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Brewed by Verhaeghe
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Vichte, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
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RATINGS: 766   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Belgian top-fermented cherry beer on the basis of a reddish brown ale matured in oak casks.

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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vighals (3817) - Srumsand, NORWAY - MAR 27, 2016
Mrk rd klar med fingerhyt beigerosa skum. Lukter solbr og modne kirsebr. Syrligst forfriskende kirsebrsmak, faktisk noe flyktig bitterhet inni der ogs. Kort.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bolian (183) - - MAR 22, 2016
Pours red, white reddish foam and good retention. Overwhelming cherries I the nose and a faint hint of Bret. Taste is medium sour with pronounced cherry and balanced by Bret and acid.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Evilkniamhel (913) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 21, 2016
From bottle. Pours clear dark pink. Nose of blackcurrant, sour cherry. Taste follows nose.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AshtonMcCobb (6470) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 21, 2016
Bottle thanks to Nihtila. Appearance - bright cherry. Nose - total cherry. Taste - cherry and cough sweets. Palate - light to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nihtila (3517) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 21, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear red. Nose is oak, sweet cherry, slightly tart. Tastes sweet and tart cherries, light wood.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (12817) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 21, 2016
Bottle at appellation. Pours deep ruby, nose is toffee, cherry, light sourness, taste is sweet, cherry, funky.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (10396) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 21, 2016
Bottle at Comely Bankers II. Pours clear red brown with a pink-tinged head. Aromas of sweet cherry, light sour, some mineral notes. Taste is sweet, light sour cherry. Sweet finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
islay (2577) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 20, 2016
750 mL bottle, consumed on 2-13-16. EXP.: 06/2018. Pours a clear, reddish brown to dark amber with a moderate amount of short-lasting, beige head. Nice color. Good-looking beer. Nice, tart, mineral, salty aroma. Scents of caramel, cherries in a tin, balsamic vinegar, and pretzel. Interesting, metallic, tart taste. Sour. I dont necessarily get much cherry at first, but I do get maraschino cherry when I really look for it. Pepper spiciness in the taste. Cinnamon chewing gum and dust flavors. Mineral finish. Light to medium body. Frothy and soft in the palate. A bit undercarbonated. Overall, a decent sour brown but disappointing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nearbeer (5304) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 17, 2016
On tap served in 8 oz. snifter. Dark cherry color with a pink film of foam. Nose is lightly tart cherry, cream, oak and maybe some raisin. Flavors of tart cherry, cream, oak and a little hint of vinegar. Near-medium body has high carbonation and a very drinkable balance.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (13825) - Albertslund, DENMARK - FEB 9, 2016
25 cl. bottle. Clear reddish colour with a pink head. Aroma and flavour of cherries, acidic, oak and marzipane.


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