trevor211 (1338) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 3, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Brouwer’s for Migration Week. Pinky orange. Tart nose, wet flavor. Not really getting blueberries here, but it’s nice and dusty, with white wine and a decent pucker. Not bad at all.
AmEricanbrew (6004) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - AUG 23, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
2013 bottling. Clear copper kettle color with fleeting ivory head. Barnyard, citrusy lemon, tart berry fruit aromas with dry wood, spicy wine. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Mildly to medium tart berry fruit, spicy red wine flavors with lemon, mild aspirin, sharp caramel, dry wood, dust____very tasty.
OmegaX (1283) - Florida, USA - AUG 17, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home with the wife. Nose is big wine barrel notes, red fruits, blackberries, wood, vanilla, funk. Pour is nice - a hazy reddish purple color. Flavor is lightly spicy with notes of grapes and blackberries. Not overly tart but definitely has a kick to it. Decent.
pdx77 (1443) - Oregon, USA - AUG 14, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On draught at Belmont Station. Reddish golden color. Aroma is cherry, berry, tart funky yeast, light vinegar, white wine, and oak. Taste is sweet and sour cherries and blackberries, pungently tart yeast, white wine, and wood. Gary tickle in the mouthfeel, really balanced sour fruit and yeast finish.
JBPortland (917) - Portland, Maine, USA - AUG 7, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
22oz bottle (2010 vintage) pours clear dark violet red with small fading fizzy head. Nose is musty tart acidic blackberry and funky barn oak, a touch acetic. Taste is tart semi sweet juicy blackberry, grape juice, touch of syrup, wood, subtle wine. Finish is semi sweet tart fruity blackberry and mixed berry juice, paired with dry old wood, and they play nicely off each other. Holding up very well for a bottle this old!
Nolabrewer (5) - Louisiana, USA - JUL 26, 2014 does not count
4.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours a deep copper with no head. Not much aroma. Initial tartness is balanced by the sweetness of blackberries. Finishes with a dry bite that is neither unpleasant nor overpowering. I’m not a big sour fan, but this beer is outstanding.
WillRunForBeer (854) - Massachusetts, USA - JUL 22, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
From notes. Draft to plastic cup at Migration event. Pours reddish orange with no head. Aroma of raspberries, slight vinegar. Taste is acetic sour well balanced with blackberry, cherry skin. Dry finish.
koleminer20 (742) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUL 14, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Whole Foods. The pour is a brilliant ruby-ish orange with a quick fading head and no lace to be found. The aroma is also quite good. It's got a great fruitiness to it with just an awesome funky sourness. There is also a light booziness which I like. The fruits are both sweet and tart, and just lovely. The flavor is definitely sour, with a nice fruitiness backing it up. There is a good overall tart sourness and I just love it. The mouth feel is a little thin, not very carbonated, but decent. The aftertaste is nicely sour and fruity and delicious
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mathieuc (1491) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 11, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle thanks to myknewcraft, thanks a lot! 2012 vintage. Pours a hazy (murky, even) copper with a small white head that leaves light lacing. Nose is of acetic acid, lightly fruity. Taste is not quite bracingly acid but still pack quite a lot of vinegar along with some unindentified fruits (not blackberries). No signs of the wine barrels except if said barrels were of somewhat cheap wine. Body is medium, carbonation low to medium. It feels somewhat winey, but the acetic presence kills it a little. Not bad, drinkable, but not a top tier sour. Sorry.
Inbreak (2401) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUL 3, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
03.07.2014, 0,75l bottle (2013 vintage) @ home:
Tiny fizzy shortlasting head. Aroma is slightly sweet sour-ish, oak, caramel malts, mild vinegar, old fallen apples, dried fruits, butterscotch, thinner, sorrel, old moldy cellar, sour berries. Taste is slightly dry and acidic sour, oak, soda powder, sour unripe berries, sorrel, vinegar, green apples, caramel malts, lemon, old cellar, butterscotch. Medium bitterness, nice dry slightly spicy acidic mouthfeel. Very nice.