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RATINGS: 244   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 13   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Boulevard’s Love Child Series of "wild" ales are barrel-aged with such boisterous cultures as Lactobaccillus and Brettanomyces. These wayward offspring can prove so complex that we employ gauges on the label to convey the intensity of three key personality traits, Funk, Sour, and Fruit, presenting a picture of the ale at the time it was released. It will change as it ages, but don’t we all? Oak barrels were used to age the majority of beer used for Love Child No. 3—with beer aged from 16 months to nearly six years. Another portion of the beer spent 11 months in stainless tanks, souring on Lactobacillus. While very tart, the sourness is short-lived and the beer finishes dry with a trace of oak. Color (EBC) 59 Bitterness (IBUs) 13 Original Gravity (Plato) 19.1 Terminal Gravity (Plato) 1.84 Alcohol (ABV) 9.5 CO2 - Bottles 6 g/


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Boutip (4868) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 14, 2014
Bottle: Poured a hazy amber color ale with a medium size foamy head with OK retention. Aroma of tart notes with some hints of oak with some Brett notes. Taste is a complex mix of tart notes with some Brett notes comprised of barnyard and wet leather notes with some wood noticeable as well. Body is above average with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Very complex drink but also able to retain a good drinkability level.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (13804) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 31, 2014
Bottle at Yespr’s - Thanks. Cloudy amber - white head. Ok sourness, american oak, coconut, bourbon, light medicine, fruity, citrus, peachy, nice bitterness, vanilla, earthy.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
olsvammel (3578) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JAN 26, 2014
Bottle from Systembolaget. Funky smell with horse blanket and similar farmhouse aromas. Tart, fruity and funky taste. Very nice!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
high_on_hops (675) - Burlingame, California, USA - JAN 25, 2014
Pours a cloudy reddish amber with a tan head and lacing. The aroma is funky with dark fruits. The flavor is tart fruit up front with a slightly sweet (maybe from the bourbon) but mostly sour finish over a medium body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (10459) - Søborg, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2014
Bottled. Dark amber coloured. Hazy. Dense light beige head. Aroma. Sweetness, berries, spice, sourness, citurs. Flavour. Sourness, berries, spice, citrus. Medium to full bodied. Ends sour and citric with loads of berries.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Inbreak (2432) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JAN 19, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2014 19.01.2014, 0,75l bottle @ home:
Nice creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is sour red berries (mostly red currants), mild vinegar, oak, berry skin, hints of paint and grass. Taste is lots of sour red berries, soda powder, berry skin, sorrel, raw rhubarb, mild vinegar, oak, grass. Nice acidity. Very nice, but I can’t really see where the bourbon aging kicks in.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (21533) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2014
Bottle at yespr. Hazy orange-red coloured with a small white head. Fruity and light acidic aroma of red wine, oak and dried fruits. Light acidic flavour of berries and red wine with notes of oak. Tart finish.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - JAN 18, 2014
750ml bottle split with the wife celebrating the birth of our twins. We now have 3 love childs. A - Pours a murky with a small head. S - Smells sour, acidic lacto, mild dusty funk, sharp damp wood, sour orchard fruit, apples, berry tartness, some peppery notes, whiskey soaked wood. The aroma of old furniture woods comes out when warmed up. T - Puckering sour upfront, acidic fruit, unsweetened cranberry juice, tart cherries, apple skins, lemons, sharp salty cheese, a rounding whiskey and wood slowly sneaks out as it warms. The finish has a snappy pepperness to it, but closes crisp and clean. M - Sour with an acidic bite, mild effervescent carbonation that smooths out as it sets. This packs a pretty sour punch. The tartness puckers your taste buds, scrubs the palate bringing with it complex esters, leaving behind light whiskey and old wood. Very nice roundness with crisp and snappy finish. I wish I would have bought more. Serving type: bottle 01-11-2014

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Borup (6309) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JAN 18, 2014
Bottle. Hazy orange colour with a white head. Aroma anf flavour of fruit, oak, sourness and brettaomyces.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29850) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 18, 2014
Bottled. A hazy reddish beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes over ripe fruits, brettanomyces, malt, wood, and alcohol. The flavor is sweet with notes of alcohol, brettanomyces, wood, berries, and a bit of bourbon, leading to a tart finish.


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