RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Red wax top, bottle count 240.

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3.9
drowland (8629) - Georgia, USA - APR 13, 2013
During RBWG 2013. Bottle via b3shine, I believe. Thanks, Breau! Amber pour with a nice khaki head. Tart, funky aroma with berries, sour lemon juice, and bits of wood. Sour flavor, lemons and berries, with some funk and wood. Not bad!

3.9
j12601 (11162) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 23, 2013
Had this at Where The Wild Beers Are. Pours a hazed amber with a thin white head. Tart acid, soft wood on the nose. Bright acid, tart with a light amount of acid initially. Warm with some funky musk, and long acid into the finish. Very tasty.

3.9
MartinT (9852) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 10, 2014
My Bottom Line:
Sour cherries, barnyard and red vinegar coincide in this dry and tart creation.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam covers the cloudy red.
-Carbonation feels natural, which helps the flavor profile greatly.
-The acetic finish may be a tad too much for some, but I like it.
-The mouthfeel is soft, which helps drinkability greatly.

Bottle.

3.9
jbruner (4702) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - JUN 7, 2017
Pours a deep reddish brown from the bottle with bubbly khaki head that dissipates quickly to leave light lace. Aroma of big lactic acidity, mild vanilla barrel notes, and a hint of funk. Taste has dark fruit on the front, big lactic acidity in the middle, then ends with a hint of vanilla sweetness and mild fruity funk. A bit heavy on the sour, but I guess that is typically American, and that’s the name.

3.8
SpringsLicker (3617) - Tennessee, USA - SEP 24, 2009
Brewgrass 2009 I never thought there was much chance of finding this style at a local brew fest. Surprise! Pours slightly hazy, red tinged dark brown with a soapy white head. Tart, fruity aroma. Nice tartness with just enough underlying sweetness to balance. Leaves the palate clean and tingling.

3.8
TheBeerGod (6209) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - OCT 17, 2009
Draft at WBF Durham. Best of the festival, IMHO. Multiple samples. We lived at the end of the tent where this was for 30 minutes, easy, drinking this stuff. Maroon bodied. Aroma is sour fruit, wet wood, and light vinegar. Taste is sour cherries, cherry skins, lemon juice, wet oak, and cat urine notes. Mild sweetness in the back. Body si tart and acidic while being light -medium overall. No real carbonation to speak of though it wasn’t really flat. Ends with more sour cherries, light lemon, wet wood, cat urine and berries. Very nice stuff!

3.8
Dunt (316) - Illinois, USA - MAR 24, 2012
Bottle provided by Matt, poured into a Portsmouth tulip. A hazy dark brown in color with minimal head. There is a moderate amount of sediment on the bottom of my tulip. Nose is incredibly sour, strong vinegar, oak, and some non-descript fruit. Puckeringly sour, a lot of vinegar and oak again. Mouthfeel is acidic, has medium carbonation, and a medium finish. A lot better than I expected. A lot more sour than expected, it was real nice.

3.8
Dedollewaitor (16056) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2012
Bottle @ Danish Summer Gathering Ulfborg, 2012. Bottle # 7/230. Pours unclear amber with a small head. Oak, caramel and mild acetone. Tart and dry flavor.

3.8
yespr (44811) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2012
75 cL bottle, #89/230. Pours hazy brown with a small off white head. Aroma is cherry, toasted to caramelish malty and light wooden. Horseblanket, citric and acetic almost vinegar. Dry and tart finish, light wooden and fruity notes.

3.8
faroeviking (10842) - FAROE ISLANDS - FEB 13, 2013
Botella. Hazy amber colour. Fruity sour woody yeasty aroma. Flavour is sour and woody with fruit and caramel. Vinegar noticed. Quite pleasant indeed.


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