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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Barrel aged sour porter

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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (25809) - Malm, SWEDEN - NOV 10, 2013
Draft @ GABF 2013. Pours a dark brown black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty woody sour tart aroma with weak hints of chocolate. Roasted malty sour tart woody chocolate flavor. Has a roasted malty woody sour tart chocolate finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (20811) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2016
Draft at Toronado SF. Pours deep brown with a creamy tan head. Tangy, leathery berries in the aroma, with undertones of toffee and plum. Light sweet flavor with mellow acetic burn, more leather, plum, berries. Light to medium bodied with average carbonation. Dry and woody on the finish, some earthy bitterness, toast, old leathery fruits. Fine.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (18930) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2016
Keg at Toronado, SF, 02/02/16. Black, topped with a tan swirl. Nose is tangy dark fruits, plum, pissy red grapes, wine barrel notes, nutty, dates. Taste comprises mellow yeast, tarte dark fruits, funky, more sharp plum notes, grape must, damp wood. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, puckering close with restrained acidity. Solid dark sour.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (16989) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 7, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. It pours a hazy dark brown to black body and a small, dense, light beige head. Lightly vinegar-ish aroma with lots of dried fruits. Some notes of chocolate and coffee. Its full bodied and quite tart, pleasantly carbonated. Dried fruits, figs and prunes, roasted notes and a tart lemony touch. Lasting finish. Well worth a revisit this one. 130807

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (16401) - Dublin, California, USA - OCT 12, 2013
On tap @ GABF. Just about black in color with a khaki head. Nose is balsamic vinegar, leather, and tobacco. Slight fruity sweetness. Green apple skin, oak, and roasted malts. A nice balsamic character to the flavor. Plenty of leather, grass, oak, and apple skins. Hints of raisin and grape sweetness. Fairly dry sour finish. Nice carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (14828) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 2, 2016
Draft - Sweet caramel and toffee with sourness. Deep brown with a light beige head. Light smokey notes and nice soured notes. Rich tart savoury flaovors.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (14038) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 2, 2016
On tap at Toronado. Pours a dark amber with small off white head that lasts. The aroma is oak, caramel, dark fruit. Medium, dark fruit, caramel, oak, light dryness, very good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DSG (13956) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 14, 2016
[2/2/16] Draught at Toronado in San Francisco. Black with a tan head. Aroma of caramel, roast, balsamic vinegar, sour fruits, oak, wine. Sour flavor with roast, sour fruits, oak, cobwebs, wine, a bit of balsamic vinegar, light astringency. Medium-bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (12707) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2013
Sample at GABF 2013. Pours brown with a small tan head. Aroma of big tart blackberries and wood. Flavour is light sweet and moderate to heavy acidic. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slowrunner77 (11673) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 9, 2014
"Dark brown, small head. Wonderfully balanced aroma of lemons, light funk, wine, roasted barley. Well carbonated, giving it an additional sour bite. Flavor is quite sour though the porter comes through nicely as well. This is yet another world class sour beer from Russian River. Great brew!"


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