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Brown ale aged in Pinot Noir wine barrels for one year with sour cherries, Brettanomyces yeast, and Lactobacillus & Pedicoccus bacteria.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jmagnus87 (2823) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - JUN 16, 2013
Bottle brought to cfobes tasting. Wow, tart cherries and funk to back it up. Ive not tried much from russian river but this is pretty awesome. Ill be liiking for another bottle for sure.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Livendadream (142) - 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 canít 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!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jacobrm (15) - - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CH-303 (1548) - 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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
GlasgowTAD (289) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
williamstome (1173) - 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fraternie (880) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 25, 2015
Shows sour, wild yeast aromas, with a broad palate of orange rind and lemon peel citrus above super yeasty undertones, finishing with blasts of barnyard funk, sour cherry, and distinct loamy flavors. Shows style and persistence for sure.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
myfriendbubba (40) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Cheery wine nose raspberry type of flavor tons of hay and funk. Not a fruit beer fan but love the fruit sours for sure. This one is best with nice carbonation and so so good basement wine cellar notes of oak and barnwood. Superb.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SG111 (379) - New York, USA - FEB 19, 2015
First let me start off by saying I donít really like sours. On tap at the brewery. Pours a honey color, small white sticky head. Sour but the pinot noir adds a nice element of dark fruits, and cherries. Flavor is very sweet and sour.

   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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
maneliquor (3372) - 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 itís highest with unfortunately huge drinkability. Goes down so easy. Amazing beer

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