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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.99/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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So It Goes is our Pennsylvania Sour Red Ale. It was fermented and conditioned in a blend of our best oak barrels for nine months. It was then bottle conditioned for three months.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
GT2 (8244) - San Diego County, California, USA - JUL 12, 2014
> Spot on Flemish red with big oak and cranberry

[ Bottle ][ 500mL ][ TheEpeeist ][ Trade ][ Tired Hands Stemware ][ 7.12.14 ]
>> Pours clear deep amber red with reddish tea core. Wispy, small head brings exceptional webby lacing. Nose is vanilla frosting, sweet cherry, grapefruit, pound cake. Taste is Oerbier Reserva like with mild tannic cranberry and oak, leathery fruit skin/grapefruit, low to medium citric keeps this from being a 100% lemon juice bomb. Big lactic focusing on cranberry. Very nice. Mild bitterness throughout.

>!< a tad anesthetic, fairly tannic

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Ernesto987 (3567) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 13, 2014
yea amazing. one of the best oud bruins ive ever hand, lots of apples, plums. Tart, green apple, pruines, finishes sweet and tart. Lingers forevers. High complexity.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrChopin (3220) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Hazy red sepia, thin dense cream head. Acetic and playdoh heavy plum nose, light oak astringency, character dominated by uncontrolled yeast. Heavy plastic and berry brett dominates front, juicy mid is tart, sticky, cleansing through the oaky and full, bubbly finish, drying and bitter despite high acidity. Odd beer, perhaps better out of the bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dfonorow (1337) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 2, 2014
Pre-DLD bottle share at Hampton Inn. Pour is hazy amber/red with a very small white head. Aroma and flavor are of sour mix, oak, apple cider, earth, and fruit juice. Finish is slight booze, fruit, and sour funk.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
callmemickey (2520) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 21, 2014
Dark amber-brown body, thin off-white head, spotty lacing. Oak, cherry, must, light earth, and just a touch of acetic character. A nice sour red that doesn’t get weighed down by a ton of acetic acid. Medium bodied, moderate acidity, lingering finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pantanap (3351) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 16, 2014
500ml bottle. Thanks Matt... Pours a hazy reddish walnut red with a skimpy maybe even non-existent head... Aroma of plummy tart sour oak but not abrasive or of the vinegar variety. Nice... Flavors are more of the same with a decent level of sourness with notes of stone fruit and plummy tartness. Carbonation level is good with just shy of a medium body. Impressed with this old bruin which are hard to execute well these days.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mar (4784) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Amber with an off white head. Nose is wood, tart, sour, acidic and funky. Great palate, tart dried fruits, wood, acidic, tannins, with a smooth finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lukaduke (2038) - Portland, Maine, USA - MAY 13, 2014
Pours a rusty umber color with a finger of eggshell foam. The nose is musty barrel funk, grape soda, earthy composted malts, vanilla, apple cider vinegar and a lingering vinous fruit complexity.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhillyCraft (3127) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 12, 2014
Bottle. Pours amber brown with small to medium head. Lacing was pretty good. Oak, vinegar, sweat, cherry, and funk were my main tasting notes. Oak became even more evident as she warmed. Usually don’t get excited over this style but tired hands done this jawn right ya’ll.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
vtafro (2952) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - MAY 4, 2014
Bottle. Brown pour with tan head. Light tart cherries, nice tart sour tones. Aroma and flavor void of balsamic, really enjoying this.

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