bhensonb (15515) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 28, 2012 BeerPrince (1701) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - MAY 20, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Amber and clear with miimal head. Nose is lighter with darker plum and cherry notes. This sour is not puckering but sweeter with dark fruit and nice tartness.
Tap at OBF. Color is reddish amber. Aroma of sour cooking cherry. Near med body. Flavor is cherry and pretty sour - not overly acidic - but heading that way. Mouth smacking. Crit (4038) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 23, 2010
Huge unpleasant sour nose and profile. Somewhat salty. This is supposed to be a sour ale, not vinegar 5000 (6862) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JAN 3, 2010
Draught @ Brouwer’s Café during Big Wood 2008:   Heavy amber, brownish hues, moderate frothy off-white head, a few rings of lacing.   Oakish, apple and cherry skin on the nose.   Some golden raisin.   Has a sour fruit skin flavor.
Reminds me of old raisins or figs.   Tart, but not sour.   Mild dryness.   Needs something more.   Not watery, but does seem a bit thin.   Kind of does a faceplant on the finish.   Tiz okay, but the flavors are
too muted. riversideAK (6261) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAY 19, 2009
Dark red decent bubbly head. Vinagrette aroma. Almost metallic. Oaky sourness. Tart dry w some lactic tartness infinish. Lingering oak notes, dry. Sour but npt too acidic. Good deal of oak, underlying fruity sweetness. Soft tartness. Smooth carb. Nice offering. JohnC (3008) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - MAR 28, 2009
Sampled at the 2009 Pizza Port Belgian fest.
Sour flavor, overall it’s tart and tasty.
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - DEC 1, 2008
Dark red with a smooth off-white head. Fruity cherry and earthy malt up front, soft acidity and tart finish. Not as sour as some them, but I enjoyed the easier acidity. WeeHeavySD (3387) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 17, 2008
Tap @ the Brewery. Out of order rating, but wanted to enter this to push me back into number 1 sour rater slot. Pours dark red with a tan head. Nose is light and sour. Taste is sour, and light and very tart and quite tasty. 3fourths (9351) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 15, 2008
UPDATED: NOV 17, 2008 Mobile rating. Draft at the brewery. Dark purple brown color a small off-white head. Mildly prickly blackberries and peppery currants. More prickly than sour. Fruit sweetness on back: red grapes, currants, plum, etc. Interesting but not spectacular. Needlessly simple, quietly sweet and dissolves quickly on the tongue into a flabby and stale mess. kmweaver (3207) - Petaluma, California, USA - OCT 31, 2008
Draft @ Raccoon Lodge. Pours a slightly oily, yellowish brown color; creamy, light-tan head with fine-bubbled lacing. Slightly balsamic nose showing red fruits, along with some slight honey and biscuity wet malts. Medium mouthfeel: decent levels of citrus / balsamic tartness, along with a full lemony acidity, but a bit watery at the core, with more cardboard than solid oak or anything else; heavy on the balsamic and overripe red fruits. A bit lacking at mid-palate and beyond. Medium finish: toasty oak and wet malts (light), and lingering light red fruitiness. AmEricanbrew (6878) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JUL 22, 2008
Clear brown with a thin tan head. Nice sweet/sour caramel aroma with cherry. Mild to medium tart flavor here balanced by a caramel, dark raison, and cherry sweetness. A nice example of the style. [email protected]