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RATINGS: 112   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
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey (7183) - 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 (14020) - 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

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
j12601 (6743) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - FEB 3, 2013
Bottle at jtclockwork’s place for a tasting. Pours a slightly murky looking amber with a thin white head. Big sweet raspberry and cherries on the nose, soft and musky with a bit of acid. Medium bodied, soft acid and a bit of tart cherry with some fuzzy raspberries. Absolutely lovely, fuzzy musk and soft acid. Gorgeous stuff.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (8776) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 3, 2013
Bottle shared at tasting at my house. Pours amber brown with tan/off white head. Nose and taste of tart raspberry, funky wood, wild yeast, light cherry vinegar tartness, light caramel and aged oak. Medium body. Well balanced tartness - not overpowering. Raspberry shines through a bit more than the cherry.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Minderbinder (1962) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 25, 2013
Bottle 750ml. Pours slightly hazy dark amber/dirty pale brown. Not much head, but some lacing. Aroma is of sourness, cherries, fruits, acidity, sligth metal. Taste is of sourness. Not too much acetic. Fruits. Palate: Ligth-medium body. Overall: Refreshing. Fair sourness, not too cloying as some muricans can be.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (3011) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 21, 2013
Bottle (750 ml). Shared by David P., thanks! Hazy ugly orange/copper, with beautiful and intense lacing though. Aroma of cherries, apple, spices, acetic notes, brown sugar and flemish red reminiscences. Taste is moderately sweet with cherries and other red fruits notes. Not as acetic as the aroma. Body is light. There’s a very good balance between fruits/sweetness/sourness. Interesting Sour!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JulienHuxley (3344) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - JAN 20, 2013
Bottle, shared by David. Cloudy orange copper pour with small white head. Aroma of cherries, cherry pie, spices, acetic, light menthol, brown sugar, berries. Taste is really good, a strong point. Light acidity, berries, brown sugar, quite sweet-sour., delicate. Palate is light and fruity, med carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (7050) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JAN 4, 2013
750mL pours with an opaque copper body that supports a thin tan head of foam. The aroma seems flower pedal like with a bit of sweetness and vinegar and passion fruit. The taste is similar as flowery notes quickly meet brown sugar dissolved in vinegar. In the background are murmurs of vague fruitiness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 31, 2012

Date: October 28, 2012
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting
Appearance: cloudy orange, frothy orange head, bits of lace
Aroma: tart fruity aroma, backing sweetness
Flavor: sweet fruity flavor, balancing tartness, long tart finish
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.6/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: *** /4

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanfolty (1883) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - DEC 30, 2012
December 29, 2012 - bottle at Brett’s tasting. Cloudy orange pour with minimal head and spotty lacing. Sour cherry and raspberry, dry finish.


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