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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 2.41/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.51   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Our perennial favorite is back! The Flathead Cherry Ale is a refreshing blend of a light-colored beer and a cherry flavor. We pour this one in our tasting room all summer but you never know where it could pop up next!


0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
harrymel (1496) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 19, 2013
bottled: unknown A:pours golden with a finger of white foam which immediately falls to a central cone of the same. excellent clarity and no lace. S: Smells of cough syrup and sugared cherries. A hint of skunk T: Wow, this is shit. oxidized pilsner malt, some vanilla cherry, artificial flavoring, artificial sugar, artificial flavoring, artificial sugar. An adjunct flavor - maybe rice M: thin with hi carb - similar to coors O: this is among the worst beers Iíve had. Ever. This beer does serve a purpose, however...great for sorority chicks - guaranteed. This beer is not worthy. Not worthy at all. Their website indicates itís been added to the year-round schedule because of overwhelming demand, wow, thatís sad for the palates of Montana. Serving type: bottle 10-12-2011

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (5806) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Shared by some guy at the Mashtraunts meeting .. . deep sunset amber .. mild head, good lacing .. . kids cherry juice and a bit of hay .. . light mouth .. a simple beer but i quite enjoyed it .. . . glass cuts. paper cuts. vinegar!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beernovice39 (3120) - Montana, USA - JUN 18, 2013
On tap. Golden with a fizzy white top. Scent is cherries. Bread and cherry taste.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
riversideAK (5625) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - NOV 26, 2012
Artificial cherry notes, wheat, and butter. Wow. Pours golden, thin fizzy head. Flavors of medicinal sweet cherry, butter, and wheat. Buttery finish. Tough to drink.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
hops99 (60) - Montana, USA - SEP 17, 2012
Had this on tap. Poured a pink hued golden color. Smells of cough syrup. More of the same taste wise, cough syrup. Reminds me of being sick as a child. This beer is shitty. Some things should just not be attempted.

1.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
sthlm (1230) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 26, 2012
[On-tap at Glacier Brewing] Pours clear pale gold with a smal white head. Aroma is a huge blast of cherry. Simple, and something a little off with it, but not bad. The taste is where things broke down. Really weird interplay between fruit and malt. Moderate bitterness, cherry, and malt fight it out, with all of them losing. Solvent notes are the icing on the cake. Thin, smooth, long finish. Overall, this was really pretty dreadful, and I couldnít even finish my sampler of it.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
SHIG (3561) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - MAY 27, 2012
Bottle: Poured a hazy orange with a white colored head. Aroma is fruit, cherries and grain. Taste is light cherry with grain, not overpowering fruit and a bit watery.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
DuffMan (6646) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 5, 2012
Part of the tasting platter @ the brewpub. Very pale clear straw yellow, intense maraschino cherry aroma. Candy sweet fake cherry syrup flavour with vanilla accents. Watery thin. All wrong for me.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
robertjm (771) - Albany, California, USA - OCT 15, 2010
Really didnít throw much of a head when pouring into the glass. Slight white ring of bubbles around the glass. Bit of a cloudy golden body. Light, almost watery mouthfeel. Aroma like a freshly opened jar of marechino cherries, sugary sweet. Flavor not nearly as sweet. Yes, thereís cherry flavor, but hops are a bit more pronounced in the flavor than Iíd really care for. Not balanced. Cough syrup flavor in the aftertaste, albeit light. Disappointed. (Really disappointed as I just looked at the label and it says brewed with artificial flavoring and Red Dye #40. In Flathead Cherry country? Really? For Shame!!!)

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
omhper (19310) - TyresŲ, SWEDEN - JUL 22, 2010
Draught at the brewery. Pale golden, small head. Aroma of cherry jam and root beer. Dry and crisp, fruity with light, almost hin body. No bitterness,. Root beer meets cheap champagne. Left me puzzled.


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