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RATINGS: 969   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Once upon a time it was the most award winning Pizza Port beer of all time. Now it has found a new home at The Lost Abbey. A massive brown ale base that is made from four fermentable sugars including Malted Barley, Raisins, Candi Sugar and Sour Cherries, this beer is fully fermented before being placed in Bourbon barrels where the beer ages for one year with the Sour Cherries and the wild Brettanomyces yeast that we inoculate the barrels with. One of the most complex and unique beers we make each year.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dEnk (3775) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUN 6, 2014
Bottle @ tasting. Aroma is vinous red fruits, wine like notes, malt, raisin, prunes. Flavour is medium sourness with loads of red fruits, a bit vinous, vinegar. Nice.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
pilgrimoutlaw (765) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 2, 2014
On tap at Capone’s. Pours dark reddish brown with tan head. Sour cherry, tea, chocolate, pear, tobacco. Layers of complexity. Quite sour and moderately sweet. Creamy, medium bodied.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
gtb1973 (22) - - JUN 1, 2014
Seven San a Diego Sours in Seven Days. #3 and quite possibly best beer ever. Raisins grapes tart acetic slight wine sourness. Rich oak background excellent!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Concealer (749) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Tap at hops and pie. Clear reddish brown with a tiny beige head. Aromas of bourbon, raisins, caramel, tart dark fruit and wood. Flavor is tart dark fruit, bourbon, caramel, plum, raisin and wood. Medium bodied, light vinegar and acidic.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Clownoisseur (210) - Buchanan, Michigan, USA - MAY 29, 2014
Pours a dark brown, with copper/purple hues. Small off-white head, minimal lacing. Aroma is very vinous and acidic....rich tart cherry, raisin, brown sugar over a light roast and slight funk. Taste is very complex with loads of cherries upfront, but works quickly into a nice, oak and funk interplay. Vanilla, brown sugar and some roasted nuttiness provide some sweetness among the tart/sourness/funk of the yeast. Really nice barrel character gives hints of bourbon, port, sherry along with more dark fruit and leather. Finishes slightly oily and moderately tart and vinous. Really unique beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
48FanInCali (714) - California, USA - MAY 28, 2014
Bottle 2013 - brownish pour with sudsy head. Acetic nose with lots of fruit. Taste is heavy on sour cherries and some added sugar. Good stuff. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
gschrade (590) - Collinsville, USA - MAY 24, 2014
I had this at Global Brew. Pours a dark cola with a tan head. Taste sour, cherries, a bit boozy but not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HULK777 (347) - - MAY 17, 2014
No crown at all. Intense aroma of gelly candy, cola, cherry, and vanilla. The high ABV is present. Sour character, very fruity, unripe cherry taste with coca cola notes.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jayzz (318) - Illinois, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Lovely mellow sour beer. Has a tart aroma and complex flavor. Deep dark amber brown color. I can taste cherries but they don?t over power the beer.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
andrewje41 (378) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - MAY 13, 2014
Draft pour. Very dark with no head. Sour cherry aroma with a little funk. Dark fruit flavors with a really tart cherry flavor fading in to a nice, smooth fruit finish. Brown sugar flavor constant in this one. Extremely drinkable at 11%. A lot of flavor, and overall, a solid sour ale. Loved it.


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