DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2005
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: NOV 17, 2005 Iv been getin soo into these flemish sour ales of recent times that i just feel as though every beer i taste should be like them. This is a great example and very similar to the Vichtenaar i had last week. Aroma is complex with red wine vinigar adding to pickled beetroot and some red wine too. Taste is great with not to much sweetness as a good thing. Alround such a great great beer that i could drink for days.
TaktikMTL (5628) - Montréal-Nord, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 13, 2005
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bouteille de 250 ml obtenue via les Importations Privées Bièropholie. Arôme: Odeur de vin rouge et de dattes. Apparence: La couleur est brune moyennement opaque avec une moyenne densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col pétillant et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût boisé et sucré. La durée de l’arrière goût est longue. Palette: Le corps est moyen et la texture minérale. L’effervescence en bouche est forte. Sensation de pétillement en arrière goût. (Rating #345)
jasonp (1555) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - NOV 3, 2005
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Very pretty dark, clear mahogany, no head. Aroma of red wine, light brett and fruitness. Flavor has notes of berries, sour cherries, red wine, some caramel and a little bit of dark fruit. Lightly sweet, lightly sour. Medium bodied with very lively carbonation.
Dorqui (2081) - Brescia, ITALY - NOV 3, 2005
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: SEP 17, 2007 Bottled 0,25L. Compact and of medium persistence foam. Clear mahogany/red color, pinkish reflexion. Elegant and escaping. Flowery and fresh scent; notes of humid forest and small red yield, light alcoholic rumors. Acidulous taste, balanced and lightly dry on the end. Vinous and persistent end.
beerbuzzmontreal (3490) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 27, 2005
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a clear reddish brown color with a thin offwhite head. Dominant oak aroma with underlying sour cherries. Mild flavor of oak and sour cherries. The body has a light to medium thickness with a creamy texture and moderate carbonation. It’s a very mellow flemish sour, it gets boring real fast.
rederic (2896) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 25, 2005
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Deep reddish-winey brown color, with a frothy tan-colored head, oaky, winey, essence of cherry , with a tart note in the nose, follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a sour and tart flavors, and a good acidity, winey, wet wood character, leading towards a tart fruity finish. Still my favorite style of beer.
GonZoBeeR (2906) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 10, 2005
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Flavor:sour,cheery and think light vanilla flavor....
Boutip (4637) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 3, 2005
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle: Poured a clear red colored beer with a small head that quickly disappeared. Aroma of oak is clearly present thought not has much as in other example such as Rodenbach. Taste is slightly tart with some nice touch of oak and very subtle cheery. Probably of the best effort from this brewery.
argo0 (11317) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 24, 2005
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: APR 6, 2006 (4/6/06, 25cl bottle, best by 5/06) Night and day from the last tasting to this one. Clear copper body with small beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, cherry, oak, very inviting, obvious Flemish Sour. Taste is medium sweet, cherry, grape, some oak, sour. Light-medium body, somewhat watery. (8/3/7/3/14)
(9/24/05, 25cl bottle, best by 5/06) Big beige head atop a clear dark red-brown body. Aroma is medium sweet, oak, light cherry. Taste is medium sweet, cherry, light oak, light sourness. Watery light body. Not enough tartness, comes across more akin to a soda, or perhaps a fruit beer. (5/3/4/2/8)
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - SEP 8, 2005
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
This is like a low-carb version of a Flemish Sour. Nice deep purple/red/brown color, ring of lace around the edge. Aroma is sweet grapes and cherries. Flavor is lightly sour and very thin. What flavor it does have seems muted.