells sour and a lot of caramell malt. Tastes sour, vineger, caramell malt.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jesperhammer (4187) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2013
28-NOV-2013, bottle @Topdanmark American tasting, from Mikkeller & Friends. Dark, dark brown with red hue. No head. Aroma is red wine mostly. Oak, lemon, brett. Taste the same with quite some malty elements on top. Not exactly a stout but there are some roasted notes. Quite full body and very low carbonation. A tad tart but never really sour. Really tasty, but I miss the carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lukaduke (3016) - Gray, Maine, USA - NOV 25, 2013
Pours a deep umber color with three fingers of gaseous khaki foam. The nose has lots of vinous funk, sour cherry, earthy roast and a touch of composted dirt. The palate follows and is a bit murky and almost taste of rust. Sour vinous fruit with a heavy roast profile that just don’t meld together harmoniously. Bit of a let down.


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