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RATINGS: 682   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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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pilgrimoutlaw (702) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 6, 2013
On tap at Teresa’s Next Door. Pours orangish brown with off-white head. Tangerine, brett, lemon, basement. Moderately sour and sweet. Lively, crisp body.


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
krumbum (410) - truckee, California, USA - APR 22, 2014
Peach amber red color. Light fresh fruit smells. A fruitty tartness with a slight bitter underneath. Wet leaving a light sticky coat behind.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Changed (343) - Ithaca, New York, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Draft at Max’s. Pours copper. Small head, little lacing. Funky sour, not extremely biting. Lemony. Not a typical sour, has more depth to it. Interesting offering from Allagash.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
artmcd8 (1307) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 28, 2014
On tap at 3 Aces. Clear orangey color. Aroma is slightly sour smelling. Taste is like apple juice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
charule (813) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 28, 2014
On tap at Three Aces. Poured golden with min head. Pretty sour aroma. Taste of apples and light bourbon.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4547) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 24, 2014
Sampled on draft at 3R6P this beer poured a dark orange-brown color with a medium sized foamy off white head that faded quickly and left no lacing. The aroma was dryish, tart and almost vinegary with a bretty undertone. The flavor was dry, tart and sour with moderate brett, vinegar and lemon juice. Very long tart and sour lemon, vinegar and brett finish with some alcohol showing late. Medium body though a bit undercarbonated. Ok.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbeatty (949) - New York, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle, 03/22/2014. Copper pour, fine thin head fades to smooth slick on the surface, thin ring of lacing. Aroma is fruity up front, crisp green apple and grape, melon, pear, touch of honey, yet lovely funky vinous presence, mild sour cherry, oak. Taste is fruity red wine character, tart apple notes on top, touch of vinegar in funky, barrel heavy finish, lingering Belgian malts come through in the aftertaste. Medium thick body, low carbonation adds to the vinous impression. Solid, should pick this up again.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HonusWagner (1232) - Florida, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Tart wine grape, heavy oak presence. Semisweet. Very reminiscent of wine. Hard to see how this doesn’t go under Sour/Wild Ale.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EricTeusink (634) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 21, 2014
Might have been a bit more boozey than the usual lunchtime beer, but the allure was too strong. Pours a lovely nearly clear pale with quickly dissipating yet lacing white head. Scent is sour grapes, earth, and spice. Flavor is a balanced bittersweet the whole way through. Lively fun on the tongue. Draft - Brick Store Pub - Decatur, GA

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BadAprilia1000 (219) - Sevierville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 19, 2014
Pours a nice orange haze with little head at all. Aroma is vinegar, sour cherry, hay, green apple. Taste is fantastic, just like the aroma but with slightly more barnyard in it, sour cherry, hay, vinegar, and a sweeter green apple. Is very palatable, more carbonation might make it more tart but that is unnecassary with the wine playing its part. Overall a fantastic beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
conway (1131) - - MAR 18, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear copper with amber tints and a quickly dissipating thin off white head. Aroma is awesome. Barnyard funk, red wine, sour cherry and grass. Taste is very acidic, with notes of sour cherry, vinegar, sour apple, Jolly Ranchers and some barnyard funk. Medium sticky mouthfeel with strong carbonation. Hugely complex. Very nice.


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