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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Sour ale aged in Bordeaux barrels. Only 432 22oz. bottles produced.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dionysus (1448) - Arizona, USA - JAN 8, 2011
Bottle pours hazy burnt gold with a white head. Aroma is jam packed full of lactic goodness. Notes of vinegar, oak, lemon, peach, and a touch of funk. Flavor shows the same with blazing acidity to back it up. This stuff is amazingly mouth puckering and I love it. As it opens up, it even seems like it gets more sour! Definately not for the feint of heart. If you donít like sours,donít bother, just send it to me and iíll drink it!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale Łber alles, Arizona, USA - JUL 21, 2011
bottle at dakís 1/2/11. hazy iced tea color with a small spotty white head. super tart aroma... red wine vinegar, wood, green herbals/field greens, vanilla, black peppercorns and an apple-y malty kombucha mushroom thing. this is the sourest damn thing iíve had... and i love it... notes of red wine, apple cider, grass, wood and the rest of the notes from the aroma. it gets even more sour as it warms! it is tart, thin and crisp. wow! 9/4/9/5/18+

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JohnSluis (4) - New Mexico, USA - JUL 15, 2011 does not count
Wow! I was told this is sour, but didnít expect it to be this sour. Lots of granny smith apple and vinegar. Plenty of funk. This is definitely for those who love a sour and vinegar bomb.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SudsMcDuff (5796) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - OCT 10, 2011
Pours a light hazed yellow gold .. . medium foam .. . huge sour presence, very clean and enjoyable .. . would love to try a couple of the others from this series! .. . what does he mean íliving in denialí?

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BOLTZ7555 (2780) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - OCT 5, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 18, 2012 Bottle generously shared by Nick! Dark scarlet copper pour with a small ivory head. Didnít leave a trail inside the glass. Enamel peeling sour with lots of unripened berry, vinegar, tart citrus, lemon zest, cherry skin and wood. This thing was uber aggressive. Made my teeth bleed and I loved it! Now Iíve got to seek these out!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (8949) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 2, 2011
Thanks Gabriel! Brownish pour. Whitish head. Aroma? SOUR. SOUR. SOUR. Apple cider vinegar, cheese, lactic sourness. Flavor is sour and sour and sour and sour. Cheese, lacto, vinegar...pure sour heaven. WOW.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SuperDave (1932) - Beautiful Sunny Mesa, Arizona, USA - JAN 2, 2011
Cloudy deep gold pour with minimal head. Aroma and flavor are amazingly sour vinegar and lemon. Itís all sour, all the time, all the way through. Delicious!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
nbutler11 (1267) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JAN 2, 2011
Live Rate! Bottle shared by dak-billy -- thanks! Pours a hazy copper color with a trim ring of off-white foam. Smells and tastes agressively of lemon juice, Sweet Tarts, and red wine vinegar. This brings the sour hard. Havneít had anything like this since Trinity Old Growth. Boom.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopscotch (8914) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUN 30, 2011
BottleÖ This beer rocks!Ö Pours hazy and caramel-colored with a small, fizzy, white head. The bouquet is acidic, ultra funky and mega fruity - sour cherries stand out. Full-bodied with a mildly creamy mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. The flavor is intense Ė caramely, acidic, funky and just plain super-sour. Finishes up much the same. Intense tartness coats my tongue for a long while after each sip. Thanks go out to daknole for sharing his bottle of this world class beer!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arminjewell (6101) - Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA - JUL 10, 2011
Bottle, big thanks to Kevin for this. Reddish orange with white head, aroma has notes of acid, lacto, sweet tart type funk with a touch of lemon and cherry. Taste is big battery acid, lemon, mouth puckering acid with a big lasting sour finish. Intense, intense sour. Like this a lot, but canít do a lot of it...


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