McNeillR (1682) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2015
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Clear pinky purple with a fizzy bubbly ringed head. Firm Ribena nose, light tartness. Rich berry sweetness, proper hospital bed nourishment diluting juice and a fleshy acidic bitterness. Rattling acidic, though middling carbonation and clean lean sweetness. Leafy berry sweetness, very swift finish and linger is swift splashes of that Ribena fun times.
Bottle, Cheers GlasgowTAD, TAD Tasting
BenH (2930) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2015
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle thanks to tad. Purple with pink head, yes. Strong blackcurrant aroma, some funk, ribena. Taste of ribena, light funk. Very acidic and tart. Delish
GlasgowTAD (480) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a a vivid pomegranate red. Aroma is sweet blackcurrant juice. Taste is initially sweet blackcurrant followed by green apple tartness with some sharp sourness. Slight carbonation.
Stuu666 (6203) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at tad’s. Pours clear ruby, nose is funky, earthy, ribena, taste is quite tart, sour, fruity.
wihlan (402) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 6, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Flaska från systemet - frisk bärdoft, väldigt syrlig. Smakar svartvinbärssaft. Riktigt trevlig.
leocutlip (6) - SWEDEN - FEB 17, 2015 does not count
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Mmm, what a beer. Smells of cassis, sour taste with the cassis coming in quite strong in the aftertaste. Room temperature gives more than from the fridge.
decaturstevo (5412) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - FEB 3, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cherry red pour with white head and lace. Aroma is sweet berries and funk. Flavor is sweet berries, funk, and a flat bitter finish. Medium bodied with good carbonation. solid rbwg
aleigator (440) - GERMANY - JAN 21, 2015
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle from Emil, thank you very much!
Yields a dark red, ember color with a purple note to it, and a thin head. leaving back a decent lacing.
The aromas unleash an intense, ripe fruitiness of cassis berries, providing also darker, more matured stone qualities. While it has a recognizable tart note, its not too present on its own, but illustrates the present fruit. Smells actually quite sweet, with lots of fruity, slightly fermented, sugared cassis berries.
Taste and smell compliment each other perfectly, as the flavors of the beer are more sour than the nose revealed. Begins with a tart acidity, leathery malts and a good load of barnyard funk. The fruitiness is still very present, with a short earthy, sweet peak, which then turns slightly dry, very sour without discarding its stone qualities. Cassis berries are integrated outstandingly well, recognizable at every stage of drinking the beer. While evolving from sweet, to earthy, to dry, the fruit is always the centerpiece of the taste. Even though the beer finishes with a crazy long lasting, tongue quenching sourness, the fruits, now relieved of all sweetness still interacts well with the tartness.
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - DEC 17, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Sampled during RBSG. From notes. Super tart with loads of blackberry and lemon.
Torrefacto (895) - Madrid, SPAIN - DEC 7, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Color rubí limpio y espuma marfil. Aromas de frutos rojos, mineral y madera. Cuerpo medio, sabor afrutado con acidez viva equilibrada con un dulzor igualmente afrutado que da paso a un final seco moderado.