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RATINGS: 198   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
lampeno420 (320) - Zeeland, Michigan, USA - DEC 6, 2008
UPDATED: JAN 9, 2009 On tap twice at Eccentric Day: 12/5/08 Deliciously tangy attack on the side of the tongue. Very tart and sour up front, but the finish dies off quickly. Notes of green grapes and granny smith apples are what stands out the most, not a hugely thick beer, and if you can get past all the sour, its quite drinkable. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
coyotehunter (667) - , Michigan, USA - OCT 21, 2008
UPDATED: DEC 21, 2008 Draft at the Eccentric cafe.10-10-08. Different. having never had a sour ale, I didnt know what to expect...didnt expect that. Very tart, with a good portion of sweet.had a dry finish that made me want a water.Orange/Amber pour with a thinnish head, and as someone has said, apple cidery..but, there again, I didnt have much as funding at the time was limited...had I had another one my tone may have changed. pretty good for what it is. update Dec 21 08..had it again, liked it much more. Good sour flavors of cherries and some oak flavoring. after it was left to set for awhile, it got quite a bit better. As with what seems to be many beers on tap there, they need to serve this one a little warmer than the 38 degrees they currently do. good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BigBeer45 (1251) - Michigan, USA - OCT 18, 2008
Draft at the Eccentric Café 10-11-08, served in a brandy snifter, pours ruby with a slight haze, touches of brown, creamy off-white head, bubbles did not jump overboard, head resided for a while, aromas of berries, strawberry, raspberry and light fruit, all mixed as sweet and sour, flavor of citrus with a sweetness, fruit, raisin and caramel, very dry on the palate, finishes sour and dry, sourness has a tingle to it on the nostrils, nice mouth feel, some creaminess on the tongue, very nice sour ale, has a balanced of sweet and sour flavors, this does not have the intense caramel / malt or prominent malt flavors found in some sours, otherwise a good sour ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiver29 (1035) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - JUN 6, 2008
On tap pours a orange color with off white head. Has a slight twang on the front end of flavor and has a sweetness on the backside. Overall is just a sweet sour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Glouglouburp (6023) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 6, 2008
In short: A sharp and aggressive but thin Flemish style Sour Ale
How: Tap at Bell’s Eccentric Cafe
The look: Cloudy copper with a small beige ring of foam
In long: Oak juice on the nose. Taste has cherries, caramel, oak, red apples. Carbonation is a bit too aggressive for the something thin body. Sourness level is medium-high. The beer is sharp and very tasty but it also lacks depth. A richer malted body would have helped. Still this is a very good beer and the last time I was so charmed by an aggressive Wild One it was a “she” and together we did… stuff that I cannot write here.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheShat (131) - Lakewood, Ohio, USA - MAY 24, 2008
Draft at the Eccentric Cafe. Small head ad cloudy amber color. A pleasant light sour aroma with a touch of mat and yeast. Very tart flavor, sweet as well as sour. A touch of plum. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rogueone (506) - I F&ckin’ hate those guys from, Ohio, USA - MAY 19, 2008
Draft @ Brewpub: This poured brown, with an aroma of tart fruits, cherry, vanilla. Has a taste I was having trouble putting my finger on-- reminds me of the bourbon quality of Founders KBS even though that sounds crazy. Definitely has a bourbon sweetness behind the tart. Not as sour as I thought it was going to be, but I did not finish this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 5, 2008
Tasted 4/26/08. Draft at the Eccentric Cafe. Hazy with a dark amber hue. Trace head. Aromas of Vanilla and cookie dough. Tart with red berry aromas. Touch smokey wood. Medium bodied and tart and sour. Woody character. Long sticky finish. Berry notes. Cranberry black cherry and raspberry. Moderately sour. Tasty!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yjb (113) - Davis, California, USA - MAY 2, 2008
UPDATED: MAY 3, 2008 Apple cider and some oaky stuff here maybe the comingling of vanilla oak and sweetness present a false hint of bourbon. ... not bad... a mild sour jab... not an overwhelming punch

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AmEricanbrew (5834) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - APR 30, 2008
UPDATED: AUG 5, 2011 Amber/red with a light tan head. First whiffs are strong oak wood with some tart berry fruits. Medium bodied and nicely carbonated. Spot on sour flavors here with mildly sweet caramel, then tart berry fruits with sweaty oak and a cellar mustiness, fairly complex. A nice lingering finish is only mildly sour. The only beer at the cafe’ that i had seconds of, very good.

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