gnoff (9496) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUN 1, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: JUL 5, 2015 First rating
Bottle 750 ml at Fruits of the Foeder, 2014-05-17. 2011 vintage.
Hazy orange color, small off-white head. Tart, funky, acidic, berry, sugary scent. Acidic, funky, berry, light smoked, bacon salt mineral taste. Acidic, bacon salt aftertaste. Fizzy mouthfeel, low bitterness.
Sampled on June 29, 2015. At the brewpub in Portland.
2014 vintage at 8.19% ABV.
Clear dark brown color, tan head. Tart, light fruity taste. Tart aftertaste. Mediummouthfeel, no bitterness. Fruity, tart scent.
chuckstout (331) - Washington, USA - MAY 31, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
2013- the description above is pretty spot on. Very interesting and flavorful, light, fresh and clean would buy again
kerenmk (4014) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 17, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle sample at a sour tasting at Noam’s office. Thanks DSG. Hazy red and headless. Berry, a little medicinal aroma. Tarty with wet hay undertones. Smooth, full-bodied, tarty and quite long finish.
_angst_ (4391) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle received in trade. Thank you daknole! Pours vibrant hazy reddish blue with a frothy pinkish white head that slowly dissipates without leaving much trace on the glass. Smell is fruity with lemon juice, bilberry soup, purple winegums, lime juice, hay, dry soil and moist wood. Taste is sour and fruity with crackers, bilberry soup, bathhouse water (chlorine) minerals, lemon juice, lemon zest, vanilla hard candy, lemon juice, hay and sour milk.mouthfeel is crisp, dry, tart and light bodied. Finish is sour and fruity with bilberry soup, blueberries, chlorine, minerals, hay, dry soil, lemon juice and lemon zest. Strange chlorine character.
RoNo (77) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2014
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Gulbrun dryck som är oklar. Otydlig sur doft och smak av rökta charkuterier.
rlgk (17295) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Fruit of the Foeder, 2014-05-17. Clear reddish/amber beer with a nice pinkish head. Sourish fruity blueberry aroma, grassy, hay, red currant, funky, oak, vanilla notes. Sourish blueberry flavor, grassy, tart, sour, some late bacon notes. Sourish blueberry finish. A bit harsh.
larsniclas (6607) - Billdal, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2014
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Fruits of the foeder @ Alex
Purple with a white head.
Sour and sweetish aroma with blueberries.
Bacon-like flavour with some berries and strange solvent.
tkrjukoff (4293) - SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours pale cloudy red lilac with a small pink head. Aroma is dry sour some blueberries. Flavor is damn so sour some acetone light blueberries lemon juice a bit thin body.
neuromatt (1225) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 6, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750 mL bottle from Pinocchio’s Beer Garden To Go in Media, PA served in a stem glass. Pours clear purple-amber with a moderate purplish head that remains and leaves a small amount of fine lace. The nose has huge notes of blueberry, slightly tart apple and cider, along with yeast, oak and pale malts and a touch of flowers. The flavour is moderately tart with cidery notes and prominent blueberries. Oak comes through, along with wheat and hints of coriander and spice. The finish is long and mildly tart with blueberry skins. On the palate it is medium in body with a dry texture and a hint of astringency. Overall this is a very nice sour blueberry wheat ale. 2014-05-02
BMMillsy (1788) - Florida, USA - MAY 4, 2014
2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Corked and caged bottle from Gator Beverage. Pours a deep ruby purple color with a small pinkish white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma of sour vinegar, sour cherry, a little vanilla oak, and some light berry notes. Flavor is oaky vanilla sour vinegar with just a light highlight of blueberry, and a hint of the vomity acidic acetone flavor I get from any beer with blueberries in it. Luckily it isn’t super of off-putting in this beer as it is hidden by the sour vinegar and oaky vanilla flavors. Light ot medium bodied with lots of spritzy carbonation. Interesting beer that leaves a good bit to be desired. This is my third Cascade brew and I continue to be underwhelmed. Hopefully the Kriek in the fridge changes my mind. At $30 a bottle I expect a good bit more, but I guess the souring and oak come through nicely here.
As I go on, this gets more and more like drinking rubbing alcohol. Not sure if this is a bad bottle or what, but not good.
This is getting worse and worse. Like drinking straight paint thinner. Just terrible.