Depth Of Field
Grimm Artisanal Ales

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Sour - Flanders Red Ale
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4.21 | pDev: 3.56%
Grimm Artisanal Ales
New York, United States
Notes: This Flanders inspired ale is rich and complex without tipping toward heavy. Toasty Vienna and Munich malts build a layered base that provides a sweet warmth that never feels cloying. Dark cherry leads on the nose with quieter notes of leather, tobacco, and oak. A balanced showing of the sweet and tart characteristics from each fruit is found in the flavor; a juicy burst reminiscent of real maraschino cherry, the refreshing pucker tartness and just-picked sweetness of raspberry, and the tangy punch from the cranberry.
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BerryKumquat from California

4.3/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: Dark red ale color.
S: Strong cherry and strawberry notes.
T: Very crisp and simple with sweet strawberry
F: Very light strawberry flavor.
O: A very light and clean strawberry ale. Very enjoyable when you want something light.

Jan 02, 2020
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SpeedwayJim from New York

4.35/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

16oz. bottle into Night Shift stemware. Shared with schen9303.

Nose is big cherry, raspberry and strawberry notes. Juicy and seedy with a sharp, woody funk. Really nice and sweet. Beer opens cherry and raspberry. Slightly cheesy in the middle with a big juicy red fruit presence. Brett and some plastic-y notes towards the end with a seediness at the finish. Puckering, sweet tart finish. This is fantastic. Body is light with ample carbonation. Prickly and lively on the palate and goes down puckering with a lingering, filmy aftertaste. Very drinkable.

One of the best American Wild Ales I've had in a while. This is awesome!

Nov 16, 2019
Depth Of Field from Grimm Artisanal Ales
Beer rating: 4.21 out of 5 with 9 ratings