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RATINGS: 238   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 268   ABV: 8.94%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This NW style sour ale features blonds and triples aged on oak for 18 to 24 months, then additionally aged for 12 months on raspberries and apricot noyaux.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ilovedarkbeer (2689) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - MAY 22, 2016
Pours a reddish orange color with a foamy off white head. Notes of fermented peaches, berries, white balsamic vinegar, yarn, and some faint vanilla. Great beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AWISLguy (2284) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 14, 2016
750ml corked and caged bottle brought by, and shared with bananabi11. Thanks E! Golden pour with no head. Big sour fruit. Oak. Tangy stone fruits. Funk. Some berry. Big $$ but really terrific to try these quality sours! 14.7

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Johnstledger8 (627) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 11, 2016
Bottle. Pours a cloudy peachy orange with a thin mostly fading off white bubbly head. Aroma is of lemon, vinegar, stone fruits, apricots, berries, tart, acidic. Taste is very acidic, raspberries, berries, cranberry, apricot, peach, vinegar. Oily mouthfeel, dry finish, soft to medium carbonation.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rejtable (2182) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 7, 2016
Bottle at churchkey. Wow! Pours clear orange with some head head and lacing. Flavours of vinegar and raspberries and apricot. Taste big tart light sweet. Full sticky body light carb.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radagast83 (6795) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - MAY 5, 2016
Bottle pour at the May 1st DC Tasting. Poured a light yellow color with fizzy off-white head. Aroma was light lemon notes, touch of acidic vinegar character. Apricot sour, lots of puree, light raspberry. Malts.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (5277) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAY 4, 2016
750 ml bottle at the DC RateBeer Tasting, thanks DCLawyer! Slightly hazy yellow with off-white head. Aromas of tart lemons, light vinegar. Tastes of tart lemon citrus, light dark fruit. Medium body with a dry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Iphonephan (5685) - McLean, Virginia, USA - MAY 1, 2016
From a bottle at the DC gathering May 1, 2016. Pours a clear pinkish copper with an off white head. Aroma of tart Apple. Flavors of sour cherry and pit fruits. Tart, smooth finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (12862) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 1, 2016
75cl bottle. Medium off-white head atop hazy amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, Brett/cherry, light funk. Taste is moderately sweet, Brett, sour cherry, light caramel. Medium body, some stickiness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christpuncher (2619) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 15, 2016
Aroma of sour cherries. Nicely balanced with sweetness. Pours orange with a thin white head. Easy to drink

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
kaser (5235) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 15, 2016
Poured from bottle at home with feez and paws beer tasting. Cherry and dry aroma. Sort of cheek puckering. Dry fruits, berry and oranges. Good.


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