RATINGS: 1491   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Originally 5.1% - abv reduced to 4% sometime between 2009 and 2011.
Belgian Red is a tapestry of flavor. This beer is brewed with whole Montmorency Cherries, Wisconsin farmed wheat and Belgian roasted barleys, lagered in oak tanks and balanced by Hallertau hops we aged in our brewery one full year. Over a pound of Door County Cherries in every bottle makes this beer uniquely “Wisconsin.” So unique, in fact, that we applied for a patent. Expect this beer to be ruby red, with a medium body that is highly carbonated and intense with cherry flavor and bouquet.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bboeckl (142) - Grafton, Wisconsin, USA - APR 20, 2008
Pours a cloudy red dark reddish brown. A bit of a cider like appearance. Aroma says "drink me". It is of ripened cherries freshly crushed. Taste is of sweetened maraschinos cherries. This is a beer that gives you exactly what you expect when you first pop the cork. A bit of oak tannins add to the complexity. This beer is very unique and deserves a high rating, however, it is a bit too sweet for my tastes. I can see how that would play well with a mass audience.

kannon5 (7) - - JUL 22, 2017 does not count
Perfect combination of sweetness and tartness, major crowdpleaser. Mmmmmmmmmm ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

mariuspoenari (2724) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 18, 2017
Bottle shared. Clear slighly amberish ruby red with a light beige head. Huge fruit notes, cherry, cherry syrup, cherry pits, tons of sugar and what seems like artificial sweetner. While the fruit character is very nicely present in the beer, overall it feels quite artificial because of the excessive sweetness. A bit like a cheap sweetened kriek.

sjohnny (642) - - JUN 28, 2017
Sweet and sour. Strong hit of cherries. A hint of bread. Murky orange brown with an off white head that leaves a little bit of lacing and a thin ring around the surface. Sweet but with a hint of sour and a lightly tart finish. Smooth like hard candy. Lots of cherry. A hint of earth and a hint of sweet citrus. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

kambei70 (1085) - - JUN 22, 2017
Pours a brown tinted ruby red with a small off white head and good lacing. Strong cherry licorice aroma and cherry skin. Taste has fresh bing cherry and some sweetness with a mild tartness. Some cherry skin. Flavor is big and tasty. Medium bodied with medium/high carbonation. Very good fresh cherry with more perceived sweetness than actual sweetness. The tartness helps to balance it nicely. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Ronritter (776) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JUN 4, 2017
bomber pours bright red with pinkish head big cherry nose with a woody presence taste was very sweet carbonation was moderate

malrubius (2926) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - MAY 17, 2017
Bottle from Krista in Wisconsin. Talk Garnet reddish-brown with lasting ring and a little lace. Ripe cherry and Woody Aroma with hints of floral and caramel. Very sweet ripe cherry with some toasted caramel and brown sugar sweetness. Woody finished with a touch of tart dryness and lingering Sweet Cherry and brown sugar slightly sticky with fine internal carbonation. Very good but too sweet for my taste. Would probably go well with Rich chocolate cake.

gopherfan99 (1955) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 12, 2017
Bottle; pours dark red with a reddish brown head; aroma of homemade cherry pie; taste is sweet and very much like cherry pie; finish is dry, with some lingering cherry; the cherry aroma and flavor is dominant but balanced and not overpowering or artificial; best fruit beer I have had to date

Korcz (3389) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAY 3, 2017
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer. Totalnie nie mój klimat. Słodki kompot wiśniowy, mdły i jednowymiarowy.

drsandman (1478) - New York, USA - APR 23, 2017
Bottle thanks to the Duke. Pours dark red, with pinkish white head. Aroma is super sweet processed cherry perserves, more cherries. Flavor is sweet syrupy cherry, cherry creamsicle / pie, candied fruit. Craziness!

Pilsnertest (296) - SWEDEN - APR 8, 2017
Bottle. Taste of sweet cherry. Super smooth. Big body. Raspberry candy. Like a long boil of Boon Kriek. Very elegant.

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