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Golden sour ale aged in oak barrels with blackberries


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alexsdad06 (5877) - Ohio, USA - OCT 15, 2014
375 ml bottle shared with the group in December 2013. Pours a hazy reddish purple color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have a great tart/sour berry character, wood, funk, floral notes, mild acidity, very drinkable while still showing nice sour components.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
thomashall (159) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Bottle shared at Darkness day. Pours reddish brown with no head. Sour tart blackberry smell. Intense tart flavor with hint of blackberry. Smooth finish. Great beer!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerman6686 (4676) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 2, 2013
This one poured a hazy straw yellow with a white head. Areoma was of sour berries, light lemon, brett, and cracked wheat. Flavor was bretty, mildyl tart, some sand, and blackberry in the swallow very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (2241) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - DEC 22, 2013
Aroma: Brett, Mildly Bitter Blackberry, Mild Hay, Mildly Woody Appearance: Deep Purple Hue, Passes Almost No Light, Thin White Head Ring, Very Minimal Lacing Taste: Mildly Tart Blackberries, Mild Red Wine Barrel, Mild Brett, Mild Cherry Skin Mouthfeel: Average Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Tart, Mildly Fruity

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steve_0 (2874) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 23, 2013
Bottle at the parentals, split with the Wife. Pour is a beautifully purplish-maroon color with very little head, if any. Funky, cheesy, slightly acidic, jammy, raspberries, blackberries, urine, somewhat horsey, and doughy aroma. Taste is sweet fruity, very tart, plummy, red grapes, oak, dark berries, bkueberries, green apples, and red wine vingear - though not overly acidic. Light body with medium carbonation. A very sour beer, that maintains balance from the sweetness of the fruit. Well done.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (8658) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Sample at Kurtkeller 011: Crooked Stave-tastic 01 on 05/02/2014. Hazy purplish-amber color with a medium pinkish-white head that burns away steadily. Short strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of berries, oak and yeast. Light to medium body with a barnyard character and flavors of blackberry, funky yeast and malt. The finish is moderately tart with a berry and oak aftertaste. Pretty good overall.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mathieuc (1494) - 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!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beechner224 (765) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Bottleshare thanks to DrewFace. Pours a ruby red, not much white head. Aroma isn稚 that sour, hint of funkiness and fruit. Taste is light, fruity, a bit funky. As a wise man once said, what more can I say that u don稚 already know.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reynolds314 (2440) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 11, 2014
Pours a ruby purple color with pink head. Aromas are berries, sulfur, wheat, and bready malts. Taste is fruity tart and match heads. I guess I like match heads.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (4702) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Bottle shared at CC/KY tasting . Murky unfiltered purple grey body. Very nice test tube blackberry aroma. Nice stuff, in a US sour way.


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