Tmoney99 (10412) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 27, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft sample. Poured a cloudy brown color with a mostly lasted frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy sour, malt and sour berry aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy sour tart fruit flavor with a medium to heavy tart & sour finish of moderate duration. This is a very good beer for style.
phaleslu (6204) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 8, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle via trade. 2011 release. Bottle 102/204. Pours a semi-cloudy brownish amber color with a tiny off-white ring for a head. Aroma of cherries, plums, toast, brown sugar, funk, leather, and some acidity. Flavor of cherries, plums, funk, lemon, lactic acid, leather and Sweet Tarts. Medium-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a sour, tart mouthfeel. I enjoyed this one.
nickd717 (3464) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUN 9, 2012
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Cloudy amber-brown with minimal head. Doesn’t look great. Typical sour fruity aroma, with cherry, red fruits, and leather. The flavor is good, nice and leathery with cherry and vinegar. Medium-full body with lower carbonation. Decent beer but not all that impressed with the latest from Tickie O’s.
jtclockwork (7905) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 30, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from a generous trader. Pours dark brown with off white head. Nose/taste of tart cherries, plum vinegar, roasted malts, caramel and cocoa. Light funk throughout. Slightly above average acidity. Finishes clean. Medium body.
nightrider (754) - encinitas, California, USA - MAR 19, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pour from a bottle thanks to Brad. Brown in color with perfect modest carbonation. Flavorful cherry with a touch of roast on the nose. Medium bodied. Flavors begin with a hint of chocolate and roasted malt in a very subtle way. Wow didn’t really expect that. The star is the tart cherries, oak, complemented by the balanced malt. Nice sour character. The finish is pretty lengthy with the fruit standing up. Great sour in my book.
DavoleBomb (1467) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 26, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured into a tulip.
3.5 A: Dark brown color. Two fingers of frothy beige head. Retention is good, but very little lacing.
4.0 S: Tart cherries galore. Lots of oak in this with vanilla to a lesser extent. Surprisingly no tannic activity. Light earthy funk. Minor acetic acid with much more tangy lactic acid. Plum fruitiness backing up the cherry. Toasty with a light roastiness. Very nice.
4.0 T: Good pucker factor in this stemming from the tart cherries and the acetic notes. Again lots of oak with a little vanilla. A touch of supple tannins. Toasty and roasty. Big cherry flavor with plum and unripened apple. Just a touch of earthy funk.
3.5 M: Lighter medium body. Good moderate carbonation. A little less creamy that their sours usually are, but it’s still good.
4.0 D: Tasty beer. I haven’t had an oud bruin in a while and this was a good reintroduction to the style. Solid all around.
Serving type: bottle
Reviewed on: 02-05-2012 23:49:35
douglas88 (5798) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 10, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bomber. Pours a dark red/brown color with a medium white head. The aroma has that distinct rotting fruit nose that I’ve noticed in only a few beers, most notably the Don Quixote. A smooth sour cherry flavor with some brown malt and lots of tannins/oak. Pretty nice, very smooth.
Sledutah (4277) - Utah, USA - FEB 6, 2012
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
22oz bottle shared by Doug
Appearance: Dark brown with a small tan head and spotty lacing
Aroma: Rotten fruit and vinegar
Taste: Tart, fruit, dark cherries, vinegar with a dry finish
A nice sour
Gription79 (2228) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - FEB 5, 2012
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22 ounce bottle thanks to Doug. The aroma starts as rotten garbage then quickly turns acidic and bretty. The flavor is mild cherry, chocolate, acidic, funk
RyanMM (411) - Ferndale, Michigan, USA - DEC 21, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Very good, more sour than I prefer but far from undrinkable. Subtle notes of cherry and oak. Could stand to be sweeter for my palate, but I’m probably not the target audience. Aroma doesn’t hint at the sourness, nice cherry and brown ale notes.