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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

401 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 401
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 9.33%
Wants: 90
Gots: 111 | FT: 21
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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3/5  rDev -28.2%

100200300, Dec 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -28.2%

kruky, Thursday at 01:18 AM
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3/5  rDev -28.2%

kscaldef, Jun 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -22.2%

thegerm87, Jun 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

500 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Black with some edge transparency. Small off-white head. Medium collar. Wispy surface.

Smell - Roasted malt. Some vinegar. Oak. Orange citrus, which is weird. A hint of vanilla.

Taste - More cherry. Acetic sourness. Caramel and vanilla. Roasted malt. Bitter coffee malt. Minimal bourbon.

Mouthfeel - Moderate sourness. Balanced roast and sourness and doesn't get too acetic.

Overall - Pretty tasty. Doesn't blend the flavors all that well, but that's my biggest complaint.

Alieniloquium, Apr 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

GRG1313, Sunday at 05:23 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

Immortale25, Mar 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

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drewone, May 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

Adamostella, Oct 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

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carterbt, May 14, 2013
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dfhhead25, May 24, 2014
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GTB, May 18, 2013
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3.73/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: pours a dark mahogany to black color. a half finger of a tannish head that bubbles away quickly but leaves behind a small lacing around the sides of the beer. completely opaque due to the darkness of the color

Smell: bourbon, lots of wood and oak, tart dark cherries.

Taste: opens up with tart black cherries, some darker malts but nothing roasted or overly sweet, comes off as an almost bitter chocolate. light bourbon mixed with a strong oaken wood character and a dash of vanilla.

Mouthfeel: fairly heavy for the original gravity. low amount of puckering sour. fairly clean and nice

Overall: a good tasting moderately sour beer. I think the bourbon takes away from the rest of the character and a strengthening of other characters and a straight oak barrel would have improved it just a bit.

SportsandJorts, Aug 06, 2014
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Kmlund, Aug 05, 2014
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Black Angel Cherry Sour from Wicked Weed Brewing
93 out of 100 based on 401 ratings.