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RATINGS: 190   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Samuel Adams American Kriek: The intense black cherry character in this beer comes from Balaton cherries, which were discovered in Hungary and are now grown in Michigan. These special cherries are prized for their depth of flavor. The tartness from the cherries is balanced by a rich, malty character with toasted oak notes added from the barrel aging.

UDBeernut's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UDBeernut (2316) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - FEB 25, 2012
poured into a tulip glass, amber hue capped by a silky white head with good retention. scent of cherry and oak. taste is more sweet cherry than tart cherry. not much balance here. alcohol is warming to the face. a interesting beer, I enjoyed the Stoney brook red more.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
weordie (486) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2015
A dark browny red with a nice head. Aroma is sour cherries. A sour taste with a hint of belgian yeast that gives way to sweet cherries. This is a big strong beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zacgillbanks (3584) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2015
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. Dark red-brown in colour with a rich tart red fruity flavour, dried fruit and burnt toffee flavours followed by almond and cherry on the bitter-sweet, dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (4738) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2015
Backlog rating. 75cl bottle at BottleDog, London. It pours a dark ruby color with minimal pink-ish head. Aroma is sour cherries, red berry compote, light red wine barrel / oak, raisins. Taste is tart, lemony acidic with sour cherries, wild berry marmalade, caramel and wood. Light to medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, quite nice and simple

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tdtm82 (1416) - Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2015
Bottle, SX Bottle Share. 1st September, 2015. Musty aroma. Cherries. Dough. Spruce. Taste is bubblegum, spices, caramel. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tsekouratos (560) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - JUL 12, 2015
750ml bottle from The Local Pub, Athens Greece. Pours a red clear color with a slight pink head. Aromas of cherries and oak. Taste is like artificial sugar, some oak and cherry juice. Medium body with medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fugitive (1745) - Athens, GREECE - JUN 12, 2015
Bottle @ Local Pub, Athens. Color orange with a big head. Aroma spicy, malt. Taste sour, fruits, malt, citrus, mellow.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
echudy (119) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 30, 2015
Just ok scent, but excellent deep red color. Nice strong cherry flavor on the front, and very solid after taste

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
retinadoc (172) - - DEC 24, 2014
Bottle, and a fancy one indeed, with cork top and metal retainer. Beautiful deep red color. Overall disappointing however. Slightly sweet, but very tart. Very unbalanced for a SA product. Baseline hop and caramel corporate SA base is overwhelmed by aroma and flavors of tart cherries. Nice bottle, which I will save for display, but I won’t buy this one again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bbertels (263) - NORWAY - OCT 24, 2014
bottle from the brewery. Little to no head, pink coloured brew. Aromas revealed are surprisingly few given its alcohol but some fruity and malty tones are there. Taste is roasty, bready malt and some fruit (which had a slight artificial feel to it). But overall OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
punkska101 (1364) - Chambly, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 7, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 8, 2014 bottle shared with dad A:cherries, red fruits, woody app: dark red white head good lacing t/p: med to thin body light tartness. nice texture kind of oily o: good. not as tart as expected but still a smooth sip.

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