markwise (4467) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - OCT 26, 2013
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle courtesy of Tooch4321. Cheers, Adam! Pours a hazy brownwith red highlights and an off-white head. Nose is dark malt, caramel, tart fruit, some general tartness, earth, and some funk. Flavor is similar with notes of citrus, some fruit, tartness, tart plums, some funk, some earth, and some wood. Medium in body and an outstanding American Sour.
auerbrau (3177) - Peace Dale, Rhode Island, USA - SEP 9, 2014
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
12oz Bottle. Thanks Andy/Sean! Blossoming lilac and floral display with pungent acids right away and a really breezy, fresh quality. Tart and piquant on the tongue, keeping this sippable. Smooth, complex and an interesting balance of acids, with some sharp, brazen biters and some mellow, smooth sweet talkers. Coconut, plum, and apricot. I think this is quite good, with enough raisiny malt sugar left behind for balance. Reminds me of the old Sour Brown that New Glarus did a long time ago, giving me a nostalgic feel.
slowrunner77 (2029) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 29, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Wish lister off the books thanks to Travis: Aroma of oak and all kinds o funky fruit (apple. plum) feel is medium tingly and sour enough to get ya in the jawm just a little. Flavor is awesome. Oaky and funky as all get out while still being refreshing. Nailed another one.
dfroms (254) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - AUG 25, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Pours red amber with small head that quickly subsides. Aroma is intensely fruity with some Flemish red notes: raspberry and sour cherry especially. Taste is fairly light bodied and crisp with sour plum, lemon, raspberry, and some herbal vermouth-like complexity and caramel. Excellent.
Koelschtrinker (10674) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - AUG 20, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Säuerlicher, deutlich fruchtiger Antrunk. Karamellig, süß säuerlicher Mittelteil, rund. Die Säuerlichkeit wird schärfer, nett. 10/10/10/10/9/10
rouhlas (111) - GREECE - JUL 4, 2014
3.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
355 ml bottle at home. Dark amber-copper color with small white head. Complex aroma, light funky with fruits like cherries and strawberries, also sweet malty caramelish, with maybe vanilla and apple. Sour and sweet taste. Light to medium body, oily, soft carbonation.
GreatDane1632 (372) - North Dakota, USA - JUN 28, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Received in a trade from BVery -- Brown sours are probably my least favorite sour, but this was one that I really enjoyed. A well crafted beer, I would definitely drink again.
after4ever (6129) - Brier, Washington, USA - JUN 7, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12-oz, capped and foiled. Thanks, C! You’re far too good to the rest of us. Pours crystal clear bright medium amber with a soft creamy tan head that goes away. Mild balsamic, pie cherry, and strawberry nose. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Mid palate is a bit of tangy tartness with some fruit notes. Not as crisp and distinct as the R&D sour, but it’s younger. Still nice. Mild grassy finish.
Stuu666 (2283) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 5, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours copper, light cherry and oak, sour, fruity, refreshing.
Westmeister (1754) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 26, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle or 2 shared by Donnie @ Ale Alpharetta. Hazed amber color,tan head. Aroma is soft sweet fruits (plums, cherries). Taste is the classic integration of sweet yet soft fruits into a beer. Not a classic red/brown, but medium to light tart cherries, plums, slight woody aspect, vanilla. Absolutley amazing.
neepsntatties (1208) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 25, 2014
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle courtesy of "hannont". Colour...light amber with no head. Nose...quite funky and fruity with hints of caramel. Palate...lightly tart and somewhat fruity with hints of yeast and funk, but also metallic bits too. I was rather interested until the metal hit.