rangerred (660) - Johnson City, Tennessee, USA - NOV 15, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
330ml bottle into a goblet.
Pours a nearly clear medium brown with a smallish half finger tan head. Ok head retention with pretty good lacing.
Aroma has quite a bit of tartness and cherries along with some vinegar. Barnyard in the background along with yeast. Of all these aromas, however, tart dark fruit really dominates.
The flavor really has a lot going on. Lots of tartness and dark fruit up front but there is a solid powdered cocoa flavor underneath that surprised me a little bit. Barnyard rises quickly next but it remains restrained. Quite acidic all the way through but has a slightly sticky finish. Carbonation is soft and high.
Overall, a tasty but not over the top complex brew. It would make a good introduction into the expansive world of wild Belgian beers.
Tubbe (2) - DENMARK - MAY 22, 2013 does not count
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Long lasting foam, deep red color, aroma of citrus and yeast, taste of tart red berries and balsamic vinegar.
RobinV (37) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 18, 2013
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Beautiful red brown colour with beige head. Smells sweet and sour, but also a bit like sweaty socks (geuze).
Sweet and fruity yet sour and refreshing. Vivid, light body. Spicy/wild geuze finish. A great beer.
MUbArAKKArAbUM (15) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 17, 2013
3.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
11.2 Oz bottle reddish brown, beige head, sweet and sour cherry taste with a slightly weird funk didn’t like it at first but it grew on me. Nice change of pace
Jgabriel (3) - BELGIUM - MAY 15, 2013 does not count
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bière étonnante et très originale. Au premier abord difficile elle deploye des la seconde gorgée son arôme type cidre au pommé. A goûter..
sir__v (289) - Lille, FRANCE - MAY 12, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Color: dark red beer with medium brown head and small carbonization. Smell: grapes, red fruits as strawberry and raspberry, wine. Taste: red fruits and wine really interesting beer with expressive good red wine taste. Aftertaste: small sugar and caramel sensation.
NikkTwist (884) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 11, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Farmers Cabinet. Slightly hazy dark copper red pour with a large pillowy off-white head. Lots of funny lace. Soft fuzzy sour cherry. Little bit of Flemish funk but mostly a watered down sweet cherry sour. Not bad, but I have just had so many better variations of this style that I can not rate it higher. Still a classic.
Blade86 (194) - Wrocław, POLAND - MAY 10, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
dark reddish brown color, beige foam; fruity (cherry) aroma; very sweet, very sour; medium body; long sour finish;
Overall: very interesting and very good beer but not to my taste
OKplus (355) - Oklahoma, USA - MAY 10, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A - Dark brown/burgundy color. with an off-white head that leaves solid lacing patterns.
S - Musty fruit, balsamic, raspberries, wet grass, cherries, lacto, old wood.
T - Candy sweet up front than turns tart with a mineral sweetness, tangy cherries, tart apple skins, over ripe fruit, there’s a rich malt backbone underneath. Finishes acidic.
M - Moderate carbonation, soft and smooth feel.
More tart than sour. Nicely balanced with a solid malt backbone.
This is a good beer to have around for a celebration.
Serving type: bottle
Jrwhitney6 (116) - - MAY 9, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Really enjoyed it. Drank at rooftop bar in St Louis. Pours a reddish brown (closer to brown). Taste of sour cherries, but not overly tart. Would have again.
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Gerbeer (857) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 8, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330 ml bottle. Pours a clear dark brown with medium head that settles quickly. Aromas of wet wood, sour cherries, and a bit if funk/brett. Flavors of green oak, roasted malts, bitter cherries. Quite sweet for a sour.