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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 4.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.19   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
A barrel aged sour cherry Belgian blonde.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
anaheim1983 (140) - Anaheim, California, USA - JAN 19, 2014
First one to rate! Shared with fellow ratebeer friend. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, cherries, wood, earthy, and very subtle funk. The flavor was of sweet malt, cherries, tart, wood, and an earthy note. It had a light feel on the palate with medium to low carbination. The flavor profile on this one was shooting hgh on cherries. Really good sour cherries. Right on the money for balance between sourness from brew to sourness from the cherries. Super crisp and flavor stayed with me for a while. Great brew at night or great beer for a hot day. Awesome!!!!!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
930slantnose (17) - Las vegas, Alabama, USA - JUL 27, 2015
Wonderfull cherry aroma. 750 ml bottle at restaraunt in city center. Poured dark orange with big cherry nose and slight wood. Flavor is not super powerful cherry as one would think from aroma but finish is cherry. Intermediate flavors of oak cedar funk wet grass and some cheesy nature. Full of flavors cherry the most abundant.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
MRodgers1982 (111) - USA - JUL 17, 2015
Had to try this cherry concoction due to my like of their Lambik daliesque. 750 ml bottle with red wax top thank you to RT from the other site. Cracked and pretty carbonated as you could see foam bubbling slightly over the top. Cherries came out right away huge. Pour very carbonated with no head, real big bubbles and bubbling up from bottom of the flute. Poured also light ruby red and chunk floaters inside, not bad as obviously bottle conditioned. Any longer in bottle it may have been pure foam. Pour cold. let warm up and cherry fills the area. Since yeast and or bacteria was present you could taste the sour dough bread type here. The cherry dominates but the funky breayd yeast is a pleasant addition. Flavor is very tart and acedic acid is the culprit. The tart sour nature lends to the overall dryness and cherries were huge in the finish. NOT SWEET at all more tart and crisp, which makes it so very quaffable.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Encinitas101 (16) - Encinitas, California, USA - JUL 8, 2015
750 ml bottle with red wax cap. Really nice reddish color. Some yeast in places but a nice, garnet thoughout. Very nice head to begin with. Some nice lacing. Aroma screams black cherry. Some great belgian yeast notes. Very full and inviting. Big fruit flavor upfront. Slight, malty backbone with a huge black cherry flavor. Yeasty flavor from the sourness comes thru and is well balanced with the huge fruit presence. Very good mouthfeel-great body considering the dryness of sour ales. A greatbeer-theres a great balance between the fruit and beer itself. Not overly sweet. The funk presence of hay goat and barny yard it obvious. Yet the cherries reaaly take it to next level. I enjoy a fruit lambic/sour ale with the subdued funk and the predominate fruit. Some may like the reverse but for me this was a gvreat balanced experience.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
IPagan5 (106) - San Marcos, California, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Poured light ruby color. Very small white head with spritzer like carbonation that brought out the most delicious cherry aromas. Flavor was mostly cherries and very tart. The added dimension of horse barn and hayloft added to the great experience. Finished dry with tart like cherry yogurt.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jennajlover (135) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 13, 2015
At Khorys 750 ml bottle red wax. After popping top intense cherries. Poured reddish and very carbonated with some yeast chunks in bottled. Bottle conditioned. Flavor had the yeast and funk with rousing. Some phenolic so bit mostly sour tart cherries. Background of funk and oak and very dry champagne like finish with long lasting cherry flavor.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lupinlove (14) - Vista, California, USA - JUN 6, 2015
Aroma: cherries and sour wine. Some oak as well Appearance: cloudy with yeast floaties Taste: Cheryl wine tart raspberries and wine cellar notes Palate: extremely dry and crisp Overall: bing cherry sour tart fruits dry sherry like finish.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beersmithbacon (111) - San Luis Rey, California, USA - JUN 3, 2015
750 bottle red wax top labeled 2011. Poured pinkish color. Really carbonated but no head. Carbonation brought out intense cherry and raspberry aroma and some wet oak. Taste initially mildly tart with a mixture of oak and wet hay. Cherry predominates in beginning and then finishes to a dry Low alcohol cherry brandy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
merc7186 (2567) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - MAR 13, 2015
Aroma: Cranberry, Mildly Tart Cherry Appearance: Reddish/Mildly Brown, Passes Mild Light, Slightly Off White Thick Head, Solid Lacing Taste: Cherry, Cranberry, Mild Fruit Punch Mouthfeel: Great Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Sweet, Mildly Drying, Mildly Tart

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
myfriendbubba (40) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Cherry cherry and more cherry. Behemoth cherry aroma from a real super carbonated brew. No head but super biggie carbonation of tiny bubbles that brought out tart cherries. The flavor matched with a incling of rustic oak and cellar wet grass hay notes. Super dry super great cherry and raspberry finish. I do not like cherry flavored beer generally but other side of coin I love cherry lambic, due to added funk as you all say.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
721Lance (82) - Oceanside Ca, California, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Had at brewery by The Draft in Oceanside, light red orange color. Incredible dark sweet bing cherry aroma. Firm slightly sweet initial flavor, then a tart sour nite from the soured beer that balanced so well with the addition of cherries. Some oak and pine notes and wonderful wee little bubbles with no head but nothing but cherry effervescence. Finished very Chardonnay dry.

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