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Ale Industries Pink Drank

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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.77/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A sour blonde ale aged “hella days” in oak barrels at our brewery in Concord. We used Brettanomyces Lambicus for the primary ferment with Lactobacillus, and finished it with Cascadian raspberries.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (9892) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Bottle... Mostly clear orange pour with no head. The bouquet offers fruity raspberries and some nice funkiness. Medium to full-bodied with lazy carbonation. The flavor teeters between tart and sour, boasting loads of raspberries. Lengthy, tart, tongue-numbing finish. Bottle courtesy of newcigarz!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (9064) - San Diego County, California, USA - MAR 17, 2014
[ Bottle ][ bytemesis ][ 12oz ][ Bonus ][ Lost Abbey Globe ][ 3/15/14 ]
>> Sparkling white zinfandel/rose wine pour. Nose is band aid, bright raspberry, sharp white wine, juicy, somewhat funky. Taste is bright, white wine acidic, very sour raspberry, mild acetic bite, salty. Quite drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BMan1113VR (7890) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle thanks to my girlfriend. Pours with a mostly clear pink hued body with a head that is quick to fizzle away. Aromas are of of light wood, tannic raspberries, medium grassy funk, some stone fruit esters, oak. Flavors are of tannic raspberry seeds, moderate grassy funk, light horseblanket, medium tart and fruity. Lightly earthy. Medium carbonation with a dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
timfoolery (1124) - California, USA - JAN 21, 2014
Bottle from Monument. Aroma of slightly tart raspberry, but flavor is just tart. Still, really nice palate on this. Good beer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
MacBoost (1420) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - JAN 18, 2014
12oz Bottle. Pours pink, obviously. Little to no head. aromas of gritty lemon Greek yogurt, lactic sourness, some light sour raspberries. Pretty good amount of oak as well. Taste is mind blowing - tart in all the good ways. Chewy yogurt, gritty raspberry seeds, jammy. Sour. Puckering. Finishes very dry with a lasting sourness. Excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tripelthreat (190) - Soquel, California, USA - DEC 19, 2013
Bottle. Pink body with some orange tint topped by a very small short lived off white head that leaves no lacing. Aroma is raspberry, cranberry juice cocktail, and some lemonade. A little funk comes and goes as well. Taste is medium sour and faintly sweet. Tart bright raspberry, some wood, light funk, and yogurt. Very dry. Excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
JBPortland (1024) - Portland, Maine, USA - DEC 10, 2013
12oz bottle thanks to bytemesis! Pours rosy pink with small thin head which fades. Nose is tart acidic berry and funk with just a hint of hay. Taste is tart funky berry, passionfruit, starburst, some woody notes, funky. Finish is sour acidic rasberry, cherry, pink lemonade. Very good!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tectactoe (2851) - Michigan, USA - OCT 10, 2013
UPDATED: APR 8, 2014 Bottle: Thanks, Jeff! Cloudy, dingy copper with a small red-ish tint; the white head in completely gone in seconds. Aroma is full of raspberry, light juiciness with a mild tartness. Touch of medicinal and a hint of some very light, Brett funk. Taste is more tart than aroma indicates. Nice raspberry flavor, mild acidity, tartness, touch of lemon flesh, and a good bit of dry cotton funk on the back. Finishing funk is nice, with a bit of oak and a lightly cheesy, wet blanket thing going on. Drying funky acidic raspberry finish. Pretty nice stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - OCT 4, 2013
Bottle:   Pale pink pour, clear, sudsy white head, soft, minor, little lacing.   Tart nose, faint raspberry, a touch wheaty, like a Berliner Weisse.   Tart on the tongue, soft dryness, a little mealy on the backside, moderate candyish raspberry flavor profile.   Moderate overall, tartnesss, body, with a little sweetness on the backside.   Lingering mealiness.   Moderate example, approachable, soft somewhat fake raspberry, with a soft lingering mealiness.   Not exciting, but enjoyable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
illidurit (2224) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 15, 2013
From bottle at Jupiter Sour Sunday. Pours a blushy rose orange with a short-lived head. Aroma evokes pink lemonade and watermelon rind with a nice fresh raspberry presence. Flavor is lovely, heaps of fresh raspberries in a super yogurty lacto vehicle. Sour mash, melon rind, sorbet, beautiful.

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