Aureth (20) - Knoxville, Iowa, USA - FEB 16, 2005
4.8 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
UPDATED: FEB 18, 2005 Bottle I have to admit, I really, really like this beer. Even though, quite frankly, it doesn’t taste much like beer. It is a beautful red color, with a fizzy pink head. The aroma is rightfully dominated with cherries. It has a sweet start, and then sour cherry washes through. There’s a very slight bit of malt in tehre, somewhere, but this beer is mostly about the cherry. Tart, sour finish, which balances the initial sweetness. Amazing beer!
11thMan (20) - Dennison, Minnesota, USA - FEB 6, 2007
4.9 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
The best fruit beer in the world. Very nice cherry taste. It does not taste phoney like a lot of fruit beers. It also has the hint of oak. Pours a bit cloudy, but very nice. It would be nice if the alcohol was a bit stronger then 5.1% but when it tastes this good it is hard to find any faults!
sweetgoodness (19) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 13, 2006
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
cloudy peachy-red and smells like mulled cherry cider. Just a touch of tartness with a nice little spritz of carbonation and flavors of baked cherry pie filling (but in a good way), cinnamon, oak and vanilla. The alcohol is subtle but there in the aftertaste. Great for dessert.
mwMcGill (19) - DES Moines, Iowa, USA - FEB 6, 2012
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
It doesn’t taste much like beer in the traditional sense. It’s more like the best strongly cherry flavored soda water. It’s a very tasty brew.
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Themanmachine (17) - Texas, USA - MAY 31, 2013
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
Unbeatable. Super consistent over the years. I can’t wait until its back. Im in love.
capitalbrewer (17) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - APR 16, 2008
4.2 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Wham! How did they get so much cherry flavor into this?! I half-expected to find some pits at the bottom of this 750 bottle. Sweet and tasty.
urnes011 (16) - Minneapolis, USA - DEC 11, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle into snifter. Aroma is amazing; like a cherry tree punching you in the face. Taste is similar with almost a strange ludens cough drops taste. Overall a great beer and second best to only the raspberry tart.
Jimrbb (16) - USA - APR 11, 2008
3.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cherries all the way. a fruit beer with great flavors. malty too. belgian inspired and a good job they did
GoPackJo99 (16) - Oregon, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 19, 2001
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Very good aroma, heavy with cherries. Golden-red color with a pinkish-red head. Taste isn’t as dominated with cherries as I would have thought. Very wheaty and carbonated. A very good Cherry Ale.
salishan1969 (16) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - SEP 11, 2004
4.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Very interesting...nice rich red color with a thick off-white head that diminishes somewhat quickly leaving a considerable amount of lace. Good fruity aroma with a slight hint of something metallic. The flavor is a well balanced tart with good bit of "cherry-ness." Not for everyday consumption, but certainly a great special occasion brew.