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RATINGS: 222   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This unique anniversary libation, heritage-blended from our library of barrel-soured beers, exhibits deeply layered flavors of malt and oak, with a tart finish.

This is the 2010 Vintage and all vintages from now on (2011, etc.), available in 22 oz bottles dated with specific vintage year labeling (Ex: "2010", "2011", etc.)

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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tastybeer (1853) - Indiana, USA - MAR 12, 2015
Bottle, 2015 ed. Pours murky ruby/brown. Big beige head, little retention/lace. Aroma of berry, oak, funk, dust. Taste is tart, funky, berry, grape, a bit sweet. Palate is slick, average carbonation, tart finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
M82 (469) - Kansas, USA - FEB 28, 2015
A mahogany body sports vibrant cranberry highlights gradiating to sunset amber at the edges beneath a short, tight light khaki head falling to a solid ring and a few dots of lace

Aromas and flavors of natural fleshy over-ripe fruit, plumb, blackberry, hints of dark cherry, citrus, solid tartness with added depth of oaky barn on a spritzy, juicy, oaky medium-light body creating solid sour-n-sweet residuals of the previously mentioned components, very solid

22oz bottle served at 45 into Orrefors Beer Taster


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GranvilleTim (1855) - Granville, Illinois, USA - FEB 24, 2015
Mahogany pour with a dark beige head. Aroma is sour and oak. Taste is sour and tart at the end. Oak flavor comes out in the finish. An ok sour.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
luttonm (5719) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 17, 2015
Bottle at Brony Tasting, DC. Clear, reddish-brown, buttery sour. Soft tartness, brown malt body.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GenDV138 (6984) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - FEB 16, 2015
Bottle at the DC Tasting. Clear dark red with off-white head. Aromas of vinegar, dark fruit, tart notes. Tastes of vinegar, wine, grapes, dark fruit. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (8576) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Some cherry in this and good bretta infusion. Pours amber with good head and lacing. Light sour and tangy finish. Light oak. Bottle.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (6719) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - FEB 15, 2015
From a 22 oz bottle at the Brony bottle share at Travlrs place. Pours a clear cola brown with an off white head. Aroma of sour fruit. Flavors of blueberry and oak.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kraddel (7493) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 15, 2015
Pours dark purple / brown , rather clear . Smell is full, fruity . Taste is sour , full , fruity , intense . Nice blueberry finish . Bit fleshy . Nice

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LeRoytheAlien (55) - Kennesaw, Georgia, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Pours a ruddy red/brown color, with a tiny cream head that disappears. Aromas of heavy oak, dark fruit, funk, and whiskey. Taste is more of the same, with a dominating bourbon taste and a finish crowned with layers of oak and fruit. Very complex, sour, and very tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WillRunForBeer (2579) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 9, 2014
2014 Bottle from DrFabulous in the Locals 5.2 trade. Thanks! Pours red brown with a beige head. Smells of vinegar, cherry, blueberry, oak. Very nice aroma! Flavor is a bit if caramel sweetness up front, leading to sour cherry, vinegar, dry raspbery, blueberry, oak.


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