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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   SEASONAL: Special   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.


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Naka (708) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 18, 2013
Pours brownish red a small beige head. Aroma is sour lactic cherry bourbon funk. A little toasty flavor, but great funky sweet dark cherry and alcohol. Light body and very warming. Delicious.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabel (6865) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 22, 2014
[6680-20140816] Bottle. Soya saucy and roasted cherry fruit aroma. Hazy, brown cola body with a quick foamy tan head. Fruity sour flavour has a bit of cherry sauce. Medium body is quite sour. Interesting. (7/3/7/3/15) 3.5
(@ Campground Brewdown 2014, Millmont, PA)

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
dagimp (743) - Philly, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 17, 2014
Had this one in the basement/cellar for a while. Gotta drink the good stuff eventually! PITA wax dipped! Pours a dark brown with some thin white head. Fantastic tart aroma. Mouthfeel is very light and almost watery, but pretty good for the style. Taste is outstanding. Lots of very tart cherries. I didn’t notice any or much bourbon flavor and no booziness; which are both very good things. Just great flavor complexity. Wow! Big fan of the original Guillemot and bigger fan of this one.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
lachrymalisis (398) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 19, 2014
dark black and red fruits. moderate tartness layered with lactic cherry/berry flavors and roasted chocolate.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcberko (7248) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (15371) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (5009) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 12, 2014
Bottle - Sour cherry and dark malts with some oak notes. Deep mahogany with a decent brown head. Rich malty and sour tart cherry. Simple, but underlying complexity and nice to drink

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (11900) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (8091) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 22, 2014
2014-08-16. Black body with a small tan head that fades. 3+ Aroma is strange, fruity tangy character with a touch of roast and a vinous quality. Flavour is tangy, light sourness throughout, dark malt core. Smooth average bodied palate, soft carbonation. 3+ Okay. Bottle at Campground Brewdown

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
argo0 (11666) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (9559) - 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!


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