RateBeer
overall
99
99
style
Serve in Tulip

bottled
available

on tap
available

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (18677) - , 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (16477) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 12, 2014
Courtesy of Ferris, 8.5% ABV
Dark brown color, almost black; small head. Woody and sour aroma, dark malts. Highly carbonated, good dark malts flavor, fruity sourness, balsamic vinegar, very woody and fairly tannic; moderate alcohol perception.
Very good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
harrisoni (15319) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2013
Bottle at Craft Beer Co. Thanks to Paige. Great cherry flavour. Lovley ridiculously drinkable

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (14433) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle shared in London during the CBC 2nd birthday. Thanks, Paige! Pours cloudy red-brown with an off-white froth cap. Leathery fruits in the nose, moderate funky accents. Medium sweet flavor with good tangy fruits, further leather, touches of earth. Lightly acidic with tangy fruits. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Tangy finish, some sour berries, chewy leather. Lovely beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brokensail (13680) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Bottle thanks to GT. I’ll be a bit more concise with my rating [:39]. Almost black in color with a nice tan head. Really complex nose. Tons of cherry, leather, plum, and oak. Smoke, bourbon, and tobacco. A bit of a red wine note, too. Kind of balsamic as well. The flavor is nicely tart and somewhat acetic. Balsamic and red wine vinegars. Oak, bourbon, leather, cherry, and plum. A touch of booze on the finish. Really nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
argo0 (12374) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 19, 2014
50cl bottle at Campground Brewdown. Minimal tan head atop black body with brown edge. Aroma is moderately sweet, vinous, some prune, cocoa, Bourbon. Taste is moderately sweet, vinous, some prune, sour, light Bourbon. Medium-full body, some stickiness, low carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (11064) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 2, 2013
Bottle shared at tasting at my house. Pours very dark brown with tan head. Nose and taste of desert wine, oak, dusty cocoa, chocolate, vanilla, red wine, roasted cherries and lightly funky citrus hops. Whiskey barrel is minimal, which is good and adds some complexity to the brew. Very well crafted. Medium body. Dryish finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (10147) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - APR 21, 2014
Bottle... Pours dark brown (nearly black) with a small, creamy, mushroom-colored head. The nose is a mélange of cherry, oak and red wine. Medium to full-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and laid-back carbonation. Tastes a lot like the Guillemot Nebula, but there’s more cherry in the nose and flavor here. Tangy, lightly roasty finish. Bottle provided by landhoney!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adnielsen (10138) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 20, 2013
Bottle @ Stephen’s house, courtesy of Steve_0. Thanks! Pours a dark brown appearance with a brown head. Rich black cherry, a bit spicy whiskey, light grape, mild caramel/chocolate, somewhat herbal, somewhat spicy aroma. Somewhat tart, rich berry/cherry, chocolate, somewhat woody, whiskey, tangy flavor. Kind of an interesting beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcberko (9754) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 13, 2014
500mL bottle, pours a deep dark brown with an amber tinge and a small beige head. Aroma is complex, with notes of cherries, funky notes, light tartness, and miscellaneous dark fruits. Flavour is tart and dry, with red notes, medium brett funk, and light acidity. Quite vinous, with loads of red wine and moderate brett on the finish. Elegant stuff. Finishes rather acidic.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 5


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50