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RATINGS: 145   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
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Flemish red with sour cherries added to the barrel

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ontape (465) - Valley Village, California, USA - FEB 7, 2014
Dang, this is an intense beer. And that’s coming from a sour enthusiast! Like a mouthful of super sour cherry pie. Wine and vinegar characters show up and almost take over. Couldn’t drink it all the time but certainly would never turn it down!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ratman197 (11068) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 23, 2014
750 ml bottle poured a clear reddish brown with a small lasting creamy tan head. Aromas of caramel, sour cherries, spice, light horse blanket and light leather. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry tart finish. Flavors of sour cherries, caramel, spice and light leather with a crisp dry tart lingering cherry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
czar (5549) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 22, 2014
pours clear brown-reddish with a small light beige head, some retention and lacing. cherries with its puckering citric acid, woodsy and acetic, very spicy - cinnamon, few nuts and dates, hint of maple. moderate carbonation, light body - oily, spicy and sour finish. some complexity for sure but this one is hard to drink - better stick to regular oude tart.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
mathieuc (2057) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 20, 2014
Pours a dark red with an agonising white head that quickly disappears without leaving any lacing. Aroma is clearly of cherries, fruity and real over a vinegar base. Taste is really sour, over the top. Some fruity flavors survive but they are not that enjoyable. Acetic acid is strong in this one and really just harsh. Mouthfeel is slightly juicy/winey. Unbalanced and not that good to me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tom10101 (3773) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 20, 2014
Bottle (750 ml). From pandableh, thanks Dan! Dark red with a small ring of beige foam and no lacing. There’s an astonishing amount of sour cherries in the nose along with acetic presence, vinous/red wine notes, oak, light spices and vanilla. Taste is also completely dominated by sour cherries and is even more sour than the aroma. There’s also wood, tannins, light spices and vanilla. Medium body. Low carbonation. Dry finish. Mouth puckering. It’s an extremely sour beer that is not quite easily drinkable, but it’s enjoyable nonetheless.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Minderbinder (2470) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 19, 2014
Bottle 750ml. Pours reddish with very low beige head. No serious lacing. Aroma is of cherries, fruits. Taste is of cherries, tartness, bile, acidity, vinegar, acid stuff. Palate: Light-medium body. Overall: Too heavy on acid/sourness for me. Still decent, but I don’t think this is a reasonnable drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DesertDevil (634) - Arizona, USA - JAN 17, 2014
2013 bottle. Old leather and cherry purée are the primary tones for the nose, along with a pleasant vinegar funk and light wet oak. Clear reddish-mahogany in color. Lightly tart-forward on the taste with a nice sour-cherry tone, slight lemon juice, and balsamic vinegar. Prickly, gritty mouthfeel. An enjoyable fruit sour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
Sammy (9437) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 16, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 25, 2014 Dark sour, with cherries. Big cherry aroma. Lace rings. Great sour and complex flavour

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2416) - California, USA - JAN 14, 2014
Dark red color, minimal head, virtually no lace/retention. Aroma is sour cherry, wood, funk. Medium bodied, moderate to high tartness, low sweetness. I’m starting to really like their sour offerings.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deekyn (1361) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 8, 2014
A - pours mahogany dark cola with no head. S - smells like a sweet cheery pie. Metallic canned cherries and buttery pie crust. Notes of dried dates (those weird clif bars made from dates) sweet. M - lacto lemony tartness to a sweet sweet palate with a dry sticky end. No carb. T - can't decide about this one. Tastes are tart canned cherries, brown sugar, dried sweetened dates and nuts. This really really tastes like that cherry date paste clif bar. I'm not even kidding. And a hint of soy sauce and balsamic vinegar. Lacto lemony tartness. 3.7

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