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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   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 it’s 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


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4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
1FastSTi (3334) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 8, 2012
Tap at the Bruery. The beer was the highlight of the evening. It is a super sour kriek with some herbal cherries. It was absolutely amazing. A bottle was purchased at the Bruery Provisions.


3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VT (1341) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
high_on_hops (613) - 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

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stevoj (2083) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beechner224 (665) - 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.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DrewFace (771) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AdamJackson (2535) - 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

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leveejr (101) - 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

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joet (2158) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - JUN 4, 2014
Pinkish apricot colors. Cloudy. Headless. Big fruit aromas. Clove phenols very sharp acidity light astringency. Salty. Baby wipes. Interesting. A bit too acidic for easy drinking or even aggressive sipping.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanfolty (1838) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - MAY 25, 2014
May 25, 2014 - bottle from the source. Light orange pour with some head. Aroma was fruity, cherry and super sour. Taste was tart fruit, but very sour and vinegar.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AirForceHops (3114) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 18, 2014
750 ml bottle. Pours a cloudy pink color with little ring of white head around the snifter. Aroma of tart cherry pie filling and some acidic tones. I enjoy the aroma.

Flavor is tart and lactic, good Lord, I’m gong to have heart burn after drinking this! Sour cherries, lightly funky oak up front with with a little bit of yeasty, bread in the center. The finish has a strong amount of pucker and tartness with a yogurt acidic notes. Also reminds me of cherry Sour Patch Kids from back in the day. Medium in body with a spritzer carbonation. More than likely you will love or hate this beer, I fall right in the middle, borderline too acidic, either way this is a sipper.


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