OmegaX (1288) - 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.
deekyn (1287) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 10, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: JAN 22, 2014 A - pours light pinky/purple apple juice with 1 finger head that fizzed out quickly. S - wow! Didnít I say that for Gillian? Aromas of tart berries, cherry pie, lacto, musty oak. Sweet like a berry pie and lemony lacto sour. Yum. M - light medium body. Full palate. So complex. Oaky butteriness, lacto/lemon tartness, sweet dessertiness, fruit juice. End is lingering sweet fruit juice. T - complexity is the word. Starts as sweet lemony blackberry pie, crust n all, some buttery oakiness. Palate is a sweet blackberry-canned pineapple juice. Oaky and a nice funk join in. The lacto sourness is nicely subdued and fits well with the beer. Not agro. O - well shit. Goose island is continuing to kick ass, nay, has improved since InBev bought them. So many great sours distributed more. All their classics still good and so much more available, and bcs. Mmm. But I digress. Juliet is damn good. As was Gillian, halia, Juliet. Iím psyched I can get them in Cali. 4.1
mrhoppy (1287) - Santa Clara, California, USA - JAN 23, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hey it tastes great. Is it amazing? No! Very sour. Very nice aroma. Light orange pink color. No head. Sharp new oak wood barrel notes. Vinous! Mostly just straight up sour beer.
GodOfThunder (1248) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JUL 10, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Thanks to fishingnet for this one! Light, tart and fruity. Nose is slightly funky and lactic berries. Flavor is subdued and slightly watery. It is a good flavor, I just wish there were more of it. Sour berries, mostly.
patrickfannon (1241) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 15, 2012
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle. 22 oz. Split with Tom and his buddy. Pours a brownish ruby with a small, off-white, tiny-bubbled head. Aroma of raspberries, cranberries, pinot noir, stringent sour yeast, and some strawberry jam. Itís outrageously delicious; musty, oaky, full of vinious notes complex sour red grapes, and huge heaps of strawberry and raspberry preserves. Body is supple, and palate is tongue-cuttingly tart, and wonderfully dry. This is a tremendously well-rounded and balanced sour ale. Fantastic.
oRos (1226) - sacramento, California, USA - DEC 1, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle shared by Marcus. Pours clear orange with white head. Taste is very tart with a slight sweet finish. Nice mouth pucker going on.
kseecs16 (1209) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - JAN 4, 2010
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours a copper amber with a bright red hue. A huge foamy, rapidly dissipating head that leaves no lacing. After a swirl and dump of the bottom of the bottle the beer becomes murky, and darker red and leaves thin vinuous red lines of lacing. Aroma is tart, sour with a rich sweet cherry note. Flavor is aggressively tart, sour with an acidic character. Finishes with a mild lingering sourness, and a lively carbonation that leaves lingering flavors long after a sip.
brentfeesh (1208) - Mansfield, Ohio, USA - JUL 14, 2009
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sampled at Noog 5. One of the various sour beers I was lucky enough to taste. Orange/red grapefruit like color with a bit of hazy and a wispy head. Bready aroma with hints of fruit and tartness. The flavor is nicely tart as the aroma suggests but not particularly strong. Just a remnant of peach and strawberry like notes with a wet finish. Pretty good overall.
joshwilfong (1200) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - JUL 6, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
dark gold with moderate white head. mild sourness and fruity/floral nose. moderate to low carbonation for the style. very little initial bitterness before some floral hops and fruity esters come into play, some brett-tartness, but nothing overwhelming at all. if told of the blackberries i can discern some presence, but overwise I would just consider it part of the hops flavor. not sour enough and not enough depth to the flavor. somewhat disappointing
Rrauth (1196) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 11, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample from ridgewood. Sour but nowhere near pucker power. Bare minimal blackberry comes through. Leaves the palate dry for a long time. Like it a bit better than the peach Halia
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