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RATINGS: 132   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This traditional Flanders-style sour red ale was aged for 2.5 years in red wine barrels. It is named in honor of a very energetic cardinal who used to fly around the outside of the brewery during the first half of 2011 when this beer was originally brewed.

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3.4
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - APR 26, 2017
Draft. Medium light being head atop clear garnet brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, vinous, sour cherry, light wood. Taste is medium sweet, sour cherry, light vinous. Acidic medium body, some stickiness.

3.7
onceblind (9689) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 18, 2017
Hazy deep amber with a thin ivory cap. Nice earthy red wine and woody nose with a gentle acidic tartness. Bright woody red wine acidic tartness on the flavor with a little berry sweetness. Bright sour flavor, lots of oak and red wine. Not much else I can decipher.

3.5
Ratman197 (14848) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 13, 2017
On tap at Hops and Pie poured a clear reddish brown with a lingering ring of tan foam. Aromas of caramel, cherry, red wine, funk, oak and light basalmic vinegar. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry lightly tart finish. Flavors of toffee, fruitiness, oak and light red wine with a smooth dry lightly tart lingering fruity toffee finish.

3.7
ajnepple (6625) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 13, 2017
On tap at Hops & Pie. Reddish brown and slightly hazy appearance. Aroma of dark fruits, berries, mild vinous notes, earth, light oak and light vanilla. Similar flavor, fruity, funky, vinous, earthy and light sour. Light to medium body with a thin feel, soft carbonation and a lightly tart/puckering finish. Good.

4.5
drowland (8758) - Georgia, USA - MAR 23, 2017
12/25/16. 750mL bottle from a Whole Foods or something like that in Hilton Head, SC. SHELFIE BRO! Brown/red pour with a nice tan head. Great aroma, cherry abound, soury, funky, hint of wine. Great flavor, nicely sour, tart, sour cherries, funk, red wine, leather, and more. Complex and delicious!

3.4
Ungstrup (37652) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 17, 2016
A hazy amber beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, brettanomyces, and wood. The flavor is sweet with notes of lemons, brettanomyces, straw, and wood, leading to a tart finish.

4.2
SinH4 (4796) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JAN 26, 2016
Bottling date 11/04/2013. Brown-amber color with small white head. Aroma is soft vinegar, some chalk, but in a nice way. Taste is barrel tannins, but without being bitter, a bit "morsch". Low carbonation. Absolutely beautiful!

3.9
jfb (6270) - GERMANY - JAN 26, 2016
(bottle) hazy deep amber colour with a small frothy beige head. aroma of heavy coconut and brown sugar, with lots of mild dill, a touch of vanilla, some bread dough, cherry juice and acetone. flavour is mostly white chocolate and cherry stones, with a touch of fudge, some very light barnacles, black pepper and a rather tannic finish. medium-bodied with average carbonation.

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jonas (7586) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JAN 26, 2016
Bottle. Lovely dry wooden, leathery, funky nose. Cloudy chestnut, low head. Dry base, herbal, scandinavian salmon, fine citrus, tart berries. Medium light dry body. Pleasant, easy to drink, very moreish.

3.6
Meilby (11495) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 17, 2015
Draught @ Whats Brewing - Friday Session 1, Stavanger
Pours hazy dark reddish brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, barnyard, funk, dried fruits and vinegar. Taste is medium sweet, light bitter and light sour with a long dry, vinegar, fruity and funky finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.


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