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Strange Cherry Bomb Belgian Wheat Stout
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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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What do you get when you throw the wrong malt into a batch of Belgian Wheat? A happy mistake! That’s how Strange Brewer Tim Myers stumbled across this Tasting Room favorite. Rather than dump the batch, Tim decided to create the world’s first Belgian Wheat Stout. Gobs of Carafa III give this Belgian Wheat a delicious roastiness. Montmorency Tart Cherries give it a tart snap that will pucker you silly.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 7, 2012
(Draught) Pours a cloudy brown body with a medium tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, cherry, sauna rocks, mustiness, and earth. Flavor of cherry, minerals, roasted malt, and grain.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11071) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 18, 2011
on nitro-pours black with a tan head. Aroma is dark malt-anise, some cherry. Taste is tart cherry, dark malt-roasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (9454) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 17, 2010
On tap at Strange brewing poured a nearly opaque dark brown with a lasting brown head. Aromas of carmel, pie cherries, cocoa, light roasted malt and a hint of coffee. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finmish. Flavors of pie cherries, cocoa, carmel and roasted malt with a smooth dry lingering roasty chery finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (9400) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - OCT 4, 2011
Tap. Pours dark brown with a large, frothy tan head, medium retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is cherry, chocolate malt, and no hops. Flavor is cherry, dark malts and a dry finish. Light body, low warmth, medium carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2011
From the Jug at the GABF, Colorado Convention Center Denver 17/09/2010 Fruit aroma. Dark coloured fruity and strong in alcohol with a slightly sour cherry flavour. A hint of bitterness in a coffee roast finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TwoSipDip (8897) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 8, 2011
Tap @ brewery. Dark brown appearance with a tan colored head. Mild sour cherry, dark malty nose. Sweet and sour, dark chocolate malty flavor. Sour cherry and chocolate finish. Pretty good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (7905) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 10, 2013
Draft. Pours dark brown with white head. Nose and taste of cherry, roast chocolate and toast. Medium body.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BMan1113VR (7822) - Los Angeles, California, USA - NOV 1, 2011
On tap at the brewery, sadly this was probably my least favorite of their offerings. Pours with a hazed deep brown with red highlights. Tan head atop. Aromas of cherry, acetaldehyde, sweet, cinnamon, floral, vanilla. Flavors are sticky sweet, juicy, spicy, pie cherry. Grainy and a bit musty. Mild carbonation with a strong lingering sweetness.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
gnoff (7664) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 7, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 30, 2012 Draught as part of a flight, at the Strange tap room, on October 6, 2012
Marked on the board with 5.2% ABV and 46 IBU.
Very dark brown to black color, light brown head. Sweet, roasted taste. Light sour aftertaste. Medium to smooth mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Some roasted aftertaste too. Sweet and light roasted scent. Not really for me this one.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (5996) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 3, 2011
On tap at strange brewing, poured dark black with off white almost has a hint of pink in there, mostly tan head. Aroma has notes of slight sour cherry, toffee, chocolate, some other slightly odd fruity notes from the wheat with some roast as well. Taste is some sour cherry and slight pear notes, going into toffee, chocolate and coffee, finishing slightly sweet and also a bit bitter.


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