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Hornbeer Oak Aged Cranberry Bastard

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Brewed by Hornbeer
Style: Fruit Beer
Kirke Hyllinge, Denmark
Serve in Flute, Shaker

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RATINGS: 145   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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4.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Diller (14) - Hvidovre, DENMARK - SEP 4, 2015
500 ml bottle. Big white head after pouring. Fast dissaping, style-whise. Unriped fruit aromas. Very good balanche In depth and taste. Oak, bitternes, cranberry dominating. Very destingt aftertaste and mouthfeel like cranberry. A very good sour beer, that keeps its prommises ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TorbenJensen (828) - Valby, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2015
It is a heavily foaming beer with renewable solid foam. Lovely aroma of malt, hops and soft fruit. Slightly malty sweet fruit flavors in the beginning, but soon appears a tart fruity flavor which is a fine contrast to the lightly hoppy finish. Fine notes of cranberry be found throughout the flavor and along with a tang of oak (from aging in oak barrels) and little smoke is an excellent beer which is a different and exciting alternative to red wine.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thomat (2631) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 6, 2015
Cloudy reddish amber with a small white head. Fruity and acidic tones. Fruit, acidity and oak. Full body with a bitter / sour finish.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Slaktmasken (70) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - APR 8, 2015
500ml bottle @ Haket. Aroma of sour red berries. Pretty dry and sour. A bit like a good cider.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koelschtrinker (13119) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - DEC 26, 2014
Säuerlich fruchtiger, hell rauchiger Antrunk. Im Mittelteil weniger rauchig , etwas holzig, die Säuerlichkeit weicht und die Fruchtigkeit kommt deutlicher hervor. Spritzig, weiter holzig, die Fruchtigkeit ist nun eher süßlich. 9/9/11/11/8/11

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ElDesmadre (2279) - Mikołów, POLAND - DEC 12, 2014
Bottle. No oak detected I’m afraid. Hmm... strawberries, apricot seeds, cranberries, fruit acid. Yes, a fruit beer this is indeed. Rather full body with a dry finish. Drinkable, though not really worth it.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (9782) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle 500ml @ home
Pours hazy copper/amber with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, cranberries, alcohol, hint of oak and some sourness. Taste is light sweet, light bitter and light sour with a slightly warm, sour fruity, woody and kind of dry finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alengrin (3401) - BELGIUM - AUG 25, 2014
Cranberry ale with off-white head and misty bronze colour. Complex aroma of indeed fresh cranberries, candi syrup, oak, venison, dried cep, peat, lemon peel... Very unusual and idiosyncratic taste profile, sourish with a mellow, honeyish malt sweetness in the background and a weird play of sweet, sour and bitter with meaty and mushroom-like accents, woody, dry sourish finish. Complex, authentic and very interesting.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 6/20
CedricSørensen (1) - NORWAY - JUN 27, 2014 does not count
Almost like drinking a Pinot Noir in a way. Light sour with a nice and medium long after taste. Good beer.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
bu11zeye (12314) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 24, 2014
(50cl bottle) Pours a cloudy amber-brown body with a tall foamy beige head. Aroma of cranberry, caramel, vanilla, and lychee. Flavor of smoke (sulfur), cranberry, oak, citrus, and caramel with a dry finish.


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