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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.49/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 303   ABV: 10.1%
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Dark Sour ale aged in wine barrels


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (6435) - Sacramento, California, USA - NOV 10, 2013
On tap at Rate Beer Gallery II, Pours dark brown with a tiny beige head and a sour brown aroma. There is a harsh fruit flavor, kind of burnt, with a smoky bitter finish.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT2 (8372) - San Diego County, California, USA - MAR 9, 2014
> Odd blackberry and Cabernet wine barrel sour

[ Keg ][ 38 Degrees Alhambra ][ 4oz ][ $2 ][ Mini Flared Pint ][ 3/8/14 ]
>> Murky deep brown pour with red highlights. Beige foam. Nose is pretty nice funk, blackberry, black olive. Taste is blackberry, black olive, red wine, salt, tannic Cabernet barrel, tootsie roll, moderate acid, not really too sour. Aerated, easy palate.

>!< olive, tootsie roll

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (3097) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 12, 2013
Sample at RateBeer Gallery II. Pour is clear auburn, small tan head, nice lacing. Aroma is brett, oak, vinous, horse blanket. Flavor is the same, quite funky, vinous, red wine, port, lemon zest, light oaky astringence. Medium body, zesty bitter finish. I liked this one.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
illidurit (2135) - Petaluma, California, USA - NOV 11, 2013
On tap at Ratebeer Gallery II. Pours dark brown. Inky peaty aroma with sour dark fruits. Flavor is woody and dark without being ’roasty.’ Nice medium acidity rides through the middle. Well put-together.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
oRos (1097) - sacramento, California, USA - NOV 11, 2013
On tap at ratebeer gallery. Pours brown with off white brown head. Taste was burnt malt with some sour funk.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bhensonb (10934) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 10, 2013
Tap at Gallery II: Beauty From A Barrel. Pours dark brown with red edges and a creamy beige head. Aroma is sort of sour red/brown with a hint of smoke. Med body. Flavor matches aroma but more complex. Finally some wood comes through. Good stuff!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
baraciisch (1812) - USA - NOV 9, 2013
Reddish brown in color... Aroma of smoked sausage, oak... Flavor has notes of smoked sausage, bandaid... Okay ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7854) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUN 12, 2013
On tap. Pours with a near black hued body with a moderately sized tan head that fades. Aromas are very funky with leather, brett, horseblanket and manure. Mild wine notes and a lot of alcohol. Flavors are leathery, dark fruits, medium alcohol, funky brett notes. Light wine tannin. Lively carbonation and boozy.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (2402) - Santa Monica, California, USA - APR 26, 2013
UPDATED: APR 29, 2013 Awesome sour, no Consecration but overall very good with a smooth finish, Surly Goat in LA

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dreadnord (1013) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 21, 2013
Pours deep brownish red with a thin tan head. The nose is light vinegar, cherries and brown sugar. The taste is high sweet and medium bitterness throughout. The texture is sticky, sharp at moments. The body is light and the finish is long. Nice beer.


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