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RATINGS: 126   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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This NW style sour is a crisp, refreshing wheat beer that was barrel-aged for seven months then additionaly aged with strawberries for another eight months. Bright, sweet strawberries and light candy notes greet you in the nose. A light tartness and berry sweetness intermingle on the palate, giving way to a light, sparkling fresh berry tartness in the finish. It is better as a breakfast beer or a dessert? You decide.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vtafro (3224) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - APR 5, 2014
Bottle. Hazy pink pour with no head. Strawberry and tart fruit aromas. Flavors are strawberry and some funky tart notes.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
callmemickey (2661) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 5, 2014
Hazy orange-pink-red body, medium to thin white head, sparse lacing. Strawberry jam, typical cascade lactic notes, light citrus. Medium bodied, moderate acidity, gentle carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (2402) - Santa Monica, California, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Awesome strawberry sour beer, on tap at the brewery, lots of strawberries and easy sipping

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
poisoneddwarf (1705) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - MAR 15, 2014
750 ml corked and caged bottle. 2012 Project. Aroma consists of dusty brett, strawberries, Kool-Aid powder, cider vinegar. Pours hazy orange with a collapsing white head. Taste is sour (10/10 on a sour scale), acidic, funky, almonds. Highly carbonated, medium body. Nice one.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
MacBoost (1249) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - MAR 9, 2014
2012 vintage 750ml scott purchased directly from cascade in January 2014. Think it was $20. Label says 7.1% ABV. Pours a hazy peach color with a very large bottle conditioned type head. Not a gusher, though. Aromas of yogurt, strawberry kefir, oak. Taste is moderate to heavy sour with low bitterness, even for this style. Flavor is strawberry Greek yogurt with all the grittiness included along with strawberry seeds and oak branches. Very impressive. High carbonation. Phlegm inducing. Finish is puckering and satisfying, with a noticeable amount of sweaty tartness, berries and twigs. Iím pretty sure I could drink this all night. Not the best beer Iíve ever had, but itís pretty damn close.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lukaduke (2120) - Portland, Maine, USA - MAR 5, 2014
Bottle shared thanks to JBPortland. Pours a hazy peach golden color with a finger of white foam. On first whiff I get a touch of melted plastic but I always seem to get that in strawberry beers... WTF. Anyhow that aspect does fade away and opens into a soft strawberry sent with hints of straw, oak and cereal malts. The palate is bright and well balanced between fruit flavors, tart acidity and oak notes. Spritz carbonation keeps it light and refreshing though the straw and cereal malts round out the back end nicely too. Great strawberry flavor without being cloying and layers of berry and stonefruit notes linger in the palate as well. Tasty brew !

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
JBPortland (736) - Portland, Maine, USA - MAR 2, 2014
750ml bottle pours hazy pink tinted orange with a finger of head. Nose is musty tart strawberry and a little funk. Taste is juicy tart strawberry, peach, nectarine, dusty barrel. Finish is nice funky semi-sweet strawberry and fruit juice. Very good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SirLimpsalot (2105) - SWEDEN - MAR 2, 2014
@Gyllenbock: ganska diskret doft med små hint av jordgubbar. Smaken har en trevlig syrlighet men igen inte så mycket frukt. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone ---- Soberness not garanteed!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gyllenbock (4549) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 2, 2014
Bottle bought at Bottle Barn, Santa Rosa in February 2014. Hazy light orange with a small head. Aroma of strawberries, some earth, citrus. Similar taste, although not as much strawberries as in the aroma. Refreshing, medium tart and easy to drink.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hypo_Luxa (53) - Osaka, JAPAN - FEB 24, 2014
Bottled cellared for about half a year. Aroma is crab apples, plastic, lots of funk! Sour! Rotten strawberries in a barn. Very complex. Sour green apple talfy. Dry


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