vivalabeer (20) - Collingswood, New Jersey, USA - DEC 29, 2012
Strong unique scent, dark with nice head. Solid and lingering body and sour funk. Overall a great example of an unique brew. cfrances33 (35) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 30, 2012
On tap at Tired Hands, served in a tulip.
boxofrane (2553) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 1, 2013
Pour: Completely hazy, dark, dark brown. Nearly black. Two fingers of creamy, khaki head form. Head recedes rather quickly, and doesn’t leave too much lacing.
Smell: Big red wine presence up front, followed by some really nice tart pear and lemon juice. Lots of roasted malts and light brown sugar complete the nose.
Taste: Wow. Again, red wine really comes out strong up front, but immediately mellows in a clean tart lemon juice. Some pear skins. A really nice tart funk throughout. As it warms, some clean toffee and a strong oakeyness come through, as well a a light peppery spiciness. Finishes dry, tart with lemons, and a smooth roastiness.
Mouthfeel: Incredibly drinkable. A really, really nice creamy mouthfeel. Carb is quite velvety. Surprisingly refreshing. Finishes dry,
Overall: This offering from Tired Hands is really something special. Similar in some aspects to Civil Disobedience #4 from Hill Farmstead. Tired Hands best beer yet. Well done.
Draft at the brew pub. Pours pitch black with a medium sized tan head. The aroma Is fairly sour with a big grape and cherry note. The taste is sour grape, cherry, oak, charred wood. This is incredible. reggiedunlop (3719) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 28, 2012
Pours black with a creamy medium mocha head..nice retention and lacing.. Aroma has tart wine notes...cherry and chocolate creeping through. Flavor has rye and dark chocolate with a hint of sour cherry, earthy and oaky notes...a bit of bold roastiness. Mouthfeel is medium and silky and the finish is roasty/tart cherry and dry. Much more tart/soury than the base version while retaining the rye/roastiness of the base. Really awesome. jcartamdg (3422) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 7, 2013
Pours jet black with a big mocha head. Aroma of chocolate, coffee with cream and tart fruit. Taste is tart, chocolatey, creamy, red wine and roast. Crazy complex, so much going on but somehow it all works together.
Thorpe429 (5035) - , Illinois, USA - JAN 4, 2013
On tap at Tired Hands. Pours a moderate brown color. Nose is really nice with milk chocolate alongside a very faint roast, then backed by earthiness, faint acidity, and a nice wine touch. Flavor packs some moderate acidity alongside oak and wine notes, plus a backing earthy saison. Really interesting, and also quite drinkable. Damico (3147) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 29, 2013
Pours dark unclear in color, pretty close to a stout, with a really nice beige head. The aroma brings a pleasant blend of saison yeast and the wine barrels bringing a wild characteristic that I love. The flavor does the same, almost cherry winey notes appear from the wine barrels that settle long and tasty on the tongue with some spicy notes of the Insanity barrels at the end. lachrymalisis (441) - Washington, USA - NOV 19, 2014
dark, rich, oak, clean balanced lactic tartness, cherry, earth, bitter chocolate dust, tannic, complex fruity layers. Ernesto987 (6050) - Arizona, USA - JAN 8, 2013
Near flat pour from a growler, toasty rich vine characteristics, like a flawed cd4, Travlr (24319) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JAN 5, 2013
Dark maroon brown color. Aroma of subtle chocolate, subtle port. Taste is red wine, port, chocolate. Very nice.