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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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NOTE: Released at the Summer 2008 Michigan Brewers Guild fest as "Cherry Popping Danny’s Sour Fruit Beer"

This is our Tripel recipe re-fermented with tart cherries from Michigan then aged in an oak barrel with a wild yeast strain for a complex flavor that complements the cherries. 8.5% ABV


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (10604) - Orange County, California, USA - SEP 10, 2010
A: The pour is a hazed light reddish-pink sort of color with a nice white head. S: Lots of tart and mildly sweet cherry aromas are immediately noticeable along with some lactic notes. Not much of the base tripel and maybe a touch of funk going on. T: The flavor is similarly rich in cherries, with a really strong tart cherry pie flavor. The lactic acidity is a bit more sharp here, and I enjoy that. Nicely sour, but a touch of sweetness as well. M: The body is medium with a nice carbonation to it. Despite a decent amount of sweetness from the cherries, this beer is pretty dry. D: A really nice beer that I would happily drink again. Got to love those sour cherries.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
SuzyGreenberg (1603) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 27, 2010
12 oz. bottle; thanks to deyholla for the trade; light rosy orange with spotty white head; light, creamy cherries and a little poopy sourness; zesty mouthfeel with sour cherries, lemons, creamy wheat; level of fruit here is really tasty and this is a great, easy drinking sour fruit beer; creamy bread, lemons, cherries; tart dessert and cream; yummy

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (9999) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUL 18, 2010
Bottle from Hoppymeal, thanks! Pink color, cloudy. Cherry and marzipan in the almost vinous aroma. Cherry and cherry pits in the alcoholic flavor. Thin. Strange beer, in which the cherry dominates. Nice beer, though..

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tokyogoat (1503) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 16, 2010
A decent offering, well worth the money and i’d possibly get it again. Just didn’t knock my socks off. It was very interesting, a style i had never had before. could have been much more sour, but at least you could still taste the base style. cool beer, worth trying.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
scrizzz (2223) - Bothell, Washington, USA - JUN 25, 2010
sweet pie cherry aroma, borders on cough syrup. strong carbonation nose. sweet tart interplay comes across more like a jolly rancher.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - JUN 24, 2010
UPDATED: JAN 2, 2012 This rating is from the very first bottlings of this beer, it was a 12oz, unlabeled bottle. Light amber body with no head. Sour pie cherry nose, some caramel, dusty and cobwebby yeast. Lightly sweet and lightly sour taste, cherry, plum skins and caramel. Medium body is soft with light carbonation. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
egajdzis (5253) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 14, 2010
Murky pink with a small, white head that left light lacing on the glass. Aroma of vanilla, toast, wild yeast, cherry, leather, spices, and light alcohol. Taste of cherry pits, skins, a bit of sweetness, and sour finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
riversideAK (5574) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - JUN 5, 2010
A really enjoyable beer. Nose is full of cherries, oak notes, lactic tartness, a touch of funk and light boozy notes. Pours reddish pink with not much head or lace. Awesome cherry flavors throughout, medium sourness, oak barrel notes, lactic notes and some funky stuff, more cherries. Light tripel base beer is noticeable at times with a hint of sweetness. Nice sharp carbonation. Super easy to drink for the style. This was extremely solid IMO.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Snojerk321 (2975) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 29, 2010
12oz bottle. Beautiful pour, orange-ish pink with a small off pink head. Nice nose of semi tart cherries, and some Belgian yeast. Nice sweet and semi tart cherry flavors with some faint citrus. Medium dense on the palate, damn tasty!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - MAR 1, 2010
Poured a hazy copper color with an almost white head. Tart cherry aroma with some sweetness. Tart and sweet fruity flavor. Nothing too complex but not bad.


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