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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
Barrel-Aged Sour Brown Ale. In Britain, what started out as young or “mild” dark ale was once aged in oak barrels to make something that was likely similar to sour brown ales of East Flanders. Using a similar base recipe to Commercial Suicide Dark Mild, Ol’ Oi! is Jester King’s tribute to that tradition.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6600) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - OCT 4, 2015
Bottle:   Deep brown sugar, very dark, some dark ruby notes, moderate to large foamy beige head, nice lacing.   Nice sour nose, fruity, cherries, and a bit of woodiness.   Moderate to assertive sourness up front, dry, with some of that fruitiness and woodiness bringing up the backside.   Nothing out of the ordinary, but seems solid.   Better than a lot of Belgian examples in fact.   Sweetness comes up on the backside.   Dry and sour up front.   Moderate body and mouthfeel.   Very easy to drink, doesn’t make me over salivate.   Enjoyable even if a bit of a mild example.   Thanks Bill!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (4224) - NORTHERN IRELAND - AUG 2, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s tasting
Hazy brown with tart, fruity red berries, sharp, earthy, old, funky, dry. Fairly brief in finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Davros (2448) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUL 15, 2015
Pours red-tinged copper with a small head. Nose shows cranberries, lemon, raspberry, soft woody oak and faint chocolate. Similar flavours, with a fair whack of tartness, lemon, chocolate fudge, caramel and raspberries.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McNeillR (1834) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2015
Murky red, bright and wholesome looking with a decent contrasting off white ringed head. Nose is brassy funk (so much brass this afternoon), vibrant cherry and twiggy funk. Rich tang throughout, initial taste is hints of taught berry and floundering tartness but a wee boost of sweetness. Solid carbonation and a decent peel of mouthfeel. Finishes keen tartness, more cherry and berry buzz and a long reaching brassy tart linger.

Bottle, Cheers Crystal Palace Tad, Beers I Hadn’t Known Were Gushers Daisy Tasting, Blend #2, October 9 2013.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GlasgowTAD (738) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2015
Pours a deep brown with a slight white head. Aroma is tart red berries. Taste is heavi acidic, redcurrants, wheat sour and tart cherries.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BenH (3207) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2015
Bottle thanks to Tad. Dark brown with tan head. Spicy funky aroma, berries, oak. Taste of berries, vinger, funk, oak. Dry and sour. Heart burn inducing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (7343) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2015
Bottle at craig’s. Pours deep brown, nose is funky, oak, Brett, taste is similar, very sour, dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (7036) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Anutha Gusha! Pours hazy brown with a thin white head. Aromas are sour, light vinegar. Taste is woody, fruity, more vinegar. Sour finish.
12th July, gusher like your mother tasting

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (13761) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 6, 2015
Bottle @ RBSG 2015. Hazed amber colored beer with some off-white foam. Aromas of charred oak, grape skin, and some red wine vinegar. Has a bit of berry and lemon peel, maybe some grass, mushroom, and caramel. Pretty interesting. There’s a mild sweetness on the tongue, but quickly overcome by the sourness of lemon and some acetic qualities. Moderate fruitiness, tannic and oaky finish, and some mild funk. Pretty nicely done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JStax (3992) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JUN 28, 2015
750 ml bottle thanks to errl. The beer is a dark brown with a beige head that dissipates quickly. The aroma has tart, dark fruits and light woody notes. Wine like characteristics as well. The taste is juicy sourness and strong acidity. Medium body and medium to high carbonation.

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