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This NW style sour ale is the Cerise Nouveau of cherry beers. It’s a blend of red ales aged in oak barrels for up to eight months, then aged on fresh Bing cherries for an additional three months. This beer is best served immediately, and as such, will only be sold at Barrel House and Raccoon Lodge.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14312) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2013
24th January 2013
THE Others tasting. Thanks again to Bruce for pulling out another scarce one. Slight haze on this dark red beer, residual apricot coloured head! Palate is light, semi dry and crispy. Nice Duchesse Du Bourgogne vibe here - with added tangy cherry! All right!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 30, 2013
(750ml bottle, courtesy of Mora2000) Pours a deep reddish brown body with a small pinkish beige head. Aroma of cherry, yogurt, oak, and grass. Flavor of cherry, vinous, lacto, raspberries, pedio, pomegranate, and oak.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (10607) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 7, 2013
Blood red pour with a white head. Big cherry aroma of fruit flesh and skins. Sweet fruits, a touch of grass, and a light lactic tartness. Maybe a hint of vinegar. The flavor has a good fruit/cherry sweetness and lots of cherry skin character. Some oak, a bit of grass, and a bit of lemon juice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (10483) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2013
Bottle at The Others Tasting, London - big thanks to Bruce for bringing this back from his travels. Pours dark, blood red with a fine, pink foam head - looks rather fetching. Sweaty cherry nose, good and funky. Medium sweet flavor with bitter cherry pits, good funk, some jammy berries, highly acetic. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Tangy finish, funky and acetic, more tart cherry and bitter pits. Good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (9454) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 10, 2014
750 ml bottle poured a clear reddish brown with a lingering ring of pinkish amber foam. Aromas of cherry, barnyard funk and toffee. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry tart finish. Flavors of cherry, toffee, light barnyard and light earthiness with a crisp dry tart lingering cherry finish.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
daknole (8863) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 30, 2012
Deep reddish pour with purple tinges. Head is reddish/pink. Aroma is fruity, jammy, sweet tarts, berries and cherry. Sour up front but that gives way to a huge jammy flavor of berries and cherry. Se lactic sourness. Nice!!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (8783) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 16, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2013 Bottle... Murky blood-red ale with a tiny, creamy, pink head. The aroma consists of fruity black cherries, caramel, red wine and a mild note of ethanol. Full-bodied with a milky mouthfeel and tickling carbonation. The flavor offers fruity black cherries, tart sour cherries and a modest measure of ethanol. Finishes fruity and lightly boozy. No real oak component here. Bottle courtesy of landhoney!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopdog (8773) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 15, 2013
750ml bottle. Poured a reddish/brownish color with a small sized head. Cherries, lighter woodiness, caramel, some vanilla, and some funk. Lighter vinegar.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (8176) - San Diego County, California, USA - NOV 24, 2012
750mL thanks to brainlair. Pours a clear but inky rouge to blood purple. Pink thin foam. Nose is thicker, some butter, thinner raspberry, blackberry. Taste is tangy and seedy raspberry, blueberry, pomegranate. No acetic, slight lactic. Big dark berry medley. Good stuff. Fairly tannic with cranberry and pomegranate juice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (6940) - Illinois, USA - APR 28, 2013
Antoehr great cascade, cherries, NW soour style sourness. Decent oakiness too.


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