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Cerasus - Logsdon Farmhouse Ales

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88
very good

201 Ratings
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Ratings: 201
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 8.7%
Wants: 56
Gots: 38 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Logsdon Farmhouse Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A Flanders-style Red Ale, oak-aged, with 45 pounds of local cherries per barrel.

(Beer added by: GreenCard on 03-30-2012)
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dogfishandi

New York

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

04-27-2013 23:39:53 | More by dogfishandi
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ehammond1


3.7/5  rDev -5.4%

Bottle (2012)

Acquired via trade
Thanks, cavemanlawyer!

Cloudy cherry color with a moderately sized light pink head that leaves dots and an oily cling down the glass. Not a particularly attractive beer, but that's largely unimportant.

Big notes of juicy cherry, some toffee and caramel sweetness, a hint of lactic sourness, but not a lot, and just a hint of an earthy funk.

The flavor is very cherry-forward and quite sweet. It's not nearly as sour as I excepted, with only a mild hint of tartness. A mild funk component does add some complexity, but this is more similar to a fruit beer (like a New Glarus Belgian Red), than it is a kriek or a Flanders Red.

Medium body with low-moderate carbonation. Somewhat creamy. I would prefer more carbonation for the style.

This isn't a good example of a kriek or a Flanders Red, but it is still a tasty cherry beer. This may not live up to expectations, but taken completely on its own, it's still a very tasty beer.

09-05-2012 15:05:17 | More by ehammond1
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California

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06-24-2014 05:42:52 | More by sourdog
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mahak213

New York

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Best buy date of 01/2018 which I assume is 5 years out, so this is an 01/2013 bottle. Poured into HF stemware.

Appearance- Deep red, slightly hazy with an off white head that hangs around for a bit.

Smell- Sweet and sour cherries and a mild funkiness. Doesn't smell too sour, there is a bit of a lactic sourness noticeable.

Taste- Light malt and Cherry sweetness up front, then a really mild sourness. Slightly funky. Much sweeter and not as sour as most krieks, but it's really nice in a unique way. Leaves a lingering cherry skin taste.

Mouthfeel- Light and refreshing, finishes dry. Really easy to drink as well, the fact that it isn't too sour really helps the drinkability.

Overall- Really nice offering from Logsdon. Definitely a unique kriek/Flanders, looking forward to trying their other stuff.

04-26-2013 22:50:34 | More by mahak213
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California

3/5  rDev -23.3%

08-24-2014 03:30:40 | More by 01001111
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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

03-23-2013 23:32:30 | More by acurtis
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California

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09-21-2012 22:38:32 | More by emilylee
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California

4/5  rDev +2.3%

07-14-2014 20:46:04 | More by PretzelCity
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.23/5  rDev -17.4%

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Best by 6/2017. Bottle number C334. Reviewed from notes.

Appearance - Reddish amber. Big off white head with great retention.

Smell - Saison aromas with a touch of cherry. Very light. Peppery.

Taste - Much more cherry. Overwhelms everything else that's there. Dry. Maybe some oak. Not much like a Flanders Red at all.

Mouthfeel - Very light. Easy to drink. Dry. No flavor in the aftertaste at all.

Overall - Not sour. Not terribly interesting, either. Cherry and not much else.

10-26-2012 13:45:35 | More by Alieniloquium
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MontereyBay831

California

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02-04-2014 01:04:43 | More by MontereyBay831
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KYGunner

Kentucky

4.04/5  rDev +3.3%

The color was a murky raspberry red with a building and alive head of quickly popping bubbles.

The scent is slightly simple but absolutely luscious. Sweet cherries and raspberries explode into the nose with a bit of sour and tart.

The flavor is a bit dry with a red fruity champagne like taste. Pomegranate, cherries, and raspberries are all evident.

The feel is almost expansive in the mouth as the carbonation seems to grow.

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Rutager

British Columbia (Canada)

4.01/5  rDev +2.6%

Appearance Pours a hazy amber-brown, with over a finger of thick, pale khaki head.

Smell. Sweet and tart pie cherries, a little funky brett and old wood and just a little light malt.

Taste. Medium-light sourness and light tart cherry, a bit of dry brett and wood, a little sweet malt, and just a small amount of saison yeast.

Mouthfeel. Below medium body with , fairly full and fine carbonation.

Overall. A nice beer that's kind of a combination saison/kriek/flanders red with brett! What's not to like? I'll hang on to one for a while and see what happens.

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nataku00

California

3.8/5  rDev -2.8%

Bottle, best by date of 06/2017, poured into a tulip glass. Beer pours slightly hazy mahogany with some darker shades of red with two fingers of tan color loose foam. Head dissipates after a few minutes with minimal lacing to an even film and a ring of foam. Plenty of carbonation streaming up from the bottom of the glass.

Good amount of cherries in the aroma, sweet and lightly tart, a bit of almond or cherry pit, light balsamic vinegar, brown sugar.

Taking a sip, the flavor isn't as good as the aroma. Very light cherry taste, along with a mostly mineral and lightly grassy flavor, minimal vinegar. Dry finish without much of an aftertaste.

Light body and highly carbonated, lightly prickly on the tongue. A little disappointed with the taste of this one.

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3.88/5  rDev -0.8%

Pours a very murky mahogany with a medium sized pinkish head. A bit of lacing down the glass.

Lots of funky cherry in the aroma. Just a touch of sourness and some caramel/toffee.

Lots of cherry flavor, but not as much as I'd expect given the amounts used. Not overly sour, just tart with a massive brett presence. Very musty and funky with a slight sweet cherry coming through on the finish.

Medium body and carbonation. Would prefer a bit more to make the cherry sourness pop a bit more.

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10-01-2012 17:10:30 | More by jmarsh123
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Cerasus from Logsdon Farmhouse Ales
88 out of 100 based on 201 ratings.