danbierman (20) - California, USA - AUG 29, 2011
4.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
On tap at Russian River. Pours a light golden color with slight white head, some lacing. Light aroma, really had to sniff deep, smells a little of citrus and strongly like a bottle of Chardonnay. Sour taste with a very blatant Chardonnay flavor, some citrus on the background. Light body with a smooth citrusy finish. Overall a must have sour from Russian River. This and Supplication are easily my two favorites.
falco242 (217) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 19, 2014
4.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Holy crap, this beer is awesome. Light yellow with a remarkable apple and winey oakiness and the brett adds a wondetful tart sourness that doesnt make you pucker too much. So damn good.
ElGaucho (2161) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - APR 19, 2014
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle courtesy of Islay. Sour aroma with some funk. Crystal clear pale yellow. Effervescent bubbles. Very sour initial mouthfeel. Dry. Batch 05X2F. Very complex and palate cleansing. Enjoyable.
andrewje41 (148) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - APR 18, 2014
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Draft pour. Lemon tart aroma. Sweet citrus flavors with a nice, dry, mild, sour finish. I can drink this all day, as I could have guessed. Sour isn’t nearly as intense as others, but it’s nice for a change. Loved it.
bursprak (302) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
355 ml corked and caged bottle. From a trade. Pours golden, slightly hazy with a small off white head that settles fast. Aroma is lots of funk, acid, lemonpeel and some hay. Taste is loads of lemon, some light bread and some light vinegar. Quite vineous with a dry ending. Enjoyable!
brinehart (199) - Colorado, USA - FEB 15, 2014
4.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 20/20
375 mL bottle, bottled on 5/30/2013. Beautiful pour - crystal clear deep gold with fluffy white long lasting head. Big lacing. Lively carbonation. Nose is somewhat restrained. Aromas of chardonnay, earth, and pie cherries. Flavor is bursting and much more complex. Mostly lemon drop type sour with some tart cherry, funky and musty in all the right ways. Finish is quick and leaves the mouth feeling refreshed and wanting more. Wonderful sour beer, one of the best I've had.
hotstuff (3954) - Indiana, USA - FEB 10, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Rated on 4-28-2010 (Corked and caged bottle and Batch 003) This beer pours a large frothy white head that mostly diminishes, transparent/slightly hazy yellow body, fizzy carbonation, and a fair amount of lacing. The aroma is yeast, woody, buttery, sweet, fruity, sour, and tart. The taste is sweet, sour, tart, fruity, oak, buttery, and has a dry finish. The palate is tingly and this beer is medium bodied. Overall, this beer is very sour tasting and it is too sour for my liking. If one likes this beer style, one should try this one.
pdx77 (1029) - Oregon, USA - JAN 25, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On draught at 2014 CellarFest at Bailey’s Taproom. 2009 vintage. Deep hazy golden color. Lightly funky basement aroma with notes of lemon zest. Taste is funky yeast, green grapes, lemon, oak, and sweet citrus. Mellow sour and fruit balance. Belies its alcohol content.
Dogbones (116) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 19, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottled on 05/30/13. Amazing yellow color with a thick white head. The funky Chardonnay taste really spills through on this one! Amazing horse blanket smell rocks though as you taste unicorn effervescence. Very refreshing and a must have in the very near future!
umich03jm (1583) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JAN 14, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared by tectactoe at Jeff’s. Thanks! Pours light yellow with a small fizzy head that fades to nothing. Musty aroma of citrus, grass, oak, barnyard and white wine. Taste is very woody and earthy. Nice amount of sour lemon, white wine, and funky barnyard. Not overly sour or tart which is good for me. One of the most refreshing sours I’ve had and it goes down really easy. Definitely my favorite RR sour I’ve sampled.
DCLawyer (1312) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JAN 12, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle->snifter. Hazy golden yellow with bare white head. Brett, bright citrus funk, sour fruit. Very very nice.