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RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Base Burgundy Sour aged in Oak Barrels. Our Hommage to the history of barrel-aging and those who have influenced us along the way.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
bb (6715) - Alamo, California, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Draft. Listed as Burgundy Sour Ale. Amber-brown beer with a dark cream head. Tart and sour aroma. Sour and light acetic flavor with light red wine. Medium bodied. Sour and light acetic notes linger with light oak and ligth red wine.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16250) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2013
Draft @ Crooked Stave @ The Source, Denver, CO. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity sour tart caramel aroma. Fruity sour tart woody caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel bretty sour finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HonkeyBra (3247) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - NOV 11, 2013
Sampled at the taproom. Pours a rich mahogany with an off white head. Aroma of dark, tart fruits, barrel and oak notes. Lots of cherry, funk, vinegar, and earthiness. Tart and acidic flavor, with a strong sourness, mild sweetness and warm oak presence. Fairly sour, pleasing. Medium, slick body with complimentary carbonation. Finishes with sour and vinegar. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnnyJ (4221) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 10, 2013
On tap at stone bistro. Dark burgundy color, with a thin off white head. Acidic, berries, oak, vinous, tartness, lemon, light funk, and notes of plum. Good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ineedbeer (619) - Oakland, California, USA - NOV 6, 2013
Batch 2. Aroma is fairly tart with a lot of dark berry character and light tart cherry notes. Medium to medium light oak character. Hint of chocolate and caramel malt character along with faint toasted bread. Pours a dark brown with some ruby highlights with a thick slightly tan head with average retention and medium light lacing. Faint legs. Flavor has a moderately strong acidity to it with a lot of dark berry notes with blackberries being most prevalent. Lots of tart cherries also in the beer. Light chocolate, caramel and toasted bread malt notes as you adjust to the acidity. Medium light oak notes and light tannins. Lingering acidity and berries. Mouthfeel is medium light bodied with medium carbonation. Low astringency and low to medium low alcohol warmth. Overall a fairly enjoyable sour, with oak character similar to a Flanders Red but with a bit darker malt character. Well balanced and easy drinking.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
baraciisch (1673) - USA - NOV 1, 2013
Aroma of oak, tannins... Flavor is blend of tannins, vinous grapes and oak, malty but acidic, very well balanced... One of the highlights of the night ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lhns03 (68) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 27, 2013
Pours an opaque dark cherry color with little off-white head. Aroma’s are vinuous with very noticeable lactic acid and some haybarn funk. Flavors are tart and acidic all the way through with some tart cherry notes too. With an unexpected creamy backbone imparted from the oak used I imagine. Love them sours.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
madsenbryg (371) - Holstebro, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2013
Rødbrun, malt, frugt, bær, dejlig sur, flot skum, træ kasse cacao, medium fylde, tør, livlig, grapefrugt ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
back (1294) - Holstebro, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2013
Kobber rød skum brun Eddike bær grape træ ka Bitter lidt sur moderate Vandede livlig @ F1

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - OCT 15, 2013
On tap at the brewpub, Aroma of lighter fruit, some cherry, taste is similar with a little earth/tobacco


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