Jesterdeal (1985) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - FEB 13, 2013DwarfeD (3450) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - DEC 17, 2016
UPDATED: FEB 14, 2013 Special thanks to Jeff for sharing his bottle. Apparently this is a rep-only sort of deal.
Aroma of candied apples, funky brett yeast, slight oak and sour cherry. Pours red with nice pink film. Taste is wonderfully tart. Sour cherry, crab grass, great wood bourbon notes. Opens with a sharp tartness and finished with a sweet candy finish with sour cherry aftertaste. Simply a wonderful brew.
75cl bottle at the BeerTemple. Hazy dark orange with a medium off-white head. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Good sour tones combined with subtle sweet and bitter notes. Tart, oak, vanilla, berries, vinegar and spices. Superb brew! Sdaniel90 (1080) - Mexico City, MEXICO - DEC 4, 2016
Bottle, 750ml. Deep reddish, minimal head. Intense tarty aromas. Medium bodied, soft carbonation. Highly sour, very pleasant. Rustic, dry, bitterish character from the bourbon. Percy0103 (766) - MEXICO - DEC 1, 2016
Bottle, 750ml. Cloudy reddish beer with no head. Sour aromas of berries and spices. Taste is sour with fizzy carbonation. Medium bodied, astrigent and with a nice sour finish. minutemat (5401) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2016
Bottle @ MTG II tasting at Rich’s Welfare Pad. Pours a hazed red, off white head. Massively complex aroma with bourbon, berries and sour red balsamic. Taste is puckeringly crisp with layered nuances of bourbon, nutty toffee and a sharp acetic presence. Intense. SarkyNorthener (4562) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2016
Bottle shared at the Midlands Tasting Group. Red Amber beer with small head. Aroma is deep red berries, balsamic and funky. Taste is tart, puckering red berries, bourbon, red fruit, some dryness, wood and balsamic. Great carbonation and mouth feel across the tongue. The beer of the year so far for me. World class.
RichTheVillan (7766) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2016
Bottle from Beer Gonzo shared during Midlands Tasting Group at Rich’s Welfare pad; hazy golden amber pour with a thin white head, aroma has tart vinegar, black cherries, taste has fruity vinegar, sour cherry, tart fruits, hints of bourbon.
nathanvc (448) - Brugge, BELGIUM - AUG 25, 2016
At Ghent Beer Festival. Pours clear ruby red with a small beige head. Smells of bourbon. The aroma contains caramel, malts, vinegar, whisky and citrus. It tastes medium sweet and medium to heavy sour. The finish is long and acidic - a bit too much. Medium body, soft carbonation. Great to discover. tderoeck (9471) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 23, 2016
20/VIII/16 - 75cl bottle @ Gents Bierfestival - BB: n/a (2016-868) JorisPPattyn (9928) - Ursel, BELGIUM - AUG 21, 2016
Clear ruby red beer, small aery beige head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: lots of lactobacillus, very earthy, tobacco leafs, some caramel. MF: lively carbon, medium body. Taste: sourish, lots of lacto, lemony, acidic, vinegar even, bit fruity. Aftertaste: very sourish, lemon juice, vinegar, way too sour, burns the throat. Don’t like the super aggressive character of this beer.
No head left but small rim; red-brown beer. Sour, vinous, cherries, wood - all things nice. Sour-fruity, red (unripe) fruit, redcurrant. Complex, lactic, tad of acetid, just a hint at vanilla. Acidburning, acidthinning. A tad too sour, maybe - but (very) good all the same. 77ships (9638) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - AUG 21, 2016
Thank you for sharing! Sampled 750 ml. bottle @ Gents Bierfestival 2016. Dark red copper with no head. Nose is quite sour with glue components, sour red fruit, vinegar, quite sour & puckering but rather nice. Taste is sour vinegar, acidic, touch glue, sour puckering red fruit & oak, didn’t get the bourbon, puckering vinegar cherry,… Body is vinegar, oak & glue. Quite harsh but also pretty good & enjoyable.