Zymurgeist2 (1026) - Redwood City, California, USA - FEB 17, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Harry’s Hoffbrau in Redwood City. Pours a dark brown with red highlights. Brown head. Sweet malt aroma delicately balanced by the sour. This beer is amazingly complex and well balanced, and is a very carbonated, spritzy beer. Lots of mellow cherry on the flavor and sweet cracker marrying well with the sourness.
baraciisch (1885) - USA - JUN 10, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear dark brown in color... Aroma of cherries, chocolate, Cabernet barrel, tartness, light hints of vinegar... Flavor is very subdued, chocolate is very prominent, light berries, tartness on palate... A beginner sour, decent
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larryLSB (422) - La Selva Beach, California, USA - FEB 11, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the brewery. Dark reddish brown with a medium dark tan head. Mild sour cherry nose. Smooth taste mild fruit.
JohnnyJ (4359) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 31, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap. Dark red/brown pour, with a small off white head. Tart dark fruit, vinegar, cherry, notes of chocolate, leather, very mild butteriness, and oak. Tasty beer.
brokensail (10935) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 16, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap @ GABF. Just about black in color with khaki head. Nose of roasted malt, balsamic vinegar, leather, and plums. A touch of cherry, grass, and oak. Pretty moderate tartness. Quite dry. Lots of wood, leather, and fruit skins. Tart plum, cherry, and balsamic vinegar. Well done.
KyotoLefty (6455) - Kyoto, JAPAN - OCT 5, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Kamikaze. Black with a pretty, fine head. Nose of light vinegar, cream, vanilla, cherries. Rather faint. Sweet chocolate flavor, creamy, cherry, canilla, yogurt. Not all that sour, but well balanced and tasty.
jonnyguns (912) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 26, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at the local taphouse. Pours a black with a tanned head. Nice lacing. Nose is cherry, dark fruits and roast malt. Heaps of funk on the nose almost like a war head. Taste is dark fruits - plums, cherry and roasted chocolate. Really smooth palate - coated with milk chocolate and war heads. This is fucking awesome.
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Sledutah (4684) - Utah, USA - SEP 24, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at the brewery tap room
Dark brown with a medium sized creamy beige head with lots of lacing. Aroma of tart cherries, dark fruit and chocolate. Flavors of sour dark fruit, cherries and woody
Very good, tasty
KansaiBeerLvrs (2059) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 20, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Part of the 1000 at AQ Bevolution’s Event at Kamikaze 6.2% A dark cola brown with a beige head & a sour fruity aroma with tart cherry notes. The taste is much mellowed than expected, very woodsy-vanilla, oak-a definite barrel quality to it. A cherry tartness first, then oak+barrel flavors then a mellow sourness. Nice stuff.
ekoerper (589) - Iowa, USA - JUL 31, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Aroma: tart cherries, pleasant acidity, mellow dark malts and some cocoa, dark ripe fruit, nice.
Appearance: pours black, pretty much opaque, fluffy tan head with good retention, little lacing.
Flavor: dark fruit and cocoa, sour cherry with just the right amount of acidity, nice light roast malt profile with no astringency. Just a touch of bitterness to balance, a bit of toasty malt sweetness in the finish, some Brett funkiness.
Palate: medium body and carbonation, very smooth.
Overall: really enjoyed this, great balance and complexity.
bb (6858) - Alamo, California, USA - JUN 11, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Dark brown beer with a tan head. Tart aroma. Tart and light sour flavor with light dark malts. Medium bodied. Tart and light sourness lingers with light dark malts. Slight clash of flavors.