Cherry Bomb | BrickStone Restaurant & Brewery

Cherry BombCherry Bomb
BA SCORE
3.36/5
30 Ratings
Cherry BombCherry Bomb
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
BrickStone Restaurant & Brewery
Illinois, United States
brickstonebrewery.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

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!!!

Added by alleykatking on 06-01-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,923
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
30
pDev:
20.83%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
3
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 30 |  Reviews: 3
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4/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.86/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AuntBea
4.02/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Davit
3.75/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FBarber
3.63/5  rDev +8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours reddish brown - clear and crisp. Thin white head. Smell is sweet with tons of cherries. Smells like fresh crushed cherries. Taste has some notes of cherry but it's. It as strong as the nose would suggest. Seems much more balanced now that's the older reviews would suggest. Some wheat is noted on the back end. Feel is light and drinkable. Medium carbonation. Definitely not my style of beer, but it's good for what it is.

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Photo of TonyTalon
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nathanmiller
3.88/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of Nick_greek
5/5  rDev +48.8%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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4/5  rDev +19%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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2.25/5  rDev -33%

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4/5  rDev +19%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -18.2%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of TMoney2591
3.13/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Ah, childhood memories of vandalism I never committed... Anyway, this stuff pours a clear amber-salmon topped by a finger of relatively short-lived off-white foam. The nose is a liquid-spawned facsimile of a cherry-flavored Pop Tart, with some mildly-tart cherry juice surrounded by powdered sugar, dry bread, and a hint of vanilla extract. The taste focuses almost entirely on the cherries, which are more sweet than sour by a mile, but there remains some of that sweet, frosted crust way off in the distance, spying on the cherries in such a way as to be placed on any number of lists. The body is a lithe medium, with a rather light moderate carbonation and a fluid, nearly slick feel. Overall, I just couldn't fully get behind this beer. The fruit flavor comes across as artificial (in a syrupy way), and that "sweet, frosted crust" flavor doesn't help things at all.

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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Cherry Bomb from BrickStone Restaurant & Brewery
Beer rating: 3.36 out of 5 with 30 ratings
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