larsga (6177) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 15, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Medium beige head. Clear deep red body. Deep wooden vinous aroma with red berry notes. Sweet-acidic wooden wild berry taste with vinous notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft mouthfeel. Dryish earthy funky wild berry aftertaste with wooden notes. Nice, subtle, and highly drinkable. (0.25l bottle at Den Gode Nabo, Trondheim.)
Ughsmash (7121) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 14, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. Poured clear, deep amber with a short-lived, smoked beige head. The aroma picked up sour vinegar, cherry skins, and oak over light, toasted pale malts.. more berry sugars beneath as it warmed up.. on the clean side for a "wild ale", but still enjoyable. The flavor opened with tart cherry vinegar and oak, opening into meaty berries and darker fruits.. some lemon zest and funk joined tart berries and oak on the refreshing finish. Lighter-bodied and moderately sour on the palate with low-ish carbonation.. not terribly complex, but it was easy-drinkiní and refreshing.
Maak_d (10) - - NOV 9, 2012
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours an amazing clear amber. Aroma is of tart dried fruit like cherry and raisin and vinegar. Taste is very fruity with a caramel undertone. Somewhat thin mouthfeel typical of a source beer. Great example of the style.
gunnar (5214) - Sandnes, NORWAY - NOV 8, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Vinmonopolet. Pours clear dark amber with a big creamy off-white head. Aroma is light sour malty,red berries. Taste is moderate sweet, red berries and light tarty. Lingering sour fruity.
superhaffy (22) - NORWAY - NOV 8, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Smells nice and fruity, wild yeast, sweet smell. Nice amber color, no head, tastes good, but I prefer the other brews Iíve tried from Bockor. Some light sweetness, nice sour taste, low bitterness, good and fruity. I got no criticism here. A nice clean brew to enjoy after a hard day at work.
arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 3, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle received in a trade with Brewerdan, thanks! Nice brown color and at first a big head, then a wispy ring of bubbles around the rim of the glass. The smell is a decent sweet sour almost glue, vinegar, oud bruin for sure. The taste starts out matching the smell but the back end has a strange graininess to it that I canít get past.
Serving type: bottle
Reviewed on: 02-05-2011 04:48:11
Gr0ve (2132) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 3, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
250 ml bottle. Dark brown and crystal clear. Soft rich bready aroma with hints of rye bread and toffee. Crisp flavours and a very light body. Soda-like, almost. Not entirely unlike a kvass, except for the slight hint of acidity and the funk that hides in the back. Hints of vinegar. Refreshing and very drinkable. Hard to believe that it is 5.5% abv, as it appears a lot lighter. Nice acidity that makes this a very nice beer.
Borresteijn (4618) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 2, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33cl Bottle at Brel Biercafť. Clear dark red to brown beer, off-white head. Aroma of light sour dark fruits, forest fruits, light tart, brown sugar. Flavour is medium sweet, mellow sourness, tart dark fruits, red fruits, light toffee, brown sugar, light tart finish, woody. Mellow Flanders Red/Flemish Brown. Highly drinkable.
Benzai (8068) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - NOV 2, 2012
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: NOV 24, 2012 25cl bottle shared by Borresteijn. Clear deep dark red brown color. Small white to off-white head. Smell and taste sourness, but mildly. A bit sweet even. Lightly artificial sourness with some fruits. Low to medium body and carbonation.
joeneugs (3175) - Livermore, California, USA - OCT 26, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
11.2 oz. bottle. It pours a really nice deep ruby red color with a frothy khaki head. Looks really nice in the glass held up to the light. The aroma is rather malty with some notes of toast and leather backed up by subdued tart vinegar and cherries. The flavor strikes a nice balance between sweet and sour with cherries, lemon, leather, graham cracker and hints of oak. The mouthfeel is velvety with only a mild suggestion of vinegar in the very finish. I really enjoyed this one, especially at $3.50 a bottle. Itís not the most potent sour out there, but itís still a joy to drink and definitely hits the spot when youíre craving the tart without wanting to spend an arm and a leg. I have a feeling Iíll be getting this again.