jhamp9 (1112) - Corinth, Texas, USA - JAN 26, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Murky reddish brown with a thin off white head that fades to a ring. Aroma is sweet and sour cherry, apple, wood, and faint vinegar. Taste is very tart cherry, lactic, wood, and some funk. Very dry palate. Really nice sour.
Ernesto987 (3874) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 11, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
decent sour brown, good tart flavors, a little thin. THe red wine saves it, best barrel treatment IMO for this style.
Dogbrick (8516) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 8, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at the 2014 Infected Chimipalooza on 11/01/2014. Cloudy reddish-amber color with a medium white head that dissipates to a wispy film. Strings of lacing. Aroma of funky yeast, fruit and spice. Medium body with flavors of tart cherries, oak and herbal yeast. The finish is tart with a funky cherry aftertaste. Above average overall.
BrankaNik (11) - New York, USA - NOV 3, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very tasty sour beer. A large bottle was given to me by a friend recently and I drank the entire thing by myself, which is a testament to how tasty this beer was. Complex. Extremely flavorful with an assertive sourness.
hopdog (9059) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 3, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
750ml bottle. Poured a cloudy amber color with an off white head. Caramel, fruity, oak, vanilla, and some lighter funk.
RobertDale (3663) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - SEP 22, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
750 ml. bottle shared. Pours reddish brown with a small off-white head. Aroma of fruit, berries, and funk. Taste is tart cherry, sour fruit, funk, and oak. Very nice.
kappldav123 (5119) - GERMANY - SEP 18, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap at CBC 2014. Beer in the glass brownish, small head. Fruity aroma of cherries. Starts mild, fine sourish-fruity, notes of berries. More and more dry, a bit moldy. Dry and sourish finish, bitter aftertaste. Okay.
Theydon_Bois (9729) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 16, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle split at Leightons, from an IP with a Texan dude, 02/09/14.
Opaque reddish amber with a well appointed light beige covering.
Nose is fruit balsams, sour mash, tangy citric tinged woodlings, red grapes, tannins, dank wood, dirty red berries, acidic tunes.
Taste comprises soured red berries, spice, earthy tones, dank wood must, funk, fruit balsams, acetic tones, bitter orange.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with an acidic rinse.
Decent sour red, excellent balance, chugged quite a bit of this in a quick space of time!
Artistdave (58) - Austin, USA - SEP 2, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Reddish brown amber slightly cloudy thin white head. Caramel and sour works in tandem, slight floral nose. Very nice beer
Scopey (7220) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle thanks to Colin. It pours cloudy deep red-brown with a small white head. The nose is if vanilla, toasty coconut, wood, juicy red berry and barnyard. The taste is crisp, tart, bitter-sweet, red berry, vinous, sherbet, wood, plum skin and red berry with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Great balance. Very drinkable indeed.
Leighton (11670) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared on the bus during RBWG 2013 - Jacksonville. Pours cloudy red with a filmy beige head. Massively tart, acetic berry aroma. Big sour flavor, medium sweet, with notes of vinegar and berries. Light bodied with average carbonation. Further strong tartness on the finish with leathery fruits, mostly berries. Pretty decent though certainly punchy.