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Golden sour ale aged in oak barrels with blackberries

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3.9
Reynolds314 (3433) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 11, 2014
Pours a ruby purple color with pink head. Aromas are berries, sulfur, wheat, and bready malts. Taste is fruity tart and match heads. I guess I like match heads.

3.9
nuplastikk (6224) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Bottle shared at CC/KY tasting . Murky unfiltered purple grey body. Very nice test tube blackberry aroma. Nice stuff, in a US sour way.

3.9
Dr_Fellini (1020) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - JAN 2, 2015
Bottle to glass. Pours a slightly hazy amber light brown color with a light tan head. Aroma is slightly tart, dry, light berries. Aroma has much more sour, light berries, slight tingling in the back. Lingering sour. Very tasty.

3.9
gEUS (1637) - Linden, BELGIUM - APR 10, 2015
compared d単lum next to L達rett d達lackberry - both 2013 vintages. Plum: pours pinkish light red, no head whatsoever. Aroma of cherries, light stewed plum funk, blood orange juice. Light body, lightly sour, some residual fruit sweetness. Taste is a bit bland, but with subtle cherry notes. Nice beer. 3.6/5 BlackBerry: pours cloudy dark ruby red: incredibly and subtle cassis/BlackBerry aroma, with a clear cherry touch to it as well. Body is rounder than the d単lum, and a tad funkier. 3.9/5

3.9
Mora2000 (6158) - McKinney, Texas, USA - OCT 11, 2015
Reddish pour with a white head. The aroma has a bit of brett funk with some juicy raspberries and blackberries. The flavor has the same fruit notes with the addition of some toffee and leathery notes from the brett. There are some nice funky notes, but the fruit still stands out. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

3.9
yespr (44810) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 15, 2017
37.5 cl bottle at Koelship. Pours clear and golden deep amber to purple. Small off white head. Aroma is wooden and berry fruity. Citric, fruity, slight wooden. Mild leathery bretty. Dry, sourish. Fruity and sourish finish.

3.8
phaleslu (10104) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 11, 2013
375 ml bottle shared by Mark- thanks again, Mark! Wow, first rating. And I知 not even a member. Pours a cloudy ruby color with some scattered bubbles that don稚 accumulate into a head. Aroma of berries, mineral notes, florals, funk, and sour mash. Flavor of blackberries, tart grapes, sourdough, and some oaky funk. Light-medium bodied, with a dry, tart mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Nice sour.

3.8
birdmachine (226) - Oakland, California, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Bottle thanks Steve_0 for being an awesome trustee. Aroma is moderately fruity, with delicate notes of seedy blackberries, some plum and grape. Not as much brett funk as the other Cellar Reserve beers in this release, but some pokes through over the sweet aroma - light oak too. The beer pours a beautiful deep red with a purple tint, small head that leaves very small lacing and small legs. Taste follows the aroma pretty well, with more fruit than brett funk, very light acidic notes, some wood astringency.. The flavor is mostly jammy berries/dark grape skins. Body is surprisingly light, with a semi tart and dry finish. I think maybe it needs more time if you池e into the funky or super sour versions of L達rett. It is pretty refreshing and a nice break from the cheek turners.

3.8
jbeatty (1247) - New York, USA - NOV 3, 2013
Bottle, 11/3/2013. Pours purplish red, opaque, subtle pinkish white head fades to fizzy bubbles on the surface, thin ring of lacing around the glass. Aroma is blackberry, grape, lightly jammy, light tartness with baryard notes, touch of brett with wood. Taste is moderately fruity dark berries, mild tartness with earthy oak, funk, long fruity aftertaste. Medium body, coats the tongue. Pretty nice.

3.8
arminjewell (9585) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - NOV 5, 2013
Pour out of 375 mL bottle, dark reddish purple pour with thin to no off white head, aroma brought notes of big berry, blackberry, tart raspberry, nice oak, vanilla, slight bretty notes, hints of tropical fruit and doughy notes, pretty nice. Taste is not as tart as I thought, but nice red and dark berry, nice lemon, biscuit, bready notes, slight earth, grassy notes, hints of slight tart note, finishing fairly bitter, slightly tart, hints of more berry.


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