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RATINGS: 1373   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.15   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Brown ale aged in Pinot Noir wine barrels for one year with sour cherries, Brettanomyces yeast, and Lactobacillus & Pedicoccus bacteria.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
giancarloh (74) - - FEB 19, 2015
Another great beer from Russian River not their best but defeitnaly a good beer I still praise on these guys making beer they agreed great

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
maneliquor (3392) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JAN 28, 2015
A massive thanks to Guy for sharing this huge want with me. It really does live up to the hype it has. Nose is complex and juicy but the taste is where it takes it up a notch. Unbelievably zesty and juicy with plenty of cherries and plum. Loads of red berry tartiness with an amazing acidity throughout. Complexity at it’s highest with unfortunately huge drinkability. Goes down so easy. Amazing beer

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
BeerdedDave (713) - - JAN 14, 2015
on tap at Eulogy in Philadelphia; brown ale aged in Pinot Noir wine barrels and fermented with brettanomyces yeast; red color; sour fruit aroma with wine notes; fantastic sour fruit flavor; grapes with lots of wine notes and hints of oak

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thebsmitty (138) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 4, 2015
Bottle thanks to Pacha. Pours amber orange color with thin to medium head that lingers. Smell is brett, sour fruit, perfumy, Taste follows with barrel notes, sour cherry. Dry ending. This is beautiful.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Artistdave (65) - Austin, USA - JAN 3, 2015
Funk fest. Perfect wild sour ale, tart cherries tart funk and all so we’ll balance, no had but great carbonation. Leaves you wanting way more. Nice sweet but dry finish, how they do that? Awesome example...or should I say perfect example.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JHeath99 (1309) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - DEC 28, 2014
Bottle shared. Pours a hazy amber with a thin layer of off white head. Taste and aroma of tart and fruit. So good.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
WillRunForBeer (1156) - Massachusetts, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Bottle shared with Dave for his 1 year anniversary. Dated 062212. Pours deep amber with a scant beige head. Aroma is caramel, tart cherry, acetic. Taste starts with sour cherry, oak, a touch of caramel comes in and it gets amazingly soft through the center. Finish is oak, some red wine. Really nice.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drsandman (538) - New York, USA - DEC 16, 2014
On tap at RR. Pours a deep darkish red brown, beige off white head. Aroma is oak, tannin, red grape, Brett, light lacto, minerals, earth. Flavor is smooth earthy malt, oak, dark sour fruits, dry lacto sour finish. Killer, especially on tap

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fluffy (1893) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - DEC 11, 2014
Good lord, I get the fuss of this one now. Really is quite amazing. I hope Cali appreciates how good they have it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mattkorsgaard (31) - Washington, USA - DEC 4, 2014
2011 version. On tap at brouwers big wood. Typical supplication. Great beer. Aged a few years so is a little more sweet. Sour has mellowed a bit.


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