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RATINGS: 269   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.92   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 318   ABV: 10.6%
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Wood aged Pale Quadruppel. Imagine a blend of Scaldis and Cantillon Pure Kriek. Forget it, there is nothing like it (yet). Vlad is shocking to your sour beer senses and taste buds, which do not understand that such a balanced delicate sour beer can be so drinkable and appeal to so many people while being extreme. But don’t forget, it will still open a can of 10.6% whoop-ass on your ass after all the pomp & circumstance of what an amazing beer it is subsides.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Plovmand (6619) - Helsinge, DENMARK - SEP 19, 2010
Bottle provided by Sune and Bager. Thanks a bunch guys! Hazy deep golden with a medium off white head. The aroma is cherries, fruit, acid, wood and brett. The flavour is very fruity with some rest sugar, acid, cherry and brett. Very complex and addictive. Loved it!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
illidurit (2175) - Petaluma, California, USA - SEP 19, 2010
Rad unlabeled bottle, 09 vintage, courtesy Sam. Dark orange color with an orangish creamy head. Citrusy and grainy aroma, also some bruised apple going on here. Boozy, warming flavor, lots of candied lemon and tart fruit salad notes. Kind of a sour tripel character. A little bit of unwelcome solvent but overall pretty interesting.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
sunevdj (3271) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2010
Bottle at T&M’s from the brewery - Thanks guys, and thanks for an amazing visit to your brewery. Pours a hazy amber with a small white head. Sweet with some sourness. Complex and super balanced. Aromas of berries. Full bodied. Medium carbonation. Bitter finish. Awesome.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Theis (13807) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2010
Bottle at home - Thanks to Sune og den tynde. Cloudy red/amber - white head. Nice sharp sourness, lots of wood, dryness, lacto, citric, grapefruity, light sweet notes, milkey, very very balanced. Very nice.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
illinismitty (2270) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 14, 2010
GABF 2009 Backlog. Pours hazy gold with a white head. Aroma of funky belgian esters- lemon, hay, burlap, etc. Extremely balanced, and the acetic and lactic finish is not overpowering. One of my favorites from the session

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SamGamgee (2452) - down the whirlpool, California, USA - SEP 10, 2010
2009 vintage bottle from the brewery. Deep orange color with a medium white head. Tart aroma with lots of fruit; apple is apparent. Sour flavor with light malt and a nice bright fruitiness. Medium-light body with an acidic finish. Good straight-ahead flavors but just not as interesting as some of their fruit sours.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (11613) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 20, 2010
A: The pour is a dark orange color with a nice (but small) white head on it. S: The aroma is fairly citrus heavy and fruity. Notes of grapefruit, apples, and green grapes. Quite a decent "funk" considering that Cascade doesn’t use any brett. Leather, earth, and wine round things out. T: A nice sourness is present right up front. Lactic (lemon) notes along with some pungent grapefruit and a tannic/dry oak quality to the beer. A touch of vinegar, a touch of sweetness...fairly complex, I must say. M: The body is medium with a fair amount of carbonation and a dry finish to it. D: This is a much needed redemption after my taste of Bourbonic Plague. Another good wild ale from the guys up at Cascade.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BMan1113VR (7874) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUL 19, 2010
On tap at Stone Sourfest. Pours with a hazy golden body and a fading white head. Aroma is fruity, apricot, brown sugar and wine. Taste is sour, tart, fruity, wine and decadent. Nice alcohol presence. Tart and dry.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Snojerk321 (2960) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 18, 2010
Tap @ Stone Sour Fest 2010. Pours a lately hazed gold with a frothy white head. Light tart citrus and dry oak on the nose. Flavor was quite sour and complex with a heavy malt base that also holds a ton of different sour qualities, citrus, oak, and some diacytal.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tokyogoat (1503) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 18, 2010
What I thought was the unsung hero of sour fest, for some reason not hailed like Bourbonic (poor guy just isnt as rare as his younger brother), lots of malt complexity, tasted like a tripel gone wild, loads of sourness with not too much vinegar at all, nice levels and layers of funk, hints of belgian pale sugars, just an amazing complex and tasty beer.


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