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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.97/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
As a sister beer to the Syrah, is a Pinot inspired sour that features blueberry, boysenberry, cranberry, strawberry and plum. The fruity bouquet pops with red berries, French Oak and light cellar notes from the Brettanomyces. The beer is crisp and puckering with the tartness of unripe fruit and a complex vinous finish that any wine lover would admire.

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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopdog (11984) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 11, 2017
375ml waxed bottle. Poured an amberish color with a small sized head. Berries, oaky, funky, some dark fruits and tart fruits.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiery_1 (584) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 8, 2017
375ml bottle @ Matts. Pours a hazy rusty pink colour with a small white head. Nose is a just simply a barrel fruit... I cant discern any one fruit with only a slight oak barrel note. Flavour is also ample fruits, mildly tart, light acidity, finishing with some funk and a slight oak character. Really loving this medley of fruit that has just the right amount of sweetness to tart/sourness ratio.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (16064) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 8, 2017
375mL bottle, pours a hazy amber orange with a small white head. Aroma is massively fruity, with loads of blueberry and strawberry upfront, followed by light oak and a touch of brett. Flavour is tart and dynamic, with lots of blueberry and strawberry, followed by pith, medium acidity and funk. Well-rounded and deep. Excellent.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (16513) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 8, 2017
Hazy, light amber-red. Not much head. The aroma is quite lactic, quite a bit of brett, mellow fruits maybe the plum shows through a bit more, but otherwise indistinct. Fruity, berryish, with a lot of plum and brett. Still a bit too sharp on the tartness for my palate, but a really nice foudre beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (8759) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 7, 2017
Bottle from Tin Bucket. Pours a clear pinkish orange color with a small white head. A big berry nose, especially cranberries, oak. Lovely flavor, soft brett, big berries shine, tannins, sourness but not overly aggressive or acidic which keeps it drinkable. Really reminds me of a Cascade sour which is high praise. Finishes dusty with brett. Great. Epic is firing on all cylinders for sure.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (14082) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 11, 2017
375 ml bottle poured a clear orange amber with a lingering ring of amber foam. Aromas of straw, yeast, fruitiness, oak and funk. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry tart finish. Flavors of straw, funk, fruitiness, light oak and light yeast with a crisp dry tart finish.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
b33r (870) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - JAN 5, 2017
12.7oz bottle bought at brewery, Release 032 Pinot Denver 3212, in October 2016. Wax top was very thick- kind of hard to get off even with warm water, but when I finally did the musty aroma burst from the bottle. Its pale peachy gold in color, hazy, with big bubbly head that dissipates quickly, leaving a decent lacing. Aroma is musty, dank, bretty, woody, with strong mix of fruits. One of the best and most complex smelling beers Ive ever tried. Flavor is tart, not extremely sour, with berry flavors, and dry like a wine. Very good!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zoucrew102 (1627) - - DEC 31, 2016
375ml bottle. Vinous red wine aroma with notes of strawberry, cranberry, blueberry and plum with hints of funky Brett and oak. Pours reddish-orange colored with a thin white head that has poor retention and lacing. Starts with sweet berry flavor of strawberry, cranberry and blueberry as well as notes of plum. Finishes smooth and dry with funky Brett and some oak with a vinous red wine finishes that lingers on the palate. Pretty nice sour.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (13197) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 30, 2016
Bottle thanks to Rob. Pours a clear orange ruby with small white head that diminishes to nothing. The aroma is berry, plum skin, oak, funk, brett. Thin body, strong brett, berry, plum, oak, nice tartness, vinous, dry finish, very nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckeyeBoy (6846) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 20, 2016
375ml bottle pours out a rusty pink with a ring of a head. Nose is great strawberry raspberry all the berries a nice tartness and oak barrels. Taste is more of the nice berry mix a well rounded sour tart sweet


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