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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A barrel-aged beer with cherries and raspberries.


4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Travlr (11812) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 14, 2013
Bottle courtesy of mostly me, with help from GT2, thanks! Cloudy ruby amber color, bright white edge head. Nice aroma of softly sour plums, grapefruit, mango. Taste is softly sour berries, Asian and tropical fruit. Fantastic.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (9685) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - APR 14, 2013
Bottle shared by GT2 and Travlr. Pours clear amber with a medium, fizzy off-white head, short retention with good lacing. Aroma is cherry and raspberry with barnyard yeast notes and biscuit and straw malt. Flavor is fresh fruit of cherry and raspberry with straw and biscuit malt and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MikeJslc (743) - USA - APR 13, 2013
Ruby, hazy, white head. Dry, crackerlike malt, raspberry and apricot notes, dry grainy finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewDad (4987) - Olympia, Washington, USA - MAR 26, 2013
Dark golden in color, hazy with a thin head. Nice sour flavor and aroma. Terrific barrel aging . This is a super beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (15073) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2013
9th February 2013
Bruce’s Birthday Bash at the Craft Clerkenwell. Thanks to Bruce again! The Eric Cantona looky likey threw me for a bit! Very hazy amber beer. Small suddy cream coloured head. Light and slightly dry. Mild sourness, fresh raspberry. A little lemon. Zingy. Mild seltzer minerals. Semi dry finish. Not bad.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (10967) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2013
Bottle at CBC - Clerkenwell, London during Bruce’s 30th Birthday Party. Many thanks to Bruce! Pours cloudy gold with a fine, white cream cap. Big acetic fruit aroma. Medium sweet flavor with big tangy bite, some juicy berries, mellow dryness. Medium bodied with fine, massaging carbonation. Pungent tartness to finish, more acetic zing, lemon, berries. Massively tart beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (4596) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 25, 2013
Bottle @ Bruce’s birthday tasting. Cheers, Bruce! The pour’s a hazy amber color with a small head. The aroma’s raspberry tart, sweet berry jam, some general acidic funkiness. The taste is more of the same. Robust sweet raspberry. Bucolic field. Fresh, summery flavors. Soft tartness, hints of brett. Light body, very drinkable. Fine carbonation. Overall,a really impressive beer. Top work.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (8652) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2013
Bottle at Bruce’s 30th celebrations, 08/02/13, big thanks to the birthday boy ! Hazed dark amber with a thin off white head that clears to a film. Nose is sour/tarte orchard fruits, wood, light vinegar. citrus. Taste follows, sour apples, tarte pears, wood, lemon, light vinegars. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, sour/tarte finish. Great stuff!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey (6812) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2013
Bottle at Bruce’s 30th, massive thanks to the main man himself! It pours hazy golden with a small off-white head. The nose is creamy, raspberry yoghurt, dark cherry, fresh sour fruit and plum skin. The taste is tart raspberry, puckering lemon, oak, Granny Smith apple, apricot, sour peach, faint vinegar and sherbet with a dry, tart finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Lovely sourness, crisp, refreshing and damn delicious! Not particularly complex, but very drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (13704) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2013
Bottle at New Bruces 30th Day. cloudy orange brown lasting beige head. Sour raspberry aroma. Decent raspberry fruity drinkable but simple


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