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RATINGS: 189   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 299   ABV: 9.96%
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Ale with Black Currants, Locally Foraged Lemon Leaves, Hibiscus, Cane Sugar and Elderberry Flowers. Designed and brewed in collaboration with Bob Sylvester of Saint Somewhere Brewing.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beer4000 (4474) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 21, 2012
750 ml bottle. Hazy, deep red body with a big reddish brown head that fades quite fast. Aroma of caramel/burnt sugar, flowers, berries and funk. A very nice funky brown ale with pleasant acidity, sour berries and sweet caramel. Nice and really tasty.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PhillyCraft (3222) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 28, 2012
Bottle. Poured a dark purple color. Very carbonated. Aromas of sour funk, berries, vino, vinegar. Taste is ultra tart, lots of sour dark fruit and some other spices mixed in subtly. A little too tart and higly carb’d to really enjoy it. Tasted like a fizzy grap candy soda.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yobdoog (1888) - Woodridge NY, New York, USA - MAR 16, 2012
Dark pour, seemed almost a bit slick. Aroma is sour, funky, vinegary, woody, some fruit like pear and cherry and lemon. Flavor had some spice, wood, fruit and lots of tart sourness with funk. Prickly on the tongue, very acidic.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boutip (4726) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 5, 2012
Bottle: Poured a deep amber brown color ale with a nice thick foamy head with good retention and some very good lacing. Aroma consists of hibiscus and tart notes with light funky ester. Taste is a complex mix of tart notes with fruity flavour courtesy of the berries and hibiscus. Sour level is bit more pronounced then I would have expected but not overly so. Body is quite full with good carbonation. Alcohol is not apparent though not sure it is required to have such ABV for this beer. Good, would love to try this one again.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dixonian (1561) - Plano, Texas, USA - FEB 29, 2012
750ml bottle thanks to ericandersnavy. Brownish red brew, thick tan head. Nose of band aid, oak, and berries. Flavors of vinegar, wood, berry, and tobacco.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Trev (1935) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - FEB 19, 2012
A big thank you to Ashley who brought the 2 cigar city’s today. amber/brown pour with a large off white head. cherry and woody aroma, tart fruit and light lactic sourness. flavour was woody, musty, some hints of fruit sweetness and black cherry under the sourness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanfolty (1843) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - FEB 19, 2012
Date: February 19, 2012 Mode: Bottle Source: Ashley Description: Opaque dark brown pour with nice amount of head and spotty lacing. Aroma was citrus, floral and wood. Taste was sweet, then sour and finished kind of woody.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (6208) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - FEB 19, 2012
Bottle - thanks Ashley! Hazy brownish pour with a big frothy khaki head. Aroma is sour cherry. Medium slick palate. Taste is sour cherry, floral, some citrus - reallly good!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19370) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 19, 2012
Bottled, at tasting at _angst_. Cloudy mahogany colour, rich lively head. acetic and vinegary. Floral with underlying malt sweetness, Near full bodied with the burning acidity counteracted by elderflowers and dandelion.More intense than complex.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
_angst_ (2772) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 13, 2012
750 ml bottle courtesy of marsiblursi. Shared at epic tasting on February 11. Pours dark reddish brown with a huge brownish white head that leaves tons of trace on the glass while dissipating. smell is sour and sweet with vinegar, brown sugar, cherries, peppermint, lemon balm, leather and hay. Taste is sour, slightly sweet, metallic and floral with mandarin oranges, orange peal, black currants, cherries, brown sugar, vinegar and leather. Mouthfeel is full-bodied. Finish is sweet and sour with cherries and blak currants.


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