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Note: batch 5 and all subsequent batches are put into Red Wine Barrels (the batch number is printed on the label). All earlier batches were in White Wine Barrels and should not be rated here. Release 5 of Brainless on Cherries, has a new twist- we used Red Wine (cab and syrah) barrels for the second fermentation and aging as apposed to White Wine barrels. The result, dryer, lighter body, fruit shines thru and a bit of tannin and wood notes in the finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (15596) - MalmŲ, SWEDEN - NOV 11, 2012
Bottle. Pours a pale reddish color with a white head. Has a fruity spicy yeasty cherry aroma. Fruity spicy weak woody cherry flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty cherry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 9, 2012
Bottle, release #12, 10.7%. Hazy pinkish purple color, pink head with fair retention. Aroma of vanilla, lemon, cherries, caramel. Taste is tannic cherries, slightly boozy edge, dry finish. Think I like the white wine version a bit better.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FunkyBrewster (1517) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 9, 2012
Pours light reddish with a small white head. Aroma of a bit of a cherry cough drop thing going on, a bit candyish and some sugary notes and a light malty note. Flavor starts sweet and cherry, and really just stays there, a bit syrupy and sweet, sugary. Cherry soda, hmmm not sure how this came to be, a lot of residual sugars in there, cloying.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Gription79 (2158) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - NOV 8, 2012
Poured from a 22 ounce bottle. Crystal clear red beer without head. The aroma is fruity Belgian yeast, cherries, alcohol, red wine. The flavor is similar with a lot of alcohol heat. Not very well balanced. I found this hard to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
RmmHronek (170) - Greensboro, North Carolina, USA - OCT 19, 2012
Very interesting. I donít understand what is so Belgian about it, outside of the fact that it has cherries in it and it was aged on oak. It is listed at 10.7% alcohol, but you donít get any heat at all. It has a nice cloudy, red color and pinkish head. Itís really, really good. Subtle flavors,nothing over the top and there is a slight vegetal funk on the nose. Itís pretty cool.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
faroeviking (10294) - FAROE ISLANDS - SEP 20, 2012
Botella, batch # 12. Amber reddish colour, fizzy short head. Aroma is sweet with cherries and fruit and mild wood. Good mouthfeel. Cherry sweet fruitish flavour with some alcohol, soft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brenn79 (1430) - Idaho, USA - SEP 14, 2012
22 oz. bottle, batch 9- Pours hazy dark orange with a soapy white head that reduces immediately. The aroma is tart, cherry syrup, oak, not bad actually. The taste is the same, cherry syrup, malt, Belgian yeast, oak. The body is medium, carbonation is high, it leaves a syrupy residue on the roof of my mouth. Overall I liked this better than the Brainless on Peaches, not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (9870) - DENMARK - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle #Release 12, 10.7% @ FOneFan. Slightly hazy dark amber/red with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, cherries and wine. Flavour is malt, cherries, red wine, little sweet, wood and medium dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (9881) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Release 12. Hazy reddish orange with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, cherries and wood. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 140912

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13391) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle @ Really Late Ulfborg Summer Tasting, 2012. Pours cloudy red with a small off white head. Wood, cherries, caramel, marzipan and a bit of funk. Young and "in-complex".

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