Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Destihl Wild Sour Series Flanders Red

Destihl Wild Sour Flanders Red. 6.1% ABV. 15 IBU.

Bright scarlet coloring, slim ring of foam above.

Aroma: deep sour, powerful funk. Candy-ish cherry notes, wine-like, high acidity, lactic sourness. Bears all the earmarks of the Flanders Red style, without actually being a true Flanders Red. Is this one a "kettle sour" like the others in the series?

In the mouth: ooo! Ow! Yeah! That's sour! Tart and refreshing and ever so ever-so. Ooo, wee, and yeah. Little bit of bitterness, lush caramel-y malt, tart cherry flavors all day long. Mmm, this is nice. A Flanders Red style in a can? Never thought I'd see it. Mmmm.

This is can #4 of the 4-pack I bought months ago. Drank the first 3 up lickety split, saving this last one for the right day to sit down and write these notes. This one may not be aged in giants foudres with copious cobwebs about, but it gets the job done. Gets all the flavors right, in a handy li'l can. Ain't nothing wrong with that.

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