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Samuel Adams Charons Kriek
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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 2.77/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.76   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Barrel-aged cherry beer.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
MadIndian (2348) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 7, 2010
Reddish our with a candy fruti aroma. Definite cherry flavor with a tart dry finish. I am not a big fruit beer drinker. This was not for me.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 1, 2009
Pours ruby red with a thin splash of pink bubbles. Smells of cherries and maple syrup. Tastes of sweet cherries and astringent. Some drynes on the finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yobdoog (1888) - Woodridge NY, New York, USA - AUG 13, 2009
Bright red color no head. Sample. Aroma is sweet cherry with a little cough syrup. Flavor is similar. Thin and simple sweet cherry. Not much tartness.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 12, 2009
Pouring at their booth at BCTC. Pours a hazy ruby red without much of a head. Rather still looking. Aroma smells like cheap cherry syrup. Very artificial and sweet. Quite thin and rather empty. Not a lot of tang or sourness to it.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TURDFERGUSON (3945) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - AUG 10, 2009
Draught at BCTC. Pours pinkish red with a small head. Nose is sweet, cherry, wood, and vanilla. Flavor is sweet and buttery, fake cherries (that you put on a sundae), some vanilla. Pretty weak as expected.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Lubiere (9788) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 8, 2009
A brugundy red kriek with no head. A light buttery chery aroma. In mouth, arather buttery cherry taste, substandard. Tastes like Bad Bellevue. Tap at BCTC 2009

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
egajdzis (5274) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 5, 2009
[BCTC 09] Hazy reddish brown color with a small, off white head that left light lacing on the glass. Aroma of vanilla, toasted malt, light vinegar, and cherries. Taste of sweeter cherry skins (almost artificial), vanilla, vanilla, and light acidity. More on the sweeter side, but not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11076) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAY 18, 2009
CBC @Sam Adams-on tap-pours a fizzy head and red color. Aroma is tart fruit. Taste is tart fruit-cherry, dry, medium malt.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 17, 2008
(Draught) Pours a hazy ruby body with a small fizzy white head. Aroma of cherry, nuts, and some wood. Flavor of cherry flavored candy/cough drops with a thin mouthfeel and a somewhat dry finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
puzzl (3249) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 30, 2008
Tap at Night of the Funk. Very nice pour, cloudy rouge. Horseradish and jalepeno aroma. Odd flavor has the most fleeting signs of sour cherry, but is mostly just really weak horseradish. Another dud.


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