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.
monk191 (896) - California, USA - AUG 23, 2014
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Cherries just do not work with beer. Have yet to have one that we like. Pours a fairly bright red with little head. Smells a bit of cherries and red wine. Lots of cherries in the taste, a bit sour, some lambic in the finish. Couldn't have a whole glass of it. Had on tap at the brewery.
BelgianBeerGal (3138) - Panama City, Florida, USA - AUG 17, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft sample at the annex. Reddish orange pour with a white ring around the edges. Light aroma of cranberry cocktail juice. Flavor is dry wine with a hint of fruit. Nice.
BeerandBlues2 (9596) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - AUG 17, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at home. Pours clear dark amber with a small, fizzy off-white head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is cherry, oak, vinous notes and toast, cookie malt, light earthy hops and yeast. Flavor is toasted malt, cherry, vinous notes and oak, light hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
vtafro (3254) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - AUG 10, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 9/20
(Backlog) Bottle, assuming it was batch 5+. Ruby pour with white head. Vinous and cherry aromas. Light cherry, wine and oak flavors are light and almost nonexistent, not very drinkable and boring.
ESBob (357) - Indiana, USA - AUG 3, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber. Poured a ruddy brownish red with only slightest head noted. Aroma is a very light mixture of cherries and grapes. Tastes is a sweet/soured blend of fruits. Some belgian yeast funk in the aftertaste. Tastes became a bit more complex as this one warms up.
hopdog (8867) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 2, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
22oz bottle. Poured a reddish tinged color with a small to no head. Cherries, wood, with some yeast. Cherry juice. Release 27 / Alcohol 11%.
fakebeersnob (142) - Saginaw, Michigan, USA - JUL 11, 2014
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Pours a darker red with no real head or lacing. Tastes like a watery wine and cherries. Maybe hints of beer. I like beer of different varieties and flavors, but I do want it to taste like a beer. This does not to me. I really am not a fan.
It is drinkable. That is it.
ABUSEDGOAT (2360) - California, USA - JUL 1, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Reddish pink color, small head, minimal lace/retention. Aroma is sweet cherry with notes of wheat, grape, and vanilla. Medium bodied, alcohol hidden well, somewhat sweet but not overly so.
Concealer (755) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 24, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap at hops and pie. Clear ruby amber with a frothy beige head that lasts on the sides. Aromas of cherries, and caramel/dark fruit. Flavor is cherry, caramel, spice and light booze. Medium to full bodied with a dry, warm end.
Dogbrick (7959) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 22, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at the tap room in Denver. Pours a pinkish-red color with a thin fizzy pinkish-white head that evaporates quickly to a sparse outer ring. Spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma of vine fruits, cherries and wheat. Full-bodied with flavors of tart cherries, earthy malt and vinous oak. The finish is fruity with a red cherry and oak aftertaste. Decent overall.