BeerandBlues2 (8450) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - FEB 18, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Max’s Taphouse. Pours lightly hazy amber with a small, fizzy white head, short retention with good lacing. Aroma is fruity esters, berries, oak, earthy notes and sugar. Flavor is malt forward with light sour fruity esters, faint hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.
Travlr (9819) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 18, 2013
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Max’s. cloudy golden amber color, smsll white head, solid lacing. Aroma of sour berries and early summer fruit. Taste is softly sour strawberries, cherries, lemons. Tasty.
BMan1113VR (7690) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 1, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle pour at sourfest. Pours with a hazed peachy hued body with a white head. ARomas are of stone fruit, redwine, canned peaches, plums, medium funky and peppery. Grapes. Flavors are tart, pear, plum soil, red wine and canned fruit. Lively carbonation, medium tart, dry.
fiulijn (13000) - Malmö, ITALY - DEC 1, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Tonneau Verre, Yverdon-les-Bains
The color is light amber, muddy, with reddish hue; small compact head. Very nice aroma, vinous, elegant, with some vinegar sourness, and berries. Highly carbonated, smooth, with good body presence, nice combination of fruits and sourness, balanced and harmonious.
bb (6481) - Alamo, California, USA - OCT 29, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Reddish-amber beer with a dark cream head. Tart and fruity aroma with oak. Berry fruit and oak flavor with tartness. Medium bodied. Berry fruit and oak lingers with light malt.
bu11zeye (11740) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 1, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottle) Pours a murky golden body with a small white head. Aroma of herbs, grass, leather, grain, mustiness, vinous, and nuts. Flavor of herbs, earth, stone fruit, some lemon, grape, and mild funkiness.
brokensail (9108) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 9, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Amber color with an off-white head. Cherry starts things off followed by red grapes and a hint of vinegar. A nice tartness, some oak, and a bit of sweet maltiness. Just a hint of lemon peel in the background. The palate is somewhat acetic. Red wine and balsamic vinegar notes with light oak, grass, and lemon peel. Strong grape flavor with a hint of raisin and cherry. Not bad, but nothing really great either.
JohnnyJ (3892) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 30, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cloudy dark amber, with a small off white head. Sweet malt, fruit, sourness, red wine grape, and vinegar. Fine, just not great.
marcus (5608) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 12, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Davis Beer Shoppe. Pours murky amber with an attractive beige head and a fruity aroma. There is a tart grape flavor supported by a nice caramel malt base, with a vinegar finish.
bhensonb (9823) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 7, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Swingtop from The Davis Beer Shoppe. Pours hazy copper with a fizzy short lived head. Aroma is sour berry with astringency. Flavor is sour with a lot of berry and something like astringent wood. Very nice brew.