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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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Sour red ale aged in bourbon barrels


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jesterdeal (1887) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - FEB 13, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 14, 2013 Special thanks to Jeff for sharing his bottle. Apparently this is a rep-only sort of deal. Aroma of candied apples, funky brett yeast, slight oak and sour cherry. Pours red with nice pink film. Taste is wonderfully tart. Sour cherry, crab grass, great wood bourbon notes. Opens with a sharp tartness and finished with a sweet candy finish with sour cherry aftertaste. Simply a wonderful brew.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (3146) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2014
Keg at the Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014, green session. 03/05/2014. Rich red / burgundy coloured pour with a cream lasting head. Aroma is tart sharp acid, raspberry, musty. Flavour is sharp acid, grape skins, tanin, touch of vinegar. Palate is semi-sweet nice dryish finish. Lingering socks and harsh acid. Yeast character lacks complexity.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alengrin (1750) - BELGIUM - AUG 13, 2014
Oak-aged sour ale apparently inspired by ’Flemish red’, the sour variant of oud bruin. Off-white, creamy, stable head, cloudy burgundy colour. Strong aroma of wine vinegar, old madera, passion fruit, gooseberry, redcurrant, lemon, white grapes, wood. Taste begins with lemony freshness and red berry kind of sourishness, caramelly malts, sweetish base, very fruity, increasing acidity towards the finish and ending dry, long and complex. Very nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35077) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2014

Draught @ CBC 2014 [ Green Session ]. - Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014, Sparta Hallen, Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads 11, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark

[ As Green Flash Flanders Drive ].
Clear medium to dark red color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, tart berry, wood, vinegar. Flavour is moderate sweet and acidic with a long duration, berry, vinegar, wood. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140503]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (11218) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2014
CBC. Clear brown with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and sour fruit. Flavor is quite sweet and light acidic. Dry and light acidic finish. 030514

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyrmir (3356) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2014
On tap at CBC 2014. Deep red beer with off white head. Aroma and taste is sour, malty, deep throaty acidity, barn, funk and dried fruits. Nice

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (15101) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2014
3rd May 2014
CBC Session 4. Almost clear deep red - amber beer. Small pale cream coloured head. Sourish cherry fruits in a general Flemish sourness. Little balsamic vinegar. Light dry finish. All right.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (13412) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2014
Draught at CBC 2014. Clear red/brown - offwhite head. Acid, wooden, sweet wooden, axid, caramel, fruity, bourbon, vanilla, tartness, vinous, citrus. Lovely.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (11146) - DENMARK - MAY 31, 2014
Tap @ CBC, 14. Clear brown/red with tiny beige head. Aroma is malt, yeast, dark fruits, sour fruits and vinegar. Flavour is malt, yeast, dark fruits, sour fruits, caramel, vinegar, wood and medium sweet.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (5876) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2014
Draught at CBC 2014. Hazy amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of vanilla, bourbon, berries an tartness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (31220) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2014
From tap. Pours cloudy amber with a small tan head. Aroma is peachy and citrusy. Acetone, citric and fruity. Lingering citric. Dry and smooth fruity far finish.


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