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RATINGS: 183   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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This unique anniversary libation, heritage-blended from our library of barrel-soured beers, exhibits deeply layered flavors of malt and oak, with a tart finish.

This is the 2010 Vintage and all vintages from now on (2011, etc.), available in 22 oz bottles dated with specific vintage year labeling (Ex: "2010", "2011", etc.)


Jfishback13's rating

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Jfishback13 (275) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - JAN 6, 2011
Once a year sour beer. Not really sour, but a wonderful finish similar to a less sweet lambic. On my way to see if they still have any more left.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Emeister84 (1338) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAR 16, 2015
Sharp tart fruity aromas, sour apple, some pineapple, some floral notes. Very dark brown, almost black, beige head has decent retention. Dry, sour. Light bodied, pretty refreshing

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tastybeer (1823) - Indiana, USA - MAR 12, 2015
Bottle, 2015 ed. Pours murky ruby/brown. Big beige head, little retention/lace. Aroma of berry, oak, funk, dust. Taste is tart, funky, berry, grape, a bit sweet. Palate is slick, average carbonation, tart finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
M82 (353) - Kansas, USA - FEB 28, 2015
A mahogany body sports vibrant cranberry highlights gradiating to sunset amber at the edges beneath a short, tight light khaki head falling to a solid ring and a few dots of lace

Aromas and flavors of natural fleshy over-ripe fruit, plumb, blackberry, hints of dark cherry, citrus, solid tartness with added depth of oaky barn on a spritzy, juicy, oaky medium-light body creating solid sour-n-sweet residuals of the previously mentioned components, very solid

22oz bottle served at 45º into Orrefors Beer Taster


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GranvilleTim (1759) - Granville, Illinois, USA - FEB 24, 2015
Mahogany pour with a dark beige head. Aroma is sour and oak. Taste is sour and tart at the end. Oak flavor comes out in the finish. An ok sour.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
luttonm (2868) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 17, 2015
Bottle at Brony Tasting, DC. Clear, reddish-brown, buttery sour. Soft tartness, brown malt body.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GenDV138 (2579) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - FEB 16, 2015
Bottle at the DC Tasting. Clear dark red with off-white head. Aromas of vinegar, dark fruit, tart notes. Tastes of vinegar, wine, grapes, dark fruit. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (4774) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Some cherry in this and good bretta infusion. Pours amber with good head and lacing. Light sour and tangy finish. Light oak. Bottle.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (3899) - McLean, Virginia, USA - FEB 15, 2015
From a 22 oz bottle at the Brony bottle share at Travlrs place. Pours a clear cola brown with an off white head. Aroma of sour fruit. Flavors of blueberry and oak.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kraddel (4240) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 15, 2015
Pours dark purple / brown , rather clear . Smell is full, fruity . Taste is sour , full , fruity , intense . Nice blueberry finish . Bit fleshy . Nice

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LeRoytheAlien (55) - Kennesaw, Georgia, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Pours a ruddy red/brown color, with a tiny cream head that disappears. Aromas of heavy oak, dark fruit, funk, and whiskey. Taste is more of the same, with a dominating bourbon taste and a finish crowned with layers of oak and fruit. Very complex, sour, and very tasty.


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