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Flying Dog Sour Cherry
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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.02/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pras (420) - Maryland, USA - MAY 22, 2012
Tasted this twice at the brewery. First time was earlier in May, second time was this past weekend. I wasn’t overly impressed with this beer the first time I tried it, but I really enjoyed it the second time. I thought the sourness was more pronounced the second time a I tried it. Perhaps it was because I had a full pour and it was hot outside. Taste was slightly sour and lactic. The cherry really came through. This is a really nice session beer for a warm spring day.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
notalush (4766) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 6, 2012
Tap at Alewife, Baltimore - this is a Berliner Weisse with cherries, so it should probably be listed as a Berliner - when taken as a fruit Berliner, this scores fairly high marks for me - the approach is all Berliner - moderate lactic tanginess - refreshing, light body - the cherry comes on strong through the middle first the earthy, mildly bitter notes of the peels and pits - then, the moderate sweetness of the meat of the fruit - lactic tartness returns in the finish, which is light and quenching - a solid fruit Berliner.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 10, 2012
Draft. Murky pink color, small white head. Aroma of lemons and sour cherries. Taste is softly sour fruIt and feet. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
emacgee (3958) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - APR 23, 2013
Tasted as Sour Cherry Berliner Weisse at Sams Blue Light. Cloudy reddish hue with a thin white head. Sour cherry nose with a light sweetness. Hint of funky/earthy notes. Tart flavor with a touch of pie cherry and a hint of spice. Sessionable tartness and light/crisp body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (7703) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 29, 2012
Draft at Craft. Poured dark straw with off-pinkish head. Nose was earthy and tart cherry. Tasted or earthy lactic tart cherry, with a bit more emerging sweetness as it warmed, and a rich palate. This one was much better than I had hoped.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUN 30, 2012
On tap at Rattle N Hum prior to going to The Gate for a Carton event. Pours a hazed brown amber with a thin to medium sized white head. Cherry on the nose, medicinal, smells of cough drops. Medium bodied, sweet, cherry cough syrup. Malt, odd acid, grain. Dries out and gets a bit grainy. Lots of tart acid, drinks pretty well in spite of the shortcomings. Grainy cherries on the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ReggieDunlap (3009) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 6, 2012
Pours a light rose color with a thin white head. Aroma has mildy musty cherries. Flavor has light tart cherry...only mildly sour and a tiny bit funky/musty. Mouthfeel is light and lively with a slightly tart finish. Fairly mild sour beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
strongpieman (1459) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - MAY 26, 2012
Draft. Pink grapefruit color, no head, lots of carbonation. Definitely a sour cherry and well done. Unique style that is best in ltd qty .

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
boxofrane (2049) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 5, 2012
Draft in a pint glass. Pours hazy tan with a finger of khaki head. Aroma is cherry and some cabernet notes. Taste is sour up front with a little cherry sweetness on the finish. This is decent but a very mild sour.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hoosiers1994 (684) - Maryland, USA - MAY 23, 2012
Draught pouts pinkish orange with a pink head. Aromas are light cherry and malty. Taste is light sour with cherry and malty notes. Body is light and refreshing. Overall a very good beginners sour.


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