anders37 (23012) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 13, 2007
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours a dark ruby colour with a white head. Sour cherry aroma with some wooden hints. Slightly sour tart cherry flavor with some hints of wood. Dry sour finish with hints of cherry.
chicagobears (449) - Elk Grove Village, Illinois, USA - JAN 5, 2007
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Ruby red pour into St. Bernardus abbey glass. Sweet and sour cherries. Slightly acidic with a woody character. I prefer the more winey and vinegary characteristics of the Grand Cru. However, this is much more quaffable.
oh6gdx (25327) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 5, 2007
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: APR 18, 2008 Bottled. Dark ruby red colour, mediumsized beige creamy head. Aroma is sour and acidic cherry along with wooden and earthy hints. Flavour is slightly sour and acidic cherry with wooden and earthy hints. Wellbalanced. quite wineish finish and aftertaste.
muenster (345) - Sevierville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 3, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours chesnut copper/red. Thin beige head. Slightly acidic aroma, a bit medicinal with earthiness and cherry as well. Flavor is nearly identical. The style percentile is exactly 50% right now, I couldn’t agree more.
drewbeerme (3916) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 1, 2007
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
750ml, from memory, pours a dark red with small head. aroma is pretty weak, very mild cherriness and sourness. nothing special. flavor is blananced with some sweet cherries and mild sourness. nothing special here, but a good beer.
mephisto (1286) - TAIWAN - DEC 27, 2006
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
reddish copper with thin white head, the aroma is sour plume with a hint of raspberry. sour and tasty.
gearbike (512) - West Bloomfield, Michigan, USA - DEC 26, 2006
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Medium golden color. Not much of a nose for such a flavorfull beer. Sweet and sour. Bold taste is very different.
ogivlado (7215) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 20, 2006
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled(250ml). -my had 5.2%ABV. Pours a deep reddish/amber coloured with pale beige head and sour cherry nose. Aroma is malty, slight hoppy and mild fruity (cherry) with few oak hints. Sourish metallic finish.
BeerandBlues2 (12101) - Escondido, California, USA - DEC 16, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a small fizzy and mostly diminishing light brown head, hazy body, spare lacing. Aroma is average malt (cookie, roasted, nutty), light hops (citrus), light yeast (dough, leather) with notes of cherry, raspberry, cask and honey. Average duration, light sweetness, moderate acidity and bitterness, vinegar; nice lightly roasted candy malt with earthy notes and fruity. Medium bodied, slick texture, average carbonation and chalky finish.
voota (765) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - DEC 4, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a nice clear dark brown with a tightly packed off-white head. Aroma of old wet carpet, very ripe fruits and some syrup. Interesting dry mouthful, flavours of tobacco, ripe fruits, nuts... very hard to describe. Medium length slightly sour finish.