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RATINGS: 207   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This unique anniversary libation, heritage-blended from our library of barrel-soured beers, exhibits deeply layered flavors of malt and oak, with a tart finish.

This is the 2010 Vintage and all vintages from now on (2011, etc.), available in 22 oz bottles dated with specific vintage year labeling (Ex: "2010", "2011", etc.)


4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - JUN 11, 2013
Complex aroma of vanilla, dark fruit and maybe some alcohol. Taste is complex, but nicely balanced between sour, sweet fruit, and oak/vanilla. Well executed with each of the elements playing off each other nicely.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrettTaylor (638) - Radford, Virginia, USA - JUL 9, 2014
This rating is based on a 2014 bottle. Poured into snifter. Pours a brown with hints of red sparkling underneath. Head is white and two fingers and leaves quite a bit of lacing. Aroma - a touch of oak, tart/sour berry, some sour apple, and funk. Taste - sour grape, cherry, touch of vanilla underneath and more funk. Well balanced between funk, tartness, and sweetness with the balance towards the first two (just the way I like it). This is excellent and I’m glad I have another one in the cellar.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kraddel (4592) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 15, 2015
Pours dark purple / brown , rather clear . Smell is full, fruity . Taste is sour , full , fruity , intense . Nice blueberry finish . Bit fleshy . Nice

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - MAY 9, 2012
Pours a clear and dark brown beer with an offwhite head. The aroma is malt, caramel, fruit, sour, dried fruit and wood. The flavor follows the nose with additional balsamic vinegar. The palate is acidic with sweetness. Overall a very good beer with a complex aroma.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerjunkie15 (55) - Romeoville, Illinois, USA - JUN 10, 2012
Big fan of sours to begin with. Poured from a bomber dark brown but smells beautiful. Would love to have again, not too sour but just sour enough to twinge your cheeks!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Westmeister (2095) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 19, 2013
Bottle. Pours ruby red with thin off white head. Great aroma of sweet tart cherries and blueberries, bit lactic creaminess, vanilla, oak. Taste presence tart and tangy berries, with known blueberries, lingering semi sweet tart berry, vanilla, oak. Lively mouthfeel. Hands down best New Holland beer I have had. Just lovely barrel touch, tart, nice palate, it has a lot going for it.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dmac (4739) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - OCT 12, 2013
22oz bobmer shared by pineypower during the goodbye jcwatts tasting, thanks Dean. Poured clear mahogany brown body with an average sized foamy beige head. Aroma of light sour notes, chalky, dusty, cherry, some light chocolate and acidity. Medium body that is rather acidic, average to stronger carbonation with strong acididty on the end. Flavor is nicely sour, berries, cherry, lemons, touch of grains. Good stuff overall.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
t8dd (45) - Mascoutah, Illinois, USA - JAN 31, 2014
22oz. Bottle poured into a tulip. Notes of wood, dried cherries on the nose. Clear deep ruby red with no head and very minimal lacing. Sour, dark jammy fruits, wood, slight funk, apples. Dry finish. Really good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alliance100 (1002) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 18, 2014
22oz bottle - 2014 vintage - pours a reddish brown with tan head . Big Brett aromas with a hint of green apple . Taste is fairly sour upfront finishes with some oak and sweetness . Notes of tart cherry , green apple and toasted oak . Very tasty brew . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rodenbach99 (3609) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 7, 2015
Bouteille acheté aux USA partagée avec SlovakSniper (time écrit sous la capsule). Une robe rouge acajou avec une mousse beige. Un nez intense de cerise et de bois. Une bouche tout aussi boisée avec des cerises. Des saveurs surettes, un corps avec une belle texture agréable, une Rodenbach vintage sans le goût vinaigré. Superbe.


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