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RATINGS: 221   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (13257) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Draft at Whole Foods Glen Allen, VA. Pours a hazy amber color with a large creamy tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of tart fruits and a mild bit of funk. The taste is tart fruits, earth, mild funk. Medium bodied, and the finish falls flat.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewje41 (3459) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - MAR 20, 2017
Draft, 5 oz pour at Hop and Hound, Bothell. Staring at the bottle of this for weeks, Im relieved to find it on draft. Unlike my buddy luttonm in his rating, Ill spare some of the super in depth, obscure, perspicacious analysis on this particular potable. Dark copper pour with a thim film head. Black cherry, tart constant aroma. Flavor is a juicy and jammy raspberry and blackberry tart, with some black cherry. A slight malt linger, but buried by the tart berry content. A sipper of a sour, but it seems to get better as it warms. Some grape reminder in the late linger. Minimal oak impression though it is there. Nutty hints. Flavorful, and quite tasty. Miles ahead of what it was after the very first sip. Sit on this one and give it a chance. I really enjoyed this.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dal9000 (580) - Ohio, USA - FEB 21, 2017
At Whole Foods. Pours dark cherry with no head. Aroma of sour blueberries. Taste of fizzy cherry/ blueberry mild sour tartness. Reminds me of almost sweet tarts with Oak aged sour beer aged for 51 weeks. Launches 1 time a year. I appreciate the effort but not for me. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thechasm442 (938) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 3, 2017
Blue Sunday 19, 2016. Pour is a clear deep ruby brown with an average off white head that leaves decent lacing as it shrinks. Aroma is sour stone fruit, blueberries, oak, and a bit of sugary sweetness. Taste is blueberries, blueberry pie, lactic acid, oak, and dark sour stone fruits. Creamy at first with a little bit of puckering acidity that blends with some sweetness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ebone1988 (1703) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - NOV 13, 2016
Aroma roasty, woody, blueberry, tart. Appearance is brown, light brown, mostly clear. Taste is barrel, blueberry, malt, dry, good. Mouthfeel is light to medium body, light crisp carbonation, sour woody blueberry aftertaste. Overall, meh.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (16215) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 28, 2016
750mL bottle, pours a deep dark amber with a small off-white head. Aroma brings out balsamic, cherry tartness and light funk - fairly acidic. Flavour is fairly acidic but not too much, with balsamic, cherry tartness and light funk. Balsamic and acidic finish. Nicely constructed. Really good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (4446) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - AUG 7, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 7, 2016 Pours a hazy copper red from the bomber with thin bubbly white head that dissipates to leave light lace. Aroma of blueberry sweetness, light lactic sour, hint of oaky funk. Taste is fairly sweet, but nice lactic acidity still there. Soft carbonation, great for the price point.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (1921) - - JUN 19, 2016
Notes from summer. Pours a blueish copper. Aroma and taste are tart blueberries, oak, and a dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rxeight (2898) - Illinois, USA - FEB 19, 2016
Bomber 2016 vintage. Light grape juice. Blueberry, but without any blueberry tartness or sourness. Very light lacto sourness. Somewhat metallic aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SG111 (1591) - New York, USA - FEB 9, 2016
Bottled, 2016 vintage. Pours fairly deep copper/ruby, big beige head. Aroma is very intense tart funk, blueberry, mild oaky note, sort of like woodchips, but not too much. Flavor is tart, blueberry, blackberry, more oaky, definite vinegary-ness to it. Dry finish. Its really solid. Its not the best sour Ive ever had, but I like it a lot.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zoucrew102 (1667) - - FEB 7, 2016
Bomber, 2016 vintage. Vinous aroma of red wine with notes of vinegar, toffee, dark fruit and some oak. Pours ruby-copper colored with a thin tan head with decent retention and some lacing. Starts with red wine characteristics as well as some toffee and dark fruit sweetness to go with the lively mouthfeel. Finishes tart but not overly so with some Brett vinegar-like flavors and oak. Quite good, the best of their sours tried so far.


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