TheHOFF43 (1857) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - OCT 29, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Pours a hazy red with minimal head. Very tart nose, slightly acetic. Dry woodiness comes in late to blend well with the tartness. Really good.
Msdrbeat (179) - - JAN 29, 2016
4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap. Fantastic. Wild taste with a bit of booziness. Reddish slightly cloudy appearance.
pushkinwow (2434) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 22, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle #526 from batch 1 opened up at the 2015 Ottawa Year-end celebration. Overall a very nice, dry flanders: dark mahogany with a thin off white film for head, fairly tart with some cherries, oak, lemon, slightly chewy toffee malt, moderate carbonation and body, nice long dry finish that highlights the cherries, oak and tartness.
Boutip (5468) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 15, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle: Poured a reddish color ale with a medium size foamy head with OK retention. Aroma of brown sugar, oak and tart notes is pretty interesting. Taste is a mix of brown sugar, some tart notes with plenty of oak and cherry notes with limited acidity. Body is about average with good carbonation. Solid Flanders Red from a brewery that is not necessarily known for these style of beers.
rejtable (2011) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 24, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at 2015 xmas gathering. Pours brown with limited head and some lacing. Nose is vinegar. Flavours of vinegar, lemon, dark fruit. Taste is medium tart, light sweet. Light body with light carbonation and a very dry finish.
Lubiere (11932) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 18, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A reddish copper ale with a very thin light mocha head. In aroma, sweet fruity caramel malt with light grape skin, lactic acid, ground cherries, very nice. In mouth, a tart sweet fruity malt with light acidity, lactic acid, Epsom salts, caramel malt, interesting and complex. Bottle at Ottawa Xmas gathering 2015.
Nickls (2168) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - DEC 18, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap. Deep darker amber brown. Lots of sourness up front, balsamic, tart cherry, leather and oakiness int he aroma. Puckering at first with tart cherry, slight vinegar, and rounds out smoothly into a woody, vinous and cherry finish. Lighter to medium body.
hackobock (2768) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 8, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
May 2, 2015. On tap at CBC2015, red session.
Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma is fruity with red and dark berries, red wine vinegar, citrus notes and light funkiness. Taste is light sweet and tart. Finish is sour berries, some citrus, some aged vinegar. Light bodied, average carbonation.
Pyrmir (5055) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 6, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at CBC15. Reddish brown with beige head. Aroma of acetic, lactic, funky sourness, bread and spicy rye notes. Taste is fruity, berries, sour and tart, funky, acetic, and spice.
AWISLguy (2083) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 7, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Champps Americana in Brookfield. Dark amber pour with a beige head. Aroma has cherries and funk with other berries and fruits. Taste is of tart cherries funk, some cereal, some tannins. Quite sour. Quite wild. Medium bodied, and thick. Finishes sweet and tart. Interesting out of Bells. Eric would like this one. 14.2
jsporrer (309) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 28, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a light purplish color with a thin tan ring. Strong pleasant aroma of sour tart cherries. Good tart taste that isn’t too sour. Great oaky flavor follows the fruitiness. Very enjoyable. I need to find some more of this.