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RATINGS: 195   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Brewed with Summit Hops. Aged in French Oak Pinot Noir barrels with Brett, Pedio and Lacto. Triple Fermented.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tripelthreat (190) - Soquel, California, USA - AUG 16, 2013
Black body with a small beige head, no lacing. Nose has some tangy sour notes with a good amount of red wine, faint cocoa, earth and paint. Taste is tart and sweet. Lots of red berry, roasted malt, wood, wine, dark chocolate, a little soy sauce. Body is medium-full and smooth. Finishes mostly dry with a bit of residual bittersweet flavor. The roasty sour combination is one I really enjoy. Excellent.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blairgus (2869) - California, USA - AUG 16, 2013
15 aug 2013, bottle. Black. Nose is sour, faint vinaigrette. Thin body and mildly fizzy. Faint balsamic, thin, oily stout kinda. Nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DoublEE (783) - South Euclid, Ohio, USA - AUG 15, 2013
An amazing, complex and unique sour from Anchorage brewing co. The sourness is very toned down and really allows the Pinot barrel to really shine and play with the dark, roasted malts.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (2938) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 13, 2013
750ml bottle thanks to Matt. Pours out pitch black with no head. Aroma of cherries, vinegar, roast malts, and some pit fruit. Taste is of roast, cherries, light pucker, and barrel

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jpkeskinen (302) - FINLAND - AUG 10, 2013
Drank in a park from a bottle. Very sour, quite sweet and with a oaky aftertaste. Strange.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcmd (315) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 8, 2013
Pours dark brown almost black with a quick mocha head. Aroma is dark fruit/cherries, chocolate, oak, red wine, tart funk. Taste is roasty dark malt, chocolate with a nicely subtle tartness, oak, hint of hop bitterness in the finish. This was quite enjoyable, curious what age will do with it.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adrosson (148) - California, USA - AUG 5, 2013
Very low carbonation but it didn't take away from the experience. Dark ale with cherries and oak (splinters??) taste. Nice funk without being too sweet at all. Big bottle at whole foods.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beechner224 (807) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - AUG 3, 2013
Poured from the bottle. Color was black with a slight head. Taste was both malt and sour notes. To me tastes like half porter and half sour, like a black ipa that is both hoppy with roasted characteristics. Following the sip, the bret fades into the background. Very nice and balanced, but might not satisfy someone looking for more sour notes.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jstraw (1941) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 2, 2013
Black, little head or lacing (barrel-aged) / Sweet and sour nose of cherry, dark fruit, oak / Medium body, clean, light chew with some woody tannins?, sweet but with good balance / Clean, young flavors of black cherry, blackberry, chocolate, balsamic vinegar, oak, light brett / A solid, well made, sour, with a solid flavor profile but crying for more brett character in the next batch.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GT2 (8976) - San Diego County, California, USA - AUG 1, 2013
inky red, dead foam
balsamic glaze arôme
bright currant, oak, salt


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