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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.03/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Our summer seasonal, Belgian Tripel infused with hundreds of pounds of lingonberries leaving this beer incredibly complex, tart, and with a wonderful pink color that is reminder of the Minnesota Tan.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheHOFF43 (1674) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - JUL 2, 2013
On tap at the brewery. Pours is a hazy red, almost pink. Some decent cherry flavor that provides no sourness, I dont get as much Belgian on this as I was expecting. Solid beer, not great, but solid.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bacterial (1203) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - JUN 29, 2013
On draft at the brewery, hazy red with a small pink head. This is a nice beer, not too complex, certainly not sour or tart, but the berry character and earthiness is there. Not bad!

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
conway (1128) - - MAR 14, 2013
Uploading old ratings that were missing comments. Not as akin to a Belgian as advertised but the lingonberries shine through enough to make it interesting. Worth a try. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
FURLYSURIOUS (263) - Orono, Minnesota, USA - MAY 20, 2012
Poured from bottle to pokal: Pours a bright, glowing gold with constant beading. A short lived white head swells briefly with the pour, sinking back to a thin cap. Lots of smooth, fresh tartness. Sour grapes, yeast and clean grain. Very unique beer. Sort of drinks like a berry infused Belgian golden. Unavoidable tart finish. Nice summer beer. Much enjoyed this one.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
loafgoat (53) - Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 10, 2011
Pours the color of unfiltered apple juice. Very little head. Very unpleasent flavor and aroma.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mikem409 (1462) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - NOV 25, 2011
did not pour pink rather apple juice yellow. no head and no aroma. taste is very tart and not much else

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bsp77 (724) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 6, 2011
Serving glass: Poured from bottle into Summit Scandia Chalice. Appearance: Pale yellow-orange with just a hint of pink. Head foamed up but then disappeared. Aroma: Sweet and tart berries and citrus, light bready malts, with an underlying clove-like dryness. Taste: Somewhat like a classic Tripel - with light bready malts lightened by sugar, cloves, citrus and the tiniest touch of banana. Of course, the lingonberries add a whole new dimension with some nice tartness. Palate: Moderate carbonation, medium body. Despite a somewhat sweet beginning, it ends more tart and dry. Overall: Very refreshing summer beer with just the right degree of tartness. Considering the abv, this is a dangerous beer because it begs to be consumed in vast quantities.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (7945) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 14, 2011
Sampled on draft at GTMW 2011. Pours a hazy orange with a large offwhite head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of bitter hops, bread, earthy and sweer sugary notes. The taste is tart fruity notes, bready and faint spices. Medium bodied.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - MAY 1, 2011
Tried this beer at the Casanova Beer Cave Festival (2011), had a sour taste to it.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ughsmash (7005) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 28, 2011
Thanks to Bob for the bottle! Poured slightly hazy lighter orange with a short-lived white head.. left a medium-bubbled ring around the glass. The aroma picked up sweet berries, tart wheat, lemon rind, and a touch of vanilla.. sugars were on the heavy side, but they masked the boozage a bit.. still assertive. The flavor found sweet berries and honey at the core, with berries and vanilla extending outward.. just lots of sugars all over the place.. some berry and wheaty tartness on the edges, but again sugars got in the way.. tangy, warm finish with more berries. Medium-bodied and filling on the palate.. metallic toward the back-end.. very sweet.. just a lot going on in this one, and it only sorta worked.


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