OD40oz (747) - Box Elder, South Dakota, USA - JAN 8, 2009
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
2007 batch. I was surpised by the twist off cap. Pours a reddish amber color with a small, short lived, offwhite head. You can smell and taste the cherry in this one almost like a chocolate covered cherry. This was a lot better than I thought it would be and I got it for $3.50 at a local gas station and figured what the hell its another rating. The taste of this was too overbearing so I said to hell with it and poured the sonuvabitch out.
kiefdog (1826) - Tampa, Florida, USA - DEC 18, 2008
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
24oz bottle from Liquor Depot (Tampa, FL). Pours a hazy red brown color with a one finger white tan head that settles rapidly. Aroma is marachino cherries with maple syrup, honey and candy sugar notes. Flavor is like drinking cherry juice with light carbonation. Some notes of chocolate, honey, and dark sugars. Syrupy mouthfeel with a slightly tart finish. I agree with dwyerpg that this looks and tastes more like an ale than a lager.
dwyerpg (4257) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - NOV 28, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Wow, this smells like Cherry Twizzler. This is strange. Has some cherry in the flavor as well; somehow seems more like an ale than a lager. Odd.
daknole (8005) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 26, 2008
2.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
2007. Reddish pour. Smelled like some weird cherry candy and tasted quite the same. The sweetness doesn’t seem to meld with the type of malts and few hops that are used. Odd beer.
jimmack34 (632) - Lancaster, Ohio, USA - NOV 20, 2008
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Poured redish tan. Had the body of soda. Smelled like sweet cherry. Tasted like cherries, very little malt and no hops. I even mixed it with the choclate lager that came with it in the gift box to see if i could liven it up. Not really impressed.
AdamGott (386) - Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA - OCT 21, 2008
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Ugh! a gift from my mother in law. The 2007 edition was strangely sweet with little to no hopping. The bottles are ridiculous and after you get the plastic top off you get a nice twist off like you would get on a 1 liter Miller bottle.
fattibobatti (246) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - SEP 22, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
shared a bottle with a friend who received it as a gift from a brew master. aroma is nothing but sweet cherries, so much cherry it could be a car air freshener. taste follows suit, dark cherries, sugar, and caramel to finish. very sweet with a medium body. a decent fruit beer, bad ass torpedo bottle though.
BlackDonald (1126) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 8, 2008
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
LOL, this actually does look like something off a futiristic Klingon battlefield. Dark amberish red coloring, with a fizzy artifical fruit nose. Palate is sweet and fruity, with some powdered chocolate cocoa dustiness. Not bad, but could have been a lot better than it was.
Sandman2222 (42) - Florida, USA - JUL 20, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Came in a bottle that looked like belonged on a battlefield. The color was a nice deep red, smelled and tasted like Cherry. Nothing more, nothing less. It did mix well with the chocolate that they put out as well.
NJBeerman013 (1042) - Hamilton Twp., New Jersey, USA - JUL 6, 2008
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Artillery Shell Bottle. Pours a dark red in color with a small fizzy head. The aroma is sweet cherrys with very little else. The flavor is dominated by sweet artificial cherry. The finish is cloying and sweet. Not bad, but there is a lot that could be better.