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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
Our first foray into the funky world of lambic style beers. These traditional Belgian style ales are exposed to both wild yeast and bacteria, as well as the addition of fruit, during the secondary fermentation. Ours began back in 2010, with the blend of two wheat ales and inoculated with Brettanomyces Lambicus, Brettanomyces Bruxellensis and lactobacillus. We then added ollalieberries—no, that’s not a typo—and waited patiently for two years! The result is amazing: a distinctively, dry, cidery, fruity, vinuous and oh-so sour beer. Bracing and refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansalon (2034) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - AUG 18, 2015
CBC 2015. Pours red with a low light red head. Aromas of red currant, lingonberry, funk and citrus. Taste is red currant, funk, lingonberry and citrus. Mouthfeel is dry and sparkling with medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (19552) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 30, 2015
Draft @ CBC 2015. Pours a red color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity sour tart weak berry aroma. Fruity sour tart berry flavor. Has a fruity sour tart berry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TBone (14267) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 15, 2015
Tap @CBC2015. Pinky color and pinky head. Blueberry, cherries in the nose. Medium-bodied. Sour, bilberry juice, sweetish and tart. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
umich03jm (2859) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Bottle thanks to dogday. Aromas are sour berries, oak, musty hay, and light barnyard. Moderate to strong sourness. Lots of tart, acidic berries, green apples and hay. Dry finish. A little jammy sweetness to help balance it. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (9754) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 21, 2015
On tap at The Beer Mongers, pours a pinkish deep dark mahogany with a small pink head. Aroma brings out tart funky berries, with an earthy quality that is very fitting. Flavour is very fruity, with sour jammy berries, medium acidity and some light funk. Not the most complex sour but it’s very balanced and highly drinkable. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (8128) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 20, 2015
Draft - Tart, sour cherry and light acidity. Deep dark cloudy res with a decent beige head. Light cherry and some vinegar notes. Light, easy drinking and refreshing. Nothing too intense on sweetness or sourness which makes it easy on the palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
j12601 (8000) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUN 16, 2015
Bottle at James’ 10k tasting. Pours a hazed ruby and garnet with a thin white head. Tangy fruit on the nose, berries and acid. Musk, medium bodied, tangy. Tart and acidic, lovely berry tang. Lingering acid. Beautiful.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (12989) - DENMARK - JUN 14, 2015
CBC. Red with small pinkish head. Aroma is malt, brett, almond, berries and tart. Flavour is malt, berries, fruit, sour, baking yeast, little dry, sour and a little acid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (4402) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2015
Tap@CBC 2015, Blue Session - pours golden amber with white head. Sour fruity aroma and taste, acidic, grapes, bretty, berry fruits, funky, light floral, tart on the palate, dry tart finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (14270) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2015
CBC. Hazy red with a pink head. Aroma is sweet, malty, tart, red fruit and berries. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate acidic. Dry and moderate acidic finish. 010515

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