brokensail (15271) - San Leandro, California, USA - JUN 2, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A: The pour is a cloudy dark ruby color with a slight cloud and a very mild off-white foam.
S: A definite aroma of cherries, primarily sweet fruit flesh. I might pick up just a touch of vinegar in there.
T: This one has quite a nice balance of sweet and sourness. The cherry flavor is fairly sweet, but a nice acetic tinge of sourness and perhaps even a bit of tannic feel on the finish.
M: The body is medium with a low, smooth carbonation that actually tingles the tongue a bit.
D: A really easy drinking kriek. Not overly tart, but still a nice balance and not medicinal or overwhelming sweetness.
MiP (15028) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2008
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, 6%. Sweet, pruney aroma, a little acidic. Hazy dark red, pruney colour. Very small head. The flavour is quite sweet, some fat cherry. Also quite acidic, but not really enough to balance the berries. Rather pleasant, but has some tendency towards soft drink flavour.
Oakes (14841) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 28, 2000
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nutty, earthy, and barnyardy, with a late-bursting fruitiness. Very nice.
Beerhunter111 (14740) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 7, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein dunkel rötliches Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr fruchtig, leicht säuerlich. Geschmack leicht säuerlich fruchtig, saure Kirschen.
chrisv10 (14279) - DENMARK - MAY 29, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Brown/red with small off-white head. Flavour is cherries, little sour, tart, sweet and fruit.
gunnfryd (13850) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 14, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Orange / brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is sour, cherries, sweet. Flavour is sour, cherry, sugar. OK beer.
bhensonb (13614) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 31, 2008
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, c&c, from Sun Devil in Mesa, AZ. Reddish/garnet color with a slight, lightly pinkish head. Aroma of tart cherry. Medium body with sharp carbonation. Flavor is very tart cherry. Not exactly sour, but certainly tending that way. Makes me wish I were in Belgium.
jtclockwork (13276) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 14, 2010
3.4 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a light red in the glass. Nose and taste of cherry tart and sour. Rated 10/19/2000
Tmoney99 (13076) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 10, 2007
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Poured hazy reddish brown color with an Minimal frothy off-white head that diminished quickly with minimal lacing. Moderate cherry citrus aroma. Medium body. Medium tart cherry flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Refreshing brew.
argo0 (12856) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 2, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(375ml bottle, vintage 2004, best by 9/14, 5% ABV) Large beige head with pink notes, atop a clear red body. Aroma is medium sweet, sour cherry, light barnyard, oak. Taste is moderately sweet, cherry, light tartness/sourness, faint oak. Low carbonation, slightly sticky light-medium body, quite drinkable. Needs a bit more tartness and carbonation, but it does pretty well despite these quibbles.