Death And The Miser
Burial Beer Co.

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From:
Burial Beer Co.
 
North Carolina, United States
Style:
Wild Ale
Ranked #401
ABV:
8%
Score:
91
Ranked #6,727
Avg:
4.2 | pDev: 9.52%
Ratings:
17
Status:
Active
Rated:
May 25, 2021
Added:
Jul 06, 2018
Wants:
  0
Gots:
  0
SCORE
91
Outstanding
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Notes: A yearly reminder that anything less, is simply not to be. Each year we push a new boundary with our beloved cherry sour ale, and the aging of our wood cellar enabled a new level this year. A blend of 1, 2 and 3 year old red sour ales each aging in different red wine barrels makes up the base. After blending, the cuvee was re-fermented upon a mix of Michigan-grown Balaton and Queen Anne black sweet cherries. This year's mix is an ode to doughy cherry pie, young Syrah, and herbs de provence tarts.
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4.12 by loganburgh from Michigan on May 25, 2021
 
4.28 by Gkruszewski from New York on Mar 25, 2021
 
4.23 by MGibbons from Maryland on Jan 31, 2021
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4.42/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by puck1225 from Texas

This beer was excellent with the food served at the brewery. Visited as part of 60th birthday celebration! Beautiful beer with a deep, rich reddish brown color with excellent head and curtain lacing. Fragrant red wine smell and taste, herbal. Tart cherries. Pepper and maybe a bit of sage. This is definitely something to repeat. Another excellent beer from this brewery.

Jan 03, 2021
 
4 by jschott75 from Illinois on Dec 29, 2020
 
4 by Samnem from Georgia on Oct 19, 2020
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2.73/5  rDev -35%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25
by Alieniloquium from Florida

500 mL bottle. Red body. Smells of strong red wine and vinous acidity. Cherries in the background. Tastes very briefly of breast and caramel malt with a bit of dark fruit acidity. Immediately gets taken over by red wine, red wine sourness, and sour cherries. Cherries flavor is bright and sweet, but still very sour. Medium body. Sourness makes it tough to drink. I was hoping for something more balanced. Did not finish the bottle.

Sep 26, 2020
 
4.31 by DVMin98 from North Carolina on Jun 05, 2020
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4.4/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by VABA from Virginia

Pours a dark cherry color with a slight head and lacing
Aroma has nice dark cherry hints
The taste follows the nose with pleasant barrel and dark cherry flavors
A medium bodied moderately carbonated beer
A good Wild Ale

May 14, 2020
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4.33/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by StoutSnob40 from California

Death and the Miser from Burial Beer has all the characteristics of a traditional Kriek. A perfect balance of sweet and tart from the cherries, and funky from the various oaky wine barrels.

Apr 19, 2020
 
4.37 by baklo from North Carolina on Jan 14, 2020
 
4.41 by aasher from Indiana on Nov 08, 2019
 
4.35 by Old_Dead_Oak from Wisconsin on Jun 02, 2019
 
4.03 by Stevedore from Oregon on May 05, 2019
 
4.47 by NolaHopHead from Louisiana on Mar 25, 2019
 
4.47 by leprechaunandfatman from Ohio on Nov 03, 2018
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4.45/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
by Ciocanelu from Romania

Hazy dark reddish color with light pinkish head. Tart fruits, cherry preserve and some almonds on the nose. Tart, fruity, quite juicy with cherries and almond notes. Medium body and carbonation. Quite nice, easy drinking, slightly acetic.

Jul 06, 2018
Death And The Miser from Burial Beer Co.
Beer rating: 91 out of 100 with 17 ratings