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Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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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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3.9
fonefan (51072) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 20, 2009
Bottle 75cl. [ As my rating # 11000 on ratebeer ].
Unclear medium amber brown color with a small to average, frothy - fizzy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, berry sour, cherry, wine, wood - oak. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet, moderate acidic and moderate to heavy bitter with a long to average duration. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20090913]

3.7
yespr (47545) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2009
75 cL bottle. Pours cloudy dark red with a with a small pink head. Aroma cherry and mild acetone to acidic. Acetone, light almondish and critric cherry flavoured. Light dry wooden note and vague sulphorish touch. Dry acidic cherry flavoured lingering finish.

3.7
Ungstrup (38384) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2009
Bottled. An unclear red-brown beer with a thin tan head. The aroma has notes of berries, wine, wood, and brettanomyces. The flavor is sour with notes of sour berries, malt, caramel, wood, and brettanomyces, leading to a lightly sour finish. Thanks Papsoe for sharing.

3.7
joergen (29216) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2009
Bottle at Papsø. Hazy orange red coloured with a huge off white head. Fruity and light acidic aroma of berries, cherries and cherry stones. Light acidic flavour of berries and varnyard. Tart berryish finish.

3.9
anders37 (27062) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 2, 2013
Bottle. Pours a dark amber brown color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty sour tart woody aroma with hints of wine. Fruity sour tart woody red wine flavor. Has a very sour tart woody wine finish.

3.9
Travlr (26071) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 30, 2011
2010 version on draft at the barrel house. Reddish brown color. Aroma of sour dark fruit. Taste starts sour and ends slightly bitter. Reminiscent of Rodenbach Alexander.

3.5
madmitch76 (25568) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2013
23rd November 2012
THE Fruit Sour tasting. Thanks Paul for this 2009 bottle. Cloudy dark purple beer, small tan head. Palate is light and dry. Sourish Duchesse Du Bourgogne type vinegary fruits. Very sour Dr Pepper type fruits. Finishes dry with a fruity aftertaste.

3.5
Papsoe (25056) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2009
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of Tweety. Pours an almost clear red with a bubbly head that dissipates within seconds. Dry, sour, berry-like aroma. Medium body, very dry, berry-like fruitiness. Almost vinous. Heavy carbonation. Dry and lightly sour finish. 130909

4.1
Leighton (22304) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2012
Bottle at The Fruit Sour Tasting, London - big thanks to Paul for this guy. Pours muddy, ruby-brown with a fine, tan foam head. Rich, sweet, ripe berry aroma, with vinegar and wet wood. Light to medium sweet flavor with bracing sourness and sturdy, bitter grape skins, wood, mild jammy fruits. Medium to full bodied with fine carbonation. Big tart finish, light sugars, pectin, berries, vinegar, light warmth. Good overall sourness. Quite acetic. Solid beer.

4.1
Rasmus40 (21986) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2016
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Hazy red brown with a small beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, sour fruit, cherries and wood. Flavor is quite sweet and rather acidic. Dry and rather acidic finish with warming alcohol. 081016


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