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RATINGS: 445   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Fermented with wild yeasts and aged in cabernet barrels with blackberries, Juliet is a tart, fruity, complex ale. Notes of wood, tannin, dark fruit and spice make Juliet an ideal beer to suggest to Pinot Noir enthusiasts and beer drinkers who are fond of Belgian sour ales.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (5610) - Hasselager, DENMARK - APR 24, 2014
Bottle @ Rasmus. Pours golden with a offwhite head. Aroma lightly sour with wood, grapes, whitewine notes, fruit, light spicy. Flavor is sour with white wine, wine grapes, oak, fruity, light spicy. Medium body, soft carbonation, lasting acidic finish.240414

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (10755) - DENMARK - APR 24, 2014
Bottle "2012". Hazy dark amber with tiny head. Aroma is malt, vinegar, fruit, little caramel and sour. Flavour is malt, vinegar, sour, dry, little oak, wood, tart and white wine and a little bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
saxo (13796) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 24, 2014
Bottle. Small head with short duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are nice sour brett, wine, wood, some acid, malt and notes of hops.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (10578) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 24, 2014
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Hazy orange with a small off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, fruity and sour fruit. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate acidic. Dry and moderate acidic finish. 240414

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alexsdad06 (5246) - Ohio, USA - APR 20, 2014
Bottle consumed multiple times. Pours a hazy reddish/orange/purple color with a small pinkish head. The aroma and flavor have tart/sour berries, tannins, wood, mild funk, cab barrel notes. Solid drinking sour although the finish was a touch soft.

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
msnelling09 (146) - Beverly, Massachusetts, USA - APR 18, 2014
The beer pours a rich, pale purple with an amber flair. It sits in the glass as a rich, rose color with a small head of off-white bubbles that quickly leaves. In body, the beer is a deep, colorful murk with a definite opacity to it. When splashed against the sides of the glass it leaves a receding tide of lacing. On the nose, this thing is richly acidic with tart lemon, rich blackberry, blueberry, and even fresh and antiseptic mint. On a second sniff I receive rich, lightly toasted oak, soft malt vinegar, and smooth caramel malt. As I sniff more and more, I do get a sense of chlorine and pool house air, which isn’t completely off-putting, but is odd. On the tongue, this beer is hugely vinous with rich acidity that blossoms into sweet fruit, very faint salinity, and the briefest kiss of herbal bitters. The finish is rich with oak tannin, sweet fruit, and soft acidity. In flavor, this beer is delicately beautiful. It begins as a rich tide of lime and lemon citrus that erupts into rich berry notes mixing strawberry, blackberry, and blueberry. This is then ballooned outwards by a rich, lightly roasted oak and soft earthy characters. The finish returns to bright citrus that blends the berry and oak into a long and fruit-forward finish. In the mouth, the beer feels on the plus side of medium with a rich, jam-like mouthfeel that gives a lovely bristle of fruit skin. Carbonation is soft but gives a nice sparkle and snap to the sip that keeps the beer from feeling heavy or syrupy. The mouth is left slightly wet and sticky from saliva. As I drink more and more the beer does become a little syrupy and left the tongue feeling a little heavy. The tannins add a touch of astringency that really helps with balancing out the syrupy sweetness. Overall, this beer is impeccably balanced. The syrupy sweetness does win out as you drink more and more of it, but it is never tiring to sip and the rich, subtle complexity in flavor makes it quite enjoyable. Goose Island must have a hell of cellar, and their blender’s tongue must be really refined because this beer is miles ahead of many of the other American Wild Ales. Haters be damned, Goose Island has still got it, and it is very good.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
nick76 (4170) - Tampa, Florida, USA - APR 15, 2014
The aroma is fruity yeasty funky and sour. The appearance is amber with not head. The taste is like the aroma. The palate is average. Overall a good style fit and almost indistinguishable from Lolita and not my thing.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Palidor19 (2918) - Brandon, Florida, USA - APR 15, 2014
this is really sour with lots of funkiness. the beer is reddish clear with a absolutely no head. The beer has a great love of what it style shows. drink with a passion

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (3243) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 9, 2014
2010 bottle. Pours a clear red with no head. The aroma is strong blackberry, oak, and tannins. Thin mouthfeel with strong sour fruit, light oak and dryness. Easy to drink, very good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4763) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 8, 2014
From the April 2014 3R6P gathering. +++ Sampled from a 750 ml brown bottle this beer poured a red-orange color with a small foamy beige head that faded quickly and left a bit of lacing. The aroma was tart and sour sugar and candied fruits. The flavor was tart and sour with a bit of chalk, mixed fruits and Sweettart candies. Medium length tart chalk and fruit finish. Medium body. Solid.


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