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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.47   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Cheri Tart is an easier drinking sour ale, with a light but noticeable sour cherry aroma and flavor. This is one of few CIB beers we recommend drinking extra cold. The original version of this beer was a lambic made with cherries picked by us off a neighbor’s trees, due to short supply the beer was changed to a Sour Ale and contains no cherries. A great summer time beer due to it’s refreshing tartness. Available in bottles and Draught.


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2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
EMunk (99) - USA - JAN 28, 2013
Could really taste the sourness of the beer. I was not a fan of the sour ale, nor the disapointement learning it did not contain real cherries but decided to give it a try anyway. I tasted this beer at a beer tasting event, Brrfest, in Coralville, IA


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
beastiefan2k (2522) - Emerald City (formely NYC & KS), Washington, USA - OCT 21, 2014
Bottle forced upon us but Prufrock, or I should say, bottle nicely gotten for me to tick by Chris. Just like expected, its poorly made high octane autolysis with cherry hints on the nose. The flavor is less autolysis and actually some decent sourness and a slightly fresh cherry finish. If the beer was all like the very end of the flavor that would be da bomb. Thanks again Chris.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
andrewje41 (653) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Bottle pour split at a tasting event. Pours a dark ruby red with a thin patchy head. Bit of a dark fruit aroma. Decently sour right away. Overly sweet cherry flavor with an almost sweet wine like finish. Not what I expected, but definitely doesn’t deserve the hate it is getting. Decent sour beer.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
wedgie9 (2071) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 24, 2014
2012 Vintage
Tasted on 2/8/14 from a bottle at the RBWG Grand Tasting, "thanks" to the Nielsens for sharing. Pours hazy brown with a thick beige head that leaves rocky lace. The nose is sweet malty brown sugar, sweet maraschino, and grenadine. The flavor is oxidized, but overly sweet with grenadine, brown sugar, and maraschino cherry, only a bit of tartness at all. The body is full with average, smooth carbonation, and a long oxidized maraschino cherry finish.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jackl (4932) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 5, 2014
Sample @ RBWG Grand Tasting. Thanks to the Nielsens for the garbage. Amber pour with a small head. Pretty farty, unappealing nose. Artificial berry concentrate. Taste is similar. Soupy and muddled. Not outright terrible, but fairly unappetizing.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
dmac (4204) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - FEB 26, 2014
Bottle that Max suckered me into trying during RBWG GT. Poured a muddy dirty brown with a frothy light beige very spotty head. Aroma starts of like ketchup and mustard combined then some sweet honey and alcohol. Thinner body that actually seems thinner the more you sip it. Flavor isn’t much better than the aroma but a little ketchup mustard than aroma and a little more fruit. Blah this is bad.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Travlr (13233) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 14, 2014
Bottle at RBWG 2014. Hazy reddish amber color. Aroma of dusty citrus. Taste is sweet and sour something. Whew.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (8981) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 13, 2014
RBWG14 Trip Rating #102. Bottle courtesy of the Nielsens at the Grand Tasting. Pours a hazy red color with a large foamy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of cherry, citrus, earth, caramel, raisin. Lightly tart and a little dirty. The taste is tart citrus, raisin, caramel, spice, mild tartness. Medium bodied.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
italarican (1484) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - FEB 12, 2014
Bottle "generously" shared at the RBWG winter tasting. Hazy copper pour. Nose is slightly medicinal of cherry cough syrup. Mild toffee and slight cherry sourness. Slight tomato pie in the finish. Not the monstrosity I was anticipating. In fact, I’m disappointed in its mediocrity.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
jcnielsen (2255) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 10, 2014
RBWG Winter Gathering, Asheville, courtesy of jcnielsen. Pours an amber brown color with white head. Olives, stewed tomatoes, gross veggie flavors. Garbage.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerandBlues2 (10065) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear ruby with a medium, frothy beige head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is cherry, tobacco, cookie and biscuit malt, earthy hops and dirt. Flavor is dirty cherries, sweet malt, light hops and bitterness, and a sweet finish. Medium body and carbonation.


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