TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - FEB 4, 2006
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours deep burgundy with a thin tan head. Aroma of funky brett, cherries, leather, and barnyard fruitiness. Taste is cherry, plum, nutty toasted malts, and oak. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with soft carbonation. Finish is pleasantly acidic with a restrained sourness. I wasn’t sure I’d ever like a sour beer. This brew is delicious, and has changed my mind.
TaktikMTL (6428) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 17, 2006
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bouteille de 250 ml, provenant d’un coffret cadeau "Petrus", achetée à la LCBO d’Ottawa, ONT. Arôme: Odeur de raisins, de cerises et de bois. Apparence: Couleur brune bourgogne avec une moyenne densité de bulle. Présence d’un large col beige crémeux et d’une large dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Gôut de raisins avec une bonne amertume. La durée de l’arrière goût est moyenne. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture vineuse. L’effervescence en bouche est moyenne. Sensation de fumée en arrière goût. (Rating #416)
tronraner (2459) - Walland, Tennessee, USA - JAN 16, 2006
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours crystalline mahogany with thin beige head. The aroma has a ton of oak, much like weak whisky, is a bit sour, and has a bit of grassy hops. The flavor is largely molasses and oak, with just a little bit of a vegetal note. It’s pretty sour, but not overwhelmingly so. Could be more graceful, but not bad.
Bockyhorsey (2610) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - JAN 4, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Last of my gift pack. Man 20 bucks for six good beers. Musty sour aroma. Dark red body witha head that disipated faily quick. Flavor is sour with a cherry flavor as well. Medium sour palate. Decent beer.
Numenor (871) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JAN 3, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
A sour apple aroma, very nice for this type of beer. Dark brown in color, with a light ivroy head. Sweet dark fruits with some light oak flavors
turg (156) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 2, 2006
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle: Appearence: ruby/amber color. Aroma: woody, sour cherries. Flavor: fruity, sour. Thank MrManning.
FlagstoneHill (214) - Erie, Colorado, USA - DEC 29, 2005
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle.. ...Dk Brown, cloudy. Not much of a head.. ...Sour predominating, with sweet malty notes. Hints of Fruits (cherry, raspberry?).. ...Sour with malty hints. Has a funky mustiness in the finish.. ...Med body. Moderate carbonation.. ..Interesting flavor. Sour, but not overdone. Flavor is a bit thin.
Ughsmash (7387) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 18, 2005
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Poured a clear, medium ruby with a rather short-lived beige head. I really enjoyed the aroma coming out of this... sour cherries, vinous notes, oak, and a little metal. Flavor didn’t have as much appeal... the same components were in there as the aroma, but flavors were rather muddled, most of the sourness seemed metallic, and it could’ve used a bit more carbonation. Finish was somewhat sticky with oak and sour berries. Decent for the style... but not any more.
frankenkitty (1981) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - DEC 14, 2005
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
A very transparent, copper/mahogany with a quickish tan head. Plenty of funk in the aroma, vinous with sour cherry and a hint of oak. Mild, bittersweet and musty flavor (on the dry side) to start, but then the yeasts emerge in an explosively sour finish. Astringence abounds with acidity and prickly effervescence. Not sure why, but I feel rather perverted as I may be starting to enjoy this style.
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Lou18 (1353) - West Paterson, New Jersey, USA - DEC 10, 2005
2.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Huge foamy head,, different label ? Red color. Nose was woody and . Oh GOD, This is a sour freakin’ brew. Why oh god why? This could make me stop drinking. Even mouth fulls of salsa can’t was the rotten milk taste from my mouth. I usually research the brews before I sample, not this time.