reebtogi (4103) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 20, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
650ml bottle pours a dark red color with a finger of white head that leaves some spotted lacing on the glass. Aroma is sour cherries with hints of lemon, oak and yeast. Taste is tart cherries and lemon with a fruity and malty sweetness finishing dry and yeasty with some oak notes. Medium bodied with generous carbonation. Nicely crafted and definitely recommended.
LarryBeast (491) - - JUL 15, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
650ml bottle. Big rich sour cherry, brett, light vinegar, biscuit, oak, cranberry. Tart and potent. Just awesome. Well worth waiting for.
jandd1983 (2505) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUL 8, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampled at the RBSG 2014. It poured a rose color with a tan head. The aroma was of cherries, fruits and some sugar. The taste was of cherries, some sugar and more fruits. Nice.
brokensail (10645) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 6, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ RBSG 2014 Grand Tasting. Blood red pour with a pink head. Nose is big on the cherry and straw. Light vinegar, some lemon peel, green apple, and grass. A little bit of vanilla and cherry pie. Flavor has a nice baked cherry, cherry skin, and lemon zest character. Mild doughy sweetness. Sour green apple and lemon peel. Hints of vanilla. Nice beer.
fiulijn (14350) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 2, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at CapFlu’s Blomster Bash, bottled 03.12.13
Cloudy dark amber color with small compact head. Very nice cherry and cherry pit aroma, and almost biscuity, with some Brett and pedio; wonderful. Smooth mouthfeel moderately sweet, with strong Morello cherry flavor, some tannins, moderate sourness.
RobertDale (3345) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUL 1, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample at SRBG Grand Tasting. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma of malt, vanilla, and cherry. Taste is malt, cherries, vanilla, caramel, and a bit of coffee. Very nice.
vyvvy (3904) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUN 29, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sampled at the RBSG14 Grand Tasting - Pours reddish brown with a tan head. The aroma has caramel, cherries, richness, funk and a good balance to it all. it has a medium body with soft carbonation. The flavor starts off with rich cherries, caramel, toffee and richness. The finish has lush cherries and mild tartness. Very nice.
TheAlum (5575) - Lisle, Illinois, USA - JUN 23, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Offering shared at RateBeer Grand Tasting 2014 (St. Louis, MO). Pours a deeper blackish hue, dark and brooding with some brown glow. Frothy brownish head dies down, laces small. Aromas are a bit carmelized, toasty with vanilla. Some oak, firmer roastiness and caramel. Initial is medium bodied, a decent creamy caramel sweetness meets oak, gentle warmth and coffee. Touches of cocoa, faint fudge. Backend is a bit toasty, some decent stout base still shines through with touches of oak, caramel.
Strykzone (4831) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUN 21, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Sampled at RBSG. Red brown and hazy with a beige head. Sour cherries with big malts. Some funk. Tree bark. Really nice and tart.
Oakes (12234) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 17, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
The new, sour Belle Royale has a rich bloody cherry character. Rich cherry and wood character, with a touch of lacto. Rich woody, cherryish, touch of balsamic but just a little, dash of lactic. Straightforward elements but they’re complex and balanced.The alcohol comes in late.