madmitch76 (18659) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
30th September 2014
Craft Clerkenwell. Bottle tasting. Thanks to Paul for this one. Almost clear pink tinted red beer, small but bright pink head. Palate is light, mildly crisp and semi dry. Nice cherry, not too sour and just a little tart, Whisper of marzipan. Trace of tangy lemon. Light crisp finish. Decent.
fiulijn (16462) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 1, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tasting at Matt’s; 5.9% ABV
Bright blood and ruby color with pinkish color. Very nice aroma, lively, some cherry, but the mild acidity creates a berry impression. Dry, tart, light cherry flavor, but weak; light final astringency.
Simpler than expected; very nice aroma, but lacking in flavor.
Travlr (16422) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 9, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle courtesy of MrChopin, a huge thank you!! I was looking forward to this one most of all in this tasting. Beautiful bright ruby red color, off pink edge head. Nice full aroma of funky cherries, lemons, pineapple. Taste is softly sour cherries. very tasty.
MiP (14488) - Sřnderborg, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught, 5.8% at the brewpub. Subtle cherry sauce aroma. Hazy deep red colour. Very small white head. The flavour is nicely citric, does not taste much of fruit, but is balanced well by it. Dry finish.
Leighton (14389) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle shared in London - many thanks to Paul. Pours clear, bright pink with a frothy red head. Lovely aroma with pitty cherries, grape skin, hints of wood. Light sweet flavor with tart, quenching cherries, moderate acidity, some grass, salt. Light bodied with average, sprtzy carbonation. Refreshing finish with more tart cherries, mild tannins, slight bitter grass. Lovely stuff. Supremely drinkable.
Theydon_Bois (12870) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared thanks to Bropey, CBC Clerko, 30/09/14.
Cherry red with a decent crimson covering.
Nose is cherry drops, puff of smoke, straw, red berry sherbets.
Taste comprises light acidic notes, tanfy cherry skins, more cherry drop sweetness, spice, light woody rinse.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, tangy cherry wash in the close.
Lubiere (11232) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 7, 2009
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Renamed RIP Greg, in honor of Greg Noonan, recently deceased brewer at the Vermont Brewing Co. A pinkish red wheat ale with a thin white head. In aroma, a pleasant sour cherry, with light cherry Certs notes and butterscotch. In mouth, a nice light and refreshing ale, a bit of epsom salts, a perfect sumer quaffer. On tap at brewpub Oct. 31 2009.
bierkoning (11219) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JAN 28, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, thanks Julien_Huxley! Ruby red color. 5.9%ABV. Cherry, cherry pits and marzipan in the aroma. Tart flavor with cherries, almonds and cherry pits. Not too sweet. Fruity, almost vinous. Nice!
BeerandBlues2 (10833) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 9, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours clear ruby with a small, fizzy off-white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is cherry, lactic acid and wheat malt. Flavor is lactic cherries, light malt and a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.
mcberko (9730) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 23, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, pours a pinkish ruby red with a small pink head. Aroma brings out heaps of potent tart cherries, wheat, and a little funk – this is a cherry bomb. Flavour is quite potent on the fruit as well, with lightly tart cherries, wheat, and a very small touch of funk. Hugely cherry-dominated. Doesn’t strike me as a Berliner, but this is exquisite nonetheless. Excellent stuff, but I do prefer the framboise.