Tmoney99 (14002) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 19, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared by alexsdado6. Poured rclea reddish brown color with a minimal frothy brown head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy dark grape and tart fruit aroma. Moderate to full body with a smooth slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy red grape flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate to long duration. My expectations where exceeded with a complex beer.
argo0 (13751) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 11, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22oz bottle, thanks CaptainCougar. Small beige head atop cola-dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, cherry, some vinous, light roast, bittersweet chocolate. Taste is moderately sweet, cherry, bittersweet chocolate, light vinous. Medium body, some stickiness.
djd07 (13176) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 29, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle thanks to Gibson. Pours a cloudy brown with no head. The aroma is cherry skin, oak, funk. Thin mouth, tart cherry, oak, leather, funky, very good.
bu11zeye (12908) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 27, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(22oz bottle, courtesy of BMan1113VR) Pours a reddish-brown body with a small beige head. Aroma of cherry, vinous, oak, nuts, and chocolate. Flavor of oak, chocolate, cherry, vinous, caramel, and light roasted malt with a dry finish.
BeerandBlues2 (12573) - Escondido, California, USA - MAR 11, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared by CaptainCougar. Pours clear dark brown with a small, fizzy tan head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is tart cherry, Cabernet and oak, toast and nutty malt with light spicy hops. Flavor is tart cherry and Cabernet, toast malt and a dry finish. Medium body, warmth and carbonation.
Dogbrick (12344) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 25, 2010
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Sample at the HSC Sour Beer Tasting on 06/19/2010: Thanks to JaBier for sharing bottle #106/156. The beer is a dark brown color with some hints of red. Thin light beige head that recedes quickly, and spotty lacing. Aroma of vinous fruit, dark malt and chocolate. Rich body with flavors of black cherry, roasted malt, vanilla and cedar. The finish is malty with a lingering cherry aftertaste. Good all around.
jcwattsrugger (12314) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 17, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle– pours an off white ring for a head and brown color. Aroma is tart fruit, medium malt. Taste is tart fruit-cherry, medium malt, yeast.
crossovert (12002) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 28, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
So a really funky and weird idea. It came out more of a fruit beer than anythign for me, the porter dosn’e dominate the huge barrel and cherry notes.
hopdog (11984) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 23, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Thanks Josh for bringing this one. Bottle 36/156 and bottled on 11/22/09. Poured a medium to deeper brown color with a smaller sized off white head. Aromas of chocolate, cherries, and woody. Tastes of grapes, cherries, merlot, and woody.
Pinball (11983) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2011
2.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
bottle at papsø
hazy dark red-amber, bubbly head.
aroma of cherries, sour cherries, roasted malts, dark chocolate. The fruity cherries dominate.
flavor is cherries, marzipan, wood, roasted grains. Pretty weird taste, sweet fruity stout?.