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Bullfrog Black Cherry Bomb

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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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Sour cherry stout

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
darkguardian (724) - Florida, USA - OCT 30, 2011
Only my second perfect score. And that includes the thousands of beers I have had but haven’t rated. Major, major thanks to the insanely generous Diego for opening this ridiculous beer. Pours an amazing near black with a frothy tan head with reddish highlights. Crazy head, gorgeous beer. Nose is unexpected and amazing. Cola, chocolate, nuts, lactic sourness, and chewy cherry. Flavor is so amazingly balance with the stout flavors sitting right up at the front of the palate, the body is thick and full and the moderately sour cherry finish comes in at the end while the nutty chocolate finish of the stout lingers. This is just an amazing beer, Didn’t know if I would ever give another 5, but here we are.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jrallen34 (3478) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 29, 2011
bottle thanks to Mike... light black, no head... smokey chocolate with cherries, a bit tart... the taste is awesome, a better more balanced veritas 009, smokey but the cherries are awesome, sweet almost candyish but breaks up the chocolate smoke... awesome

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (11061) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 9, 2011
750ml bottle @RBSG shared by miver?-pours a red/brown head and black color. Aroma is tart black cherry. Taste is tart black cherry, medium malt .

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
argo0 (11316) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 26, 2011
75cl bottle, RBSG grand tasting, thanks miver(?). Small beige head, muddy dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, black cherry, some funk, dark chocolate. Taste is moderately sweet, black cherry, some milk chocolate, sourness, light funk. Medium body, some stickiness, light acidity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
italarican (1470) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - JUN 12, 2011
Bottle generously shared at the RBSG grand tasting. Pours a purplish brown. Aroma has some chocolate notes with cherry syrup. Slightly acetic background to the nose. Flavor is mild; soft notes of chocolate and cherry syrup. Syrupy sweet with chocolate malt in the finish. Surprisingly (and disappointingly) distant and mild.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (4851) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUN 11, 2011
Black/brown with tan head and lace. Sour cherry, abv, and a hinto chocolate. Sour fruit, light chocolate, and a bito warmth. Light/medium body with good carbonation. nice beer. rbsg.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheEpeeist (3272) - Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 11, 2011
25.4 oz bottle. My rating #2100 and my 100th Sour. Dark brown with a lively tan head that settles to a haze. Nose is oak, chocolate, black cherry and mild sour funk. Creamy medium body with a tang; unusually lush mouthfeel for a sour. Taste is bittersweet chocolate and sour black cherry. Light touches of coffee, oak and bourbon. No signs of age; interesting stuff for sure.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
blipp (5826) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - JUN 10, 2011
Bottle at RBSG Grand Tasting. Pours near black with a tan head. Tart cherry aroma with roasted malts, chocolate, and brett. The flavor has bretty tart sour cherry, lightly roasted malts, fruit, and chocolate. Awesome.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
pineypower (2479) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - JUN 9, 2011
Huge thanks to Miver for sharing this bottle at RBSG. Pours out a slightly reddish hued dark brown color with a small head. Aroma is of some light tartness, cherry, and chocolate. Taste is very complex and well balanced. Tart/sweet cherries, chocolate, sour notes, funk. Lots going on in here. This was pretty impressive.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (8159) - San Diego County, California, USA - JUN 8, 2011
750mL at RBSG 2011 in Philly. The pour is a very deep ruby looking black in the glass with a red, Martian head arising. Looks like black cherry stout. Fizzy retention. Nose is blueberry and fruit acidity along with some spicy impeding acetic character. Body has tart raspberry and richer chocolate along with some obvious roast and mild coffee remind you this is a stout. Big berry skins and tannic skins add to the mix to give this quite a light body. Softly tart. Riveting carbonation detracts. Very nice.

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