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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.88/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Love barrel blended with tart cherries by brewer Jamie Mastin.

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3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pinkzambia (1929) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 2, 2017
Tap @ Homestead Bar & Grill: Cloudy gold color. Sour flavors and honestly expected a bit more cherry. Still, a solid sour.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (13527) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 28, 2016
On tap at Hunah Day. Pours a hazy orange with no head. The aroma is cherry skin, vanilla, oak, funk. Thin body, tart cherry, oak, funk, lacto, light dry finish, very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckeyeBoy (7052) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 15, 2016
On tap at prefunk boise. Pours out a hazy amber topped with a small sand head. Nose is nice sweet cherries tart pucker notes and a barrel kick. Taste is sweet sour mix to the max pucker with a rich brown sugar sweetness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
willisread (3097) - Owensboro, Kentucky, USA - NOV 12, 2016
Tap at New Belgium Meet the Brewer Event at Gambrinus. Pours a clear copper with a finger of head that dissipates quickly. Tons of oak, vanilla and chardonnay-like notes in the nose. Light cherry on the palate, tart and oaky with some good lacto character. Tart and vinous finish with more oak character.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaser (6021) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 11, 2016
Watery cherry and tonic water flavors. Not my favorite but it's easy drinking. Had this poured from draft at FOBAB 2016 at UIC.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BOLTZ7555 (3021) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - APR 4, 2015
Sampled @ Brew-Ha-Ha in Flagstaff. By far, the best beer of the fest! Tart Bing, brown sugar, molasses, sour berries, honey, balsamic, citrus, toffee, and oak. So complex, unique, and familiar. Apple pie filling/crust there for sure. Yum!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pailhead (6539) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - MAR 24, 2015
On tap: The aroma consists moderate tart cherry, light cola, caramel, and sour lemon. It a a hazy dull orange with a small white head that quickly fades to a minimal film outlined by a thin ring. The flavor starts with moderate tart cherry. There are some hints of cola in the background. The finish has moderate sour lemon with a hint of vinegar. Its light bodied with light-moderate carbonation.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
arminjewell (9553) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Pour on tap at FOBAB 2014, hazy golden-orange pour with thin white head, aroma brought notes of earth, grain, nice tart cherry, slight cherry pie note into some vanilla, wood, some acetic and lactic, funky notes as well. Taste was a mix of oak, funk, yeast, some nice vanilla, cherry, tart cherry without the medicinal, finishing fairly dry, tart, slightly funky.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (18478) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2015
Keg at the Green Dragon, PDX post NB MTB/tap takeover, 11/11/14. Hazed amber with reddish hues topped with a moderate beige/crimson swirl. Nose is tarte cherry skins, woody, funk, dank wood, musty berries. Taste comprises tangy cherries, soured red berry compote, pissy straw, funk, earthy. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, light acidic strokes in a semi puckering close. Solid sour.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (13260) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 11, 2015
Brewvival 2015 Trip #86. Keg at Brewvival. Pours a hazy orange with a thin frothy off-white head. Aroma of candied cherry, earth, pepper, spice. The taste is tart cherries, herbal notes, pale malt, vanilla. Medium bodied, bright, well balanced.


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