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Epic Brainless on Cherries (Batch 1 - 4, White Wine Barrel)

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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 309   ABV: 10.3%
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Note: only batches 1-4 were in the white wine barrels, all others need to be rated under the red wine barrel entry. We took our double gold medal winning Brainless Belgian, added cherry puree and aged it in French Chardonnay casks for a secondary fermentation in the barrels. Pours a beautiful deep ruby color with a medium white head. A nice nose of sweet cherries, Belgian malts, and barrel aging.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - JUL 9, 2011
Big thanks to Chuck for all 3 of these variations. Very similar to the base beer.. TheCherries add another level not otherwise there. Quite the improvement. Peaches was my favorite variation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11215) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 1, 2011
22oz bottle @RBSG shared by -pours a dissipating white head and pink/orange color. Aroma is soft cherries, wheat. Taste is soft cherries, wood, wheat.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ibrew2or3 (7077) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUN 25, 2011
Release #1 bomber courtesy of douglas88. Pours murky purple / red / copper with white to pink hued head. The aroma is dusty and somewhat tart with yeastiness and a sense of cherries. The taste begins sweet with estery notes like apricot, pear and apple and then followed by some cherry. To midway the cherries and yeasty spiciness take this into the finish. Not sure I dug this one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hayduke (3465) - Eureka, California, USA - JUN 22, 2011
Found this at Paul’s Grocery in McCall ID. it poured blood red color with a big pink tinged creamy white head which faded away totally in just a few seconds. The nose is tart cherry, with a blast of floral hop aromas. Medium body and lively dry mouthfeel. The flavor brings out the oak barrels, caramel malts, cherry, and lots of alcohol. Dry finish with the cherry and oak hanging on the tongue. An unusual beer and while refreshing in some respects a little odd in others. Not quite up to the standards of a real cherry flavored belgian ale, but a reasonable facsimile

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 21, 2011
Bottle courtesy of douglas88. Pours mahogany with an off white head. Smells of cherries, oaky, buttery. Tastes of sweet cherries, syrup, boozy with a velvety mouthfeel.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrChopin (3474) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 12, 2011
transparent crimson, reguler epic nose, phenolic and peppery. Heavy cherry, heavy metal, carbonation way too high, light pepper. fruit becomes synthetic as no texture imbued other than extreme carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (8897) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 7, 2011
Bottle shared at RBSG. Pours reddish orange with white head. Nose/taste of light cherry, wheat, dry herbs and a mild tartness. Medium body.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
decaturstevo (5206) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUN 4, 2011
Cherrry red with white head and lace. Aroma of flat sour cherries and wheat. Sweet cheeries and malt with a nice bretty finish. Medium full bodied with good carbonation. Decent beer

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31793) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2011
22 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small tan head. Aroma is fruity. Smooth fruity. Fruity and sligfht cherry citric. Bitter and dry herbal and fruity. Sweet and slight citric into the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AmEricanbrew (6004) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - MAY 26, 2011
Clear amber color/ fleeting foam. Pils malt, black pepper, fruit juice aromas. medium body. Lightly sweet fruit juice flavors with sweet spices, black pepper--


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