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Iron Hill Cassis de Hill



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RATINGS: 98   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Brewed in February 2005; racked to oak barrels in May 2005. Fruited with black currants in August 2007. Bottled 2/2008

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
boFNjackson (4200) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 28, 2010
Enjoyed at a recent BA/RB tasting... Bottle poured a murky, foggy, muddy, purple-ish with a grey-ish, off-white head. Aroma of grapes and tart horse blanket. Acidic, a little like acetone, dry, tart, with complex fruits that fitted in nicely.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drowland (7887) - Georgia, USA - MAR 25, 2010
Had at RBWG 2010 amongst a slew of their lambics. The aroma on this is amazing sour fruits. The flavor is a little watery and minerally, but it’s still sour, fruity, and good. I can’t say the BA is that obvious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12717) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 18, 2010
(750ml bottle) Pours a cloudy reddish-purple with a small pinkish-purple head (smoothie looking). Aroma of black currants, blueberries, and wood. Flavor of black currants, vanilla, nougat, brett, and wood. Nicely acidic with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (12185) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 18, 2010
RBWG@RLRL-thanks to Kramer–750 ml bottle– pours an off white/pink head and cloudy pink color. Aroma is sour fruit. Taste is sour fruit, medium malt, yeast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAR 10, 2010
Bottle shared by Smokepot23 at Woodshop 5.0 (2/20/10): Pours a murky dark ruby with a spotty-lacing off-white head. Aroma of semi-sweet earthy black currants with some vinous oaky complexity. Body starts with pretty good fullness and finely dissolved carbonation with some rich dark fruity complexity and crisp tartness before a drier, somewhat puckering black currant finish. Pretty well-balanced and enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hapjydeuce (998) - Carlsbad, California, USA - MAR 4, 2010
Bottle, sampled at Woodshop 5.0 (2010) in Anaheim, shared with many Ratebeerians. Pours opaque dark orange, with some light white bubbles. Mildly sour aroma with notes of grass and flowers. A nice touch of funk throughout. Cassis comes through in the flavor, with a good touch of oak and sourness. Yeasty biscuit notes hang on the back end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - MAR 1, 2010
Poured a hazy amber color with a light pink hue and a very light pink head. Tart leathery aroma. Fruity with a mild sweetness. Nice funk. The flavor was tart and moderately acidic. Makes the mouth water. Light finish. Nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
illidurit (2284) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 23, 2010
Bottle shared at Woodshop 5.0. Pours a hazy opaque brownish purple hue with a nice little white cap of foam. Sharp acidic aroma of berries, raisins, currants, maybe a hint of bretty solvent character. Flavor is mildly sweet with the berry notes but it fades into a tannic seedy note along with unripe drupelets. Medium acidity. Very nice American "lambic."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheEpeeist (3709) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 23, 2010
25.3 oz bottle. Clear pink orange with a persistent white cap. Gets murky halfway through the bottle. Nose is funky cider vinegar and currants. Medium light with a tingle. Taste is lemon, sweet and sour blackberries and leather. Fruity with just enough tartness. Pips in the bottom, pretty cool.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (10870) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - FEB 22, 2010
Woodshop. Smokepot rocks! Reddish pour. Tart aroma with berries and currants. Flavor is tart but well balanced. Nice beer!

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