DocLock (8093) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 1, 2004
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Deep orange color, with aromas of cranberry, wheat, and red wine. Goes down smooth and cranberryish, slightly dry, with some acidity. Finishes tart, with a final burst of hops. Add a point to my rating if you have this with Thanksgiving dinner. This beer rocks with turkey, stuffing, and cranberry sauce!
BMan1113VR (7880) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 20, 2008
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Not the biggest fan of this beer. Aroma is cranberry and vinegar. Pour yeilds a off-white head with fair lacing. Peachy color. Taste is bitter and a bit strange to my palate. Goes down decently but a bit to harshly carbonated. Okay, but will not be on the lookout for this beer.
DrSilverworm (7217) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 1, 2012
2.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
12oz bottle, best before April. So this isnít an actual lambic? I guess Iíll have to spend a bit more to try my first real one, then. Surprising totally hazy pink/red color, minimal bubbly white head, some bubbles on the glass. Very little lace. This looks like what you might expect a strawberry-banana smoothie to look like. Turns out it tastes like a smoothie, too. Delivers on the fruit aroma, nice sweet cranberry flavor, but not much else here. Pretty tart, some sour. Sharper carbonation. Super-dry, almost chalky texture. Itís not exactly the most drinkable thing, and I wouldnít describe it as delicious, but itís interesting and aromatic. Just not very appealing, somehow (itís taking me a while to get through, after scarfing down an IPA I rated earlier). Maybe itís the cranberries? 3 oz of this was the perfect amount of this, it was enjoyable 1/4 the way in. 12oz is way too much.
Ughsmash (7203) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 24, 2005
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. Poured a sparkling, clear medium golden with a quickly-receding white head. Nose picked up wheat and light berries, along with an odd vegetal aspect. Flavors of wheat, banana, clove, cranberry, and grassy/vegetal hops. Very sweet on the palate with light sour berry notes on the sides. Too much carbonation, and the sweet explosion at the front of the finish was unpleasant. The enjoyment factor was low with this one.
Ibrew2or3 (7158) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - DEC 5, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Courtesy of Quake1028. Pours a clear bright copper with lasting off white foam ring. The aroma starts off with some musty funk followed by mild notes of cranberry and fruity tartness. It tastes just like the aroma if not a bit fruitier. It starts with a hit of mustiness mixed with cranberry juice. Interesting combination. Midway a sugary sweetness takes hold for a moment or two before both the mild funk and cranberries return to bring the experience to a close.
deyholla (7155) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 7, 2009
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Poured a hazy reddish gold with a small white head. Aroma had strong tart cranberry notes as well as some acid. Flavor was a bit syrupy with a cranberry juice flavor as well as some acid and sour notes.
CaptainCougar (7132) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAY 22, 2003
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Dirty copper appearance with some head. Confusing fruit and creamed corn aroma with musty hoppiness. Body is semi-sour and fruity, but still maintains an American standard flavor. I applaud Sam Adams' willingness to attempr to brew a beer in this style, but it could have been done much better.
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2008
1 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 4/20
A Mes rate: Bottle at Tomís UGT Pt. 2.My god this was awful. Rather univiting cloudy light brown and it gets worse from there. Really nasty pukey sweet caramel. I couldnít smell it without feeling like I was going to gip. Undrinkable.
BVery (7103) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - OCT 2, 2009
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
BOTTLE: reddish pink pour, somewhat creamy head. Nose is cranberry and honey. Taste is cranberry, no where near as tart as I expected it would be. Very easy drinking, without much character.
motelpogo (7054) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 23, 2006
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
bottled, at brewtopia beerfest. pretty strange-o. pale, amber with a faint head. detergent aroma but then some interesting brandy butter flavours. a bit on the sweet side but an original flavour at least