onecrazybreeze (21) - , Colorado, USA - NOV 20, 2008
4.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at the Falling Rock. Poured dark reddish brown, had no head by the time it got to me. Smelled of sour cherries, a little malty and slightly sweet. Tasted mainly sour with sweet tinges and lingering cherry taste. For a 10.5% certainly cannot taste it. l look forward to trying this beer again.
dalekliz (907) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 31, 2008
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Hamilton’s. Pours a dark reddish-brown with a white ring. Aroma is a bit sour, of malt and cherries. Sweet and sour taste, with dark fruits and malt. The alcohol is nicely hidden. Lingering fruity flavors. Different and very tasty.
Theis (14792) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 29, 2008
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: OCT 30, 2008 Draught at Falling Rock Taphouse. Clear red / deep red - white head. Berries, winegums, candy, fruity, high sweetness, brett, glue, wood, oak, caramel, high malty, bike-glue, cherry, ryebread, roasted. Very nice aromatic and tastefull.
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 24, 2008
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
On tap at Hamiltons 2nd Anniversary Party. Pours with a dark brown body topped by a medium thick head with a good amount of lacing. It’s slightly sour and medicinal with underlying bitter notes. Light to medium bodied and slightly dry.
bu11zeye (12400) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 23, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Draught) Pours an amber-brown body with a small beige head. Aroma of raisins, light rye toast, barnyard, and vinous. Flavor of raisins, citrus, apples, and caramel with a dry finish.
wetherel (1836) - Encinitas, California, USA - OCT 20, 2008
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap. 10th rating, which makes this beer official. Strong sour aroma, similar to floor cleaner. Sometimes I get this, especially for strong sours. Mild sour flavor. Dark brown color. Some alcohol burn. Pretty good.
WeeHeavySD (3362) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 19, 2008
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap @ Hamilton’s during the 2nd anniversary Party. Pours dark dark brownish with a tan head. Nose is mellow with a big punch of funk. Taste is huge with lots of funk lots of flavor and some nice complexity. very very easy drinking for the abv.
joergen (24774) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 17, 2008
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: OCT 19, 2008 Draught at Falling Rock, Denver.
Hazy red brown coloured with a small off white head.
Light acidic aroma of vanilla, red wine and oak with notes of brett.
Fruity flavour and light acidic flavour of of oak and vanilla with notes of red wine and brett.
BDR (2534) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - OCT 17, 2008
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
GABF 2008 @ Avery. A headless brown body that emitted a wonderful aroma of sour brown sugar aroma with vinous oak characteristics and vanilla. A similar flavor with a smooth finish.
BeerandBlues2 (11471) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 13, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours amber with an average, fizzy, white head, somewhat lasting with fair lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (cookie, hay, straw) average hops (flowers, grass), average yeast (barnyard, horse blanket) with notes of apple and pear. Medium bodied, sticky texture, average carbonation, and a sour finish. Average duration, light sweetness, heavy acidity and sourness.