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Black Angel Cherry Sour - Wicked Weed Brewing

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Black Angel Cherry SourBlack Angel Cherry Sour

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

354 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 354
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.07%
Wants: 77
Gots: 102 | FT: 19
Brewed by:
Wicked Weed Brewing visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Cherry pie! Cherry pie! Cherry pie! This light and fruity ale is black in color, though your palate would never know it. Black Angel is fermented on the Wicked Wild yeast and then moved into stripped down Four Roses bourbon barrels and aged on tart cherries, sweet cherries, and Italian plums. The white oak and roast malt add notes of vanilla and graham cracker that, when blended with the tart sweetness of the fruit, bring out a robust cherry pie flavor.

(Beer added by: wedge on 04-22-2013)
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APBT91

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-16-2014 12:11:52 | More by APBT91
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Bottle share at Proof. Very very deep brown with light chocolate colored head. Thick collar, some legs, fair lacing. Taste and aroma are of tart cherry, dark roasted malt, and some tart dry yeasty funk. High carbonation and medium body. This reminded me of Tart of Darkness from The Bruery. Very good beer overall.

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On tap at the brewpub.
Poured a fine dark red-brown color; clear with a good tan head.

Aroma: sour cherries; baked raisins

Taste: very tart; clean and not particularly funky. More similar to a sour cherry stout than expected.

Feel: Medium body; very good carbonation level.

O: Certainly very good but not my favorite style.

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Slightly purple colored but mostly just blackish brown, and very dark. Head is nice and fluffy before it fades to a simple ring. Aroma is sweet, juicy, robust, woody, light vanilla, raspberry, cherry, plum, graham cracker pie crust right on as described, and bright mouthwatering tartness. Taste is brighter and more tart. Very clean.... Not overwhelmingly pie-like by any means but certainly very cherry. Alike to biting into fresh cherries, with purple grape skins, wine, oak, and maybe funky brett. Very nice. Texture is smooth, juicy, and dry. A bit of finely gritty dryness through the sour finish. Great beer!

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Black Angel Cherry Sour from Wicked Weed Brewing
93 out of 100 based on 354 ratings.