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Brewed by Nørrebro Bryghus
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
København, Denmark
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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Danish: En kompleks kirsebærale. Øllet har en smukt rød kulør og er lagret i to år på franske egefade med vildgæren brettanomyces, hvilket bidrager til en syrlig og vinøs base. Den tørre smag er præget af eg, vanille, marcipan og kirsebær. En særdeles udfordrende og delikat oplevelse med stor fylde, syrlighed og lang, vinøs eftersmag. Pinot Noir-fadlagret.

English: Stevns CCC Vintage 2009 is a sour mash beer, fermented with concentrated Stevns cherries and aged with Brettanomyces in a solera system, using primarily Pinot Noir barrels, started in 2007 with the original Stevns CCC brew made with Will Meyers from the Cambridge Brewing Co. This vintage of the beer was blended from three different barrels and has an aroma dominated by cherries, smooth brett, dark malts and oak. The very dry and crisp flavour has distinct acidity with fruity and winey notes. The aftertaste is long and complex, with all the flavour elements interchanging, ending on a discreet marzipan and bitter almond note.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LamarBurton (376) - California, USA - APR 22, 2011
Bottle shared by Tyler! Thanks a ton! Hazy light purple color, brown highlights. Very little head or lacing. Aroma is a big slug of jammy cherries, slight funk and phenolic, but really dominated by the cherries. Taste is the same. Just huge cherry pie filling and not a whole lot else. Not bad, but could really use some complexity.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jrallen34 (3495) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 28, 2011
This is a special release beer had at the brewery in Copenhagen. Beer pours a maroon/prune color with a light tan head, lighly opaque...The aroma is super nice, tons of fresh cherries, a little candy cherry with a slight funk finish. Taste is basically the same, sweet and tart, just totally awesome. There is not ton of funk but its a very good tart cherry ale. Give it a shot, if you can find it.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
fata2683 (2176) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAR 27, 2011
enjoyed the weekend of RBWG 2011thanks to Blomster for the bottle, pours dark dense reddish purple with a thin head. Aroma is comlex and wonderful. Tart cherry, strawberry, sour moldy wood, light funk. Flavor is semi-sweet cherry, sweet strawberry, tart lemon rind, horseblanket. Really good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kmweaver (3207) - Petaluma, California, USA - MAR 15, 2011
33cL bottle, courtesy of blomster. Thanks, Christer! Pours a slightly hazy, almost pulpy, ruby-red color; thin, mixed-bubbled light-tan head with light retention and lacing. There’s a bit of a metallic / rusty note at the periphery of the aroma, but it comes in waves for me; otherwise: a mouthwatering, tart cherry focus that’s hugely forward and vinous, with light oak, fruit leather, and pinot notes; reminiscent (aside from the rust) of Oerbier Special Reserva with a couple of years behind it. Medium-full body; light carbonation. Medium-high acidity and a modest tartness hit the tongue first, followed by tart cherries, very round and lush red fruits (from both the cherries and the Pinot), bright oak, and modest tannins; the metallic / rust note appears just slightly and seems to gradually dissipate (or I’m used to it after a few sips); still never entirely fades for me; overall, a delicious and intricate sour concoction that really only suffers from that iron quality, which points to a potential water issue. Lasting finish brings out some nice vanilla oak qualities and a lingering cherry tartness.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (2929) - Florida, USA - MAR 14, 2011
Bottle thanks to hopscotch. Insane cherry nose. Murky reddish/brown pour. Dark cherry and grape flavors with pleasant sour notes. Very nice...

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (10202) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 8, 2011
Hazy brown pour. Oak, nuts, tartness, balsamic vinegar aroma. Flavor is creamy, tart, sour, red wine vinegar, oak, toasted nuts, bread. Fun beer.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hopscotch (10075) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 7, 2011
Bottle… This beer rocks!… Murky brown ale with a small, creamy, off-white head. Excellent retention. The nose presents big cherries, vanilla, caramel, almonds and moderate funk. Medium to full-bodied and milky with tickling carbonation. Big time standouts in the flavor are caramel and sour cherries. Finishes tart and lightly dry. Kudos to Plovmand for shipping this world class beer to my front door!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (6009) - Utah, USA - MAR 7, 2011
Bottle shared by someone on the Tucson leg of RBWG 2011, thanks
Appearance: Hazy brown with a small beige head and little lacing
Aroma: Tart fruits and cherries
Taste: Tart fruits, sour malts, brett with a dry finish
Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Savvy1982 (1705) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 6, 2011
Pours hazy brown, thin tan head; spotty to poor lacing. Nose is tight cherries, very pretty cherry-blossom ice cream notes. Flavours of funky cherries, brett, sour malt. Really pretty for a sour brown.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
darkguardian (727) - Florida, USA - FEB 26, 2011
Bottle courtesy of hopscotch. Crazy rare beer with a crazy cherry nose, full sour with a decent malt backbone. NIce body but its reminscent of Kuhennen Olde Brune but not quite as good of a malt backbone. A great beer with a terrific cherry presence,


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