j12601 (7456) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 12, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Pratt. Pours a clear ruby with a thin white to beige head. Soft cherry on the nose, some light wheat and malt notes. Not as tart as I would have liked, especially given the nice cherry notes on the nose. Sort of emptied out. Easy drinking, tasty enough, but not something I’d probably order again.
anders37 (18915) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2011
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask @ Max’s Taphouse, Baltimore, MD. Pours a reddish amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity wheat malty cherry aroma. Fruity wheat malty sweetish cherry flavor. Has a dry wheat malty cherry finish.
BeerandBlues2 (10612) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 3, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at Max’s. Pours clear light ruby with a medium, creamy white head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is light honey and biscuit malt, tart cherries, earthy hops and light fruity esters. Flavor is light tart cherries, supporting malt with a dry finish. Light body and warmth with medium carbonation.
snoworsummer (3047) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 20, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft. Pours clear reddish brown with almost no head. Tastes light light cherry, slightly dry, not very sweet. Wheat and malt feel. Light/medium body and carbonation. Smells of fermenting cherries.
nimbleprop (5571) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 19, 2009
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Sampled at Max’s American Beer Fest. Pours a transparent ruby red with a whispy head. Musty aroma, slight fruit. Flavor tastes like cherry extract, slightly metallic, buttery with some sweet tarts. Buttery on the tongue, medium bodied. This wasn’t great.
GT2 (9261) - San Diego County, California, USA - APR 15, 2010
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Tap at RFD. Pours a clear brown with no head (bad pour). Light cherry juicy juice and crystal malt aroma. Taste is mild piney hops- not much else. This was served right next to an India Brown Ale and I could not tell the difference whatsoever. Slightly more cherry presence- but I would not have really been looking for it if the name was not Cherry Blossom ale.
radagast83 (5423) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - MAR 23, 2013
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
On draft at DC Beer Festival. Poured a pink color with a pretty pink hued color. Aroma is strong notes of floral notes, perhaps some kind of slight sweetness in there, but not really capturing the cherries in this one. This one is pretty weak unfortunately. Flavor is a bit like light perfume, not much else outside the floral notes.
dolemike1 (1288) - Jeannette, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 11, 2010
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
I just don’t taste the cherries. It says that cherries are in there, but where the hell are they. I didn’t notice cherries in the nose or the flavor. It did appear reddish/pink but where the hell are the cherries?
sonnycheeba (4143) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 3, 2012
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask. Pours mostly clear copper with average, frothy white head; good retention and spare lacing. Aroma is faint sweet fruit, grassy hops, straw malt, and light sugar. Flavor is a bland mix of malt and fruit esters; tart, fruity finish. Medium body and carbonation with low warmth.
Travlr (15111) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 18, 2010
1.9 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Cask at Pizzeria Paradiso. Copper color, thick white head, massive lacing. No detectable aroma. Taste has a slight, very slight edge of cherry, and not much else. Very thin and watery. Drain pour. Sorry.