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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brown Ale aged in Stainless on fresh Montmorency Cherries for 2 years.

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Butters (4059) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUN 28, 2012
Sampled at the mekong beers gone wild tasting. Pretty much what you would expect. Tart aroma and flavor and just a pleasant blend of cherry. Not fake. Not merichino. Just wonderfully balanced.

3.6
TURDFERGUSON (4058) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 19, 2012
Tap at Sam’s in Durham. I ordered a glass for $7 and didn’t realize they were going to pour me a huge ass glass. I was trying to go in and out of the store. oh well. This was pretty good. Dark reddish, black cherry color, with a large foamy off-white head. Notes of sour black cherry, earthy, yeasty funk. A little muddled and watery when compared to the big boys.

3.7
mathieuc (3946) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 14, 2017
Got the last pour of the bottle so it was a murky dark golden with no head and no lacing for me but for others it was hazy with no head and no lacing. Nose is of oak and light vinegar. This being a 2011 bottle it didn’t seem too affected by age. Taste gives a slight hint of the age with some sherry/madeira but nothing bad. More oak and cherry wine. Body is medium, carbonation moderate and mouthfeel is certainly vinous. Overall a pretty nice one that I would have been curious to try fresh. Still, it held up pretty well for a 5+ bottle and was a nice drink for sure.

3.9
Steve_0 (3745) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 15, 2012
Bottle at home, courtesy of Aaron. Thanks man!! Pour is hazy orange with a small white head that quickly dissipated. Funk, dusty, citric acid, floral, tangy, dusty, and cat urine in the aroma. Taste is acidic lemon, tangy, wood, yeast, dusty, funky basement, and vanilla with a lingering sour finish. Light body with soft carbonation. Not bad, not bad, at all.

4.2
reggiedunlop (3718) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2012
Pours a hazy amber with a medium white head. Aroma has wonderful tart cherry and funk...very sour cherry and mild sweet cherry. Flavor has awesome sour and sweet cherry. Mouthfeel is light/medium with a nice dry cherry finish. Wow.

3.1
Huhzubendah (3705) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 14, 2012
Shared by Thorpe429 alongside several other Allagash sour/wild ales. Thank you very much, Mike! The beer is dark brown and hazy with crimson highlights. The nose brings cherries, booze, yeast, funk. Notes of mushrooms and earth. The flavor is a bit odd and jolting. Booze presence is a bit too forward. Tart finish with moderately low carbonation. Overall, this was just OK.

4.1
jrob21 (3663) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 18, 2013
Sour cherry is the name of the game here. Full bodied and a big sour flavor. On tap at the brickstore. Rivals some of the more established sours. The finish is a little off but the flavors, body and texture come in nicely.

3.6
Reynolds314 (3433) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 2, 2012
Pours a muddled bourgundy color with light fizzy white head. Aroma is leather, tart cherries, and light funk. Reminds me a lot of a thinner Monomoy creek by Cisco. Pretty nice.

3.4
Pawola22 (3262) - Woodridge, Illinois, USA - JUL 20, 2012
12.7oz bottle picked up at the brewery in Portland, ME. Bottled in November 2011. Pours a murky, orange-amber colored body with a thin, fizzy, beige head that dissipates quickly and leaves a moderate lacing. Aroma is dry brett and dusty funk with a moderate cherry tartness. The cherries give off just a slight sweetness as well. A very light biscuit malt behind the funk and cherries with some acidity and earth. Flavor is similar. Dry brett, dusty yeast funk, and a slight earthiness up front before some cherries come in with a moderate tartness and a touch of sweetness. Again, a very light biscuity malt backing comes in towards the end with some acidity and a bit of a floral fruitiness. Finishes very dry and bretty with lots of dusty funk and a moderate cherry tartness. Some earthiness as well before leaving a medium length aftertaste and a slight alcohol warmth. Light body and a somewhat fizzy carbonation. Overall, I was expecting more, but this wasn’t bad. Not overly complex IMO with more dusty funk and dry brett than cherry tartness. A slight malt note behind everything with a light body and a nice dryness. Glad to have tried.

3.3
puzzl (3258) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 25, 2012
Tap at the Blind Tiger. Very stinky, acetic acid. Celery, basil, licorice. Thick body, tiny carbonation, mild acidity. Pretty dull and one dimensional.


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