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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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Distinguished by red wax on the 500 ml bottle. Jim Beam barrel fermented Guillemot. Single barrel/not blended. Fermented atop 45 lbs of local tart cherries.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (15073) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2013
29th June 2013
Craft Clerkenwell 2nd Birthday Bonanza! Bottle thanks to Paige. Almost opaque dark brown beer. Tidy pale tan head. Light semi dry palate. Really nice mellow bourbon and sour fruits. Mild dark malts. Semi dry finish with a little spice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mR_fr0g (3135) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2013
Bottle at the Craft beer company 2nd birthday. Thanks to Paige. Flemmish Brun sour aroma. Light oak, Light acid, sour cherry. Oak in the flavour as well. Depth and subtlety in spades. Very good indeed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EdKing (1872) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2013
Bottle in the Craft Beer Co. 2nd B’Day care of Paige D. Opaque dark brown, tan head. Nose is creamy bourbon barrell, little sour, cherry fruit, chocolate. Taste is sour, light sweet wood. Dark malt. The Jim Bean barrel is really subtle and nice. Good dark sour beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
harrisoni (13712) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2013
Bottle at Craft Beer Co. Thanks to Paige. Great cherry flavour. Lovley ridiculously drinkable

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
PhillyCraft (3225) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Bottle at Haydens. Poured a hazy brown with light to medium beige head. Aromas and taste are sour cherry, beautiful oak, apricot, skins, dust, dark grapes, chocolate and light roast. Good bit of acidic fruits working well together. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. This was awesome.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
mathieuc (1284) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 9, 2013
Sorry I didn’t take notes but I can say that this one was superior to the Nebula but that both products were stellar! I’m not usually one to accept such experimentations with a style that is meant to be simple and quenching but this one had some really nice barrel notes without the bourbon showing and a really fun acidity. Highly appreciated!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
czar (4371) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 9, 2013
bottle. pours murky brown with a very nice beige head, good retention and lacing. overwhelmed and hypnotized by the aroma: just incredibly complex and every component blends in and fits just right. tannins and red wine and bourbon barrels, also pinot noir and cabernet franc, complex bretty funk, loads of fruitiness - obvious tart and sweet cherries, but also tart apricots, plums, earthy and grassy, demerara, toffee and almost burnt but delicious belgian candi - welcomed sweetness, spiciness. soft and constant carbonation, ligt to medium body, lightly acidic and grassy-earthy finish. barrel-aged wonder..

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tom10101 (2781) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 4, 2013
Bottle (500 ml). Thanks to Bruce! Brown with a small beige head and tiny lacing. Aroma is really complex with winey notes, cherries, subtle bourbon presence, roasted malt and oak. Taste is slightly to moderately sweet, winey with tart cherries, roasted malt, grapes and oak. Mouthfeel is winey and dry. Medium body. Extremely complex beer, enjoyable and well balanced. It’s more of a sipper than a refreshing Saison though. Another great barrel aged beer by Tired Hands!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hoppypocket (408) - Trois-rivieres, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 4, 2013
Pours a dark brown and beige head, little lacing. Aroma of roasted malts, dark fruits, wine and oak notes, a bit sour on the nose. Taste is vinous, oak, a bit of vanilla, roasted malts, tart cherries, tart, light acetic notes. Low body and medium carbonation. Again, not a fan of dark sours, but still well done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Steve_0 (2665) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 20, 2013
Bottle at home with friends. Pour is deep brown/black with a frothy tan head and decent lacing. Raspberries, dark cherries, a touch of bourbon, oak, toffee, light prunes, red grapes, and Cabernet barrels in the aroma. Taste is toffee, spice, cherries, light cinnamon, whiskey, caramel, raisins, and red wine with a lightly tart finish. Medium body with high carbonation. Really nice barrel-aged saison.

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