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RATINGS: 182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   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.


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (9113) - Indian River County, Florida, USA - JUN 4, 2014
Bottle... Coal-black ale with no head. The bouquet is all about toasted oak, vanilla and dark cherries. Medium-bodied with lazy carbonation. The flavor is roasty, vinous and tangy with a carbonic, burnt finish. Thanks to newcigarz for popping the top on this one!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Yorker (1162) - Herning, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2014
Corked 75 cl bottle @ home (BEWARE: gusher!). Pours black with a tan head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma and flavour are red wine, chocolate, oak, tartness, brett, and coffee - with a dry and tart finish

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lilja (1585) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 13, 2014
Hmm, en flaska från Brill. Smak och doft av brett med aningar av rödvin, vinäger, ekfat, russin och örter. Lätt syrlighet och likt ett rödvin i karaktären. Inga stora smaker utan en mer mjukare framtoning vilket funka väldigt bra.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Anova167 (286) - Manhattan Beach, California, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Dark opaque black with nice bubbly tan head. The aroma is acetic and funky. Taste is unexpected. Almost a little smoky. Followed up with some tartness, which I am sure will be there even more so in the bottles I am saving. Will rerate after I crack one of those open.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vignale (2033) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2014
Flaska från Brill. Riktigt mörkt brun, lågt snabbt försvinnande skum. Stor örtig brettdoft och stor vinös fatdoft. Smakbilden är verkligen vinliknande med mycket pinot-karaktär, laktosyrlighet och på det en aning brett som inte märks lika tydligt i smaken, fat och på slutet en lite mjuk söt russin- och rostad malt ton. Lätt ganska rund syra. Inte spretigt men mycket på en gång och verkligen vinöst. Intressant och gott. Saknar kanske lite rundhet i kroppen annars kan jag inte klaga på något.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Jgoodstein (1) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 8, 2014 does not count
Maybe a bit too funky for my taste. I guess it was bound to happen. Brett, lacto, and pedio. Oh my! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TURDFERGUSON (3948) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 5, 2014
Bottle, Thx Axnjxn! This was really nice. Excellent balance of roast, and funk. Really enjoyed. Lots of cherry, wood, and other funky notes. A bit of pinot noir too. One of the better sour stouts/porters/black beers I have had in a while. yum.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zgaier (1364) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Pours dark brown with a tan head and light sour, tart, oak aroma. Taste is oaky up front, with wine notes, sour and tartness, with dark fruits leading into the long, strong oaky, pinot noir finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jjgmd (1408) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Bomber sugared with Z, in honor of William Haynes, pours a dark black color with ephemeral java head. Nose is fruity and take on a bittersweet tangy aroma. Nose is sweet, and fruity with the oak and pinot easily appreciated. Finish is sour and ends on the oaky pinot notes. Quaff Score 7 / 10

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dfonorow (1418) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 29, 2014
Pre-DLD bottle share at Hampton Inn. Pour is dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma and flavor of toasted oat, dark caramel, cocoa powder, oak, and roasted malt. Finish is where the brett shines through.


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