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RATINGS: 180   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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French for "without a paddle", Sans Pagaie is our take on a Belgian Kriek. We added an incredible amount of cherries (whole and pureed) to this sour blonde ale and then we decided to add more. The result is a well balanced fruited sour ale, perfect on itís own, even better with a slice of chocolate cake. 5.8% ABV, Cellerable for up to 3 years.
Note: this is a different beer than the limited Bruery Sour Cherry Kriek

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (4654) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Draft. Hazy pink pour no head. Pink fruit, tartness, light funk. Berries and tart flavors, nice and tart.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
suprchunk (2577) - Crestview, Florida, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Orange colored pour. Small amount of bubbles. No lacing. Sweet dough aroma. Taste is tart cherry pie.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tectactoe (3099) - Michigan, USA - SEP 3, 2014
Bottle: Cloudy copper body, muddled. The fizzling head is literally completely gone before I can even decide what color it is. Aroma with some light must, damp cotton blanket, acidic & sharp cherry skins, hefty vinegar, a bit of perfume & floral notes, some yogurty lacto. Extremely sour flavor. WOW. Balsamic vinegar, white wine vinegar, underripe cherry skin, lemon flesh, acetic & lactic acid assault the palate & tear up the gum line in an instant. I get a little bit of strawberry alongside the cherry, too. A touch of musty wood toward the finish as the insane tartness finally subsides. Acidic, sharp finish with hints of yogurt, cherry, & vinegar. The masochist in me actually enjoys certain sourness to the extend that my face implodes in upon itself much like a dying star. Such is the case, here. So if you like ass puckeringly tart shit, this is to die for. Not very "Belgian", but sour as fuck.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VT (1795) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 27, 2014
750 ml bottle shared with the Quebec City crew. Pours a cloudy pinkish pale orange with a short lived orange head. Aroma is sour, orange, cherry. Flavor is sugar, cherry, acid, vinegar. Finish is acid and acetic. Loads of lingering tartness. Medium body, weak to average carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
high_on_hops (777) - Burlingame, California, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Pours a beautiful hazy pink with an off-white head and lacing. It has a tart aroma with a bit of malt and some cherry. The flavor is tart fruit and malt up front with a cherry middle and balanced finish over a medium-might body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stevoj (2812) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 29, 2014
Sample thanks to BuckeyeBoy. Pours out pale pinkish tinge with minimal foamy head. Fruity aroma, sweet and not too tart. Taste is cherry jam , a hint of yeast, and lots of dry tartness. Finish is bone dry, but overall halfway between a kriek and a sour. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beechner224 (896) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Bottleshare thanks to DrewFace. Pours an orange amber color. White head. Aroma if tart sourness, just a hint of cherries. Taste is light, tart, sour, refreshing. Pretty darn drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DrewFace (947) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Lightly hazy orange color, minimal white head. Big tart, funky aroma, some acidic notes, some fruity notes. Very sour, acidic. Some funky barnyardy notes as well, cherries come thru but mostly dominated by sour. Dry and tasty overall.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AdamChandler (3515) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Crimson gold red. Nose is acidic cherry juice. Taste is super sour very acidic a touch of balsamic and cherry. No where close to a Belgian kriek. Still, not horrible

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leveejr (109) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Pours a pinkish color. Smells like oak and cherry. Tastes very very sour with notes of oak and cherries. Overall enjoyable and refreshing beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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