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RATINGS: 384   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Samuel Adams Stony Brook Red: This unique brew defies traditional beer style definition. The rich, malty brew combines notes of tart fruit from the yeast with a toasty oak character from the barrel aging. The long dry finish is almost wine-like. This is a beer that is satisfying on its own and also pairs well with many foods such as braised or roasted meats, beef stews and strong salty cheeses.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jb (2592) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Seems like it fits in the red category pretty well, very similar to some Belgian Red’s I’ve had. Clear and reddish and dark with a very nice full lacing / retention. nose is fruity and sour. Lots of funky sour. Palate is sour and red and fruity with a dry dry finish. Oh I like this a lot.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonas (6177) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle. Chestnut, cappucino cream. Wooden, grape, raspberry nose. Medium to light dry body. Berry and light lactose finisher

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
JonLaRue (54) - St Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 26, 2014
Beer opens lemon scented malt. Light maroon with a lofy head. Taste is an earthy sweet that smoothly transitions to a fruity oak. Palate is smooth but ends overly sweet. A great beer for a great time careful guys its 9% abv

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HighlanderOne (1083) - Bergen County, New Jersey, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Poured from big bottle. Apple and wine barrel aroma. Good lookin mahogany with no head. I have to say at this point that I am not a fan of sours. I taste fermented apple ciders with malt for balance and definite sangria flavors. This I think is a great example of the style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arnold931 (926) - Iowa, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear dark ruby white off white head. Nose is tart citrus and cherry. Taste is same. Nice and tart.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daafisch (43) - New York, USA - MAY 22, 2014
Poured from bottle. Deep red color with a nice head. Funk and tart on the nose. Taste has tart cherry up front that slightly lingers. The finish is dry and tart. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (9325) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Bottle. Tart cherry, caramel malt and hay aroma. Dark amber with small head. Boozy tart cherry and caramel malt flavor. Nice body. Not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (2006) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Pours a very dark amber color with light fizzy head. Tartness, funk, and some citrus fruity notes on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a tart fruit note.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oOJUXEOo (303) - Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 4, 2014
Pour is almost a brown cola color. Aroma is oak and light funk. Taste is beautifully malty and sour. Very nice beer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strykzone (5816) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Sampled after the Microfest run. A deep amber pour. Smells like a Flanders. A little funk with berries and tree bark. First sip is very malty. Very big malt profile for this style. It does make it easy to drink for novices. Mushroom and gungus are intetesting. Inside of a wood barrel flavors. Not world class but not bad.

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