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RATINGS: 135   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Pinot Barrel Four was our second batch. We took the recipe for the Four and sent the beer into some oak barrels graciously donated by La Bete winery of McMinnville, topping them up with a small amount of Oregon cherry puree along with lactobacillus and brettanomyces claussenii to encourage more acidity and aromatic complexity in the finished beer. Half of the batch was blended and kegged and can be found at a few specialty bars while the remaining half is still maturing in the barrels and will likely be bottled at some point towards the end of 2009.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GothGargoyle (1159) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 11, 2014
Hazy orange with a pale head. Aroma is butterscotch, peach, plum, apricot. Medium-full bodied, lightly tart fruity on the palate. Flavours are cherry, peach, blood orange. Delicious.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Experiment_Ale (994) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 6, 2014
At upright with Taylor, Stephen, and Dina. Pours darker bronze hazy, no head. Aroma is fresh authentic light cherries, minimal acidity, nice. Taste is sparking fresh cherries, rose like, very balanced and drinkable. Love it

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Steve_0 (2592) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 6, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pour is hazy orange-pink with a small head that quickly dissipated. Fresh try cherries, cinnamon, vanilla, pie crust, graham cracker, lemony, cherry pie aroma. Taste is bright cherry, lacto, vanilla, nutmeg, allspice, pie crust, citruses, and flowers with a big sour finish and great spice notes. Medium body with high carbonation. Great cherry pie sour.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
boisebeerguy (80) - boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 28, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Which was hard to find. The cherries and sourness blend well so neither over powers the other. Wish i could take this home

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vyvvy (3951) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUN 22, 2014
On tap at the brewery - This was quite the beauty. Pours reddish with a very light head. The aroma is quite tart with lots of cherries, light barrel, nice souring with a bit of vinegar. It has a medium crisp body with mild carbonation. The flavor has lots of raspberry and cherry. There is mild sourness compared to the aroma, but its there and lots of thick smooth fruit. The finish has rich cherries and mild tartness. Really enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Plovmand (6351) - Helsinge, DENMARK - JUN 14, 2014
Bottle at home. Thx dfclav! Pours clear deep golden with a creamy off white head. The aroma is cherry, acid, ripe berries, oak and sour grapes. The flavor is ripe berries, cherry, light acid, marmalade, sour berries and light gooseberry. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deekyn (1168) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAY 2, 2014
A - pours light hazy glowing ruddy orange with no head. S - the nose is cherries and yogurt up front. Light raspberry. Simple grains and yeast. M - medium body and sugary sweet. Dry end. T - cherries both canned and fresh. Yeast, yogurt, mineral water and lemon juice. O - nice and clean. A little too sweet and less complex than I'd like

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gerbeer (1736) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 21, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pours a hazy amber/red with little head. Aromas of sour fruit and citrus. Flavors of citrus , light brett, and light cherries. Not overly sour - almost smooth. Easy to drink. Super.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34741) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 10, 2014

Bottle 750ml.

Clear medium amber - red orange colour with a small, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy cherry, light wood - funky, notes of malt - caramel. Flavour is moderate to light heavy sweet and light acidic with a long duration, tart, cherry, dry. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20131122]

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nikiel (877) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 7, 2014
On trap at brewery. Pours a lightly hazy amber red. Smells strongly of site cherries and lemon. Tastes sour of cherries with a hint of wood. Nice and tart, though not terribly complex.


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