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Golden sour ale aged in oak barrels with blackberries


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (1969) - California, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Enjoyed at FWIBF 2014... Brilliant purple color... Light tart, citrus, blackberry aroma... Flavor is dry blackberries, light funk, tartness... Enjoyable

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Minderbinder (1959) - Qu饕ec, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle 375ml. Pours hazy dark pink/reddish with low pink head. Aroma is of fruits, raspberries, blackberries. Taste is of fruits, acidity, raspberries, blackberries, sourness. Palate: Light body. Soft-medium carbonation. Dry finish. Overall: Very fruity. Sour. Pretty good, nice blackberries.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UDBeernut (1822) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - NOV 27, 2013
bottle courtesy of moc513 pours purple with a small cream colored head. nose is full of black berries and brett. taste has strong tartness, but has underlying sweetness at times. blackberries continue. body is creamy, very yogurt like profile. I need moar.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
keanex (1493) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Bottle from a friend.
Appearance: Hazy raspberry colored body with a short and light pink head.
Aroma: Sort of sulfury with a mild sour blackberry presence.
Taste: Mildly sour, reminds me of an Atomic Warhead, but no substance beneath. The base is watery and the sourness doesn稚 do much to add to flavor, it痴 just sour to be sour.
Palate: Sort of flat.
Overall: I致e had three Crooked Stave beers, the other two were excellent. I知 not sure where this went wrong but this was very boring and the people I drank it with agreed. It tasted watery and generically sour. What a shame.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TXBadger (1480) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Had at a share: pours a raspberry like red with pink head. Raspberry, tartness, blackberry, and oak on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes tart and dry.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GranvilleTim (1467) - Granville, Illinois, USA - APR 19, 2014
Thanks Dakine! Red/purple pour with a thin white head. Aroma is sourness and oak. Taste is sour, oak/dryness. It has a refreshing and cleansing mouth feel. Little sweetness from the blackberries in the background. Layered, complex and tasty. Yum!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cpetrone84 (1467) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Pour is dark pink with a bit of a haze to it and a light pink head. Nose has a lambic note to it, a bit of barnyard funk, slight metallic twang, strong raspberry fruit behind. Taste isn稚 quite as barnyard or as bright. Strong brett presence that gets a little muddled and brett is strong. Still a hint of barnyard, some dusty brett with a moderate amount of blackberry. Lighter body, fairly sour with a slightly puckering finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mathieuc (1445) - Qu饕ec, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle shared by Tommy, thanks! Pours a nice cherry red with a small white head that leaves nice lacing. Nose is of cherries and just really fruity. Taste is fruity, acidity level pretty good (not abrasive/harsh). Cherries again but they might have been blackberries too. Body was light, carbonation medium and mouthfeel juicy. Nice one!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MacBoost (1353) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - APR 18, 2014
Pours a purple color with almost no head. Aromas of oaked funk, sour berries. Taste is dry and sour. Not bracingly bitter, but it has a nice little bite. Flavors of unripened blackberries, oak and moss. Decent carbonation leaves a slight prickle on the tongue. Finishes sweaty and dry. Did this side by side with Almanac Farmer痴 Reserve Pluot and this beer lost hands down.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brystmar (1289) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 4, 2014
Deep purple-maroon hue body; splotches of white foam scatter on the surface and attach themselves to my glass.

Funky, fruity aroma surprised me with its bold yeast presence. Dry, blankety, plenty of Brett, crushed blackberry essence. Smooth carb on the palate, juicy fruit, sourness is perfectly balanced. Excellent.


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