BDR (2534) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JUN 11, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
TR 3. Thanks Levi (matsciguy). The body is Dark amber with a gold hint. Funk and wine on the aroma with a hint of basaltic. The flavor is very similar. The wine and sour characters really mesh well. Acidic finish.
maniac (3581) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 2, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle courtesy of dkachur on 11/12/2010. Hazy amber body with a small frothy off-white head. Sweet fruit, light caramel and slight tart aroma. Tart fruit flavor with some caramel. Medium body with moderate carbonation.
Thorpe429 (4944) - , Illinois, USA - FEB 17, 2011
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Thanks to bmanning for opening this bottle up. Reviewed from notes.
Pours a nice caramel amber with a pretty decent sized off-white/tan head and a bit of lacing on the way down. Nose brings forward pleasant scents of oak, cherry, vinegar, caramel, and a touch of brown sugar. Taste brings both acetic and lactic acid, although in fairly small doses. The underlying cherry mixes well with the caramel bready sweetness, which is quite light, but quite nice. All the components of the beer fit in well with the slight sourness, creating a nice mouthfeel. At the same time, the acetic character gets to be a bit much toward the end.
Serving type: bottle
Reviewed on: 10-14-2010
MaltDawg (1344) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JAN 14, 2011
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
(Sample Date: 11/12/2010 Source:Other) Aged in Trousseau oak cask. Grand Cru TR5 Cherry fruit notes over caramel and sugars. Clear amber brown with little head. Flavor is close to aroma with a light sourness. Oak and cherry fruitiness stand out. Medium body with a fizzy mouth feel. Finish is dry with the oak woodiness lingering. Excellent.
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - DEC 27, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. TR5, pours an amber body with an off white head, with a light lacing and poor retention. Vinous body with oak, berries, light grape and cherry notes. Tart with medium acidity and a modest vinous sour warming. Decent sour.
arminjewell (5144) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 26, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 17/20
Thanks Caleb! Slightly hazy red, no head, no carb. Aroma is notes of funk, cheese, some dark grape, touch of bacteria, and some booze. Taste is some dark fruit, grape, booze, and some funk in the end. Interesting with no carb, but still good tastes.
Drake (7123) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - NOV 12, 2010
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
TR5 bottle from Wine Warehouse in Charlottesville, VA. Pours a hazy amber color with a thin head that fades quickly. Tart and tannic aroma with earthy notes, toffee, grapes, port and a sweet finish. The taste is earthy, tart and tannic with port, cherries, grapes. Medium bodied. Nice beer.
hopdog (8225) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 2, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Poured a medium brown color with an off white head. Aromas of wood, oak, vanilla, cherries, and citrus. Tastes of wood, vanilla, grapes, red wine, and cherries.
TomDecapolis (4331) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - OCT 2, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a hazy deep brown with a bubbly off whit head. Aroma of oak, vanilla, tart cherries and light funk. Flavor of red wine, oak, some cherry notes and light sourness.
Riotbeard (107) - Birmingham, USA - SEP 3, 2010
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
I was very underwhelmed by this beer. Aroma is very cherry apple with maybe some cheesy hints. Color is a nut brown with no head. Taste is very apple with some barnyard hints and something weird that must come from the barrel. Palate is very thin and flat, and this kind of ruins the beer for me.