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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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This traditional Flanders-style sour red ale was aged for 2.5 years in red wine barrels. It is named in honor of a very energetic cardinal who used to fly around the outside of the brewery during the first half of 2011 when this beer was originally brewed.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (2624) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 21, 2014
750ml bottle thanks to rich. Pours out a amber copper topped with a white head. Nose is sour funk fruit and apple. Taste is as the nose with a nice pucker funk.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (10580) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2014
CBC. Clear reddish brown with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and sour fruit. Flavor is quite sweet and light acidic. Dry and light acidic finish. 030514

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TXBadger (1246) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 11, 2014
Pours a nice red color with fizzy white head. Sour cherries, tartness, some dark fruits, and yeast on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes tart and dry.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (5675) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2014
Draught at CBC 2014. hazy dark amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of sourness, oak, cherries, oak, vinegar and yeast.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (14449) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2014
3rd May 2014
CBC Session 4. Hazy amber beer, small pale cream coloured head. Palate is light and crisp. Light floralness and sourness over a little thin malt cream. Light airy finish. Nice balance. Decent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (4596) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 6, 2014
750ml bottle pours a hazy brown with some spitty, tan head. Nose has some fusel alcohol, cherry, wood pulp, a little vanillin, some jam. Flavor is fruity, tart, vanilla, mild vinegar, some pomegranate, a little wood, a little pink peppercorn. Oily, tart finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ktwse (1876) - SWEDEN - JUN 4, 2014
Pours murky brown with low light tan head. Aroma of sour cherries, wood, rhubarb, grapes. Taste is medium fruit tart with sour balanced finish. Light and crisp body with average carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (13286) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2014
Draught at CBC 2014. Clear red/brown - white head. Sourness, acid, rubber, wine, grapes, red berries, ok wooden, citris, winegar, wine tannns, some yeast.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zvikar (3370) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAY 30, 2014
Draught sample at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014. 4th Session. Pours deep red with a beige head, aroma of lemon and vinegar, flavor of fruits, lemon and vinegar, medium bodied. Nice

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (10786) - DENMARK - MAY 30, 2014
Tap @ CBC, 14. Dark brown with small tan head. Aroma is malt, yeast, dark fruits, vinegar and sour fruits. Flavour is malt, fruit, dark fruits, yeast, sour fruits, vinegar, little dry, brett and medium sweet.


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