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Cherry Bomb - BrickStone Restaurant & Brewery

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BA SCORE
77
okay

22 Ratings
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Ratings: 22
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.21
pDev: 23.36%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
BrickStone Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This perfectly balanced fruity ale is brewed with noble hops & sour cherries. It is a delicate tasting luxury designed to explode with flavor!!!

(Beer added by: alleykatking on 06-01-2011)
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Reviews by alleykatking:
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3/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had on tap....

A- Pours a light pink color that is pretty clear overall. One finger white head shows good retention. The lace just covers the glass with a sticky film.

S- Sweet cherries dominate the aroma of the beer with there really being no other smells. Maybe there is a light yeasty aroma in the ending. Overall it's 99% cherry aroma and 1% yeast. Could have been a little more indepth but can't have it all.

T- Once again like in the aroma the sweet cherries come through. This is almost artifical tasting at best. This also doesn't show much else in the flavor at all...except maybe a sugary sweetness. No real other flavors like I stated before.

M- Medium mouthfeel. Carbonation good for the style. Cherries and sweetness are left on the palate. Aftertaste is mostly...well I take that back...is all cherry with maybe a hint of alcohol. Flavors were one sided with cherries being all there was. No off flavors at all. Light alcohol drying on the palate.

O- This beer is just average at best. The cherry flavor was sweet but good in a weird way. I didn't mind this beer but a little depth aroma and flavor profile wise could have done this beer a world of good.

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Cherry Bomb from BrickStone Restaurant & Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 22 ratings.