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RATINGS: 813   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
(Editor’s note) Originally this version was available for the American market, while in Europe a version less sour was available; as of today, only this version of Sour is produced, so if you got a recent vintage you had this one.
The Sour has a sticker to differenciate it from the sticker-less Barriquée Mild, which has not been inoculated with lactobacillus bacteria.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VinegarStroke (345) - Napa, California, USA - JAN 30, 2014
Bottle (750ml): Hazy, brown and no head. Malty, old oak, sour, lactic, sour red fruit, rhubarb and hints of citrus. Dry, moderate to highly sour and low bitterness. Unripe fruit and citrus. Clean, lactic. Not bretty. Layers, food friendly. Very interesting. Amazing cleanliness for an extremely sour beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
veronneaupy (241) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 25, 2014
Bière légèrement effervescente qui laisse la place à un goût boisé qui perdure en bouche. Le goût surette n'est pas agressif et est accessible à tous. À l'œil, on perçoit une bière trouble et ambrée qui remplie les promesses du brasseur. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Buongiorgio00 (934) - - JAN 12, 2014
Birra commovente, a cui davvero non manca nulla. Gusto molto ricco e complesso, che evoca spiriti caramellati e fruttati insieme, il tutto legato da una forte presenza vinosa e decisamente acida che ammalia il palato, persistente e penetrante. Corpo setoso che scivola già senza che ci si accorga degli otto gradicelli anonimi. S-p-e-t-t-a-c-o-l-a-r-e.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
canary dog (715) - Rutland, Vermont, USA - DEC 23, 2013
Yowza! Okay, we have a strong oak barreled nose, reminiscent of an American bourbon. Then we have ripe, fruity tartness...enticingly sour, followed by a dry, lingering bitterness that is subtle but also tannic and quite wine-like. Old beer envelopes the mouth and nose. The mouthfeel is tremendous, like a slick or velvet or oily characteristic. Full and lush and yummy mouthfeel. This is an incredibly delicious and complex brew. I loved every sip and felt like I had gone on a wonderful journey with this 750ml bottle, as I watched Wolverine on Blu-ray. An outstanding beverage and I can’t wait to slowly consume this stuff again!!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vignale (2717) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 9, 2013
Flaska från De Molens webshop drucken med ölföreningen julöl 2013. En relativt torr, stram och syrlig relativt klassisk flamländsk rödöl. Men inte svårdrucken och syran är ganska snäll och balanseras av en lätt sötma. Lätt kropp och fina bäriga smaker. Körsbär, syrliga plommon, lingon och trä. Riktigt god.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MikeJslc (769) - USA - NOV 9, 2013
Copper, slight haze, beige head. Aroma of dark fruit, tart cherries, toasty malt, very light hint of plastic. Flavor of toasty malt, tart cherries, some nutty notes, light puckery acidity. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Wolfbass (1025) - Firenze, ITALY - OCT 31, 2013
La mia birra numero 800 non poteva essere un troiaio. L’aspetto mi garba da morire, un bel mogano con riflessi rossastri. Leggera la schiuma che svanisce quasi subito. Aroma decisamente acetico, ma anche molto cantinoso. In bocca è elegante, sapida e acidula, ma riesce a soddisfare il palato in modo molto equilibrato nonostante la complessità della birra. Giù il cappello...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BiereLuc (1170) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 31, 2013
(750 ml - brassin à 9%) - Bière brunâtre, voilée, aux reflets rubis-bourgognes. La mousse est mince. Au nez, c’est fruité, boisé, sauvage... et ça se confirme en bouche pour faire palpiter les papilles. L’acidité est saisissante, ce qui donne une certaine sensation de viscosité sur la langue. Des pointes de petits fruits rouges viennent se mêler à merveille à cette concoction plutôt bien foutue. Le boisé rapplique en finale, mais plus en sensation qu’en saveurs. Plaisir acétique, quand tu nous tiens!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gmb5127 (234) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 19, 2013
The aroma is tart and medium. The taste is not as tart as I was expecting. Has a little weird taste to it but good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
boxofrane (2553) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 8, 2013
Shared bottle at craft ale house. Pours hazy reddish brown with minimal head. The aroma is tart cherry and vinegar. The taste has a nice tartness cherry, light sweetness, dry finish.

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