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RATINGS: 808   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9   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.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
jehoey (765) - Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 14, 2009
Earthy cellared aroma reminiscent of Brie rind. Poured deep red with big head to begin with but dissipates quickly. Flavor is earthy with tangy earthy cellar notes of cheese rinds. Excellent mouth feel tiny bubbles with champagne like spritziness. Good beer, but i have enjoyed the flavor characteristics of other sours more.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GarageBrewer80 (187) - SWEDEN - JUL 23, 2015
På flaska från Berggrens Wärdshus. Djup, brunröd färg med nötbrun topp. Syrlig doft av röda bär. Mustig vinös kropp. Syrlig, komplex smak av körsbär, jordkällare, hallon och lätt rostad malt.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TychoJames (500) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUL 23, 2015
Flaska 75 cl berggrens källare. Mahognyfärgad med beiget skum. Syrlig och stallig doft av röda bär och jäst. Frisk och syrlig smak med mycket källare, fat, halm, vinäger, vanilj och hö.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
weihenweizen (2193) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JUN 12, 2015
Refrigerated 75 cl brown 2011 bottle batch 14 poured into a tulip. Clear cremson with medium off-white head. Aroma is tart cherries, medium body, lower carbonation, and good small-bubble lacing. Taste is tart cherries, earthy oak, some yeast, and slightly bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
kidobutai (514) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Poured from a bottle. Small head no lacing. Cloudy multivariagated appearance. Strong sour aroma. Sour cherry taste, quite a kick.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Luvystypotables (1057) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Aroma of grape and sour lactic acid. Pours a cloudy amber color with a small white head. Taste of grape, with a tart lactic acid finish. Medium body with a tart slightly chalky finish.z

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mike5326 (1132) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Poured from a bottle. Murky caramel color, small short lived white head. Grape aroma. Medium body with a initial very tart flavor and a mild metallic finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rarbring (1832) - Linköping, SWEDEN - APR 19, 2015
Overall: Vinegar, sour fruits, oak, flat, small body. Dusty.
Note: Bottle 750 ml at home. Reviewed 2015-04-19.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Emeister84 (1556) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - APR 5, 2015
Tart red berry aromas, cranberry-like, somewhat alkaline. Hazy red with deep orange highlights and a small, yet lasting, white head. Pretty sour, a little funky, red berry flavors, some lime-like citrus flavors. Medium bodied.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zickbeer_ye (362) - Virginia, USA - APR 5, 2015
Very sour earthy berry with some metallic aroma. Egg she’ll head with a rust colored body. Tart white grape and berry flavor. Crisp and tart on the palate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6476) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 27, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours hazy copper amber, nose is funky, acidic, taste is funky, tart and sour.


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