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98
style
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
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RATINGS: 369   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 304   ABV: 10.12%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This NW style sour ale was made with various red ales that were aged in oak with Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, then blended with red ales that were aged in Port and Pinot Noir barrels.

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R4N5H (1291) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 5, 2016
On tap at Oedipus taproom, Amsterdam and served in a long stemmed tulip glass. on 5-Nov-2016. 2013 version. Reddish brown colour with a big off-white head. Aroma of dark fruit, malt and spices. Medium body and carbonation. Big sour, tart flavour. dark fruit, cherry and light spices. Great body and good lacing. Excellent - I had to have another.

3.9
jercraigs (10731) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 28, 2016
2016-10-21. Dark ruby tinged brown body small beige head. 3+ Aroma of tangy dark fruit, cherries, light malt. 7++ Flavour has tangy sour fruit, cherry, some fruit pit like astringency briefly grabs at the throat in the finish. Smooth average bodied palate, moderate carbonation. 3+ Very nice. 7-8/3-4/7-8/16+ Cask Days 2016, Toronto.

3.7
AdmiralVernon (1198) - SWEDEN - OCT 28, 2016
A: Deep purple/brown/reddish coloured, no head N: Caramel, yoghurt, grapes, vinegar T: Fudge, cherry, caramel, grapes O: Not as tart as expected. Quite sweet and tart. Quite flat.

3.8
GregClow (3402) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 21, 2016
Cask Days 2016. 2013 vintage. Murky reddish brown, wisp of beige head. Deep and complex aroma of dark red fruit, wine barrel, balsamic, suggestion of smoke (maybe imagining?). Flavour is nice and sharp, tart, vinous. Lingering sour grapes. Very nice.

3.6
Martinus (4693) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - OCT 12, 2016
Red brown colour, cream head. Aroma of red wine, grapes, malts, sour note, vinegar, light brett. Sour flavour, sweat, grape notes. Very sour finish, acetic acid, fruits.
(from 75cL bottle @ RBBSG IV, the Hot and Sweaty Edition, Gent 2015. Thanks for sharing, ElManana+1!)

3.9
Grumbo (3847) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2016
Bottle at Aarhus tasting. Pours cloudy red/brown with a minimal white head. Aroma of sour berries, fruits. Light sweetness, heavy sourness. Finish is dry and sour.

3.6
HenrikSoegaard (14480) - Randers, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2016
Bottle. Frothy White fair mostly deminishing head. Red amber colour. Moderate malty and hopy sour aroma. moderate sour flavor. Average moldy finish. Oily palate.

4.1
saxo (19357) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2016
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting, my place. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are nice sour malt, red wine, fruits, wood, caramel and hops. Nice long sour finish.

4.1
chrisv10 (18240) - DENMARK - OCT 8, 2016
Bottle, 10.12%. Dark brown/red with no head. Aroma is malt, sour fruit, wood, red wine, oak, sour and lemon. Flavour is malt, sour fruit, red wine, oak, lemon, wood, acid, vinegar, warming,

4.1
Camons (13036) - Hasselager, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2016
Bottle @ Johns. Pours deep red, no head. Aroma of sourness, wood, red wine grapes, little port, oak. Flavor is rather sour, wood, tart fruit, wine grapes, wood, oak, wine, little port, some alcohol. Medium body, soft to average carbonation, acidic finish with warming alcohol. 081016


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