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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A barrel-aged beer with cherries and raspberries.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
ericdevin (884) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - MAY 16, 2013
Draft from unknown, courtesy Joe. 2013 vintage. Pours a dark reddish brown, aroma is almost all raspberries, very little of the cherries or the barrels, lacto funk is there, though. Body is medium/lively, thought it might have been a little bit more tart, actually. Wood comes in huge, crashing through body and hitting roof of mouth. Might have wanted a little bit more liveliness but overall a really great beer. Upright does it again!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kcorum10 (325) - Arizona, USA - MAY 10, 2013
Pours amber/red in color with white head. Flavors of citrus with some underlying tart cherries and raspberries.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jandd1983 (2740) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Sampled at DLD 2013. It poured a deep, reddish amber color with an off-white head. The aroma was raspberry tartness with a bit of blueberry and a slight underlying funk. The taste was a rich raspberry note that becomes tart with backing wine and light funk. Mighty tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopdog (9133) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 29, 2013
750ml bottle. Poured a ruby/pinkish/reddish color with a thin sized head. Berries, wood, citrus, some funkiness, and some fruitiness. Lighter tart and refreshing finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrChopin (3474) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 28, 2013
murky grapefruit, darker than four play but similar, larger spotty cream head. Nose is huge lime, lightly green with umami hints. Heavy citrus front, lime and kiwi, mildly acetic mid followed by bright fruit. Thin and sticky through the end.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (11059) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 27, 2013
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured a clear ruby color with a minimal to average frothy white head that mostly lasted with fair lacing. Moderate to heavy sour fruit and yeast aroma. Medium to full body with a sticky texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy sour & tart flavor with a medium to heavy sour & tart finish of moderate to long duration. This is a standout beer for style.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nimbleprop (5183) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 23, 2013
750ml bottle pours a hazy, caramel amber with some white head. Nose is a nice blend of cherries and vinegar, raspberry jam too. Flavor is sweet and tart, vinegar, cherries, red wine, fresh berry, strawberries. Full, bright, acidic finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (6934) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 21, 2013
750ml bottle, thanks to alexsdad06 for sharing. Bottle #111 of 119. Mostly clear red / orange color. Little white head. Little lace. More tart, woody aroma. Nice tart taste, not too tart. Medium body. Kind of more crisp, lighter carbonation. Light fruity. For me, a decent sour

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (6790) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 21, 2013
750 ml bottle shared by alexsdad06- thanks again, Brad! Bottle 111/119. Sole Composition. Pours a mostly clear burnt orange color with a small off-white head. Aroma of rose petals, black cherries, raspberries, apple, sweet malts, oak, and some vegetal notes. Flavor of big floral notes, lemon, cherry, raspberry, and oak. Light-bodied, with a sour, floral, dry mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Floral, fruity sour.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
b3shine (5819) - Indiana, USA - APR 20, 2013
750 ml bottle to taster (Batch 1, bottle #111/119; thanks alexsdad06). Looks good; a transparent dark orange with off-white lacing and lively carbonation. Smells good too; sweet and funky with cherry and raspberry notes. Tastes like it smells with a nice, lively mouthfeel. Good beer!


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