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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.71/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 262   ABV: 8.75%
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A Belgian Triple aged in a Pinot Noir barrel for 2 years. Unblended, unspiked with Brett, yet extremely sour imparted from the barrel itself. 8.75% abv


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (17535) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 9, 2009
Draft @ City Beer, SF. Pours a slightly hazy orange color with a small off-white head. Has a malty yeasty spicy aroma with some hoppy hints. Sweetish fruity yeasty spicy flavor with some tart hints. Has a sweetish malty yeasty finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 26, 2009
(Draught) Pours a cloudy amber body with a small white head. Aroma of leather, barnyard, mustiness, and florals. Flavor of vinegar, brett, orange, candi sugar, and some oak.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11526) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 15, 2009
Tap at the Bistro BA Fest. Pours hazy amber with a few bubbles. Wonderful sour aroma. Medium minus body with little carbonation. Flavor is sour, bretty, paint thinner. Finishes that way. It’s a f***in wonderful drink. Unique.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BMan1113VR (7873) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUL 22, 2009
On tap at the Stone Sourfest. Pours with a hazy golden body and a small white head. Aroma is floral with brett and belgian candi. Taste is sour, candi sugar, vinous, vinegar and floral. Medium to light carbonation and dry. I think I like it!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bb (6860) - Alamo, California, USA - DEC 31, 2008
Draft. Amber beer with an off-white head. Tart, malty aroma with light backing hops. Tart, wine and malt flavor with hops. Medium bodied. Malt, light wine, light hops linger with some tartness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (6780) - Sacramento, California, USA - NOV 15, 2009
On tap at Bistro Barrell Aged Fest. This reddish amber ale poured with a decent beige head and a fruit aroma. There is a very pleasant sour apple flavor with lots of oak and, of course, brett. It has a very winey feel to it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerguy101 (5287) - Newark, California, USA - DEC 2, 2009
Tasted at the 4th Annual Bistro Barrel Aged Beer Fest on 11/14/2009. This abbey triple pours a medium orange gold color from the tap. Small to medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is fruity and sweet, yeasty and bretty. A medium bodied triple. The malts are fruity and sweet. The hops are herbal and spicy. Lots of the tart, musty, funkiness going on here. Lively carbonation. Seem to change from sip to sip as well, the only constant is the tartness. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is tart, vinous and funky.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnnyJ (4551) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 24, 2009
Stoen sour ale fest 09. Amber pour, fairly dark. Citrus, candy sugar, fruit, a note of oak, and orange. It’s okay.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
IrishBoy (3887) - Bakersfield, California, USA - DEC 3, 2008
Draft at the Bistros BA Fest Nose of brown sugar with some spicy red wine notes clear dark copper with a small off white head taste is light hoppy bitterness with contrasting tartness finish lightly bitter

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nickd717 (3573) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 14, 2009
Bistro Barrel Aged Fest 09. Amesome beer, one of the best of the fest. Intense solventy aroma that really works well somehow. Yeasty and spicy with floral hops. Flavor is awesome - intense tartness, red wine, berries, sweet malt, oak, and spices. Acidic and very lively on the palate with medium body. High drinkability for a sour ale. Good baseball player too.


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