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RATINGS: 537   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Sour Brown with raspberries.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Snojerk321 (2960) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 19, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 18, 2010 Draft @ Johnny Browns. Pours a swampy reddish brown with a small bubbly head. Tons of semi tart raspberries, diacytal, dry oak and other berry fruits. Brew was both sweet and sour on the palate with tons of fruit and dry oak. Pretty damn tasty with a kick ass label.....

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 26, 2010
Pour is hazed and murky opaque-ish ruddy brown with hints of pink and a this off white/pinkish head...smell is strongly strongly strongly fruity with raspberry and pears...a strong note of sweetness is in there too (dare I say saccharin)...some strong notes of oak and general funk...the saccharin thing is off-putting and I hope I donít taste it...wow...taste is strongly tart and tastes like raspberry...very interesting because is is certainly a wood flavor followed by a fruit flavor, which Iím not sure if that was the intention...certainly gets my pucker and pursing of the lips going though...very interesting as the sour fades to a dull roar and a cereal and grainy sweetness comes in...Iím not a fanboy nor am I a hater of these beers, but this just seems a tad too cereal sweet...Iím glad that the saccharin thing didnít seem to pan out though...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
badnewsbeers (2312) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 30, 2010
Massive gusher! Chunky, reddish purple pour with white head. Massive tart raspberry and tannic qualities in the nose! Fresh raspberry, sour funk, oak for flavor. Big thanks to a friend from BA for this one!! Giant sour finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (6690) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 22, 2010
On tap at Sour Fest in Seattle. Pours a light red color with a tiny bubble of head. The aroma is sweet fruity with vinegar. Initially more sweet than overwhelmingly sour, wood and brown malts, fruity, but a distinct sourness throughout. Tart and fruity, a very wet mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
theisti (3377) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - JUN 14, 2010
12.7 oz bottle courtesy of mreusch. Pour is a light gusher, murky ruby and orange with a an off white and red head that falls quick. Aroma is soft raspberry, tart and sweet; with some bright light acidic vinegar sourness. Taste is tart and sour raspberries up front, followed close behind by sweetness, sugar and vanilla. The finish has more citrus, almost lemon peel. Interesting, well blended. Palate is medium, spritzy carbonation, and a nice tart finish. Thanks for sharing this one Matt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KimJohansen (10348) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2010
hazy red with a medium pinkish head. aroma had sour red berries, lacto, wood and hints of roasted malt. Sour flavour with raspberries, lacto, wood and hints of roasted malt. Finished sour and dry.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blake (396) - Orange, California, USA - JUL 26, 2010
Had on tap at Stone Sour Fest 2010. Pours a reddish-brown with good off-white / pink head. Aroma is strong raspberry as would be expected with a bit of yeastiness and some sour acidity. Taste is wonderfully smooth. Lots of raspberries, sugar, very sweet and at the same time tart. Sweetness lingers through the finish. A very nice brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
swoopjones (6558) - Buffalo, New York, USA - AUG 2, 2010
BCTC 2010, courtesy of Dennis from Stone, raspberry brown pour. big berry aroma, medium tartness & sourness, acidity. berry acidic tartness in the flavor, bruin earthiness/ maltiness, caramel maltiness. Great beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BuckeyeBoy (2973) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 7, 2010
Bottle thanks to ditmier. Pours out dark amber/red topped with a small tan head. Aroma was of berries mostly raspberry, sour, funk, oak, and yeast. Taste was more of the raspberries along with the sour/funk and some candy sweetness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Embrouille (2831) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 22, 2010
Bottled 375ml. A very balanced and delicious. I expected a tad more astringency. Flawless, complex and deeply pleasant. I am not a big fan of oud bruins which have been brewed with raspberries though.

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