AmEricanbrew (6878) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Clear dark amber color with ivory head. Vinous red wine, wet wood, spicy yeast aromas. medium body, average carbonation. Spicy, tart red wine, wet wood flavors with some toffee sweetness, and spicy yeast---tasty. BMan1113VR (7931) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle. Pours with a hazed amber hued body with a thin off-white head. Aromas are of leather, dark fruits, some tannin, alcohol and leather. Flavors are fruity, leather, tannins, plums, leather, minerals and dark fruit, medium carbonation, very lost, a bit boring. ineedbeer (2154) - Oakland, California, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Aroma is a balanced fruit note with some light malt character along with a nice wine character. Light raisin and prune with a hint of plum and cherry. Tannic, vinous red wine notes. Malt has a bit of a toasted bread and light chocolate notes, but the fruit and barrel notes are most prevalent.
Pours a moderately dark copper brown with a lot of ruby highlights. Thin light tan head that recedes to the edges fairly quickly. No lacing and small legs.
Flavor starts with a hint of a tannic character which helps balance all the fruit notes. Tons of prunes, plums, and cherries with a hint of raisin. Light oak notes with a moderate red wine character. Light bitterness and no hop flavor. Malt notes are light but there are hints of caramel, toasted bread and light chocolate and toffee. Slight red wine alcohol note in the finish.
Mouthfeel is medium full bodied with medium carbonation. Low tannic astringency with medium low alcohol warmth. Slight sticky sweetness on my lips in the finish.
Overall a fairly nice beer but the wine barrel character overwhelms the malt leaving fairly little of the classic Belgian malt character. A decent yeast character with nice fruit esters. Landmonger (155) - USA - JUL 21, 2013
Draughn is a tulip glas, aroma of fruit, taste of fig, plum, sweet, mild carbonation, feels thin on the palate but overall good
-- rated via 'Find A Beer' for Blackberry 10 RespertFTW (521) - Michigan, USA - JUL 3, 2013
Bottle. Oak in aroma. Taste sour with some oak. Fairly complex. Can taste the wine barrel influence.
Mittenator (1612) - Michigan, USA - JUL 3, 2013
Bottle. Thanks mike. Careless with a beige head. Sour, caramel oak barrels. Tart and smooth. Sugary. Drake (13741) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 19, 2013
Growler filled some time ago at Whole Foods Market Charlottesville. 6600th rating! Pours a dark reddish-brown color with a thin creamy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of wine, earth, brown sugar. The taste is brown sugar, wine, spice, caramel, mild wood and tannins. Medium bodied. Decent, but a bit too wine forward. Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - JUN 8, 2013
Bottle. Rating #79. Not my favorite style of beer, but it was well made and pretty decent. (2800) kryon (3554) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JUN 7, 2013
Pours dark dark brown with low off white head
Aromas of molasses, vanilla, oak, dades, raisin
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone Ktwse (4894) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2013
Pours black with a finger of tan head. Aroma of barrel, dark fruit, muscovado. Sweet taste of dark, ripe fruit with lingering sweet alcohol finish. Body is medium creamy with flat carbonation.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone