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RATINGS: 1471   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.13   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Originally 5.1% - abv reduced to 4% sometime between 2009 and 2011.
Belgian Red is a tapestry of flavor. This beer is brewed with whole Montmorency Cherries, Wisconsin farmed wheat and Belgian roasted barleys, lagered in oak tanks and balanced by Hallertau hops we aged in our brewery one full year. Over a pound of Door County Cherries in every bottle makes this beer uniquely ďWisconsin.Ē So unique, in fact, that we applied for a patent. Expect this beer to be ruby red, with a medium body that is highly carbonated and intense with cherry flavor and bouquet.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GEOBRAU (188) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - NOV 28, 2004
Bottle: Large head with a dull cloudy bronw red color. Complex flavors of cherry, prunes and slightly sour backbone balance this one of a kind beer out nicely.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Racegoer (353) - Indiana, Indiana, USA - NOV 28, 2004
Cloudy rasps of cherry and viscious sweet foam, an after dinner accomplishmnet on Thanksgiving was the clear choice for this one. Sweet and tangy it was a compliment to the end of an awesome day

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
antisnobJP (275) - St. Michael, Minnesota, USA - NOV 28, 2004
Cloudy red beer with a full pink head. Aroma of cherry pie with some kitchen cabinet spice scents in the background. This is perfectly described as cherry pie in a bottle. Strong sweet cherry flavor with a quenching pie cherry tartness and a rich mouthfeel. Very good after Thanksgiving dinner, dessert in a flute. Donít expect this to remind you of "beer" in any normal sense. Just appreciate it for what it is.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
unclebleen (620) - California, USA - NOV 27, 2004
pours a slighty hazy amber/brownish red color with a nice small tan head. lacing is excellent. aroma is cherries and wheat. flavor is cherries and actually a bit one-dimensional but still good. palate is nice and full. i like this and itís defintely unique.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Murphy (1759) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 27, 2004
Cloudy red color, pretty light giving it some orange hues. Small head. Aroma is a solid, strong cherry with some rich malts. Ripe cherries, balanced sweetness and a good round mouthfeel. Very clean and balanced. Not overly complex. Great beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtw (1140) - farmington, Michigan, USA - NOV 25, 2004
good god. cherries everywhere, gorgeous bright red with a pink foamy head. really tastes like cherry juice, with a surprising tartness that lingers around. absolutely perfect for a thanksgiving dessert beer--more like a fruit lambic than a fruit beer, but very good anyway, especially with a chocolatey dessert.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsquire (3738) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - NOV 25, 2004
Jewel red out of the bottle with a redish/orangish foam head. The nose is all cherries and reminded me of the filling to a Hostess cherry fruit pie. Very bubbly on the tongue. My little sister thinks it tastes like a wine cooler and my Dad says it tastes like crap. I think it tastes like cherries. Very tastey real cherries and not the fakey artificial flavors in most beers. It does taste like a cherry pop. I like this well enough, but I donít get why it is so highly rated.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Crosling (1864) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 22, 2004
UPDATED: OCT 19, 2005 Notes cannot describe my complete disgust with this beer. Iíve tasted it several times and I am still flabbergasted that people actualy enjoy this shit. I donít want to taste pie crust in a fruit beer. I do love the raspberry tart though, but that is very balanced and succulent.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
11026 (1772) - Alabama, USA - NOV 16, 2004
Bottle courtesy of Styles with much thanks!!! This is just a superb beer. Pours a deep rubyish color. Head has pinkish hues. The head fades to a thin layer and leaves very nice lacing. Aroma is purely cherry. Sweet and tart to the nose. Lighter bodied. Flavor is also fully of the cherries, a fruit I am not overly fond of. This plays so well in this beer though. Yes, I could drink this day in and out and be very happy.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
qdog (201) - Cleveland, Mississippi, USA - NOV 16, 2004
Bottle, nice white bubbly head, average lacing, great smell of cherry candy, taste is nice and sweet with a hint of tart at the end. i agree that this is the best fruit beer that iíve had.


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