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RATINGS: 1458   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 “Wisconsin.” 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.


4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Northernbrewer (147) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - DEC 2, 2001
I will admit, I am not a fan of most ’fruit’ beers (except Lambics). This one changed my mind. It is fantastic. Dominated by a cherry pie aroma and backed up by spice and fuit from the beer the aroma is truly fine. Refreshingly tart with a fruity acidity that keeps the subtle sweetness from becoming cloying. Not just a real cherry character, but the character of the best cherries you have ever sucked of the pit. Remarkable.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hoprider (144) - DENMARK - DEC 28, 2012
This is great! The nose is so intense with american cherry its bonkers. Just a tiny hint of tartness on the nose. It is so fruity... Its like candied cherries in fact. The taste is fresh and creamy at the same time. Fruity and just a little tart.. I would usually prefer a more sour expression but this works. It a Wisconsin friut bomb and it is a real treat. Very pleased I got to try this. It maynot be the most ballanced beer to date but who cares. It has real personality.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jason1970 (143) - Illinois, USA - SEP 28, 2012
I’m not sure what more I can say about Belgian Red that hasn’t already been said. Fir what it is, it’s perfection. Gorgeous ruby red color with some slight fizzy head. The aroma is intoxicating sour cherry and some hops. I love the way this ale tastes. The sour and sweet cherries are incredible. This one is a real treat.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bboeckl (142) - Grafton, Wisconsin, USA - APR 20, 2008
Pours a cloudy red dark reddish brown. A bit of a cider like appearance. Aroma says "drink me". It is of ripened cherries freshly crushed. Taste is of sweetened maraschinos cherries. This is a beer that gives you exactly what you expect when you first pop the cork. A bit of oak tannins add to the complexity. This beer is very unique and deserves a high rating, however, it is a bit too sweet for my tastes. I can see how that would play well with a mass audience.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
IPAaLLtHEwAY (142) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 1, 2008
Wow, i am impressed. this beer is wonderful. possibly the best fruit beer i have ever tasted. You can taste apple pie all over your palate. the cherries, the crust, the cinnimon, slight bits of vanilla,and carmel. Just amazing! Perfectly balanced; sweet and tart.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anaheim1983 (140) - Anaheim, California, USA - JUN 12, 2006
Really good brew almost esoteric with its wierd type of pop cap type champagne bomber and great label. spicey wheaty and nice candy flavor excellent brew

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
hrking (140) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - JAN 5, 2008
This beer is awesome. Hands down one of my top 10 favorites. This is taste more like a Hostess cherry pie than a beer. It is definitly a treat for sure . Not sure whether to drink my other bottle or keep it back and statre at it knowing the treasure that awaits my palate inside it! Get this beer and try it ..AWESOME!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hopbag (136) - - JUN 24, 2014
Like a tart cherry soda at first but with a nice rich profile underneath. Big cherry nose, maybe a little cough syrup. High carbonation is appropriate. Cherry skin in the finish. Bright red color. Belgian yeast character isn’t evident. Pleasant throughout and a nice holiday or dessert beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dunbar72 (135) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 19, 2011
Bottle, thanx to Nisse666. Pours hazy reddish with a small, off-white head. Sweet aroma with lots of cherry, bitter almond. Taste of cherry, sweet/sour, very fruity. Nice flavours, but a bit to sweet imo.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
toby00777 (135) - California, USA - APR 4, 2012
Pours a ruby red color with a pink colored small head. Aroma is of cherries, and dark fruits. Taste is of tart cherries and very tasty. Medium bodied and easy to drink.


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