wnp22 (698) - Toronto (Roncesvalles Village), Ontario, - MAR 26, 2011
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours well, nice white head. Sour aroma, some hints of fruit. Red colour, quite beautiful. Flavour is sour, with ending that has sour cherry, or sour berry flavour. Some malty hints in the nose, overall quite enjoyable.
beerandbourbon (7) - - FEB 7, 2016 does not count
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A. Pours orangish brown with a small head.
S. Tart cherry with a touch of oak.
T. Close to the smell with a nice tartness.
M. Fairly thin with a nice crispness.
D. Very drinkable with nice tartness.
abemorsten (3495) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - JUN 12, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Delt 0,75 l flaske. Best før (eller produsert) april 2011. Tåkete dyp rubinfarget og oransjegyllen kropp. Lysebrun lavt skum. Fruktig, syrlig innbydende aroma med tretoner og tropiske noter. Frisk sitrusaktig syrlighet og svak bitterhet. Tynn til medium kropp. Tørr tunge.
Countbeer (5918) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 3, 2014
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle: Served in a Cantillon Tumbler:
Small off white vanilla foamy lacing. Hazy brown body.
Aroma is a delicious mix of brett, lacto, wood, grapes, some raisin some red fruit, tart tones, some caramel and a hint of sweets.
Flavour is a bit thinner than aroma: lots of different yeast, tart, wood, malts, caramel, hint of brown sugar, lacto, bread, some tartherbs, lots of tart fruits, some wood, grapes, raisin, some berries, light dry, lighter bitters...
Aftertaste is a bit dry with yeast, lacto, wood, raisin, some caramel, malts and tart.
Low carbo, creamy tart mouthfeel, more than medium bodied and a light dry light creamy texture. Gets better with an hour!
666ale (79) - Edimburg, SCOTLAND - JUL 6, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Good example of belgian oud bruin, but less sour than the classic version. Nice red brown colour. Taste of oak, red wine, tartness, lactic, caramel, red fruits. Nice.
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 6, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Backlog, bottle from 2010. Sour cherries and dried fruits with vanilla, wood and some red grapes.
jackl (6743) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 24, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle spilt @ Craft Clerkenwell. Cheers to Colleen. The pour’s deep red with a tiny head. The nose is marzipan. Some rotting red fruits. Apples. Spice. The taste is rotting apple and cherry compote. Mild yeasty funk. Light acetic punchiness. Moderately tart. Light body, fine carb. Overall, not bad!
Leighton (17473) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared at CBC Clerkenwell - London. Massive thanks to Colin for sourcing this relative rarity from Italy. Pours hazy amber with a creamy, off-white head. Light ripe fruit on the nose with touches of aged bread. Medium sweet flavor with tangy fruits and aged, wet wood. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Sweet, tangy berries to finish, moderate acidity. Nicely matured beer.
Theydon_Bois (16017) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle split at Craft Clerko, massive thanks to Manuele for unearthing this from the cellar, 08/07/13.
Murky cherry red with a light tan head that dissipates edgeward.
Nose is woody, soured berry fruits, light oxidisation, damp wood.
Taste comprises light must, funk, tarte berry fruits, lightly soured berries, rich fruit tang, dank wood, earthy, tarte apple skins, soured red grapes.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dry tarte finish.
Solid sour affair.
berntholer (1543) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JUN 9, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
ivory white head that disappears fast without lacing. red-brown clear colour. aroma red fruit, raspberry, vinous, lactic acid, wood, complex reminds of a rodenbach grand cru (rgc). taste of red fruit, lactic acid sourness with a long finish. dry mouthfeel, medium body and carbonation. is this the italian version of a rodenbach grand cru? :) good stuff! bottle 75 cl / lot L4 / bottled april-2011
olio (8808) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 10, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
75 cl bottle.
Originally rated on 20110429.
Pours red-brown color with a small head. Lots of sour fruits on the nose, grass and some barnyard notes too. Flavor of sour fruits, hay, yeast notes, malts and some wine-like hints, also some wood. Medium carbonation, sour palate. Somewhat disappointing.