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RATINGS: 1386   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.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tectactoe (3099) - Michigan, USA - MAY 11, 2015
Bottle: Mildly translucent copper color with a slight red hue. Deep orange, too. Off-white head on top that’s gone in a few moments. Aroma is very sour up front, gets the saliva glands pumping. Sour black cherries, red grapes, heavily vinous oak, moderate vinegar, & oak. A little vanilla. Flavor is built off of grapey vinousness & soft acetic acid. Vinegar, grape, oak, vanillin, cherry, red apple, a touch of corky cellar funk near the finish. Dry cherry skin finish, lingers with notes of oak, vinegar, & red wine grapes. Though not my favorite Russian River sour, it’s still very delicious.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rosenbergh (8429) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 9, 2015
Draught at the Russian River Brewing Co, Santa Rosa, CA.
Slightly cloudy amber colour with a tiny to small white head. Sourness, brett, tartness, yeast and some vinous notes in the aroma. Wow! Sourness, tartness, brett and wine in the flavour. Excellent beer!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Beersmithbacon (111) - San Luis Rey, California, USA - MAY 8, 2015
Wood cherries wild yeast spicy phenolics and wine like in aroma and flavors. The Pinot character is especially evident. Fantastic beer.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Brewtalizer (10) - Miami Beach, Florida, USA - APR 16, 2015
Ah supplication.... I love this beer. Beautiful color, great smell of the delicious things to come: The sour cherries is strong on this one, woody, wine and the tartness packs a punch. Carbonation is just perfect, nucleation makes it spicy to the tongue. A well balanced sour. A+ ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alphadelic (1906) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 13, 2015
Clear, deep orange with some red colors. Smooth redcurrant and cherry with hints of sweetness. In the mouth it is again fruity with a hint of sweetness but a rich, boozy, tart flavor also comes through. It is very obviously a strong beer, maybe even punches above its weight with the winey character.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Livendadream (154) - New Mexico, USA - MAR 31, 2015
Btl pours a clear light brown color with some ruby highlights. Big thick soft head lingers leaving no lace. Smells of berrys, wood,my wet dog, and hint of wine. Tastes of sour patch kids,wet hay, wine, and cherries. Medium body, perfect carbination, tart mouthfeel, and a dry finish. I really can’t desribe this adaquately. This is beer is fantastic! It has so many different flavors and aromas we could be here all day. I love it! Mouth puckering, barnyardy,wine barrel wood, dark sweet fruits, everything you could want in a sour and more. It is worth every penny!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jacobrm (35) - - MAR 20, 2015
Batch 092414. So good! The wine shines though in an amazing way! The sourness is slightly more pronounced than consecration in my opinion. Still subtle though. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CH-303 (1613) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - MAR 16, 2015
Appearance: Bottled 24/9-2014, cork and cage. Dark brown/red, lots and lots of light tan head.
Aroma: Berries, sour, wood/oak.
Taste: Quite sour, fruit and cherry. Vinous, also sweetness in there. Pearls before swine, unfortunately...
Bought: Trade with Gregory - thank you very much!, 375 ml
Info: 13/3-2015, 59/100

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
GlasgowTAD (479) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - MAR 7, 2015
Pours a clear amber colour with a slight foamy red-brown head which recedes to a lacing. Aroma is cherries, raspberry and brett. Taste is red berries, tart redcurrants, red grapes which lead to a long red wine finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
williamstome (1320) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Deep orange-brown pour, small off-white head. Great tart aroma of cherries, barnyard, brett and earth. Flavor is fantastic, earthy, vinous, tart, with notes of wine and peach. Effervescent. Tart start, bubbly fresh middle, vinous finish. Fantastic.


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