madmitch76 (20710) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
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.
Travlr (19481) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 14, 2013
4.4 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
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.
Leighton (17210) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
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.
harrisoni (16583) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at New Bruces 30th Day. cloudy orange brown lasting beige head. Sour raspberry aroma. Decent raspberry fruity drinkable but simple
Theydon_Bois (15545) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
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.
brokensail (15203) - San Leandro, California, USA - NOV 17, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cloudy pinkish red color with pink-white head. Very fruit forward on the nose. Seems like a combination of cherries and raspberries. Lots of funky straw and earth notes, quite a bit of lemon, too. The fruit flavor is similarly intense on the palate, maybe a bit sweeter, though. Still a fair amount of lemon.
bhensonb (13516) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 20, 2012
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Capped 750 from Marcus. Pours copper with a slight, perhaps lightly pinkish, transient head. Aroma is raspberry. Move over Framboise de Amorosa. Med + body. It’s quite sour, and the sour cherry dominates. Raspberry is a complementary flavor. Finshes marvelously sour, astringent, and very arguably oaky. Yum.
Tmoney99 (12991) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 27, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.
jtclockwork (12845) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 3, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.
Ratman197 (12550) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 18, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
750 ml bottle shared with Doodler and company poured a hazy reddish amber with a lasting offwhite head. Aromas of raspberry, bread and light spice. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry tart finish. Flavors of bread, raspberry and light spice with a crisp dry tart lingering berry finish.