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RATINGS: 233   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 163   ABV: 5.42%
An American style fruit beer made with Wisconsin’s Door County cooking cherries and lager yeast. The tartness of the cherry is balanced with the sweetness from the 2-row barley and the flavoring of Mt. Hood hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lemke10 (971) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - APR 10, 2014
This pours a reddish amber color with a slight head and a little fizzy carbonation. The aroma is very grainy without much of a cherry scent. The taste is grainy and slightly sweet but not very heavy in cherry flavor. I’m a little disappointed as I was expecting something much different and better tasting. Do yourself a favor and pick up New Glarus Belgian Red instead.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
hotstuff (4874) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - FEB 7, 2014
Rated on 3-22-2010 (Bottle) When poured, this beer has a small fizzy off-white head with a short retention, transparent orange body, visible carbonation, and spotty lacing. The aroma is malty, sweet and tart cherries. The taste is sweet, sour, tart cherries, and has a short dry finish. The palate is tingly and this beer is medium bodied. Overall, this beer is not very cherry tasting and is rather bland tasting and not a beer I will seek out again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
edgallow (3680) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 1, 2013
12 oz bottle pours red amber with a white head. Aroma is malts and cherries. Taste is sweet malts and tart cherries. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
merc7186 (2956) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 5, 2013
The beer has a nice reddish copper color to it, has a nice white head and decent lacing on the glass. The smell is mild malt and has a sour cherry scent to it. The taste is decent with a nice mild malt taste with a sour cherry finish to it, different but nice. The mouthfeel leaves you with a bitter finish but beer is well carbonated. Overall, a nice sour summer lager but not much more than that.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
suprchunk (2964) - Crestview, Florida, USA - AUG 3, 2013
Nice ruby red colored pour. Big pink-tinted head. Plenty of lacing. Big aroma of cherry juice. Almost a Kool-Aid cherry aroma. Not bad. Taste is a bitter cherry followed by not much. Kind of bland and lifeless.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - JUN 21, 2013
Appearance: Clear, light yellow
Aroma: Hint of cherries/fruit
Taste: Sweet fruit comes through the lighter body with a bit of tartness
Palate: Good carbonation. Slight cherry aftertaste
Overall: Interesting, pretty tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (5781) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - APR 25, 2013
Location: 12 oz bottle from State Line, 4/25/13

Aroma: The nose has the obvious cherry, along with some malt and bread notes
Appearance: It pours a reddish-orange color with a large, frothy, off-white head and fairly heavy lace
Flavor: The taste is fairly sweet up-front, and then it gets rather tart in the mid-to-end palates
Palate: The body is light-medium, it has a fairly fizzy mouthfeel, and a bit of an odd finish
Overall Impression: I didn’t know what to expect from this one, but this one turned out to be pretty interesting. It was certainly more interesting than it was good, but still it was interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Garbageman (487) - Lexington, South Carolina, USA - DEC 2, 2012
From bottle. Pours amber/ red with no head. Aroma is sweet with malt and cherry. taste follows with a tartness and somewhat natural cherry taste. Carbonation is low and I guess this is a lager? Could drink one, and I did. Next.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
elizabethrich (10) - Iowa City, USA - NOV 24, 2012
A little over the top with the cherry flavor-feels a bit synthetic. Otherwise a pretty good fruit beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
beernovice39 (3270) - Idaho, USA - OCT 9, 2012
Bottle pours an amber/copper color with a thin off white head. Scent is tart cherries. Taste is the same with a cereal graininess.

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