merc7186 (2875) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - MAR 31, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Aroma: Chestnuts, Mild Oak, Mild Tart Cherries
Appearance: Amber/Brownish Hue, Passes Mild Light, Off White Head Ring, Mild Lacing
Taste: Oaky, Mild Chestnuts, Mild Cranberry
Mouthfeel: Average Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Tart
MrChopin (4303) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 30, 2015
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
[ bottle ][ 1oz ][ @DC tasting ][ ? ][ mini tumbler ][ 02.15.15 ]
translucent chestnut, large bubbled white ring. Sugary sour cherry nose, lightly dusty with considerable sweetness. Front is thin, juicy cherry, low sourness until mid when citric acid tingles the jaw, thin and sticky in the bright finish, singular but buoyed by zesty carbonation. Way sweet finish, red apple sweetness with tart skin.
Emeister84 (2003) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAR 16, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Sharp tart fruity aromas, sour apple, some pineapple, some floral notes. Very dark brown, almost black, beige head has decent retention. Dry, sour. Light bodied, pretty refreshing
tastybeer (1853) - Indiana, USA - MAR 12, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, 2015 ed. Pours murky ruby/brown. Big beige head, little retention/lace. Aroma of berry, oak, funk, dust. Taste is tart, funky, berry, grape, a bit sweet. Palate is slick, average carbonation, tart finish.
M82 (469) - Kansas, USA - FEB 28, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
A mahogany body sports vibrant cranberry highlights gradiating to sunset amber at the edges beneath a short, tight light khaki head falling to a solid ring and a few dots of lace
Aromas and flavors of natural fleshy over-ripe fruit, plumb, blackberry, hints of dark cherry, citrus, solid tartness with added depth of oaky barn on a spritzy, juicy, oaky medium-light body creating solid sour-n-sweet residuals of the previously mentioned components, very solid
22oz bottle served at 45º into Orrefors Beer Taster
GranvilleTim (1850) - Granville, Illinois, USA - FEB 24, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Mahogany pour with a dark beige head. Aroma is sour and oak. Taste is sour and tart at the end. Oak flavor comes out in the finish. An ok sour.
luttonm (4482) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 17, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Brony Tasting, DC. Clear, reddish-brown, buttery sour. Soft tartness, brown malt body.
GenDV138 (5673) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - FEB 16, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at the DC Tasting. Clear dark red with off-white head. Aromas of vinegar, dark fruit, tart notes. Tastes of vinegar, wine, grapes, dark fruit. Medium-light body with a dry finish.
solidfunk (7219) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - FEB 15, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Some cherry in this and good bretta infusion. Pours amber with good head and lacing. Light sour and tangy finish. Light oak. Bottle.
Iphonephan (5968) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - FEB 15, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
From a 22 oz bottle at the Brony bottle share at Travlrs place. Pours a clear cola brown with an off white head. Aroma of sour fruit. Flavors of blueberry and oak.