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RATINGS: 758   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
You’ll have a soft spot for this one. Using only fresh Michigan tart cherries, this beauty tantalizes with intense flavors combined with a no hesitation malt bill. Adding fresh cherries at five separate stages of fermentation achieves the ultimate balance between tartness and sweetness.

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3.3
JB175 (1665) - Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 14, 2009
Reddish color with a malty, cherry-dominant aroma. Flavor is cherry-centric with lots of malt and some light wheat. I’ll call this a better than average chick beer.

3.7
jstraw (1967) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 13, 2009
UPDATED: JUN 10, 2011 Draft at Jerry’s. Pale rose-amber with light, creamy white head / Light, sweet nose of cherry juice / Medium body, soft, fat carbonation, sweet and somewhat syrupy, with good, smooth, finish / Flavors of fresh cherry juice , cream, and cedar / Somewhat simple, maybe I’m expecting a lambic.

3.1
MrBunn (2836) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 13, 2009
Bottle. Pours a light pink with an even paler pink head. Aromas are very weak... I’m not even picking up cherries at this point. Flavor is pleasant enough... kind of a pie cherry spritzer type deal.

3.6
milewide (2259) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 13, 2009
Pale pink color. Modest cherry aroma, but definite cherry taste. Light hop bitterness. I’m not fond of fruit beers, but think that this is a good example of the style.

3.8
bgburdman9 (861) - columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 13, 2009
Pours a reddish color with a small white head. Aroma mostly of cherry and a light tartness that barely tickles the tongue. Not much malt coming through at all but it is a fruit beer. Very good cherry flavor. I like this stuff. If it was just a little cheaper I would drink it frequently.

3.4
jredmond (8325) - New York, New York, USA - APR 12, 2009
UPDATED: MAY 31, 2012 Bottle split with Pwn3d, DA, and Taftini. Pours bright red. Aroma is tart cherry. Taste is tart, thin body, but delightful.. haha. :::: second try::::: draft at Capone’s with pat. Pours a slightly hazy red body. Aroma is sour cherry and tart. Mouthfeel is thin but the flavor does more than enough to make up for it - delicious cherry tart. RERATE : every time I retry this the cherry is less and less present, and instead I get more of a grainy, lager taste.

3.4
doubleo (1432) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 12, 2009
12oz bottle. Pours hazy pink with a thinnish white head, good lace. Smells surprisingly malty with a good amount of cherry cough syrup, not as bad as you’d think. Tastes malty with a good bit of cherry. Pretty good balance, not bad. Light body, somewhat syrupy, good carbonation.

3.7
thornecb (5945) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - APR 12, 2009
Pours blood orange into a tumbler. White head quickly recedes to mottle surface. Little aroma - light malt and cherry. Full cherry upfront turning sweet and sour in the lasting finish.

3.7
nhorween (645) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 12, 2009
Bottle. Pink pour with a white head. Very soft and subtle all over. Cherry, seltzer, very mild sweetness. Light tartness.

3.5
keepersj12 (3133) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - APR 11, 2009
Very strange but in a good way. Pours red with a very thin layer of foam. Not much of an aroma at least not what I was expecting. I didn’t get any cherries in the smell. Flavor is where you find the cherries. Very tart and warming. Pretty dry finish. Nice.


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