Sante Adairius / Jackie O's Lingering Spirits

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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.8/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bourbon barrel aged Flanders syle red.

Great friends, aged beer, bourbon barrels and Lingering Spirits; these are the components of our collaboration with Jackie O’s. Brewed in early 2015, this Flanders style red ale incorporates barley, spelt, wheat, rye and oats into a hauntingly unique take on the style. While complex in liquid form, Lingering Spirits is most indebted to the character of bourbon barrels that previously held Jackie O’s masterful "Dark Apparition." The result is scary-good, something that we hope you will share with the Lingering Spirits in your life. Sante!

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3.7
slowrunner77 (12895) - Reno, Nevada, USA - NOV 22, 2017
Dark amber pour, slightly cloudy. Yeasty funky fruit nose with light booze and barrel. I prefer a non-BA (especially Sante's) sour red to this, but it's cool.

3.8
ineedbeer (2257) - Oakland, California, USA - NOV 14, 2017
Poured from a 750 ml bottle. Aroma is fairly fruity with cherry, raisin, cassis and prune notes. Light toasted bread, dark caramel, toffee and nuts with hints of chocolate and roast. Faint bourbon and oak notes. Pours dark brown with some auburn hues and a medium large, thick, tan head that shows good retention as it slowly recedes to a thin film that lingers. Light lacing and small legs. Flavor is slightly sweet with moderate acidity. Lots of cherry, raisin, cassis and prune notes. Some caramel, toffee, toasted bread and nuts with hints of chocolate. Light bourbon and faint oak notes. Light bitterness and a hint of alcohol spice. Mouthfeel so medium bodied with medium carbonation. Low astringency and low alcohol warmth. Overall, a pretty nice Flanders style sour. These aren't my favorite beers but this one has some nice complexity and the acidity isn't too acetic. It has an interesting twang to it from the reused barrels.

3.9
bytemesis (9240) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUL 7, 2017
Bottle. I have sat on this one a while. Pours clear hazel, medium beige head, dissipates fairly slowly, good lacing. Aroma is oak, lactic acids, roast, raisin, date, prune. Flavor is medium tart, light funk, acetic, dark fruits, bourbon notes, oak tannin. Medium body.

3
beastiefan2k (4112) - HdG (past: NYC, KS, Rain City), Maryland, USA - JUN 27, 2017
750 ml bottle shared at a tasting. Its like an overly oxygenated sour. Tastes like vinegar strong ale. Lots of strong, stick dark malts and sharp vinegar breaking through.

3.7
GenDV138 (7705) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 1, 2017
750 ml bottle shared. Murky brownish with beige head. Aromas of stone fruit, dark fruit. Tastes of dark fruit, tart notes, stone fruit. Light body with a dry finish.

4
nimbleprop (8761) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 1, 2017
750ml bottle pours a garnet amber with a ring of off white head. Nose has apples and apple cider, some unripened stone fruits, a little sun tea, some stale red wine. Flavor is tart, apple cider vinegar, black tea, pomegranate, tomato. Finishes tart and oily. Well done.

3.9
solidfunk (9407) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 30, 2017
Very nice stuff like Mexican street tacos. Sour plum and apricot. Hazy brown pour with decent head. Tangy finish. Great balance. Bottle.

3
Westchesterco (2188) - mclean, Virginia, USA - MAY 28, 2017
From a bottle shared at the DC RB gathering Memorial Day weekend 2017 it is an effervescent clear dark Amber color with a slight head. The Aroma is of tart cherries and the taste is sour cherries.very tart finish.still not a fan of sour beers hmmmmm

4
Iphonephan (7283) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - MAY 28, 2017
From a bottle shared at the DC RB gathering Memorial Day weekend 2017. Pours a hazy deep mahogany with a feint head. Aroma of tart cherries. Flavors of oak and cherries. Smooth, tart finish.

4.1
illidurit (2458) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 20, 2017
Oaky french vanilla cherry cola, light cocoa and sees candy, berries and ascorbic acid, bitter woody finish


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