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RATINGS: 248   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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Sour Barrel-Aged Stout Shut up and listen. Unfiltered, unpasteurized, and naturally conditioned.


starkmarvelo's rating

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
starkmarvelo (29) - Texas, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Jester King Funk Metal A- black with 2-3 finger caramel head. S- T- Tart cherries, currants, blackberries, plum, leather, slight balsamic sweetness. Roasted coffee and chocolate finish. M- slightly sticky, moderate carbonation. Nice lingering stout aftertaste. O- Excellent! Think chocolate covered cherries. -


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DCLawyer (2313) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JAN 1, 2016
Backlog. 2013 bottle ->mini snifter from Churchkey Vintage Vault event. Black with small tan head. Funky fruit and grape must with roasted coffee and chocolate. Interesting.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Danyel (1606) - Colorado, USA - DEC 10, 2015
Bottle. Pours black with deep tan head. Aroma is very chocolate, funk, cherry, caramel. Taste is smooth, rich backbone with a nice sourness cutting through, medium bodied. Overall, nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (9789) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 22, 2015
Bottle - Nice soured roasty notes with a slight touch of Berry. Jet be Town with a nice brown head. Tart dark roast with a nice thin easy drinking finish. Great dark soured stout.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GenDV138 (4590) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 31, 2015
3 oz bottle pour at ChurchKey. 2013 vintage, not sure which batch. Black with light tan head. Aromas of funk, dark fruit, grapes, some vinegar. Tastes of red wine, vinegar, grapes, chocolate, funk. Medium body with a dry finish. Nice sour stout.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Johnsense (1120) - - SEP 3, 2015
Black pour, smaller offwhite head. Aroma and taste of dark currants, funk, roasted malt, cocoa, leather. Medium body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (10327) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 3, 2015
Sour bug aroma, like Sour Fruit. Nicely soured.Sour Is backed by stout flavour.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fritz123 (1533) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - AUG 22, 2015
Bottle share with the Lizard Boyz. Small snifter pour was dark brown with very small head. Aroma was coffee, dark cocoa nibs, hint of vanilla and caramel with a red grape must. Taste was dark roast coffee, cocoa nibs, some vanilla, tart dark fruits. Well balanced tart versus fruit and dark chocolates. Medium body and medium carbed.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rouhlas (1965) - GREECE - AUG 2, 2015
From tap. Black color with off white to beige head. Yeasty and roasted malty aroma, funky, chocolate, some coffee. Sweet, bitter and light acidic taste. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckeyeBoy (4433) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 30, 2015
750ml bottle thanks to Rich. Pours out a dark brown topped with a tan head. Nose is oak rich roast malts vanilla cherries citrus coffee and some pit fruit. Taste is nice oak the rich malts cherries coffee vanilla leather and a nice tart sour funk.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnnyJ (5198) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 6, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown pour, with a light tan head. Roast, coffee grounds, vinegar, cherry, acidic, oak, leather, and some harsh astringency. I’m not a huge fan, but it was pretty good.


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