chinchill (1959) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 23, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at the RR brewpub in Santa Rosa: July 2014.
A: deep orange-amber; clear; Large creamy bone-colored head is fairly furable and leaves some lacing.
Aroma: about as good as this style gets (for me).
Flavor: excellent very tart and fruity flaovr. Rather subtle effects from the pinot noir barrel aging, especially in terms of woodiness. Excellent lingering, midly tart aftertaste.
FeeL; smooth; medium-light body; good low carbonation; near puckering tartness.
rdixon77 (783) - Georgia, USA - JUL 19, 2014
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Old rating…but remembering that this was perhaps the best balanced sour I ever had. Cherry, wine barrel, brett, earth, funk, lemon. Wonderful mouthfeel as well.
biggsbowler (329) - Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA - JUL 11, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle - Pours a murky brown. The nose is sour, vinegar, and cherries. The taste is tart and cherries up front and tails off at the end. Pretty good!!!
NeoHippie2 (1038) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 10, 2014
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle from Lectvay, thanks again! Copper pour with a small white head. Slightly acidic aromas of cherries and some wine notes. Oak and funk are also there. Flavor is an awesome combination of them all. The wine and cherry qualities compliment the oak and tannins so well. Perfect level of sourness. Just a very impressive beer. It’s reputation is well-deserved.
tmoreau (2472) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - JUL 8, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Shared 12.68 oz./375 ml. bottle, poured to snifters displaying a hazed, amber/copper hue, with soft white head foam, and spots & strands of lacing. The nose was tart cherry, not necessarily wild, but under control, yeasty funk, woodiness, light tannic astringency, and mild vinous hints. The taste continued with a nicely balanced play on sweet & tart, and a pleasantly dry & fruity finish. Very nice! Thanks for donating to the cause, Bob S..
toxichop (351) - South Gate, California, USA - JUL 4, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
P: Dark amber/red and a one finger head that goes away in a flash. S: Dark cherries, oak, earthy, some orange peel, grapes and wine. T: Very nice oak, cherries, grapes, with light yogurt tartness in the end. M: Light and puckery. O: My first supplication in a long time, and did not disappoint.
conway (1495) - - JUL 3, 2014
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle. Hazy apple juice like appearance with a thin off white head. Aroma is vinous with tart cherry and musty funk. Taste follows pretty close. Excellent balance. Medium thick mouthfeel. Absolutely outstanding.
John25 (563) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - JUL 3, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Cherry, bitter, funky musty sour, tart, creamy finish, dark barrel, wine qualities. Lots of dark cherry. High carb with a sweet bite on the mouthfeel. Love this one!!
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BeerFunGuy (680) - California, USA - JUN 27, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
This amber gold beer has an aroma of cherries and wine. It has a subtle sweetness but hits you really strongly sour. Almost champagne like.
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monk191 (985) - California, USA - JUN 27, 2014
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A very interesting beer. Pours a clear orange. Smells great, lots of wine, some green apples. Taste is extremely tart, but complex and tasty. Tastes like sweet tarts. Had in the bottle.