DarkBeerChick (155) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - FEB 19, 2011
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at Freetail bottle release. Aroma is sour, slightly floral and slightly sweet. Appearance is an absolutely gorgeous ruby red with a pinkish bubbly head and delicate lacing. Medium carbonation. Taste is sour and fruity with hints of rose, lavender, berries and grapes. Smooth and easy to drink. Absolutely does not taste like it’s 6.9% ABV so be careful! One of my Freetail favs for sure!
hopdog (8441) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 25, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
22oz bottle. Poured a reddish/pinkish tinged and hazy amberish color with a small sized off white head. I’ll be the odd man out, just something about this one that wasn’t my taste ... it wasn’t bad, but it just wasn’t a huge stand out to me. Must be the pickles I was getting as I really don’t like pickles.
Dogbones (117) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 26, 2014
4.4 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Smells like a pickle. Tastes like a pickle. Where’s my pork sandwich? Great beer! Clear color with no opacity!
brystmar (1068) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 15, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Batch 2. Had this fresh, and now ~9 months old. Surprisingly lost a bit of red hue since then. Hmmmm.
Fruity prickly pear dances like nobody's watching. Deliciously juicy, a little sour, watermelon galore! A tad reminiscent of of watermelon Jolly Ranchers.
Unique among Amercan sours. Wish I had more than one bottle left.
djd07 (2745) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 2, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
On tap at brewpub. Pours a cloudy ruby with medium frothy pink head that diminishes quickly to nothing. The aroma is sour fruit and vinegar. Thin mouthfeel with a sour fruit and oak with tart finish. A very impressive sour ale from Freetail.
Gription79 (2127) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - APR 17, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured from a 22 ounce bottle, thanks to the Boise guys. Notes of celery, fruity, watermelon rind, vegetal, watermelon on the finish. Interesting, it has a nice personality.
Sledutah (4034) - Utah, USA - APR 14, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle shared by the Boise guys
Appearance: Hazy pink with a small pink head, no lacing
Aroma: Tart, sweet fruit and watermelon
Taste: Tart fruit with a dry finish
Very nicely done.
douglas88 (5460) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 14, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at the 4/13 tasting. Pours an amazing color, pinkish hues with a small white head. A rich nose that really reminded me of a jolly rancher, probably watermelon. The flavor was so unique I don’t know much about cacti: sweet watermelon-like flavors, very juicy, loads of sweetness some oak. Damn nice.
MikeJslc (671) - USA - APR 13, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Ruby-peach, hazy. thin head. Aroma lightly acidic, some lemon, watermelon. Flavor has pronounced watermelon, celery, lightly tart and acidic, finishes with a clean zing.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
jcartamdg (1591) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - NOV 23, 2012
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Pours a light pink with no head. Aroma of vinegar, pear and cherries. Taste follows, light and slightly sweet. Subtle and delicious
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
NielsenRatings (8077) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 15, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
GABF 2012. Multiples pours over the first two days. Pours a clear pink appearance with a pink head. Juicy watermelon jolly rancher aroma and flavor. Fairly tart, but this impeccably tasted like a fucking jolly rancher. Kind of cool.