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RATINGS: 781   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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(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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - OCT 16, 2005
Bottled at LC-RBM. Oak and sourish cherry aroma. Cloudy, amber color, beige head, good lace. Light sweet, very sour, almost vinegar flavors, oak and cherry, well balanced. Amazing something like this can come from Italy.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
diabel (1606) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - OCT 16, 2005
Bottle at the RBG Low Countries 2005 tasting session
Finally! Creamy, light brown head. Excellent lace. Murky brown body. Woow, what an aroma. I just love it. Fruits are obvious: grapes, sour cherries. Cask wood is also present. And then there was that other aroma, which I couldn’t tell right a way what it actually was. But after a while, I figured out: it smells like sweaty underpants (like when you just ran 5km) combined with urine. It’s maybe an awfull idea, but that’s exactly what I smelled in the Panil Barriqué. The flavour is also lovely. Heavily acidic, lightly bitter initial flavour. Moderately acidic finish. Light to medium bodied. Fizzy carbonation. Very lovely flemish sour ale. The fruity flavour combines cherries, bitterness, sourness perfectly to a very well balanced beer. I hope I can ever have this again.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zathrus13 (1704) - Mount Laurel, New Jersey, USA - OCT 14, 2005
UPDATED: OCT 15, 2005 Pours a very cloudy brown, with a tan head. Aroma is malt, oak/wood, and sour fruit. Flavors are sour fruit, malt, wood, and lesser bits of hops and smoke. The sourness is not overdone. Very interesting and complex. Thanks to ClarkVV for this one.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Styles (2014) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - OCT 14, 2005
UPDATED: OCT 30, 2007 05’ bottle courtesy of ClarkVV in trade. Now available in MI. Sweet! Pours medium to dark brown, no head to speak of, all three bottle leaked in transit (bad caps). Aroma is very woodsy with alot of sour cherry. Initial flavor is vinegar with very little fruit. The more it warms the more sour it gets, takes awhile for the fruit to come through. When it does, it’s very lemon like mouth puckering. Very well done.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blank (996) - Austin, Texas, USA - OCT 10, 2005
At Argo0’s: Sour. Sweet. Tart. A nice dark brown. Not really pleasent at first but improved alot. Solid flavor at the front of my mouth. Touch of oak

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
SuIIy (1983) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - OCT 8, 2005
Bomber. Pours a dark brown, ruby like color with a fizzy off white head. Nose is juicy and fruity. Sour notes and citrus like grapefruit and also some ligh tmalt mixed. Taste is very juicy and sour. A great feel in you rmouth, I just want to hold it there forever. Lemons, chery, grapefruit and lots of sourness and bursts of juiciness. finishes with a nice bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kevin (2065) - New Mexico, USA - OCT 6, 2005
dark brown almost purple body with a pecan tinted grey head. sour bubble gum aroma with hay and dirty blanket with sawdust. tart bubble gum taste. very sour candy with a wooden finish. extra sweet sugary gum taste. some nice berry flavor comes out in this as it warms. this grows on me. this has a wonderful lacing, thick and enjoyable

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lumpy (1802) - Carrollton, Texas, USA - OCT 6, 2005
Bottle. Nose-very rich sour woody and slightly fruity nose. Very dark almandine body with a thick film of bubbles. Taste-first taste reminds me of smoked lemonade. Don’t ask me why. Notes of dilute lemon juice, tart cherry, lots and lots of wood, some residual sweetness, very, very light smoke, and white wine. In a word, this beer is woody.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 5, 2005
Sampled at Logan’s RateBeer tasting. Hazy mahogany body with fine particles and a persistent, uniform tight beige head. Aroma is of quality fruit vinegar, toasted vanilla, overripe sour cherries, and bright red wine. Mostly dry flavor of cherries, young figs, and soft, aged vinegar. Just enough residual sugar to make this palatable and pleasing on the tongue. Does not disappoint. This is great stuff.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bockyhorsey (2610) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - OCT 4, 2005
If you like sour fermented beer this is for you. Strong sour apple aroma. Dark body with small off white head that disipates. Sour is stong to start out with for flavor. Settles down to a more moderate sour fruit flavor. Does taste more like a cognac than a beer. Dry aftertaste on the palate as these beers are. Thanks Degarth for the trade.


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