VsXsV (1829) - LinkŲping, - JUN 25, 2012
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle at Mikkeller Bar. 2009 vintage. Clear, deep red/brown liquid with medium off-white head. Aroma of sour apples, funk, oak, vanilla, cherries and dark fruit. Taste is light sweet and light to medium sour with notes of dark fruit, cherreis and almonds. Full bodied with soft carbonation and sticky mouthfeel. Really enjoyed this one! Wonderfully complex.
curepute (110) - New York, USA - MAR 16, 2014
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very dark brown in color, no head. Nose of sour cherries. Taste of tart sour cherries, malty, boozy, raisins. Buttery mouthfeel. Finishes with a balanced sourness. Carbonation was a little dead in my bottle, but that was fine with me. Great tasting sour, would love another one!
Dfonorow (1072) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 15, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pour is dark red/brown with no head. Very low carbonation. Aroma and flavor of sour fruit, raisins, oak, and cherries. Sugar and tartness in the finish.
Mortlach (932) - Rome, ITALY - MAR 15, 2014
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
08/02/2014 Bottle shared @ Ma che Siete Venuti a fŗ (thanks Manuele Colonna!). Ambrata carica vermiglia, con riflessi rubino, schiuma biancastra media. Naso impressionante per intensitŗ, molto legno, frutta rossa, vinosa, alcol ben nascosto. In bocca Ť acida decisa, intensa e lunghissima, ancora note di frutta rossa, vinosa, ancora legno, una nota acetica caratterizzante. Corpo medio, grande intensitŗ e carattere. Una signora birra!
poisoneddwarf (1603) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - MAR 14, 2014
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
12.7 oz corked and caged bottle, labeled as Lost Abbey Cuvee de Tomme; labeled as 11.0% ABV. Aroma consists of wood, vinegar, Band-Aid, funk, overripe dark fruit, raisins. Pours a headless dark brown with a thin beige collar of foam. Taste is extremely sour (10/10 on a sour scale), acidic, savory, lots of dark fruit mingling with woody notes; finishes with a tannic dryness. Carbonation is fairly soft but itís a lot more there than the unblended lambic I had before this. Awesome!
cards04 (1430) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 12, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Beautiful sweet bubblegum and tart cherry aromas. Pours a blood red. Sour wine, vinegar flavors. Effervescent. Nice.
WillDunn (23) - - MAR 10, 2014
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Fresh on tap. Delicious. Not an aggressively tarty sour. Great fruity flavor and a pronounced funk.
brenn79 (1414) - Idaho, USA - MAR 8, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
12.7 oz bottle- Pours a very dark red with no head but some carbonation bubbles floating to the surface. Aroma is tart cherries, funk, wood, pie crust. The taste is cherry filling, moderately tart, wood. This is extremely delicious but to say itís unlike anything else I think is a little misleading.
thetmaxx (728) - West Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 7, 2014
4.5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap for Sacramento beer week. Iíve been hunting down sours and finally nailed one. Aroma is sour but has some red malt aroma as well. Flavor is moderately sour with a nice sweet sour malt finish. This is great!
rouhlas (28) - GREECE - MAR 7, 2014
3.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
2012 B Vintage bottle at home. Very dark brown with no head. I tried to create a head but nothing! Sweet fruity, cherry aroma, with wood, some vanilla I think and definitely chocolate. Very nice! Because of this nice and quite complex aroma I didn't expect the sour punch at my tongue! Very sour at the beginning. Vinegar and cherries and some citrus fruits (lemon). This sourness makes you think that there is a lot of carbonation (but there isn't). After this sour punch there is some oaky malty vanilla sense which disappears in a sour cherry finish.
Rando7 (691) - Iowa, USA - MAR 4, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle pours dark reddish-brown with almost no head. Wonderful aroma of sour cherries. Taste cherries, vinous, slight oak, funk, dark fruits, slight malts. Finish prolonged cherries and tartness, slightly dry. Palate full with slight alcohol burn. I didnít pick up any bourbon other than a suggestion of sweetness. Iím not a big sours fan but this is well done.