Craftsman Sour Grapes
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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.57/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HonusWagner (2127) - Florida, USA - DEC 15, 2014
I expected something similar to Cascade Vine and got a beer that was way different for better and worse, kind of like a tarted up quad with more complex fruity notes than just pure grape juice. Curious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewDad (5328) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUN 30, 2014
Reddish brown in color thin head. Nice Sour aroma and flavor. Big fruit like finish this as a very tasty sour dry ale. I was impressed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (9219) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 5, 2014
On tap at Fredfest 2014. Pours dark purple with a modest pink head and a strong grape aroma. There is a moderately grapey flavor with a dry tart finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - MAR 3, 2014
[ Keg ][ Brewbies 2014 ][ 4oz ][ Brewbies Flared Mini Pint ][ Free ][ 3/1/14 ]
>> Clear purple pour with great pinkish foam. Nose is buttery oak barrel, phenolic yeast, spice, salt. Taste is chlorine drying, intense salt and sour raspberry. Tannic, salty, chlorine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12756) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 1, 2012
(Draught) Pours a clear orange body with a small beige head. Aroma of caramel, plum, leather, and vinous. Flavor of caramel, plum, brett, raisins, grapes, and brown sugar with a moderately dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnnyJ (5417) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 25, 2012
Draft. Reddish purple pour with an off white head. Definitely a lot of grapes in this. Red wine grapes, sweet grape juice, light earthiness, and mildly tart. Too sweet for my taste, with moderate sourness. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BMan1113VR (7917) - Los Angeles, California, USA - NOV 21, 2011
On tap. Pours with a clearish red hued body with a white head. Aromas of grapes, jammy, merlot, peppery, funk and brett. Flavors are fruity, estery, sour. Lots of funk and red wine, grapes. Strawberry and jammy. A bit of manure. Dry with medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
MattH (788) - California, USA - OCT 7, 2011
Tap at the Tripel in Playa Del Rey. Purple pour. Basically the color of cabernet. Sour aroma. Taste of sour cabernet. High carbonation. This is really a good sour. Reminded me a lot of Consecration.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - SEP 28, 2011
Pours a reddish purple. Aroma is a combination of wine and concord grapes. Taste is tart and very sparkly in the palate. Big grape taste throughout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - SEP 11, 2011
A: The beer pours a purple-red sort of color with a fizzy off-white head. S: Smells very much like grapes. Almost like Welch’s grape juice. Quite sweet and sugary with only a mild tartness. There is a light mustiness and a little bit of grass and lemon. T: Sligtly metallic up front followed by a light tartness. Still tons of grape character to it and some of the same sweetness that was on the nose. Still a bit grape juice-like, a little too much so for my tastes. M: medium bodied with carbonation on the low end of medium. O: A little better than Cabernale, but could have used a lot more tartness.

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