TheCrowsNest (76) - Redondo Beach, California, USA - DEC 21, 2012
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Blood orange color with quickly fading foam. Smells like apricots and funky basement. Sweet and tart cherries with a slight funk and some mild bitterness. Medium-bodied with a very dry finish and low carbonation.
Kind of a weird tripel, but definitely worth trying.
marcus (5013) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 16, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared by bhensonb. POurs cherry orange with no head at all and a cherry-tinged fruit aroma. There is a slightly harsh cherry flavor with noticeable alcohol and a heavy oak finish.
bhensonb (9004) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 16, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from France 44. Pours ruddy orange with no head to speak of. Aroma has cherry notes. Certainly there is fruit. Med + body. Flavor is very oaky and the cherry is quite firm. It is very enjoyable.
Inbreak (84) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - MAY 12, 2013
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
12.05.2013, 0,65l bottle @ home:
Small shortlasting fizzy head. Aroma is sour red berries, redwine, grass, wood, rhubarb. Taste is fizzy and a little harsh, woody, grass, redwine, red berries, almond essence. Medium bitterness. Not really my kind of beer.
50belair (1335) - Florida, USA - MAY 5, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cloudy pinkish amber pour with a whit head. Oak and cherry aromas. Uber evervescent with mild cherry, yeast, with some muted caramel and oak back beats. Not as good as earlier batches..
maley1 (470) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 1, 2013
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Reddish amber pour with small off white head. Aroma of tart cherries, yeast and red wine. Taste of faint cherries, yeast and cheap red wine, slightly dry on the finish. Full bodied, low carbonation, just average.
phaleslu (4459) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 1, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
22 oz. bottle from Dutch’s. Release #12. Pours a hazy ruby with a small off-white head. Big cherry funk from this, with floral notes in the form of rose petal, sweet doughy malts. Underlying Belgian yeast character, but not dominant. The barrel character is fairly subdued, as well. Medium-bodied, with fairly low carbonation and a sweet, funky mouthfeel. Good.
pdx77 (346) - Oregon, USA - APR 28, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
On draught at Freakin’ Frog. Light red, almost color of weak red wine. Nice aroma of sour pie cherries. Light yeast and malt flavors with cherry, sweetness, and red wine notes. Hides alcohol content well.
obguthr (3225) - Poquoson, Virginia, USA - APR 27, 2013
1.4 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 5/20
Vinous coriander nose,somewhat vegetal, but comes across minty, like the spit after you have just brushed your teeth. Crystal clear copper, headless.Tomatoes, toothpaste, cherries flavor. Odd and unpleasant. Tart, medium body, a little hot. There is so much wrong with this beer I hardly know where to begin. I love the brewery, dislike this series, despise this beer. Little redeeeming value.
oneeighthcuban (97) - - APR 17, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Smells of cherry, didn’t even know this was a barrel aged beer before I came to rate it. Tartness of the cherries seems to cover up the belgian yeast flavor, but there is a slight hint of it. Pretty tart.
olr1984 (292) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 7, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
22oz bottles pours dark ruby red with a white head that dissipates immediately. Cherry aroma. Oak and cherry taste.