anders37 (27667) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 30, 2013
Bottle. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty sour woody cabernet aroma with hints of raspberries. Fruity sour tart woody red wine flavor with hints of raspberries. Has a fruity sour tart woody wine and raspberry finish. Travlr (26435) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 12, 2013
Bottle. Hazy amber color, small edge head. Aroma of sour prunes. Taste is extremely acetic. mcberko (19883) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 11, 2013
12 oz. bottle, pours a murky dark amber / mahogany with a small beige head. Aroma brings out raspberries and red wine, and mild dry tartness. Flavour is full of potent red raspberries and dry red wine notes. Bone dry and extraordinarily fruity with the raspberries, and only mildly tart. Finishes with extremely dry red wine notes. Great stuff. jtclockwork (17654) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 14, 2013
Bottle thanks to Perrin515. Pours dark brown with off white head. Nose and taste of vinous notes, red currants, sour raspberry, oak and light earth. Mild cherry/raspberry vinegar acidity. Medium body. brokensail (16689) - Dublin, California, USA - APR 8, 2013
Bottle @ Oakquinox 2013. Amber colored pour with a white head. Really nice tartness to the nose. Big fruit character of raspberry and grape. Nice wine, a bit of raspberry jam, hints of balsamic vinegar, and lactic acidity. A bit of oak and grass, too. Very good raspberry flavor. Tons of grape and red wine, balsamic vinegar, and sweet, fruity jam. Lemon zest, grass, oak, and a nice dry finish.
djd07 (16317) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 27, 2013
Bottle thanks to Tom. Pours a cloudy amber with medium creamy off white head leavig sticky lacing along the glass. The aroma is a strong raspberry, funk and earthy notes. Thin mouthfeel wih raspberry, tart, and light vinegar and oak and nice sour finish. Really enjoyed this one. bhensonb (15993) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 18, 2017
Bottle from Bine & Vine. Pours hazy ruddy brown with a transient tan head. Aroma of old ale, old raspberries and old wood. And does somewhat smell like cab grapes. Med body or so. Flavor is somewhat tart/sour raspberry with oak astringency and some cab grape. Maybe there’s a slight fustiness with the wood. It has aged nicely. Ratman197 (15636) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 9, 2012
Bottle poured a clear reddish amber with a lasting crteamy amber head. Aromas of red wine, raspberry, oak, straw, horseblanket and light leather. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry tart finish. Flavors of raspberry, red wine, oak, horseblanket and light straw with a crisp dry tart lingering raspberry finish. Tmoney99 (15138) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Bottle. Poured a clear ruby color with an average fizzy off-white head that mostly diminished with fair lacing. Moderate to heavy sour fruit and tannic wood aroma. Medium to full body with a dry smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy sour & sweet flavor with a medium to heavy sweet & sour finish of moderate to long duration. This is a solid beer for style. Dogbrick (14344) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 26, 2012
Sample at GABF 10/13/2012, thanks to Bluemeow76 for assistance with note-taking. This beer pours a murky brownish-amber color with a medium off-white head and stringy lacing. Aroma of tart berries and oak. Medium body with a moderately sour raspberry character and notes of wood and malt. The finish is tart with a lingering raspberry aftertaste. Very good overall.