Lubiere (13905) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 25, 2011
A hazed cherry amber burgundy ale wit a thin quickly dissipating pinkish head. In aroma, a funked cherry and balckberry, Brett, corky notes, quite nice. In mouth, a smooth sweet cherry malt, berries, light lactic notes, sour cherries, light and smooth. Tasted Oct. 21 2011 with GRM and Boutip. Merci Sylvain. JoePeesie (925) - Long Lake, Illinois, USA - SEP 22, 2011
Not my favorite style but I felt it was worth trying at a bottle share to see what the fuss was all about. Pours reddish pink color with a fizzy white head that laces nicely. Nose and taste is tart with notes of cherries, spice, and wine. For those who enjoy this style I am told it is a great beer. For me, I can appreciate where they were going but its just not my thing. Shag (3001) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - SEP 4, 2011
Ah yes, I’m ready to give Juliet the GOOSE! This poured a reddish pink color with a white head. The aroma contains cherries, apples, and vinegar. The flavor is sour with more cherries, apples, and vinegar. Some spices notes show through. Overall I dig sours and I dig this too! Suttree (6385) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 28, 2011
Just really, really good. Oh, sure there is a laundry list of flavor and aromas, but just listing all the components wouldn’t do justice - really, the sum is much bigger than the parts. Tart, refreshing, even a little savory. I really liked this stuff. Thanks to Illinismitty for this one! dimenhetfield (2486) - , Florida, USA - AUG 21, 2011
Bottle shared at BBQ with some buds. Was pretty excited to pop the top on this one. Ruby red color with very minimal head. Aroma was pretty intense. The fruit and citrus really jump out at you. Flavor is semi sweet with a nice sour tartness that hits you in the back of the jaw. A very stellar beer.
jstraw (1967) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 16, 2011
Dark rose with fair white head / Sour nose of blackberries and orchard fruit, oak, and brett / Light to medium body, tart and woody, with good balance and dry finish / Clean, mostly straight-forward flavors of fermented blackberries, apple, pear, cedar, straw, and a decent dose of barnyard funk / As always, I would prefer less new oak, and while it lacks the complexity of the best (Jolly Pumpkin), it is a fine brew. Beerman6686 (6607) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 12, 2011
This poured a nice dark red to light purple with a small pinkish beige head. Aroma was of nice tart blackberries, raspberries, bretty funk and definately vineous too. Flavor was a nice blend of fruity sour tartness, with some reddish wine notes, as well as light to medium funk. My favorite of the GI sours. joeneugs (6371) - Livermore, California, USA - JUL 10, 2011
Pours red with a disappearing pink head. The aroma is very juicy and tart with blackberries, raspberries, red grapes, and a nice wild yeast funk and faint notes of oak. The flavor is at first very fruity with tart berries and then the brett funk and sour hits the back of your throat. Nice complexity with the oak coming through toward the finish as well. Pretty potent yet approachable. Good one from GI! Radek Kliber (7359) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JUN 23, 2011
Bottle 750 ml Sammy (12201) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 22, 2011
Aroma high pitch tartness , strong , bold sour berry notes. Slight hints of alcohol and farmyard funk.
Appearance hazed with suspended particles of fruit. Light ring of foam on top. Very still with neat color. 4-
Flavor and Palate : medium bodied. Ultra rich tartness of berry , sourness with slight funk to it. Higher carbonation on top , lower at bottom. Refreshing , crisp with touch of vitamin C , chewy soft mid. Mild cask hints. Ever-changing experience, complex ale.
My birthday treat from Peensteen, and it did not disapoint. Great pink foamy look, great aromas of berries, cherry, raspberry. Large retained head. Well malted sour that enticed the palate. Tart, berry, great drinkability.