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Snake River Le Serpent Cerise

Snake River Le Serpent Cerise
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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.76/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Cory’s endeavor into the realm of Flanders style sour ale. Extremely rare, inoculated with multiple souring organisms and laid down in French oak barrels for over one year, Le Serpent is an example of a Belgian sour brown at it’s finest. 2010 version used Washington State cherries.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sarlacc83 (1480) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Bottle at RBSG. Thanks! A: Cloudy brown, white ring of head. N: Cherry, grapefruit, lemon rind, and noticeable sugariness even in the nose. T: Tart, and a goodly bit sweet. M: Light body, a touch oily. O: Decent sour when considering the cherry. But I am not fan of the body or the sweetness here.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (6185) - Utah, USA - JUN 22, 2015
Bottle thanks to Buckeyeboy at the RBSG, grand tasting
Clear amber with a small off-white head, some lacing. Aroma is tart, caramel and woody. Taste is tart, caramel and woody

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (10071) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 22, 2015
750mL bottle, pours a hazy orange amber with a small white head. Aroma brings out tart cherries, with oak and wood underneath. Flavour reveals notes of sour cherries, wood and oak. The cherries add another dimension to this, amplifying the complexity. Excellent stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
douglas88 (7445) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 20, 2015
Bottle. Pours a cloudy orange color with a small white head. A big sweet fruity cherry nose. The flavor is big sweet sour cherry, woody, light oak. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (6485) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 20, 2015
Bottle at RBSG Grand Tasting. Pours a cloudy brown with small white head. The aroma is oak and cherry skin. Medium mouth, tart, oak, funky, very good.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Bill Becker (582) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - AUG 28, 2014
2009, 750ml capped bottle thanks to forgetfu. Thanks Bill! It pours a murky colour of rust with about an inch of off white foam that leaves some decent lacing. The smell I got as soon as the cap came off. Oodles and oodles of sour cherries, vinegar, oak, some fruity sweetness in the way background. Oh boy, this smells great. The taste stands toe to toe with the smell. All sorts of sourness going on from the Washington cherries with vinegar notes that compliment rather than detract. It has oak there in mild proportions and a suggestion of Brett. Wow. Dammit, this is super delicious! Light bodied, medium light carbonation, good mouthfeel and is very easy to drink. Snake River..you’ve done yourself proud!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steve_0 (3486) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle at home with friends, courtesy of Scott. Huge thanks for this one man!!! Pour is slightly hazy orange with a small white head that quickly dissipated. Orangey, tangy, oaky, lemony, grassy, vanilla, lacto, bread, and caramel in the aroma. Taste is tangy, sour fruits, orange juice, strawberry skins, raspberry, tart, biscuit, vanilla, and spice with a medium sour finish. Slick mouthfeel with medium carbonation. Nice fruited sour and a real treat to try. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arminjewell (8752) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Pour out of 750 ml bottle, huge thanks to Scott! Hazy dark red pour with white head, aroma brought notes of cherry, grass, oak, earth, grain, finishing fairly bitter. Taste is a mix of cherry, berry, hints of oak, vanilla, grain, earth, slight yeast, grain, touch of earth, finishing tart, fruity. Very tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BuckeyeBoy (3856) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 21, 2014
750ml bottle pours out a great copper topped with a small sand head. Nose is great nice sweet cherries funk and a nice wood. Taste is as the nose with a great sour cherry hit vanilla and wood. Very nice Cory.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (20000) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 14, 2013
Draft @ GABF 2013. Pours a hazy dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty sour woody cherry aroma. Fruity sour tart woody cherry flavor. Has a fruity sour tart woody cherry finish.

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