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RATINGS: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   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.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34434) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 27, 2014

Bottle 375ml.

Clear medium amber colour with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, tart - sour, horse blanket, red wine, wood, warm, oak - wood, cacao notes. Flavour is moderate sweet and acidic with a long duration, tart, sour, fruity - wine tart - sweet, dry, wood. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is flat. [20131024]

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16460) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (14513) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2013
17th May 2013
Tasting at Bruce’s pad. Thanks again to Bill and Paul for the tag team here. Hazy deep reddish amber beer, little pale tan head. Light crispy palate, dry. Thin creamy malt. Nice winey sourness and tangy red berry fruits. Again a slight Flemish red vibe here. Semi dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 15, 2013
(375ml bottle) Pours an amber body with a small off-white head. Aroma of caramel, red grapes, cherries, horse blanket, subtle leather, and wood. Flavor of toffee, cherries, raisins, red plums, sour apple, caramel, and oak.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bhensonb (10814) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 19, 2014
Bottle from Bu11zeye. Pours hazy ruddy brown with a light tan head. Aroma is sour and ruddily grapey. Med body, possibly better. Flavor is red grape, sour, astringent oak. That is so inadequate, but the best I can describe. This doesn’t seem brett, more like lambicus. But whatever, it is marvelously tasty. Get it if you can. Further note: After an hour or two this seems to be very sourly cherry. Getting better all the time.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (10645) - Orange County, California, USA - SEP 6, 2013
On tap @ Beachwood BBQ. Pours very dark brown with a small tan head. Chocolate, oak, and light roast on the nose. Some grass, lemon peel, dark fruit, and red wine vinegar. The flavor is kind of watery. Cocoa, roasted malt, grass, and lemon peel. Light red wine vinegar, some oak, and dark fruit.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (10543) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2013
Bottle at Bruce’s, London. Big thanks to the back of Bill’s car, and to Paul. Pours deep amber with a creamy, tan head. Nose suggests hefty sourness, some sweat and vinegar. Strong but balanced sourness in the flavor, moderate sweetness, some dried berries. Light bodied with fine to average, massaging carbonation. Clean finish, some dry berries, good fruity tang, light acidity, light funk. Really nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (10471) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 26, 2013
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured a clear reddish brown color with an average frothy tan head with very good lacing. Moderate to heavy sour tannic fruit, yeast and wood aroma. Medium to full body and a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy sour flavor with a medium to heavy sour finish of moderate to long duration. This is a standout complex beer.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (9997) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 7, 2013
Bottle at Churchkey shared with Chris, Geoff, Greg, Keith. Clear deep maroon color, almost flat. Aroma of sourdough brownies, plums, raisins. Taste is soft sour, roasty, dark fruit. Very nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ratman197 (9554) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 20, 2013
On tap at Crooked Stave poured a clear reddish brown with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of tobacco, red grapes,horseblanket, light toffee and light citrus. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry tart finish. Flavors of tobacco, toffee, citrushorsebl;anket and light red grape with a crisp dry tart lingering tobacco finish.


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