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RATINGS: 147   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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Two year old Nantucket Flemish-style red aged on whole sour cherries for 10 months. This is similar to sipping the idea of what a "cherry" is... UNREAL.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GRM (3175) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 27, 2012
Brown bottle, 1 pint 9,4 ounces, from and with Luc Bourbonnière; eye: marroon, semi-opaque, no effervescence, no head; nose: cherry, woody, slight oak, acidity, light sourness, slight chocolate; mouth: cherry, slight woody, slight oak, slight caramel, citus juice, slight chocolate, finale in cherry with light sourness and light caramel, medium body, average carbonation, slightly sweet, mildly acidic and sour; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Bouteille brune, 1 pinte 9,4 onces, de et avec Luc Bourbonnière; œil : marron, semi-opaque, pas d’effervescence, pas de mousse; nez : cerise, boisé, léger chêne, acidité, légère aigreur, très léger chocolat; bouche : cerise, très léger boisé, très léger chêne, très léger caramel, jus de citron, très léger chocolat, finale en cerise avec légère aigreur et léger caramel, corps moyen, carbonatation moyenne, très légèrement sucrée, moyennement acide et aigre; en résumé : bien

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (4895) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 24, 2012
Bottle as shown. Pours a clear amber with small white head. The aroma is cherry and yeast. Thin mouthfeel with a strong funk and tart with nice light sour finish. Easy to drink a good sour ale from Cisco.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
magsinva (923) - Virginia, USA - AUG 19, 2012
Bottle from whole foods McLean - holding it up to the light it’s clear ruby red with minimal head. Aroma is funky cherries. Taste is very sour/tart. Palate is thin. Overall, a good example of the style, but not something I would drink in large quantities.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lubiere (10695) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 16, 2012
A reddish burgundy mahogany kriek with a very thin brown head. In aroma, beautiful cerise confite, with light acidity, seltzer, smooth caramel. In mouth, a smooth sweet caramelized cherries with lactic acids, maraschino, lemon juice, very smooth and complex. Tasted mid June 2012.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
arminjewell (7270) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 11, 2012
Pour out of 750 mL bottle, huge big thanks to Dave for the pour. Clear orange-red pour with thin to no head, aroma has notes of big funky basement, cheese, hints of dust, slight lemon and lactic sour notes, nice tart cherry skin and black cherry notes, hints of raspberry as well, touch of vanilla, amazing. Taste is super nice cherry skin and pit, some sour and black cherry, raspberry, hints of blackberry, some nice sour lemon, lactic notes with a hint of acetic burn but not bad, slight funky notes but overall very clean, hints of cracker and vanilla. Nice fine carbonation plays well, this is very well crafted.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Huhzubendah (2781) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 3, 2012
Bottle shared by mdfb79. Thanks Dan! A: This beer pours a deep ruby hue with a quarter inch of white head that leaves some decent lacing behind. S: Really fabulous aroma of tart cherries and some funk. T: A very tasty brew, with flavors of oak, tart cherries, and funk. M: Acetic and a bit biting, in the best possible way. The mouthfeel is otherwise light. D: A very tasty beer. I would definitely have this again. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 12-22-2010

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
b3shine (6148) - Indiana, USA - JUL 28, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 29, 2012 750 ml bottle to oversized snifter (thanks ernesto and reynolds). Looks okay; a hazy amber with next to no carbonation. Smells solid; sweet, sour, and notes of malt and burnt caramel, vinegar, and butterscotch. Tastes like some diacetyl. Infected?

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
craftbeerdesign (2204) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 21, 2012
Bottle. Pours a nice red with no head and very little carbonation. Tart cherry nose with some barnyard notes. Med body with more sour cherries, strong spice notes and lingering funk. Sweet and sour finish with more spices. Feels hot. A different sour from most.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zizzybalubba (1544) - Elizabeth City, North Carolina, USA - JUL 5, 2012
750 mL bottle from Grape & Gourmet. The pour is reddish brown with a few bubbles but no head. Aroma of apple cider vinegar and very tart cherries. No surprises in the flavor; apple cider vinegar, tart cherry, and a plentiful amount of oak. There is no doubt this is a sour ale but the flavors are well integrated and not too overwhelming. A nicely done sour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tgncc (2971) - Bellmore, New York, USA - JUL 3, 2012
The aroma is tart cherry, vanilla, wood, funk. The appearance is a brown/red translucent, off white head. The flavor is tart cherry, vanilla, funk, vinegar. The finish is cherries, both tart and sweet. Medium in body, actually slightly thick. Quite good.

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