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Karl Strauss 24th Anniversary Ale

 
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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StefanSD (2407) - Ouray, Colorado, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Pre-release sample at Beverages4less homebrew tasting event. Pours a dark amber color with a small beige head. The aroma is overtly funky with tart fruits, vanilla and oak. The flavor, like the nose, showcases sour red fruits aged superbly in oak with a bit of cocoa at the end for added complexity . The palate is creamy and silky smooth with lively carbonation. Finishes long and dry with lingering chocolates and cherries. Overall: Very tasty--a first rate sour.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (10490) - Reno, Nevada, USA - DEC 10, 2016
Slightly lighter in color than expected, but the nose is spot on...funky cherry, wood, vinegar. The body and flavor are lighter than the nose, but still pleasant.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (11390) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 2, 2016
very smooth for a flanders. Some ageing helped mellow it. Cherry character. Very lovely. Reddish colour.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (6639) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 29, 2015
Draught @ Churchills Pub & Grille, San Marcos, CA

Pours reddish brown with a small head. Aroma of berries, oak, wood, toffee and vanilla. Taste is sweetish, slightly sour and tart with some oak, wood, toffee and berries. Finish is sweetish sourish, lactic and tart with some berries, oak and wood. Okay.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
lusikka (7744) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 28, 2015
Draught @ Churchills Pub & Grille, San Marcos, CA. Pours a brown colour with a red hue and a small head. Aroma of strong red berries, pie crust and some herbal notes. Flavour of strong red tart-ish berries, tannine, wood, caramel and a bit of biscuit. Pie crust is there too. Medium bodied. Dry berry-ish finish. Juicy.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
laiti (8138) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 28, 2015
Draught @ Churchills Pub & Grille, San Marcos. Aroma has sweet berry juice and mild tartness. Flavour has tart currant juice, woody tones and vinegar. Also rowanberries. Not exactly my thing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (9544) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 28, 2015
Tap @ Churchills Pub & Grille, San Marcos.
Pours clear copper with a small head. Sweet caramel malty aroma, some dark berry notes and faint sourish fruits. Sour fruity flavor with dark berries and some malts, creamy thick palate, lots of berries on the finish.
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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radagast83 (7515) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Draft at Churchills. Poured a nice ruby red color with a pretty nice slightly off-white head. Aroma was tart cherries, some cherry skin. Tasty cherry notes, light tartness. Some very mild woody notes. Pretty tasty Flanders-style sour.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12853) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 17, 2015
(22oz bottle) Pours a clear amber body with a small white head. Aroma of cherry, oak, apple, and caramel. Flavor of cherry, oak, and caramel with a dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (11361) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 12, 2015
Bottle. Pours a cloudy amber with small frothy beige head that lasts. The aroma is cherry skin, oak, and funk. Medium mouth, light sour cherries, oak, very tart throughout, really good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chester, Virginia, USA - OCT 16, 2014
10/16/014. 22 oz. bottle. Red-brown with a frothy white head. Sweet fruity aromas with hints of oak. Light tartness, oak, dark fruit flavors with a sour finish. A winner.


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