bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 2, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(750ml bottle) Pours a clear golden body with a medium white head and excellent lacing. Aroma of citrus, cherry, mustiness, caramel, and leather. Flavor of caramel, cherry, toffee, citrus, rhubarb sauce, and yeast.
argo0 (11353) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 26, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft (in Minneapolis, labeled as HotD Flanders Fred, but presumably the collaboration version). Medium off-white head atop hazy amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, cherry, sour, wood. Taste is moderately sweet, cherry, some wood, sour. Soft medium body, low carbonation.
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 8, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Name: Signature Ale - Flanders Fred
Date: July 28, 2012
Source: Rare Beer Club
Appearance: clear copper, frothy off white head, scatered webs of lace
Aroma: sweet and fruity aroma, light phenolic spicyness, pale malt and caramel sweetness, hint of fruity esters, light fruity tartness
Flavor: sweet and fruity flavor followed by a big fruity tartness, deep fruity character balances the lactic tartness
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 14/20
Score: *** /4
bhensonb (10816) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 2, 2012
4.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
750 c&c from Bine & Vine. Pours hazy copper with a 4 finger creamy off-white head. All the foam cuts the aroma, but lightly sour light pitted fruit seems present. Full bodied. Flavor is full of many things. There’s a strong yeasty funk, with fruity sour, and something like noble hop (not the grassy type). A little treacle. Finishes barnyard and reasonably sour. Just delicious.
brokensail (10653) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 15, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a hazy orange/amber color with a sticky white head. Some acetic sourness, cherry, and a nice lactic note. There is a fair amount of oak, some grass, and a bit of lemon peel. A touch of fruity sweetness. The flavor is quite tart, maybe a bit on the acetic side. Red wine vinegar, leather, some oak, and a hint of cherry. A little bit of lemon and lemon peel. Light malt and fruit sweetness in the background. Just a hint of straw and grass in there too.
Leighton (10544) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at the Funky 8 - Barcade, Brooklyn, NYC. Quite funky with moderate tang, medium sweetness. Lots of sour berries. Good balance. Very nice beer overall.
Travlr (9997) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 8, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft courtesy of Keith at Sunset Grill, thank you sir! Cloudy golden yellow color, white edge head. Aroma of sour summer fruit. Taste is softly sour lemon, cherries, rhubarb. Nice.
Lubiere (9793) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 27, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A hazed golden ale with a thick off white head. In aroma,a nice mix of sour cherries, acetic acid, nice and smooth Brett notes, classic. In month, a nice mix of Brett, cherries, tannins, light cork, very well done. On tap at Green Dragon, Oct. 6 2012.
Ratman197 (9560) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 15, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750 ml corked and caged bottle poured a clear gold with a lasting off white head. Aromas of straw, citrus, horseblanket and light earthiness. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry tart finish. Flavors of straw, citrus, light barnyard funk and light earthiness with a crisp dry lightly tart lingering citrus finish.
BeerandBlues2 (9471) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - SEP 19, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours clear dark gold with a medium, frothy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is tart and acidic cherries, oak, funky Belgian yeast and light earthy hops. Flavor is tart and acidic cherries, light hops and bitterness with sweet malt and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.