WanderinCelt87 (195) - Hamburg, New Jersey, USA - MAR 20, 2014
2.9 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pour is a deep hazy brown with a white head. Aroma is very subtle coffee. Taste is subtle with notes of coffee and cherry. Leaves a bitter malt after taste
TheBeerGod (5633) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - AUG 27, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle - 750mL corked and caged. ABV listed as10.6%. Bottled on date of 11/07/14 with a Best by date of 11/07/16. Rusty brown with a tall, dense fluffy tan head. Aroma is cherries and ark fruit with soft yeast, sour fruit notes and light toasted malt. Taste is big cherry and dark fruit notes, sour berries, yeast, toasted malt, dark bread and caramel. Slightly boozy on the back end. Ends with more dark fruit, black cherries, tart cherries, toasted malt, caramel and yeast notes.
Mark_Eck (1250) - - AUG 4, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a hazy reddish brown color. Aroma and taste are largely dark fruits with some sweet malts.
ben4321 (4881) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUN 11, 2015
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Location: 750 ml corked and caged bottle from Buy Rite, 6/11/15
Aroma: The nose is tart cherry juice, some spice, yeast, a little raisin/fig, and mild medicinal notes
Appearance: It pours a dark ruby-brown color with a small beige head and some light streaks of lace
Flavor: More sweet than the nose suggests, tartness, spice, and those medicinal notes on the close
Palate: The body is light-medium, more fizzy than not, with a lingering, slightly puckering finish
If there’s one thing I know about this beer: Dave would hate this. As for me, I thought it was okay. I’d probably have enjoyed it more if not for two main issues: Issue #1 - The odd medicinal notes that makes both the aroma and flavor feel flawed. Issue #2 - The mouthfeel is just off here. There’s too much carbonation and not enough body.
tennisjoel (1241) - Rochester, Minnesota, USA - MAY 27, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Appearance is dark red with a thin but long lasting white head and active legs. Aroma of candied sugar, vanilla, biscuit, and toffee. Flavors of dark fruit,rum, toffee, and a slight tartness from the cherry. Simple beer, with high drinkability, and the ABV is masked well.
Ughsmash (7407) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 13, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
750mL bottle. Poured dark amber with a nice, creamy beige head. The aroma picked up dark biscuity malts, raisins, and overripe banana with accents of cherry dust and peppery yeast.. warm on the back of the nose. The flavor found biscuity malts, raisins, molasses, and a little brown sugar at the core, with prickly carbonation, cherry dust, black pepper, and rye around.. banana and chewy dark biscuits plus light tart cherry on the finish. Heavy-bodied with a bit too much carbonation on the palate.. OK feel and flow.
daknole (10346) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 28, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Brownish pour, tan head. Fruity, figs, dates, cherry, caramel, spice cake, fruit cake, toasted bread. Nice beer.
TheHopster (945) - Netcong, New Jersey, USA - APR 25, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(cork & cage bottle) Aroma of boozy cherry. Deep cherry complexion with lasting thick head. The flavor is pretty boozy with somewhat bitter cherry. Not much Belgian yeast or malts noted. Not the best from this brewer.
Mep3222 (937) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - APR 17, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma of cherry skins and rasin and figs. Taste is slight sweet and a little cloudy. Slight sweet finish but lots of flavor and nice overall.
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nearbeer (4289) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - APR 14, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750 ml. Slightly cloudy copper-brown with a lasting film of cream. Aroma is spicy toffee, raisin bread and some dry cocoa. Tastes of raisin toffee, clove-spiced dark bread, more dark grape than cherry, and some faint touches of cocoa and char. Medium body is smooth with light-medium carbonation and has a nice balance. Extremely light touch with the cherry, but that’s OK by me. Still a nice take on a higher abv dubbel.
hype (31) - - APR 6, 2015
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
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