Tortman18 (188) - Batavia, Illinois, USA - AUG 3, 2014
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours a hazy copper/amber, with a slight rose hue. Zero head and very little carbonation. No lacing. Aroma is nothing but sour and oak with an awesome balance of raspberry and citrus. Absolutely delicious. Mouth is the same. All sour and oak. Rediculously sour and pungent. A very rewarding treat.
Criz (128) - - DEC 24, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Celebrated Xmas eve with a vintage 2010 bottle. Pours a deep brownish purple with no head. Deep scented with oak followed with tart raspberries finished off with a musky sour smell. Being the bottle is over 4 years old it has mellowed a lot, has a nice tart finish but is not overly sour. Begins tart on the tongue then the middle of the palate is a nice medium high carbonation finished with a yeasty bread finish. Lots of complexities going on.
gregwilsonstl (1143) - Missouri, USA - DEC 13, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
2011 vintage. Pucker up. Tart. Huge raspberry aroma. Not my thing at all but i can see why people like it. Thanks tim.
mabel (6723) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 11, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: DEC 12, 2014 [6105-20131215] Bottle. Soured toasted fruit aroma. Hazy, amber brown body with a quick foamy off-white head. Sour cherry raspberry fruit yeast flavour. Medium body. Very tasty, fruity and sour. (7/3/8/3/16) 3.7
(@ Abraxas, Miami, FL)
drainpour (21) - Santa Rosa, USA - DEC 7, 2014
4.5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
2010 Bottle. Incredible hold up. Very well rounded flavors. Reminds me of hommage. Very lightly tart but tart, raspberries and spices then the raspberry fades/ lingers then fades leaving spices that lead into intricate oak flavors and funk. I like. Only critique. Mouth feel is a little light.
AirForceHops (3522) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 7, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
650 ml bottle, 2011 vintage bottled on 11/12/11. Deep amber with a pink hue color, aroma is Brett and white wine with oak, as it warms the berry shows up. Some complex notes, Taste of tart raspberry, cherry skins, and herbal funk upfront. Tons of tartness with light vinegar tones in the back of the sip. Light wine notes are intermingled throughout the brew. The finish is extremely dry with a cotton mouth feel after a full snifter.
Overall more tart then true sourness, no pucker in the taste buds. Mild amount of funky oak. For me I’m glad it is more tart rather then sour. I have no idea if the quality of this brew suffered after the In-Bev take over this is vintage is extremely enjoyable!
glennmastrange (2324) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - DEC 2, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Moderate hay for the malt, light grass for the hops, light to moderately barnyard for the yeast, with hints of raspberry, vinegar, wood and sour apple. Head is small, fizzy, translucent white with some slippery lacing and is mostly diminishing. Color is clear auburn, but murky on the last pour. Flavor starts heavily acidic and sour, then finishes moderately to heavily acidic and lightly to moderately bitter. Palate is light to medium, dry with a fizzy carbonation and a tart and dry finish. This Sour Ale is not so overpowering as to be unenjoyable by me, very drinkiable in fact.
DCLawyer (1554) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - NOV 22, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
2013 bottle->snifter. Orange-red with a small white head. Raspberry and peach, tart and funky. Bright, good.
TychoJames (182) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 14, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Flaska från bottlerock. Rosa färg med vitt skum. Påtaglig doft av sockrade hallon. Mycket frisk och syrlig smak. Hallon jord och läder.
FunkyF (162) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 14, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Flaska från BottleRock LA. Grumligt brum med snabbt försvinnande skum. Doften är syrlig med tydligt inslag av hallon och brett. Mycket bra balans i smaken med både sötma och syrlighet med beska på slutet. En del hallon smyger sig in också.
chinchill (2144) - South Carolina, USA - NOV 3, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
lg shared bottle
Very fruity aroma
Flavor moderately tart; light funk, raspberry.
Slight hazy, slighty rosy tint to the medium amber body; decent head.
O: a mix of wild yeast, fruit and tartness that works notably better than average.