Caytinator (792) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - AUG 6, 2013
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
11.2oz bottle. Brown, not really red color. Clear, with a medium bubbly persistent head. Aroma is more malty than sour, not really that appetizing. Taste is fine, pretty mild. Palate is kinda boring, not as spunky as other red ales, more sweet than sour. Meh, it’s not bad but I’d skip it if there are other "sour reds" around.
Meilby (6228) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 3, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle 330ml @ Hotel Room, Courtyard Oyster Point, San Francisco, CA
Pours hazy brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, cooked vegastable and some tart. Taste is medium sweet and light sour. Taste is light to medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.
Geokkjer (5224) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 3, 2013
3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle as Monk’s Cafe Flemish sour ale. Pours deep amber with an off-white head. Aroma of corn and cabbage, some caramel , sour berries and spices. Flavor is sweet and spicy with some caramel and cooked vegetables.Medium body, average carbonation.
niday2288 (115) - - AUG 3, 2013
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pour is dark brown with a thin white head that disappeared quickly. Nose is peculiar. Has some hops and malt but the overwhelming nose is sour cherry. Flavor is very similar. Has sour cherry and blueberry notes. The sour is certainly there. This is very light and refreshing. Quite good. Light body for a darker beer.
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Claves77 (143) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 2, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Medium sour smell. Dark cherry color. Crisp taste and finish, more carbonated than others. Good, but mid pack among sours.
Nejhleader (1164) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 2, 2013
3.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Nice reddish color, has a good sweet taste with some fruit, maybe apple, smooth and refreshing
77ships (3251) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 27, 2013
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
2003 Vintage – BBF 09/01/2006. 25 cl. bottle @ Kulminator. Pours completely flat copper pomegranate. Heavily oxidised nose, lightly metallic, touch pomegranate, light tart and malts but very oxidation rules the game. Taste is too far gone, metallic, oxidized, iron, watery, light malt, watery cherry, hint cardboard wine, very light wine and vinegar. Watery and oxidized. Didn’t survive the aging, not sure how it is young but this was not particularly enjoyable.
kerenmk (1869) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUL 27, 2013
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle shared at a tasting at Nimrod’s place. Very dark brown, almost coke-like and headless. Wort, malt, date honey and a little sour aroma, tastes mildly sour and a little like cheap, sweet red wine, Light body, no carbonation a little sourish finish.
kraddel (2321) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JUL 27, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
2003 vintage at kulminator.
pours dark, no foam. nice smell ! some restsugar, some sourness in it . typical FOB taste. not that special but i do like the style
stevoj (1601) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 22, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Imported 11.2 oz bottle, labeled as Monk’s Café Flemish Sour Ale, pours dark brown with creamy beige head. Sharp sour aroma (vinegar, soy sauce). Taste is sweet (brown sugar) and tart, but surprisingly smooth, with light lingering sourness on the palate.