WeeHeavySD (3359) - San Diego (Hillcrest), Oregon, USA - APR 23, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ Clusterfork #3. Pour is cloudy and bubbly. Nose is tart. Taste is tart, funky and ruddy. Nice, decent.
puzzl (3254) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 22, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: SEP 23, 2011 I am rating this shit because it is fucken rare. Shared by Merv. Smells like plum, soft cheese. Some acetone in the flavor, a touch of malt sweetness, sherry, fresh chopped wood. Medium sourness. Not too much going on. Fucken hell.
tom10101 (3104) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 17, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle (750 ml)! Thanks to jp7161! Hazy light brown with a small off-white head and some lacing. Aroma of red fruits (raspberries?), red wine and acidic sourness. Taste is acidic with malt, red fruits, red wine, wood, dates, spices and peppery notes. Mouthfeel is dry. Alcohol is present. Pleasant sour and fun to drink because it’s quite complex.
teorn88 (3047) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
75cl bottle at CBC Clerkenwell, thanks to Paul! Cloudy light brown ale with no head. The aroma is fruity and malty; chock-full-of caramel and sour cherries. Full-bodied with a buttery mouthfeel and tickling carbonation. The flavor is funky, yeasty and sour and loaded with caramel and dark cherries. Finishes tangy and fairly dry.
JohnC (3000) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - MAY 5, 2011
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: MAY 14, 2011 750ml bottle
This beer pours an opaque copper color with a quickly disappearing head.
It’s lightly bodied and the flavor is sour/tart with notes of sour fruit.
Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - MAY 29, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample at the party. Rating #11. Dark reddish color. Nice fuity tartness. Bubbly and sour with some nice fruitiness. Good stuff. (1740)
BOLTZ7555 (2823) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 3, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Believe this was shared by dcschiller @ Dak’s Cantillon Tasting...if so, thanks Dave!!! Bright copper/crimson colored hue with a small eggshell head that left a spot of lacing. Literally, a spot. Both nose and flavor show tons of balsamic vinegar, dark fruit, caramel, toffee, brown sugar, tart cherry skins, and oak. Medium mouthfeel with a solid amount of carbonation.
iowaherkeye (2696) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - SEP 22, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Phone rate. 750mL, thanks Jay. Hazy brown small beige, down to a ring. Some acetic notes, not terribly fruity. A little leathery, earthy old wood and mod bitterness in the finish, some ETOH heat. Sourness 4. Med full body, light carbonation. OK.
Damico (2693) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 31, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours thick amber in color with a decent tan head. The aroma is fruity with wild yeast notes. The flavors of fruit come in strong at first with wild yeast notes rounding out the brew. Not very puckering sour, more smooth like a Flemish Red with a lighter, chewy body.
dchmela (2683) - Orlando, Florida, USA - APR 27, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Thanks to Redlight for cracking this bottle (or, i should say, gushing as it spewed all over the place). Pours a deep brown and really chunky. Very floral hop aroma, lots of tart sour fruit in the aroma. Taste is smooth malt, slightly tart, fruity guava and a tart of oak. Finishes with a touch of tartness.