jredmond (5352) - Manhattan, New York, USA - MAR 23, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: APR 8, 2012 Cask at Get Real NYC event. Pours a deep brown body. Aroma is tart fruit and light chocolate notes. Mouthfeel is smooth with notes of cherry, toffee, and chocolate.
kennydiaz (352) - Manahawkin, New Mexico, USA - MAR 14, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a nice dark brown wild a sudsy head. It is a bit doughy, the sour cherry flavor is very mild a little bit disappointing over all. Purchased in a growler from Holiday beverage.
blipp (6125) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - FEB 19, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft. Pours near black with a beige head. The aroma is roasty and fruity, with a hint of coffee. The flavor has roasted malts, coffee, and lighter cherry fruity notes, with a nice roasty finish.
Leighton (11122) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2010
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap at Rattle n Hum. Pours black with a substantial, beige head. Roasted malt aroma with notes of chocolate and faint berry. Flavor is sweet with rich with more roast and mocha, as well as some understated cherry. Medium to full bodied with very smooth carbonation. Finishes roasty and sweet with some dry bitterness. Quite good.
Travlr (11976) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 9, 2010
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Dull brown color, coca-cola head. Aroma of chocolate muffin. Tastes like sour root beer. Interesting, and probably worth trying again.
basspro76 (423) - New York, USA - MAY 29, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Drank from the tap at the Blue Point Brewery. Aroma is roasted malt and a barely noticeable hint of cherry. Taste is mostly of malt, a little bit of chocolate and just the slightest kick of sour cherry. 9% abv is well hidden.
adrian910ss (2361) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 20, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On draft at R & H. Pours a pitch black color with a medium sized beige head. Aroma of malt, light cherries, and chocolate. Taste is much the same as the aroma.
argo0 (11555) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 3, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Small tan head atop brown/black body. Aroma is moderately sweet, milk chocolate, cherry, light duskiness. Taste is moderately sweet, milk chocolate, cherry, light sourness, wood. Smooth medium body, alcohol well contained. A tasty beer despite the relative absence of the sourness mentioned in the beer’s name.
vtafro (3489) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JAN 27, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draft @ R’n’H. Dark pour with tan head. Slight cherry, slight soutes., chemical/medicinal cherry notes. Should be a mix of two of my favorite styles, let down.
Beerapprentice (207) - Hopatcong, New Jersey, USA - JAN 24, 2010
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On draft at Rattle ’N’ Hum. I was drawn to it because ’sour’ was in the name. Pours a dark brown colour with a tan head. Aroma of malts, cherries and espresso. Flavour of sour cherries, malts, grains and maybe a hint of coffee and milk. Smooth and palatable. The aroma was a bit weak.