Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 208   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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Mikkeller gets a little sour. SpontanCherryFrederiksdal is an oak aged sour ale by the Danish gypsy brewery. Frederiksdal refers to the estate from which the beer gets its sour cherries.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kramer (5357) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours a beautiful dark ruby red body under a fizzy effervescent pink-tinged head that faded quickly to a thin ring. The aroma is really intense on the cherry with lighter notes of oak and sour funkiness. The flavor is equally intense with the cherries. I canít imagine how many cherries went into a barrel of this in order to make it so crazy intense. Itís like drinking sour cherry pie filling. Just a slight tartness from the yeast, the sour notes seem to come directly from the cherries. Just lightly acidic, just enough to make the cherries brighten up a bit and shine. A light oaky tannic note late on the finish. Medium bodied, really walking the line between sweet and sour. Nice fizzy pinpoint carbonation. Pretty nice beer, most of these Milkeller beers in this series that Iíve had are really pretty tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RexTalionis (2985) - FINLAND - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle. Pours unclear mahogny red in color with a small head. Cherries, yoghurt and hints of funkiness in aroma. Cherries, notes of almonds, sour fruityness in taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (6520) - Indiana, USA - JUL 2, 2014
375 ml bottle to snifter (2013 vintage; shared with the Mrs.). Looks good; a mostly opaque black cherry with foamy pink head that steadily dissipates into lacing. Smells sour and a little funky with notes of tart cherries. Tastes like it smells with a pleasantly tart mouthfeel. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NBird (502) - Perth, West Australia, AUSTRALIA - JUN 21, 2014
Looks. Dark cherry red, small pink head. Smells..sour cherries, oak/wood, farm funk. Tastes...loads of cherry, nicely tart, sophisticated sour, cherry pip and oak wood, dry finish with a hint of booze. Sensational.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (10255) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Bright red pour, pink head. Sour cherries galore! Some funk, lemony notes, yeast and lactic sourness. Really good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (12537) - DENMARK - JUN 11, 2014
Bottle. Deep deep with small pink head. Aroma is malt, cherries, cherry stone and notes of "labre larver"?. Flavour is malt, cherries, cherry stones, sour, little tart, medium sweet, oak and dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (7524) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2014
Bottle @ Christers. Pours dark red with a pink head. Aroma of sweet cherries, wood, almond, cherry stones, vanilla, sweets. Flavor is light sourness, sweet cherries, cherry stones, vanilla, green tart cherries, wood. Medium to full body, soft carbonation. 110614

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (13626) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 13, 2014 Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Clear dark red with a lasting pink head. Aroma is sweet, malty, cherries, cherry stones and marzipan. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate acidic. Dry and moderate acidic finish. 110614

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tderoeck (6161) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 10, 2014
24/V/14 - 37.5cl bottle from De Hopduvel (Gent) @ Procrastinated Spontan Gent Tasting - BB: 14/II/21 (2014-538) Thanks to Erwin for sharing the bottle!

Deep ruby red beer, creamy to fizzy dark pink had, little stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: lots and lots of sour cherries, pretty sweet fruity notes, almonds, bit metallic. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: lots of cherries, sourish, bit lemony, pretty bitter, tannins from peels and pits I guess? Some almonds, little sweet. Aftertaste: nice sourness, lemony, sour cherries, cherry candy but not sweet, fruity in general. Well done!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
storskurk (124) - DENMARK - JUN 5, 2014
Duft: Ren kirsebær, ikke sukker. Kirsebærsten. Ingen malt eller mælkesyrlighed. Jo måske lidt. Mørk rød og blå. Syrlig intro som lambic. Meget tydelig kirsebær som vinen, men med meget flot eftersmag af fade og tør, afrundet kirsebær. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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