fonefan (34232) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 1, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle 1pt.9fl.oz. @ Chris O’s Night of the Gaylords. [ Bottle #2899 ].
Clear medium amber color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, fully diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, lacto - berry, cherry - apricot, red wine - a bit like Duchesse De Bourgogne, wood - barrel. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet, light acidic and bitter with a average to long duration, plum. Body is light to medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. 
drjay44 (2579) - Salida, Colorado, USA - JAN 26, 2010
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750 ml. bottle. 9% ABV per the label.Bottle number 2969?? Pours an initially huge fluffy white head, which rapidly collapses, with attractive lacing, over an initially clear, later slightly hazy, red copper (SRM 15) body.....nose is light dried fruit (cherry, raisin, plum) with a bit of Belgian funk and slight acetic acid tones.....taste initially is of lightly sweet malts then a series of fruits including light cherry, plum, apricot then tart light sourness finishing with a lingering dry Brett sourness.....mouth feel is light to medium, with foamy carbonation adding to an effervescent wine experience. This is a quite good reproduction of a Flemish Red, not quite as sour, but really delicious and well balanced. This is not categorized correctly. It should be in the Sour Ale grouping. Although the company’s web site does not have this series in it, I suspect there was a bit of Brett in this beer. BJCP 7/3/17/4/8
oh6gdx (20238) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 22, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled@The Chriso Gaylord Tasting. Amber colour, small head. Aroma is mild wood along with some slight sourness and tartness. Rather nice aroma. Flavour is fruits, some sour wood, mild caramel malts and some rather tart notes as well. Quite close to some Belgian sours.
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2010
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
A Mes rate. Bottle at Chris O’s Night of the Gaylords.
Clean amber with a thin off white collar. An excellent flemish sour type stuff. Excellent fruity stuff, superbly made, tonnes of balance and finesse. Plenty of barrel showing but in a really good way. Really clean mouthfeel, lots of length. Really good all round. Most impressed.
harrisoni (13253) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Chriso Gaylord tasting 09. Thanks to Chris for bringing this back from Boston. Red amber colour, thin beige head. Some sour on aroma, really good Flemish sour. Could do with a bit more sourness on the end. Great aroma. Good fruit in mouth, some cherry/red fruits. Some sour on end, great fruit. Typical Flemish ale. Loved it.
BeerandBlues2 (9438) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JAN 2, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours clear amber-copper with a small, frothy off-white head, low retention with no lacing. Aroma is medium sweet malt with cherry notes. Slight earthiness with some faint alcohol notes. Low hop aroma. Tart cherry and caramel malt flavor with a light hop bitterness and spice. Oak notes. Plum and grape tannins. Medium-light body with moderately high carbonation and a dry finish.
redsox8945 (11) - Chicopee, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 29, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cherry Red in color, clear. Bitter in taste, there are a lot of flavors going on at once with this one. medium body, slick feel, fizzy, a long finish that brings out the oak from the barrel.
randolphjj (116) - Raymore, Missouri, USA - DEC 29, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Looks gorgeous in the glass - a nice red. Very very sour beer. The cherries really come through. Sours aren’t my favorite style, so take this with a grain of salt.
Aubrey (3430) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - DEC 26, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Vinous yet malty. Notes of tart and fruity esters from the yeast with light, toasty oak in the background. A slight sourness and a mild, drying bitterness balance out the beer. Not extreme like most barrel-aged beers, but pleasant and enjoyable to drink.
3fourths (7876) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 21, 2009
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
bottle. rust colored body, small white head. nose of tart cherry skins and heavy oak, some aspirin/chalk/aspartame noticed, some acid esters as well. flabby texture, thin to medium body, oak is overpowering, tannins are overwhelming and sloppy. mild flavor, lacks depth, mostly oak and fruit skins, with some vegetal off-flavors becoming more noticeable in the finish. passable.