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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Mixed fermentation ale brewed with beechwood-smoked malt and other specialty malts. Blended with a barrel of smoked sour ale and finished with sour cherries.

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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sarro (134) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - AUG 5, 2015
Sample from tap and growlers. Pours a reddish, clear light brown much like cherry juice. Thin head with fine carbonation and thin white lacing. Aroma is dominated by deep smokiness and a touch of sweet malts and candied cherry. Taste is more balanced than the nose and includes sour cherry and grape skin with a lingering smoky finish. Light to medium bodied and slightly syrupy finish. Very nice smoked sour.


3.7
FROTHINGSLOSH (8069) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 19, 2017
Sampled on draft at the brewpub this beer poured a bright pink-red color with a large foamy pink-white head that left excellent lacing. The aroma was strong wood smoke and an underlying sweetish fruit. The flavor was strong wood smoke followed by sweetish maraschino cherries. Long tangy cherry and smoke finish. Medium body. Interesting.

3.8
kramer (6682) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 25, 2015
Slightly hazy dark cherry body with a minimal wispy beige head. The nose is amazing, smoky and fruity with a great sour cherry note, light caramel sweetness, and a touch of acetic acid. The flavor is pretty nice as well, plenty of smoke, bright sour cherry, a little lingering vinegar tartness. Under all of it a sweet and sturdy caramel malt base. A little bit of a Cheerios like cereal grain note on the back end as well. Medium bodied with a bit of sticky cling and minimal carbonation. Good stuff.

2.9
MrChopin (4304) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 13, 2015
[ Keg ][ 5oz ][ @Bullfrog][ $1.50 ][ Taster ][ 05.08.15 ]
hazy amber red, thin white ring, fizzy bubbles. Thin synthetic cherry nose, stable close to manure, low malt and no balance, very thin. Heavy cherry syrup front, sticky and sugary across mid before smoky end.

3.5
Beerman6686 (6607) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 15, 2015
This poured a lighter red color with a beige head. Aroma was of smoke mainly, light cherry skins and Brett. Flavor similar, a little smoke heavy and lactic without much cherry.

3.4
GenDV138 (7579) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Draft at Bullfrog. Deep amber with off-white head. Aromas of smoky and woody notes, light cherries. Tastes of smoky notes, cherries, tart fruit. Medium body with a dry finish.

3.9
jtclockwork (17070) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Draft. Pours amber -nose/taste of smoked meat, cherry and light tartness - medium body.

3.9
jackl (8287) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 8, 2015
Keg @ Bullfrog. Hazy russet red with a modest off white head. Nose has some hammy smoke. Cherry meat. Roasted cranberry. Some mellow spice. Salt. Umami flavor. Cherry meat. Supple. Pretty complex. Medium body, soft carb.

3.8
Travlr (25767) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - APR 7, 2015
Draft at Zeno’s Bullfrog event. Cloudy reddish amber color, white edge head. Nice campfire aroma. Taste is tart cherry up front, on a background of char. Tasty.


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