dchmela (3064) - Orlando, Florida, USA - DEC 19, 2010
Thanks to NBondi for the bottle. Pours brown with a thin white head. Sour, funky cherries, sweet tart aroma. Smooth slightly sweet malt, tart cherry, hints of vanilla oakiness in the taste. Very nice balance of sweet and tart with the light alcohol allowing more of the flavors to pop through. Quite tasty. durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - DEC 18, 2010
Bottle thanks to CanIHave4Beers. Thanks, Andy! Pours orange-brown with slight reddish hue and a big creamy beige head that got benched fairly early in the game. Nose of dark cherries, cherry skins, wood, vanilla, and sweet bourbon. Sort of a waxy crayon hint, too, but not really distracting. Some sweeter fruits mingling around as well. Similar taste, with the wood and vanilla coming out more. Sour, but not really tart. Not too cherry sweet. Well-balanced. So tasty. SuzyGreenberg (1603) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 17, 2010
12 oz bottle; thanks to Brandon; clear light brown with trace fan head; sour brown apples, some nice spice, brown sugar; plenty sour on the nose; wow, drinks much softer and sweeter than the nose implies; brown sugar, almost pumpkin pie spice, sweet yams; yum; light cherries; good stuff; so much better than I remember from the previous version (which was aged when I drank it) hirigalzkar (3163) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 13, 2010
Bottle. Pours orange-red. White head. Notes of red forrest berries in the aroma. Sweet and sticky smell with a small sourness. The taste is fruity and buttery. A little sourness adds some freshness.Small vinousity. Pawola22 (3262) - Woodridge, Illinois, USA - DEC 10, 2010
12oz bottle. Pours a mostly clear, deep amber colored body with a reddish tint to it. Thin, frothy, light tan head that dissipates slowly and leaves a nice lacing throughout. Aroma is nice. Dry oak, caramel, moderately tart and very smooth candy cherries, vanilla, a light acidic note, and a hint of smoked and musty cheese. Flavor is more the same. Sweeter, candy-like, moderately tart cherries with a really nice dry, vanilla-oakiness and a smooth, brown malty caramel that adds a bit more sweetness. A light lactic acid with some more must and a bit of a brown sugar sweetness before this finishes very dry, sweet, woody, and with lots of cherries. Medium length aftertaste following a somewhat syrupy, medium, very smooth body and soft, lively carbonation. Overall, a really enjoyable sour brown. Fairly sweet, but the moderate tartness and bigger, smooth vanilla-oak helps balance this nicely. A bit on the syrupy side, but this was quite good nonetheless.
ksurkin (1021) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - DEC 8, 2010
12oz bottle courtesy of secret santa aka lushawn. thanks, shawn! pours a clear, dark red with a thin, off white head and light lacing. aroma is great, beautifully reminiscent of belgian red, with tart cherries and cherry skins, sweet oak, and an interesting spicy note that reminds me of cinnamon red-hots candy with touches of vanilla and grass. flavor is delicious with fresh, tart cherries, apple skins, and sweet wine notes backed by soft yeast, oak, vanilla, and toasted caramel with hints of cinnamon bread on the swallow. palate is light bodied, crisp, and lightly carbonated with a dry finish. overall, another great fruit beer from new glarus. fonefan (49369) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 3, 2010
emacgee (4676) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - DEC 2, 2010
Clear light medium amber red color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, moderate berries, cherry, sweet cherry, tart cherry, light wood. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and light acidic with a average to long duration, sweet cherries, lacto. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. 
Pours a clean coppery orange with a thin offwhite head. Nose is tart withnotes of cherry skins and wood. Some leather and cherry becomes more prominent with warmth. Flavor is really nice with notes of cherry and wood with a mild tartness. Palate is smooth and shows a low carbonation. jnkor (364) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - NOV 27, 2010
Very nice. Much like the Belgian Red, but without the cherries. Light sweetness and a bit tart, but not too much. Thick and delicious with a nice red hue, and not too opaque. MIBRomeo (2570) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 25, 2010
amber to orange colored pour w/ a huge frothy white well laced head. Overly fruity aroma lots of tart cherries definite hints of the sour brown ale aroma has hints of the cherry stout that harkens some less than ideal taste memories. Full well coated palate with some nice carbonation on the tongue that lingers a bit after the swallow. Flavor is definatelly the sour brown, very mellow and subdued, lacks the depth of the older version. The cherries come through nicely in the finish and make both a sweet and tart flavor come out. Still a very nice beer.