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style
Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Ashford in the Water, England
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Sour Red Ale aged in burgundy barrels with raspberries

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3.8
coil (124) - Reading, Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2017
375ml corked bottle from The Grumpy Goat, Reading. Hazy ruby amber colour with white head. Big slightly funky tart raspberry, red wine barrel, light barnyard funk, sour green apple, light tart red grape, light vinegar, tart raspberry jam. Nice.

4.2
robinshute123 (56) - Torquay, Devon, ENGLAND - SEP 19, 2017
A red sourish beer. Very different and slight flavours of raspberry. Very well crafted and something very different, a great beer.

4
eduardovl (1467) - SWITZERLAND - SEP 15, 2017
375ml corked bottle served in an Italian snifter glass. Pours a dirt and cloudy amber color forming a small and very fizzy yellow head with low retention and practically no lacings left in the glass. Nose is sour and fruity. Strong notes of grapes, red berries and caramel malts. Flowery hops. Taste follows the nose, notes of leather and apple vinegar. Strong notes of red berries and grapes. Slightly sweet upfront. Light sourness. Light bitterness. Medium body. Medium carbonation. Grapes and apples in the afteraste. Good drinkability. Great sour ale.

3.7
weordie (1352) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2017
Pours brown with a thin to no head. Aroma is acid, cherries and funk. Sharp funky taste, lactic acid and sweet raspberries.

3.7
thewolf (12746) - Kolding, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2017
Bottle. Pours clear caramel brown with a small, staying creamy white film head. Aroma has tartness, sweet caramel, red wine, oak, light lactic, some raspberry, mild balsamic. Medium carbonation, fine dry and quite oily mouthfeel. Flavour has fine raspberry, tart, balsamic, mild cherry, oak, light burning edge to the tartness. Fine.

4.6
ALIBALI (2397) - Kiel, GERMANY - AUG 31, 2017
Dicker Pflaumenduft gepaart mit bretty VegetableKick. Schon in der Nase ein unfassbar ausgewogenes Feuerwerk der HighFlavours🚀! Oh yes, dry, fassig und der AcetonDevil ist ebenfalls in the house!!! Die holzige TiefenVerSourRedUng bringt ganz zum Schluss den absoluten AhaEffekt. Rounder As Hell und spritzig flaumig🎆✨👽!!! A BIG BROTHER!!! 375ml Bottle from Scottieeeee❤ !!!

3.9
MrTipple (5956) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2017
Intense raspberries, wood, red berry tart, zest, sour, funky fruit juice, dark berries, red wine. Hazy, reddish gold, tiny, creamy, white head. Medium bitter and sour. More sour, dark and red berries, raspberries, redcurrant, acidic, lemon and lime juice, lemon peel, soft carbonation, medium bodied. Very nice Sour, well-balanced, rich aroma. Bottle at Craft Beer Co, Clerkenwell.

3.9
Mr_Pink_152 (5413) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2017
Bottle from the Real Ale Store, Newark. Hazy reddish chestnut with a thin head. Aroma has raspberries, grape and wine. Taste fruity sour. Full and rich body.

3.9
Cuso (8933) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 11, 2017
Bottle from beer[malade]. Hazy brown orange color with medium white head. ice sour aroma of raspberries, light solvent. taste, strong raspberriess, red wine, wood, phenols, solvent. Tasty.

3.8
kermis (14478) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 15, 2017
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Bottle shared at Thornbridge, Den Bosch. Hazy red with a small off white head. Aroma of tart and sweet raspberries, light funk, mineral and vinous notes, oak and light citrus. Flavour is light moderate sweet and above moderate sour. Medium bodied with a sour burn in the finish and soft carbonation.


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