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RATINGS: 698   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Interlude- somewhere between the leap and the landing. It’s a jazz solo, the riffing, the unexpected improvisation. Rooted in a Belgian theme, Interlude soars from a second fermentation with our own Brettanomyces yeast. Then takes five in French oak wine barrels that once cellared fine Merlots and Sirahs. And then bottle conditioning. In all, an outrageous effort to make a bottle of beer. But then, if you prefer to swing with magnificent red wine notes and funky farmhouse flavors dancing in the undercurrents of a crisp, remarkable brew, then Interlude has that thing. C’est le gout, toujours! It’s the taste that is always an adventure.


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (8571) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 29, 2013
Bottle. 2012 vintage. Pours amber orange with white head. Nose is wild yeast, french oak, vinous notes, peeled grapes and dried citrus. Taste is the same with hints of dried citrus peel. Nice oak character. Medium body. Lightly wild and funky.


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeerdedDave (444) - - OCT 7, 2014
cloudy amber color; fruity aroma; excellent mild, sour fruit flavor; maybe just a hint of red wine and oak; a fantastic beer

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slowrunner77 (5804) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 5, 2014
"now THATS a cool beer. ridiculously complex. the aroma was just great. wild brett & farmhouse fruity notes. so much going on in the mouth. imparts a pleasant sweetness from the wine barrels, wild tart flavor from the brett. one of Allagash’s beers worth the price."

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
snoworsummer (2186) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 4, 2014
From a bottle shared by Andrew : ) pours hazy copper with a fizzy white head. Tastes like yeast, nice and sour, like dry tart apples, light pear and cheese. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like apple, yeast, pear.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigda83 (215) - Jamestown, New York, USA - AUG 29, 2014
2013 vintage. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with not much head. Aroma of hay, oak, funk, and some sweet wine. Taste follows the nose and is nice and tart and sour. This felt more like a sour to me than a Belgian strong, but everyone has different tastes. Medium to light body, crisp, and a smoot yet dry finish to it. Absolutely wonderful beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jbeahler (41) - USA - AUG 27, 2014
Tap. Nice color, bright orange. Small ring of off white head. Little heat on the nose, white wine, sour. Delicious stuff, really glad I tried it.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BiereLuc (928) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 31, 2014
Bière orangée, voilée, peu mousseuse et légèrement effervescente. Le nez est farouche et sauvage; on a juste envie d’y tremper les lèvres avant que la bête ne s’échappe! En bouche, c’est buccal. Plus sérieusement, c’est jovial. L’acidité nous saisit avant de nous chuchoter «ne crains rien, je vais y aller doucement». On y retrouve le côté charnu d’un bon vin rouge (un vin charnu, évidemment) et l’acidité vivifiante d’un vinho verde (c’est fou ce que des levures un peu folle et un baril peuvent conférer à une bières). C’est acide sans être sur, mais c’est sûr que c’est délicieux du début à la fin (et principalement au milieu...)

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
chunqi (1) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 26, 2014 does not count
The wine barrels add a nice depth of flavor. Great sour finish. Looks great and tastes even better.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fluffy (1722) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - JUL 16, 2014
Almost more of some kinda imperial sour. Flavor is everyplace from tropical fruit to cookies. Really neat beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (3699) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 15, 2014
2009 bottle thanks to Tom. Pours a cloudy orange with no head. The aroma is strong wood, brett, funk, and grape. Thick mouthfeel with strong funk, oak, and vinous flavor. Very good.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
MikeLuke23 (78) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUN 30, 2014
2013 bottle. Good stuff here. The Brett adds that fruity pebbles thing. Nice wine like tannins. Good Barrel Character. Really nice beer


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