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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 273   ABV: 9.1%
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A strong crimson ale aged in Woodcut barrels innoculated with a house brettanomyces strain.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wedgie9 (1824) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Tasted on 2/28/13 from a corked and caged 750mL bottle purchased at Sun Devil. Pours murky dark brown/orange with a thick tan head that slowly recedes to average lace. The nose is a nice blend of caramel malt, toffee, vanilla oak, plenty of barnyard funk, and a nice sour red wine vinegar note. The flavor is tart and sour up front, moving to the more barnyard funk, malty caramel and toffee notes, and the vanilla barrel and vinous wine notes on the back of the palate. The body is just fuller than average with filling, lively carbonation, and a long sour vinous, barnyard funk, and vanilla oak finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (9454) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 15, 2013
750 ml corked and caged bottle poured a clear reddish amber with a lasting amber head.Aromas of carmel, fruittiness, horseblanket, coconut, light oak and a hint of vanilla. Palate was light to medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of carmel, horseblanket, citrus and light oak with a smooth dry lingering funky citrus finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KajII (777) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - FEB 7, 2013
750ml Bottle. The pour was a murky medium brown with a slight ruby hue and an average (1-2 finger) light brown frothy head that reduced to a thin cap which lasted throughout and produced excellent thick sheets of lacing. The aroma was of a toasted grain malt and a funky Brett yeast with hints of caramel, green apple, overripe dark fruit (plums and grapes), citrus peel and bit of spice and a mild woody cask presence. The taste was very malty and lightly sweet-tart with notes of caramel and dark fruit from the onset, progressing into a slightly bitter flavor with spicy sour presence and a woody alcohol ending. The flavor lasted an average time after the swallow with a sour citrus peel bitterness left to linger for just a tad longer. Mouthfeel was just under medium in body and dry in texture with a ticklish carbonation. Overall this was a very unique tasting brew: a bit sour, a tad sweet, a touch fruity and a nice bitter woody finish. All this working together to basically create this very tasty and memorable brew...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10293) - FAROE ISLANDS - FEB 7, 2013
Botella. Golden reddish orange colour, lively head. Fruity berry bit tart, malty and woody like aroma. Flavour is fruity berry malty like, bit tart, sweet like, bit wood.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (13228) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 5, 2013
Bottle at Yespr’s - Thanks. Clear red/brown - offwhite head. Red berries, soapy notes, some light bitter notes, red berries, sharpness, nice wooden, bretty, Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (6318) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 4, 2013
Bottle shared by bhensonb. Pours reddish brown with a huge beige head and a delightful fruity aroma. There is a hearty smoked malt flavor with a tart fruity raspy finish. Very complex and dry.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10699) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 4, 2013
750 c&c from Wine & Cheese in Clayton, MO. Purs ruddy dark amber with a huge frothy yellow/beige head. Aroma is oak and tart berry. med + body. Flavor is oaky, fruity, tart, earthy and dry. Tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jesperhammer (2815) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 29, 2013
25-JAN-2012, bottle @Papsø tasting, @Yespr. Clear amber with huge fluffy, lasting, lacing, tan head. Fruit aroma with malt, brett, and wood. Taste the same. Even more brett and wood. Lively carbontion, a touch of tartness. Dry finish. Fine.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pentaz (1215) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2013
Bottle. Pours copper-amber with a light lacing off white medium head. Aroma is caramel malt, citrus, toffee, red-wine barrel, spicy, wood, acetic, sour grapes, brett. Taste is medium sweet and bitter, light tart. Body is medium, texture is watery/creamy carbonation is near high. It finishes delicious woody, tart and a little warming.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
brnandersen (1799) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 27, 2013
Sample from 75 cl. bottle. Clear, red-brown colour with a huge, fluffy off-white head. Yeasty aroma with bretts, tart/sour fruits, wood, caramel malts, herbal and citrus hops. Light sweet taste. Medium body, soft carbonation. Finishes long lasting with ripe fruits, yeasts and a wooden note. Good complexity in this one.


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