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RATINGS: 391   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 342   ABV: 11.4%
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Over a year in the making, this American Wild Ale is fermented with Brettanomyces yeast and aged with red-raspberry puree in Oak barrels for over 1 year, then bottle conditioned in champagne bottles.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rocbyter (1904) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - OCT 18, 2014
2009 Bottle. Strong sharp sore fruity alcohol aroma. Clear red orange color with a small white head. Fruity beginning with a strong sour and light bitter finish. Will try aging one longer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dr_Fellini (459) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - OCT 8, 2014
Bottle to glass. Pours a slightly hazy light brown with reddish mahogany hues and a light tan head. Aroma is mildly tart, raspberries, oak, brown ale characteristics. Flavor has much more tartness, good sour red/brown character with tart raspberries. Good tart in the body, but fades quickly. Still delicious!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerathon (1218) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Reddish purple pour with bubbly head. Sour raspberry flavor, but complex in that it’s also semi-sweet. Very enjoyable.

2.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
AirForceHops (3295) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 27, 2014
750 ml Bottle. Well it has a nice color, red with a pink hue. No head at all. Aroma is sour raspberries, funky oak and vinegar.

We did a side by side with a 2011 and a 2012. Both very hard to drink. I dislike drinking vinegar in a sour, this has vinegar, sea slat, artificial raspberry, paint thinner, extremely sharp funky oak. Harsh, just plain hash. Not sure how anybody could really enjoy this. 4 oz. was more then enough out 750 ml bottle.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jfb (3968) - Freising, GERMANY - SEP 25, 2014
(bottle) murky ruby-amber colour with no head. aroma of rhubarb, raspberries and a hint of honey, with some notes of dill, mint, light orange peel and lemons. flavour is more raspberries, rhubarb and blackberries, slightly perfumed and tart, with a hint of herbal hops and some alcohol. medium-bodied with average carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (5977) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 11, 2014
"this murky ruby brown brew doesn’t seem hot in any way, but it’s a little heavy and sticky for a wild ale, making me wonder is 11.4% really necessary. Heavy on the oak, with sour fruits and ample raspberry, though not overtly so. A good but not great sour (has just a touch a that baby diaper thing going on too). Lingering on the palate. Thanks Greg for the trade."

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndySnow (3787) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 9, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: RBESG 14 not so grand tasting.
Appearance: Orange colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Sour, citrus, floral, berries.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Sweet fruit, berries, sour, citrus, grapefruit.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Desverger (2163) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2014
Bottle@Craft Clerkenwell (RBESG 10/08/2014) - fuzzy reddish coloured pour with white head. Aroma and taste is prominent sour raspberry, red berries, nice acidity, tart on the palate. Beautiful.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rlgk (11026) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2014
RBESG 2014 in London, Sunday Tasting at Craft Clerkenwell. Hazy orange/copper beer with a small offwhite head. Sourish raspberry aroma, tart, strawberries, grapefruit, citrus, floral,funky, some barnyard. Sour raspberry flavor, tart, leather, strawberries, sourish, grassy, grapefruit, citrus, some earthy notes. Delicious.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
oOJUXEOo (294) - Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle 2014. Pour is pinkish copper. Awesome sour aroma with raspberries and wood. Taste is slightly sweet. Perhaps aging would soften the overwhelming raspberry. Good wild ale.


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