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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Oblivion is a Sour Red ale aged with blackberries and dates in red wine barrels for up to 12 months. This ale is then carefully blended to create depth and balance that will envelope you in its complexity.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (20642) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 27, 2016
bottle at home ... dark copper .. thin tan lacing ... soft sweet toffee .. soft toffee sweet malt nose ... tart fruit .. big sour fruit .. soft fruit .. tart balasamic .. soft cherry

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (9157) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 27, 2016
Bottle at Craigs. Pours clear cherry red with a thin creamy head. Aromas of red fruit, almonds, light sour. Taste is sour, red fruit. Light vinegar, in a good way. Tasty, if expensive.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
radio_nowhere (1377) - Maryland, USA - APR 24, 2016
500ml bottle into small snifter glass, clear darker ruby-amber color with light tan head. Aroma notes of sour berries, red wine, oak, apple and vanilla. Taste adds cider vinegar, red apples, blackberries, dried fruits and citrus. Light-medium body, moderate carbonation, dry, crisp, almost astringent with fruity dry finish. Pretty red wine dry yet fruity sour, very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VamboladeTolly (1398) - Tartu, ESTONIA - APR 22, 2016
Bottle. reddish dark amber with small yellowish small head. Aroma: soap, berries, balsamico, hay, cow shit. Taste: medium+ sour with some smooth sweetness, black currant, berries, acid. Sor-spicy finish. Nicely balanced. Good beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AdamChandler (4451) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - APR 18, 2016
Reddish brown 1 finger off white head. Almost no aroma except a red wine infection. Has a Flemish red ale taste but with a bit more malts than it should have. Sour is toned down. Wood and wine undertones

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kryon (2570) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - APR 16, 2016
Pours murky brown with low off white head Aromas tart of sour cherries, oak, red grapes, red apples Taste has subtle tart notes of sour cherries, red apples, hints bicarbonate, sour grapes

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ansalon (2765) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - APR 16, 2016
Pours reddish brown with a medium foamy tan head. Aromas of red grapes, red apples, almonds, cherries . Taste is funky and fruity with a malty moderate sweetness. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation. Tart and dry with a crispy note.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ktwse (3824) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2016
Pours hazy deep brown with low tan head. Aroma of sour cherries, baking soda, red grapes, burgundy barrels. Taste is medium to rich tart with a mellow sweet finish. Light and smooth body with average carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigda83 (787) - Jamestown, New York, USA - APR 8, 2016
Bottle share. Pours a black cherry color, clearish, foamy off-white head. Aroma of berries, red wine, wood, tartness. Flavor had blackberry, raspberry, wine, oak, tart, sour. Light body, sticky texture, lively carbonation, tart and dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sonnycheeba (4910) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 7, 2016
Bottle. Pours dark copper with a red tint. Aroma is dark fruit, mixed berries, oak, acidity, caramel, and some faint vanilla. Flavor is juicy and tart with great dark fruit flavor throughout with mostly neutral barrel notes and some light sweetness. Medium body.


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