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RATINGS: 472   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.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
trevor211 (1338) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 3, 2014
On tap at Brouwer’s for Migration Week. Pinky orange. Tart nose, wet flavor. Not really getting blueberries here, but it’s nice and dusty, with white wine and a decent pucker. Not bad at all.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AmEricanbrew (6004) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - AUG 23, 2014
2013 bottling. Clear copper kettle color with fleeting ivory head. Barnyard, citrusy lemon, tart berry fruit aromas with dry wood, spicy wine. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Mildly to medium tart berry fruit, spicy red wine flavors with lemon, mild aspirin, sharp caramel, dry wood, dust____very tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OmegaX (1283) - Florida, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle at home with the wife. Nose is big wine barrel notes, red fruits, blackberries, wood, vanilla, funk. Pour is nice - a hazy reddish purple color. Flavor is lightly spicy with notes of grapes and blackberries. Not overly tart but definitely has a kick to it. Decent.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pdx77 (1443) - Oregon, USA - AUG 14, 2014
On draught at Belmont Station. Reddish golden color. Aroma is cherry, berry, tart funky yeast, light vinegar, white wine, and oak. Taste is sweet and sour cherries and blackberries, pungently tart yeast, white wine, and wood. Gary tickle in the mouthfeel, really balanced sour fruit and yeast finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JBPortland (917) - Portland, Maine, USA - AUG 7, 2014
22oz bottle (2010 vintage) pours clear dark violet red with small fading fizzy head. Nose is musty tart acidic blackberry and funky barn oak, a touch acetic. Taste is tart semi sweet juicy blackberry, grape juice, touch of syrup, wood, subtle wine. Finish is semi sweet tart fruity blackberry and mixed berry juice, paired with dry old wood, and they play nicely off each other. Holding up very well for a bottle this old!

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Nolabrewer (5) - Louisiana, USA - JUL 26, 2014 does not count
Pours a deep copper with no head. Not much aroma. Initial tartness is balanced by the sweetness of blackberries. Finishes with a dry bite that is neither unpleasant nor overpowering. I’m not a big sour fan, but this beer is outstanding.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
WillRunForBeer (854) - Massachusetts, USA - JUL 22, 2014
From notes. Draft to plastic cup at Migration event. Pours reddish orange with no head. Aroma of raspberries, slight vinegar. Taste is acetic sour well balanced with blackberry, cherry skin. Dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
koleminer20 (742) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUL 14, 2014
On tap at Whole Foods. The pour is a brilliant ruby-ish orange with a quick fading head and no lace to be found. The aroma is also quite good. It's got a great fruitiness to it with just an awesome funky sourness. There is also a light booziness which I like. The fruits are both sweet and tart, and just lovely. The flavor is definitely sour, with a nice fruitiness backing it up. There is a good overall tart sourness and I just love it. The mouth feel is a little thin, not very carbonated, but decent. The aftertaste is nicely sour and fruity and delicious ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mathieuc (1491) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle thanks to myknewcraft, thanks a lot! 2012 vintage. Pours a hazy (murky, even) copper with a small white head that leaves light lacing. Nose is of acetic acid, lightly fruity. Taste is not quite bracingly acid but still pack quite a lot of vinegar along with some unindentified fruits (not blackberries). No signs of the wine barrels except if said barrels were of somewhat cheap wine. Body is medium, carbonation low to medium. It feels somewhat winey, but the acetic presence kills it a little. Not bad, drinkable, but not a top tier sour. Sorry.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Inbreak (2401) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUL 3, 2014
03.07.2014, 0,75l bottle (2013 vintage) @ home:
Tiny fizzy shortlasting head. Aroma is slightly sweet sour-ish, oak, caramel malts, mild vinegar, old fallen apples, dried fruits, butterscotch, thinner, sorrel, old moldy cellar, sour berries. Taste is slightly dry and acidic sour, oak, soda powder, sour unripe berries, sorrel, vinegar, green apples, caramel malts, lemon, old cellar, butterscotch. Medium bitterness, nice dry slightly spicy acidic mouthfeel. Very nice.


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