RateBeer
overall
99
95
style
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 398   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A sour brown kriek made with Michigan sour cherries aged in oak barrels for over 2 years with a roselare yeast culture.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (14160) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2012
Bottle @ Fastelavnssmagning 2012, Ulfborg. Pours cloudy red amber with bubbles on top. Sweet marzipan and cherries in the nose. Funky and tart fruity flavor. Berries and oak. Ends dry.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (12218) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2012
Hazy reddish amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, berries and tart. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Dry finish. 180212

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (14348) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are sour berries, brett, caramel, fruits and hops.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madsberg (10480) - Søborg, DENMARK - FEB 11, 2012
Bottled. Dark amber coloured. Small dense light beige head. Aroma of fruits, sourness, grape, Spice, berries. Flavour of berries, grape, sourness, Wood, Spice. Medium to full bodied. Ends on a grapish and Dry. Cheney note. Very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (6055) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - FEB 6, 2012
22oz bottle .. pours a maroon tan .. . big bubbly head, spermy lacing .. . some cherry, a touch of raspberry and pits .. . pretty good stuff but needs a touch more to make it exceptional
.. . . yeah right! and grizzly adams had a beard!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
brandonbrew (24) - Tennessee, USA - FEB 3, 2012
Appearance- Pours a hazy and murky copper-bronze. A little bit lighter than the color of a standard brown beer bottle. A thin off white/light khaki colored head that for the most part fades fairly quickly. A small bit of head creates a circle in the glass around the edge that stays on and provides a slight lacing during the drink. Aroma- Malt sweetness and cherries are the first aromas I notice. Light vinegar and lactic sourness followed by hints of oaky vanilla. A slight breadiness on the nose. Taste- Upfront on the taste is cherry and a perfect amount of subtle malt sweetness. The Brett flavor works well with those 2 providing an almost brown sugar flavor (not brown sugar sweetness). Near the end I pick up an acidic red wine/sherry flavor. Not really the flavor I would get from an oxidized beer, but a true wine/sherry flavor. A vinegar and oak finish rounds out the sip. Overall- This is the first beer (besides my own) that reminds me of the old Liefmans Goudenband spirit. This beer is full of great balance. Even though there are tastes and aromas that come out first, Goose Island has done a fantastic job of keeping them all in check. There is not really one of the major components that vastly overshadows another. Usually I like to cellar a beer for sometime, but I believe this is one that you drink shortly after the release. The balance is so perfect, I think cellaring would turn a fantastic beer into just a good beer. To sum it up, this is an awesome beer that is very easy drinking, but somehow remains complex. I would recommend this beer to a novice or an experienced craft beer lover.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dogfish120love (1016) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 21, 2012
Aroma consists of vinegar, cherries and hints of oak. Hints of sweetness. Pours a reddish rust in color with very little lacing.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
brew3crew (166) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 20, 2012
Can’t quite put my finger on the smell. Nice fubky smell that finishes super smooth

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
evanlarkin (307) - Northfield, Minnesota, USA - JAN 20, 2012
Weird hazy amber. indecipherable note about Darkness. Interesting. No head. Grapes and funk. Sour, cherry crazy malt secrets. Rare and beautiful, like a beached whale. This was my 29th different beer at a tasting one night. My notes didn’t really make sense anymore.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
emacgee (4176) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JAN 12, 2012
2010 bottle. Pours a deep red orange with one finger of off-white head. Very nice aroma, lots of pie and tart cherry notes. Very well defined cherry character with lots of acidity and a light acetic character. Bright and aggressive acidity with lots of caramel and cherry. Light tannic character. Medium body and lots of acidity. Boss.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 25 26 27  28  29 30 31 » 40


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50