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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Sour mash Belgian dark ale brewed with black currants. Brewed in collaboration with Half Acre Beer Company, Chicago, IL.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (8153) - Illinois, USA - JUL 4, 2013
Tasty beer, very reminiscent of a dubbel, dark frutis, some berry note, spice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Terminus (3297) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - JUN 6, 2013
Tap at brewery st louis, mo june 2013 Pours murky brown with a soapy tan head with great lacing. Nose is currants lite sourness , nutty notes, some nice roasted notes. Flavors are very tart lite sourness lots of currant flavors roasted notes lite char with some funky belgian yeast twang. Long lite nutty roasted notes with lingering sourness grains lite bitterness very nic complex beer that can’t really be in a category.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tcane7 (1669) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Draft at Memphis. Pours a cloudy brown with beige head and lace. Notes of dark fruit, caramel malts. Medium mouthfeel, sweetish finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (6081) - Ohio, USA - FEB 24, 2013
750 ml bottle via phaleslu. Pours dark brown with some reddish highlights and a small beige head. The aroma had the fruit character I was expecting, dark fruits, a hint of cherry, caramel, and a decent amount of buttery toffee. The flavor is pretty sweet, buttery toffee, caramel, dark fruits with plums and cherry standing out. This is good, but not great; certainly a bit different.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (7438) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 16, 2012
750mL bottle, sent from tstockstrom (thanks Chuck), pours a dark purple, almost like grape juice, with some bubbles for a head. Aroma of black currants, some Belgian candied sugar, and some lightly tart grapes. Flavour is lightly tart, with black currant, some mild candied sweetness, and grapes. Lightly tart and very dark fruity. ABV is no where to be detected. Good fruit beer - I’m just not a big fan of black currants.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AdamJackson (2958) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 2, 2012
750ML in a wine glass.

A - dark purple, 2 finger red head that fades to a single finger. nice lacing

S - Smells of brown sugar, cane syrup, raisins and apricots. Hint of cherry.

T - Taste is similar to the smell. lots of cherry, blackberries and dark fruits. sort of sweet at the finish.

M - medium body, high carbonation

O - Not a bad beer. Not one I’d seek out again though.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thomas15 (689) - USA - OCT 19, 2012
Belgiany dark fruit cinnamon. Intricate, layered and intense. Dark brown black even, dark beige head. its quickly gone lwaving little lacing. vinous a bit. very interesting beer. glad i had it. like a thin more fruity quad.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
jcnielsen (2326) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle. Sampled at Brad Fest 2012 in Minneapolis, MN. Pours a deep brown color with white head. Brown sugar, toffee aroma. Sweet, cherry, somewhat tart, slight roasted flavor. Very sweet and sugary.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
adnielsen (9533) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle @ Brad’s house Minneapolis, courtesy of jcnielsen. Pours a fairly clear, deep brown appearance with a small brown head. Nutty, dark berry, currant, chewy toasty malty, light caramel aroma. Light cough syrupy, blackberry/currant, a touch tart, nutty, caramel flavor. Not exactly my thing but it’s kind of interesting.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (11218) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 7, 2012
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured clear dark ruby color with an average frothy off-white head that lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy sweet dark fruit aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy sweet dark fruit flavor and a medium to heavy sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Good after dinner with a cigar brew that exceeded my expectations.


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