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The Rare Barrel Founders Club #4: Cosmic Dust

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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Golden sour beer aged in oak w/hibiscus, single barrel release

Bottle release 2014, 2015

GABF 2014 Gold

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Art (3094) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 25, 2016
Pink clear pour. Floral lemon aroma. Taste is pretty sour with a grainy finish. Sharp.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mesjasz (932) - Lodz, POLAND - JUN 26, 2016
Bottle sample at Chmielarnia. Very funky aroma, leather, basement, gooseberry. Taste is medium sour and dry with light vinegar note and zesty, grapefruit, gooseberry flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
falco242 (373) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 1, 2016
Pretty beer in the glass, a pink rose with thin head. Tart fruit nose, and the taste is sour, cherry, a bit floral and sweet. Clean finish and the tart lingers. Solid overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (2904) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - MAR 30, 2016
Aroma: Cranberry, Tart Cherry... Appearance: Ruby Hue, Passes Some Light, Thin Pink Head Ring, Minimal Lacing... Taste: Tart Cranberry, Hibiscus, Red Plum... Mouthfeel: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Semi Tart, Mildly Drying

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drsandman (1035) - New York, USA - MAR 18, 2016
Growler shared in San Jose. Pours a super clear bright red, pinkish head. Aroma is hibiscus, lacto, berries, oak, lemon. Flavor is dry, fruity, sour fruits, lemon, lacto, herbal. Super drinkable, lovely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mathieuc (3256) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 21, 2016
EBF 2016. Pours a clear copper with a medium white rim that leaves some lacing. Nose is of vinegar, red wine, fruits. Taste is quite acidic, tart, puckering but also dry, fruity and oaky. Light to medium body, medium carbonation. A bit punishing but still pretty interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
WillRunForBeer (2247) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 19, 2016
From notes. EBF 2016. Pours reddish orange with an off white head. Aroma is heavy funk, tart cherry, rotten strawberry. Flavor is tart cherry, tart strawberry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Minderbinder (3264) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 16, 2016
EBF 2016 Pours pink with low white head, low lacing. Aroma is of strawberries, flowers. Taste is of sourness, fruits, strawberries, raspberries, acidity. Palate: Light-medium body, soft carbonation. Overall: Good, tasty but a bit too much on sourness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
czar (7525) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 15, 2016
tap at EBF 2016. unclear medium dark golden orange, pink tint, with a small off-white cap offering minimal retention and lacing. tart straberries and raspberries, assertively tart if not puckering; minerqal zinfandel woodsiness, astringent leaves, spices. moderate carbonation, light body, dry sour citric-spicy finish. raspberry-driven and kind of plain sour ale. o-k, still.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
deyholla (9993) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 23, 2016
Bottle shared by Kyle, thanks! Pours a hazy light peachy yellow with a white head that dissipates quickly to the edges. Aroma has a good amount of hibiscus with a light funk and a bit of grass. Flavor has a nice tart hibiscus with a bit of acid and a light funk.

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