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RATINGS: 147   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
obguthr (4684) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JUN 24, 2012
Sour cherry aroma. Cloudy copper, thin yellow head. Tart cherry flavor, some twigs. Straight forward and simple but quite well made. Surprisingly good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (10695) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUN 23, 2012
C&C 750 mL bottle shared by MaltDawg at the 18th Richmond Ratebeer Gathering. Pours a slightly hazy brownish-red color with a thin head. Poor head retention. Aroma of very tart cherries, citrus and pepper. The taste is earth, pepper, tart cherries. Medium bodied, very low carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tia (1319) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - JUN 23, 2012
Bottle @ 18th RG. Pretty auburn, not much head. Nice sour smell, plus fruit almost like a vinaigrette but not as harsh. Nice sour, strong tart flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 15/20
Butters (3966) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUN 23, 2012
Sampled at the at 18th Richmond gathering. Clear reddish brown pour and ring of white head. Almost totally flat. Smells delicious and a little vinegar. Flavor is slightly acidic and good dark cherry. Just need some carbonation to take this thing to the next level.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (10130) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUN 2, 2012
Bottle… Mostly clear burnt caramel ale with no head. The aroma is a fruity swirl of dark cherries, oak, cherry skins, vanilla and caramel. Medium-bodied with a milky mouthfeel and flat-as-a-pancake carbonation. The flavor is very tart – bordering on sour – fruity and a touch funky. Finishes tart and then falls sort of flat and lifeless. Very, very nice, but this one could have used some tingle to it. Bottle courtesy of ksurkin!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (12585) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 22, 2012
750 c&c from Half Time. Pours clear ruddy brown with a few white bubbles. Aromas of sour cherry and light oak. Near med body. Flavor is sour cooking cherry with a fair amount of oak. Smooth, mellow, cherry and sour. Finishes sour and astringent. Excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
marcus (7671) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 21, 2012
Bottle shared by bhensonb. Pours reddish brown with a tiny off-white head and a subtle cherry aroma. There is a delicate sour cherry flavor similar to Schaarbeekse with a distinct oak presence, which also accounts for the brown coloring. Very mellow.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nimbleprop (6063) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 16, 2012
750ml bottle pours a translucent, deep garnet amber with zero head. Nice aroma, not crazy, cherries, sangria, oranges, red wine, lightly medicinal, sour, cooked greens. Flavor is tart, sweet, plenty of cherries, obviously a bruin base, strawberry, a little caramel, dandelion greens, sour, hay, something lightly woody. Medium bodied, tart, lightly acidic. Not bad, but not worth the price.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wedgie9 (2507) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 14, 2012
Tasted on 5/14/12 from a corked and caged 750mL bottle obtained in a trade. Pours cloudy auburn with a thin pink tinted beige head that leaves thin lace. The nose is full of earthy natural cherries, some bread malt, and a hint of caramel. The flavor is lightly sweet with the earthy natural cherry, and the caramel and bread malt underlying. The body is medium with average carbonation and a long very sour natural cherry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheJestersBeer (2265) - SWEDEN - MAY 13, 2012
750ml bottle. Pours a hazy, medium copper, almost no head. Spicy aroma, cherries, brett, yeast, citrus. Dry, light bodied, low bitterness, balanced CO2. Fruity, spicy taste, wood, cherries, yeast, funk. (2012-05-05)

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