Mora2000 (5927) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JUL 19, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Thanks to hudsonphotog for sharing this bottle.
The beer pours a red-orange-amber color with a white head. The aroma is caramel, maple syrup and cranberries. The flavor is heavy on the cranberries with some vanilla and maple notes. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.
I tried this several years ago and remember hating it. Not sure what is different this time, but I didn’t dislike it - even though I went in expecting to.
riversideAK (5738) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - DEC 7, 2007
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours a slightly hazy orange gold with a thin head. Has an aroma of clove, banana, and some tart cranberries. It actually smells pretty good! Wow, nevermind. This tastes pretty bad. Its got a watered down cranberry juice flavor with a mild clove finish. Kind of thin. At least it smells good.
DonMagi (5595) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle massive thanks to hopscotch! Pours a muddy brown, but nice head. Aroma is lightly aciic, fruity, lacking somewhat but wheaty notes and quite unusal indeed. Taste is a strange sensation that takes quite a while to get used too, but thin cranberry juice is very noticeable aswell as other acidic dry fruit flavours. Theres no denying this isnt a top beer but its refreshing and im quite glad i have another.
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - DEC 27, 2005
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
A bit of silliness from the Boston Beer Company, using Lambic in the name. This fruity wheat ale pours an amber body with pink highlights and a short-lived off-white head. The nose is a dusty, tart cranberry. The flavor is sweet cranberry, a bit of wheat, and a very mild fruity tartness. Drinkable, but certainly no Lambic.
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egajdzis (5525) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 10, 2004
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: DEC 21, 2007 Poured a gold orange color with a medium sized fluffy white head. Aroma of berry and malt. Not a lambic, more of a sweet cranberry drink. Not all that enjoyable.
TheBeerGod (5506) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - NOV 17, 2003
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Had this as part of the Winter Pack that a friend brought over this evening. Pours a reddish amber. The nose has a malted tartness to it along with soured fruit. The body with basically a standard ale with a sour or acidic fruit flavor added to it. Finishes with light tartness and some acidity. This wasn't bad but is the furthest thing I've ever seen from a lambic.
jackl (5503) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - DEC 18, 2011
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottle. Ruddy red amber color, little head. The nose is very sweet and acidic, cranberry flavors, I suppose. The taste is sweet, sugary, terse with a somewhat tart finish. The body’s watery and uninteresting. Overall, a beer I really don’t have much feeling for - I couldn’t finish my bottle.
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - MAY 29, 2009
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle. Pours an amber beer with an off white head. Some light acidic cranberry and lemon. This was pretty bad even for a fruit beer, maybe SA should stick to their lagers.
radagast83 (5493) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - FEB 25, 2007
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Honestly I didn’t think it was that bad, at least not for the rating it has. Sweet/tart cranberry flavor, perhaps its because I’m such a fan of cranberry juice that I enjoyed this one.
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - DEC 24, 2003
1.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Light clear color with a fizzy head and no lacing. The aroma is horrible, like cat litter and sour cranberry. The flavor is a tad better, but not by much. Blech!