Derailed Black Cherry Cream Ale | Erie Brewing Co.

Derailed Black Cherry Cream AleDerailed Black Cherry Cream Ale
BA SCORE
19.7%
Liked This Beer
3.18 w/ 234 ratings
Derailed Black Cherry Cream AleDerailed Black Cherry Cream Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Erie Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States
eriebrewingco.com

Style: Cream Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Derailed Black Cherry Ale

Added by TheFightfan1 on 10-15-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,764
Reviews:
82
Ratings:
234
Liked:
46
Avg:
3.18/5
pDev:
19.18%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
36
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 234 |  Reviews: 82
Photo of hockeyfighter19
4.75/5  rDev +49.4%

Photo of JDW4195
4.63/5  rDev +45.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Not near as fruity as it sounds. Drinks like a lager, the black cherry is not overpowering, but it is pronounced. Good beer. I would like higher ABV, though.

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Photo of jucifer1818
4.46/5  rDev +40.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Had this at tallahssee brewfest.

My rating is overall very high, and their is a reason for this. This beer claims to taste black cherry like.
Ive never had a beer that claimed to be "cherry" do anything cut suck and have a grattey chemicly taste....

this one actually tastes like a cherry beer should taste. For that, Ive give it a lot of credit.
If you want to have something cherry like that doesn't taste like cough syrup, give it a shot!
you wont be dissipointed

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Photo of tallfellapgh
4.37/5  rDev +37.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Took awhile to find but blows away Sam Adams Cherry Wheat. Now need to find on draught!

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Photo of FHSPSU67
4.25/5  rDev +33.6%

Photo of mtnbikerpa
4.15/5  rDev +30.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served in 12 ounce bottle with no freshness date. Smooth creamlike mouthfeel. Sweet and tart cherrys, with a malty ale underneath. Very drinkable during the warm weather. A little lighter than the railbender ale, with some sweetness that makes this very drinkable.

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Photo of kyle7996
4.14/5  rDev +30.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Good taste although on the sweet side not overly, smooth after taste. Not overly carbonated towards the end making it easy to drink. A good fruit beer.

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Photo of Jmerchlinsky
4.11/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chessiejackson
4.09/5  rDev +28.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It's almost summer and this is a great refreshing beer. I wish I had discovered it earlier because the new labels don't have an engine on them and I save every label with trains on them because I'm a railfan, but this and their soleil are a heck of a lot better than other fruit beers I've had.

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Photo of baconfromwalmart
4.07/5  rDev +28%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A nice surprising tartness and a great mouth feel.

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Photo of tone77
4.05/5  rDev +27.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a dark golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of sweet cherries. Taste is also dominated by sweet cherries, a touch of hops. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and is very drinkable. Overall this is a different and good quality beer.

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Photo of Scott_McCool
4/5  rDev +25.8%

Photo of swright13
4/5  rDev +25.8%

Photo of StretchZep
4/5  rDev +25.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Donkster46
4/5  rDev +25.8%

Photo of brighteyes868
4/5  rDev +25.8%

Photo of Impalafrank
4/5  rDev +25.8%

Photo of Conniehophead
4/5  rDev +25.8%

Photo of RoryOMoore
4/5  rDev +25.8%

Photo of Gravesnyper
4/5  rDev +25.8%

Photo of philhite
4/5  rDev +25.8%

Photo of Waveoff
4/5  rDev +25.8%

Photo of WrathsU
3.97/5  rDev +24.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a brilliantly clear light golden body with just a hint of ruby. Small white head that dissipates quickly, lacing is minimal.

S - A big dose of sweet malt up front. Cherry flavor is moderate which is great since I would hate an overpowering or underwhelming smell. Maybe a slight touch of bread towards the end. Not a lot of complexity but good enough.

T - Sweet cherry up front and it transforms into some tart cherry afterwards. A nice malt backbone helps keep the fruit in check and there is even some nice noble hop flavor in here as well. Perhaps the cherry should be toned just a bit as it is overall pretty sweet.

M - Light-medium body with good carbonation levels and no perceivable alcohol heat.

O - Overall it is a solid beer. I'm not a huge sweet beer fan so it's just a bit overboard for me but even so it's quite good. I think they balanced it pretty well with the malt and hop profiles.

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Photo of longdivision
3.95/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - Poured a reddish hued champagne color. Thin head. Slightly hazy.

Smell - Sweet, Fruity, definite strong notes of cranberry.

Taste - Sweet and apple up front. cherries and tartness at the finish.

Mouthfeel - Lightly juicy, wet but not heavy. Fine carbonation throughout and some creaminess.

Overall - I could drink a few of these. I can imagine really enjoying this in nice weather.

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Photo of joecon
3.95/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A nice ale for a hot summer day. Good taste of cherry. Best served very cold!

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Derailed Black Cherry Cream Ale from Erie Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 19.7% out of 100 with 234 ratings
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