biggsbowler (482) - Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA - AUG 16, 2011
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Bottle from Hopscotch. Pucker up and get ready for a wild ride. This beer is full of awesome sourness. First I didnít taste or smell any rye, but I didnít care. From nose to mouth, I would say it was like sour tasting pop rocks in your mouth. The higher abv really helped give this beer some extra body but without the booze taste. This is a Top 3 American made sour and I would love to have another bottle.
markwise (4624) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - JUL 12, 2011
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Thanks kiefdog for the share. Pours hazy yellow-orange with a tiny off-white head. Nose is malt, vinegar, oak, a bit of sweetness (vanilla?), lacto and some bugs. Flavor is similar with wood, vinegar, tartness, and vanilla. Medium in body and full of flavor from start to finish. Very nice sour.
pantanap (3366) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 8, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sour in the rye. 750ml bottle thanks to stfun sharing at the Jackie Oís release party... Pours an apple cidery reddish
amber hue with a skimmish fading light head... Cidery vinegar sour
cherry aroma. More solid than whatís described here for fairness sake... Flavors coincide
with the aroma with apple cider and acetone, somewhat acidic, decent
carbonation with somewhat of a boozy finish. Enjoyed.
dionysus (1454) - Arizona, USA - JUN 28, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle pours orange-gold with an eggshell head. Aroma shows notes of caramel, vanilla, white wine vinegar, oak, apple, and cherry. Flavor shows the same with additional notes of funk, clove, and a hint of strawberry.
Scopey (8468) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, thanks to madmitch76. It pours hazy red chestnut brown, with a thin off-white head and low carbonation. The nose is strawberry, sour cherry, malt vinegar, varnish, wood, bonfire and alcohol. The taste is tart raspberry, cherry, strawberry, malt vinegar, wood, tart green apples, lactose and vanilla with a vinegary finish. There is a fairly strong acid and alcohol burn in the finish. An interesting sour, but I found it pretty tough to get through the whole glass.
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - JUN 12, 2011
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
750 bottle shared with some buds. Super sour aroma, hints of spice and pepper. Flavor was over the top tart, canít remember having a more tart sour then this. The wine barrels really play a big role in this one. A pretty extreme sour and not for the faint at heart.
alexsdad06 (6697) - Ohio, USA - JUN 9, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample from a bottle shared by stfun. Pours a cloudy amber brown with a medium off white head. The aroma has tart fruit, acidic, oak with a spiciness that probably comes from the rye. The flavor has a nicely tart cherry fruitiness, clean lactic acidity, oak, mild vinous notes and peppery spice. No idea this was 10%. I enjoyed this quite a bit and would love to see it again.
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - MAY 20, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottle at ccb tasting. poured amberish with a white head. aroma and flavor were lots of berries, oak, vanilla, and spices like pepper. body was light with decent carbonation.
gunnfryd (12067) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 13, 2011
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Amber-orange colour with an off-white head. Aroma is sour, berries, malt. Flavour is sour, berries, oak, peppary, cherry, spices, alcohol. Very nice beer.
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - MAY 2, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle short sample at a tasting. Pours a bruin body with an off white head and little retention. Aromatically sour and rye body. Sour cherry and red wine notes. A mild spicy oakiness, woody, splintery wood, and a pepper note. Rye seeds, whiskey sour mix, tacky body with a mild nuttiness and hint of lemon acidity. Alright.