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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.94/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our fourth wild ale is our first with a fruit component. Benedictum was inspired by the brown ales of Flanders. The primary fermentation was accomplished by our house ale yeast. The beer was then racked to barrels and inoculated with a mixed culture of wild yeast and bacteria to finish the job. Toffee notes are balanced by fruitiness and a pronounced acidity. Tart cherries add a further layer of complexity to this very drinkable sour ale.

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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Errl (2442) - Plano, Texas, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Pour is dark br9wn with a thin white head..Nose is nice mashed cherries with caramel, toffee, wine barrel, musty..Tatse is nice chwrries, wine barrel, dark fruits, nice tartness and balance..Very easy drinking

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (8319) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - FEB 21, 2014
on draft a couple of times at Nobi, a few days after their first anniversary party, and i waited .. . deep brown ruby .. solid foam .. . rounded tartness, leather, berry, and tart barrel .. . very well done .. . . Youll have to speak up, Im wearing a towel

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dfinney23 (3199) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Tap @ Mongoose vs Cobra. Excellent sour cherry tartness with a sweet and sour finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (13989) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 21, 2014
On tap at Petrol Station. Pours a cloudy brown ruby with small off white head that diminishes quickly. The aroma is oak and cherry skin. Medium mouthfeel with strong cherry, and vinegar with nice sour finish. Really enjoyed this one.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cavie (4642) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JAN 8, 2014
Tap at Bearded Lady. Pours a dark brown color with a foamy beige head. Aroma is tart, wood, dark cherries, more sour notes. Flavor is sour, dark fruit, wood and oak with cherries. Dry tingly finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
thirdeye11 (6158) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 14, 2013
(Draught) cloudy red brown, soapy tan bubbles. Nose is mossy, cherry, cellar floor. Taste is insanely good, cherry, cola, light acetic, rich, caramel, perfect carbonation and palate finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (7444) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Draft. Dark brown pour with some light head. Some heavy sour tart fruit, light vinegar aromas. Cherry, oak and tart flavors with some light vinegar tones.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jhamp9 (1821) - Corinth, Texas, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Tap at Oak St. Red brown pour with a thin white head. Strong aroma with tart cherry, wood, faint vinegar, and some green apple. Taste has a nice tartness to it and a little puckering but just right. Taste is sour cherries, vinegar, toffee, and apple. Light fizz on the palate and dry. I am really impressed with this beer. Very well done.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Metallion66 (104) - - NOV 23, 2013
On tap @ Pinthouse Pizza. Dark Deep red pour, not much head. Exactly what you would think of for a Flanders Style wild ale. Aroma and taste was of slight cherry, very slight vinegar, and a sugary sour finish. Nothing to get crazy about, but I would drink it again.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mora2000 (6158) - McKinney, Texas, USA - NOV 10, 2013
On tap at Pinthouse Pizza. Deep red pour with an off-white head. I get some big cherry notes as well as some vinegar in the aroma. The flavor is similar with a lot of dark fruit, vinegar, toffee, red grapes and brown sugar notes. Medium tartness. Thin mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Nice Flanders red ale.


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