Cherry Angelina
Brewery Vivant

Cherry AngelinaCherry Angelina
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From:
Brewery Vivant
 
Michigan, United States
Style:
Wild Ale
ABV:
8.8%
Score:
91
Avg:
4.18 | pDev: 7.42%
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
12
Status:
Active
Rated:
Dec 03, 2019
Added:
Aug 01, 2018
Wants:
  1
Gots:
  0
SCORE
91
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Cherry AngelinaCherry Angelina
Notes: Oak barrel-aged sour aged with Montmorency cherries.
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Rated: 3.75 by rare_bird from Michigan

Dec 03, 2019
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Reviewed by elNopalero from California

4.54/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
I had this at the brewery. What a contract with their cherry saison.
This pours a ruddy red color. It’s all sorts of sweet and sour tart cherry deliciousness.
Dec 01, 2019
 
Rated: 3.83 by Phoodcritic from Michigan

Aug 18, 2019
 
Rated: 3.37 by BenHoppy from Michigan

Aug 10, 2019
 
Rated: 4.19 by drstalker from Illinois

May 15, 2019
 
Rated: 4.45 by Mikecd234 from Michigan

Mar 10, 2019
 
Rated: 4.33 by detpizzaboi from Michigan

Feb 26, 2019
 
Rated: 3.93 by darktronica from Indiana

Feb 09, 2019
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Reviewed by CanConPhilly from Pennsylvania

4.34/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
L - massive beige head atop a translucent maroon body.

S - cherries, brett, brown sugar.

T - quite tart cherries. Funk, wood, some sourness, quite a bit of acid. No bitterness. Low sweetness. No booziness.

F - medium-light body with moderate carb.

O - a tasty cherry treat.
Dec 16, 2018
 
Rated: 4.16 by mattreitz49 from Florida

Oct 12, 2018
 
Rated: 4.46 by HardyA from Michigan

Sep 26, 2018
 
Rated: 4.02 by BarryMFBurton from Indiana

Sep 24, 2018
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Reviewed by TreyIsWilson from Michigan

4.35/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
A - Pours a dark reddish brown with a two finger off white head. Nice amount of spotty lacing.

S - Aroma is sweet and tart cherries, green apple and oak.

T - The taste is sweet and tart cherries, lemon peel, green apple skins, brown sugar and oak.

M - Medium/light body with medium carbonation. Soft mouthfeel with a crisp dry finish.

O - Nice fruited sour. The cherries add a nice tart sweetness to the original base beer. Alcohol hardly noticeable.
Sep 13, 2018
 
Rated: 4.43 by mcrawford from Michigan

Aug 18, 2018
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Rated by robotnewyork from Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Very good. As enjoyable as a regular Angelina, but obviously with more cherry flavor.
Aug 11, 2018
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Reviewed by superspak from North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
500 ml bottle into tulip glass, 2018 vintage bottling. Listed at 8.8%. Pour slightly hazy deep reddish orange/copper color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense and fluffy light khaki head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big juicy/lightly tart/tangy red/black cherries, fruit skin/pits, raspberry, strawberry, cranberry, lemon, orange, peach, plum, pear, green apple, red grape/wine, hay, straw, grass, toasted oak, caramel, brown sugar, and brown bread; with lighter notes of oaken vanilla, peppercorn, leathery/musty funk, red wine vinegar, and yeast/oak earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of fruity/funky/acidic yeast, cherries, dark/bready malts, and oak barrel notes; with great strength. Taste of big juicy/lightly tart/tangy red/black cherries, fruit skin/pits, raspberry, strawberry, cranberry, lemon, orange, peach, plum, pear, green apple, red grape/wine, hay, straw, grass, toasted oak, caramel, brown sugar, and brown bread; with lighter notes of oaken vanilla, peppercorn, leathery/musty funk, red wine vinegar, and yeast/oak earthiness. Light-moderate fruity/lactic tartness, fruit tang, and light yeast/oak tannin spiciness on the finish. Lingering notes of juicy/tart/tangy red/black cherries, fruit skin/pits, raspberry, strawberry, cranberry, lemon, orange, peach, plum, pear, green apple, red grape/wine, hay, straw, grass, toasted oak, caramel, brown sugar, brown bread, oaken vanilla, peppercorn, light funk/vinegar, and yeast/oak earthiness on the finish for a while. Incredible complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/funky/acidic yeast, cherries, dark/bready malts, and oak barrel flavors; with an awesome malt/tartness and tangy fruit balance; with zero puckering/astringent flavors after the finish. Light-moderate increasing dryness from lingering tartness, tangy fruit, and yeast/oak spiciness. Medium carbonation and medium-plus body; with a very smooth, moderately creamy/bready, and fairly acidic/tangy/tannic balanced mouthfeel that is fantastic. Lightly increasing warmth of 8.8% after the finish. Overall this is a fantastic fruited sour red ale! All around outstanding complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/funky/acidic yeast, cherries, dark/bready malts, and oak barrel flavors; very smooth and dangerously easy to sip on for the big ABV with the mellowly acidic/tangy/tannic/drying finish, not overly lactic. Well rounded Brett/Bacteria complexity and balanced cherries; great oak presence and malt backbone against acidity. Not as jammy on the cherries as I hoped, but they nailed it. A highly enjoyable offering, and spot on style example as expected. Loved it just as much as the base beer for the most part.
Aug 04, 2018
Cherry Angelina from Brewery Vivant
Beer rating: 91 out of 100 with 16 ratings