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RATINGS: 791   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   EST. CALORIES: 90   ABV: 3%
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Light golden in color, extremely sour with a light bodied wheat character.


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3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrnkMcDermott (2855) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - AUG 28, 2003
UPDATED: NOV 17, 2003 33 cL bottle. I can't say I liked what I found. I thought perhaps this bottle had gone south as it was freshness dated for 4/02, but I see by the description that the style is exactly as I experienced. Thin head dwindles to nothing over a pale yellow beer. Spritzy, with a very sour lemonade and grapefruit taste. Sourness overcomes any malts or hop impression. It was worth it to experience the style, but this won't become one of my favorites. I have a second bottle that I'll try with a syrup (or maybe a peach schnapps or Frango liquer?).
Re-sampled, Nov. 15, '03. This time I was prepared with a bottle of raspberry flavoring syrup. Just a little splash made it nice and smooth. Though pinkish, of course, the tartness remaining gave it an edge over most raspberry beers. Probably might even be well matched with a 7-up.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
apickles (182) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2015
Bottle at The Hop Loft in Loughborough, Very strong lovely sour lemon aroma - even smelt it from 2ft away! Yellow tinge and very sligh cream head. Lvely and tart, slightly fizzy and a slightly wheaty aftertaste with a bit of honey. Really enjoyed it.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
edsspoon (624) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2015
Bottle - lightly hazy golden with a clean fizzy white head which soon sparkles away. Aroma of apple esters, sourness, a little dust and some toasted malt. Taste is sour with apples, hay, yeast and hints of raspberry to end. Notes of cloves and cinnamon. Medium body, a little acidic, medium carbonation. I thought this was really delicious.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vighals (1532) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - DEC 5, 2014
Vanskelig å vurdere men den var klar før den ble blandet med kirsebæesirup. Smakte da altså kirsebær.....

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rob_D_UK (1085) - Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2015
Pours a very pale and slightly cloudy golden. Sour grape aroma and a very sour taste with a hint of vinegar.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maakun (964) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 23, 2014
Bottle. Slight hazy pale straw with good sized bright white head. Lemon juice, dough, yogurt, some fresh cheese, pee. Pretty sour with almost no sweetness, just some doughy taste running through it. But bland but not too bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
loco_gallego (202) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 17, 2015
Blonde pâle, un peu hazy. Pas ou peu de mousse. Assez moche disons. Acidité bien perceptible. Blé. Fruitée. Acidité agréable, bon corps avec le blé. Assez réussie, mais pas la même dimension qu’une lambic. Faudrait que je goûte les meilleures de ce style..

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gieldekoning (21) - Gemert, NETHERLANDS - FEB 11, 2015
Sehr schöne Farbe mit klar weise Schaumkrone. Voll Malz aber sehr säuerlich. Bißchen Früchte und trocken

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Piw (179) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - JAN 17, 2015
330ml Flasche. Pur ohne Sirup. Hell und trüb. Mittelgroße Schaumkrone. Geschmack sehr säuerlich, insgesamt schmeckt es eher wie Sekt als Bier.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlazerT (113) - POLAND - DEC 25, 2014
Bowl. Bottle. Pale yellow, little hazy. White almost vanishing white head. No lacing at all. Very light aroma of straw, grains, but mainly dominated by sharp lemon and apple notes. Taste is sour (sharp lemon, some grapefruit). Dry, sharp, light body, above average carbonation, thin texture. In overall refreshing and crispy beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mabel (7015) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 30, 2014
[6932-20141129] Bottle. Light peas and straw aroma. Slightly hazy, pale white body with a quick foamy white head. Soured straw and potato grains flavour has a lingering sour aftertaste. Medium body is fairly sour. Interesting! (6/4/7/3/12) 3.2


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