BBB63 (6444) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - NOV 2, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Corked bottle and served in Duvel snifter: Pours a reddish amber hue with a fading had and minimal lace. The nose has plenty of lactic sour’d notes along with some developing barnyard funk, over-ripened cherries and biscuit, milk chocolate and caramel malt notes. My biggest issue with this brew is the phenols and a noticeable rubbing alcohol character. Seems the fermentation temps were off on this one. I really wished this was less aggressive and not as boozy for it would have been a very nice Flemish Red... but alas., I am very disappointed.
Fsuveritas (15) - Clarkdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 7, 2015
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Aromas of vine and oak barrel. Complex taste, lacto front, funky tart fruit.
ilovedarkbeer (2447) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JAN 23, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a reddish color with no head. Notes of malt vinegar, burnt hair, leather, and funk. Very sour, long finish. Excellent.
ajnepple (3443) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - JAN 21, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Backlog. Small taste of a 750 ml bottle last Saturday night. Funky, sour and fruity with a light mustiness. Held up pretty well.
j12601 (7955) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - OCT 25, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared by Dany for our rooftop brochette dinner. Pours an orange amber with a thin white head. Sour acid and wood on the nose. Medium bodied, acetic with warm alcohol coming through. Tart acid and wood. Tangy acetic finish.
slowrunner77 (7091) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 25, 2014
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
"Ho-lee-crap. Did NOT expect this! A wonderful; marriage of tart funky fruit and bourbon. Carbonation high, but just right for the style. Dances on your tongue. Dark and light fruit, wine-like sourness, and some vanilla bourbon sweetness and a hint of pepper. What a delicious brew. Didn’t know Boulevard could do wild like this."
merc7186 (2568) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - JUL 30, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma: Cherry, Leather, Mildly Earthy
Appearance: Brownish/Reddish Hue, Passes Mild Light, No Head, Almost No Light
Taste: Tart Cherry, Red Plums, Mild Cranberry
Mouthfeel: Average Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Drying, Mildly Tart
GODiSSOUTHERN (389) - Virginia, USA - JUN 15, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours copper brown with thin fizz. Picking up more of the lacto than brett on this one. Great sour cherry notes dominate. Not getting any perceptible bourbon. Puckeringly sour. Dryish finish.
GRM (3305) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 24, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Brown bottle, 750 ml, lot 2012-1, best before 03-2014, from Stephen Morris, savoured on December 13 2013; eye: bronze, clear, no effervescence, tiny ring of beige head; nose: sour, light woody, wild yeasts; mouth: sour, light woody, wild yeasts, sour finale with light presence of wild yeasts, medium body, good carbonation, refreshing; overall: fine
Bouteille brune, 750 ml, lot 2012-1, meilleure avant 03-2104, de Stephen Morris, savourée le 13 décembre 2013; œil : bronze, limpide, pas d’effervescence, petit anneau de mousse beige; nez : aigre, léger boisé, levures sauvages; bouche : aigre, léger boisé, levures sauvages, finale aigre avec légère présence de levures sauvages, corps moyen, bonne carbonatation, rafraîchissante; en résumé : bien
Boutip (5185) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 24, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle: Poured an orangey/amber color ale with a medium size foamy head with OK retention and almost no lacing. Aroma consists of sour tart notes are quite dominant with light subtle notes of bourbon also noticeable. Taste is also dominated by tart and sour notes with light acidic notes with a finish that is closer to Chardonnay then bourbon actually. Body is about average with medium carbonation with no apparent alcohol. Enjoyable and well brewed top style without rewriting the rule book.
pushkinwow (2243) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 16, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Opened at the end of year Ottawa tasting. Hazy amber with an off white head. Bourbon seemed muted on this one although there was a decent amount of oak, a nice tartness, caramel malt and doughiness, some brett, alcohol was balanced but present, moderate body and carbonation, nice tartness throughout