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RATINGS: 250   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   EST. CALORIES: 220   ABV: 7.33%
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This NW style sour ale blends wheat & blond ales that were oak aged in barrels for 6 mths, then additionally aged 4 mths on fresh blueberries. Huge herbal notes of dense blueberries in the nose give way to hints of oak & a dusty floral note. Rich earthy notes of dark fruit on the palate lead to a tart finish that dries out to a base note of blueberry skins.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (2174) - New York, USA - JUN 8, 2014
bottle brought by myself to WWBA. pours purplish. nose is blueberry and slighty floral. Tastes of ripened blueberries, vinegar, earthy, floral, and oaky. ok palate but not quite as zingy as hoped

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gnoff (7858) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUN 1, 2014
Bottle 750 ml at Fruits of the Foeder, 2014-05-17. 2011 vintage.
Hazy orange color, small off-white head. Tart, funky, acidic, berry, sugary scent. Acidic, funky, berry, light smoked, bacon salt mineral taste. Acidic, bacon salt aftertaste. Fizzy mouthfeel, low bitterness.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chuckstout (254) - Washington, USA - MAY 31, 2014
2013- the description above is pretty spot on. Very interesting and flavorful, light, fresh and clean would buy again

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kerenmk (2400) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle sample at a sour tasting at Noam’s office. Thanks DSG. Hazy red and headless. Berry, a little medicinal aroma. Tarty with wet hay undertones. Smooth, full-bodied, tarty and quite long finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
_angst_ (2796) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle received in trade. Thank you daknole! Pours vibrant hazy reddish blue with a frothy pinkish white head that slowly dissipates without leaving much trace on the glass. Smell is fruity with lemon juice, bilberry soup, purple winegums, lime juice, hay, dry soil and moist wood. Taste is sour and fruity with crackers, bilberry soup, bathhouse water (chlorine) minerals, lemon juice, lemon zest, vanilla hard candy, lemon juice, hay and sour milk.mouthfeel is crisp, dry, tart and light bodied. Finish is sour and fruity with bilberry soup, blueberries, chlorine, minerals, hay, dry soil, lemon juice and lemon zest. Strange chlorine character.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RoNo (58) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2014
Gulbrun dryck som är oklar. Otydlig sur doft och smak av rökta charkuterier.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (10851) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle at Fruit of the Foeder, 2014-05-17. Clear reddish/amber beer with a nice pinkish head. Sourish fruity blueberry aroma, grassy, hay, red currant, funky, oak, vanilla notes. Sourish blueberry flavor, grassy, tart, sour, some late bacon notes. Sourish blueberry finish. A bit harsh.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
larsniclas (5621) - Billdal, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2014
Fruits of the foeder @ Alex Purple with a white head. Sour and sweetish aroma with blueberries. Bacon-like flavour with some berries and strange solvent.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tkrjukoff (4059) - SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2014
Pours pale cloudy red lilac with a small pink head. Aroma is dry sour some blueberries. Flavor is damn so sour some acetone light blueberries lemon juice a bit thin body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
neuromatt (1158) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 6, 2014
750 mL bottle from Pinocchio’s Beer Garden To Go in Media, PA served in a stem glass. Pours clear purple-amber with a moderate purplish head that remains and leaves a small amount of fine lace. The nose has huge notes of blueberry, slightly tart apple and cider, along with yeast, oak and pale malts and a touch of flowers. The flavour is moderately tart with cidery notes and prominent blueberries. Oak comes through, along with wheat and hints of coriander and spice. The finish is long and mildly tart with blueberry skins. On the palate it is medium in body with a dry texture and a hint of astringency. Overall this is a very nice sour blueberry wheat ale. 2014-05-02


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