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Livery Barrel Aged Umami Wheat Wine
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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.82/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Named after the 6th sense, Umami is a hybrid ale with 2 different yeast strains and 40 % wheat. Barrel aging gives it a sour counterpoint to the malt sweetness.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (10645) - Orange County, California, USA - DEC 2, 2012
A hazy orange colored pour with a small off-white head. Nose is incredibly fruit forward. Tangerine, peach, grapefruit, and nectarine notes up front. Tons of oak and vanilla, some mild tartness, and a bit of malt sweetness. Sweet fruit flavors, too. Tangerine, nectarine, and peach are particularly pronounced. Light caramel sweetness, tart lemon, oak, and some vanilla. Very mild mustiness on the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SirADNielsen (8949) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle @ Steve’s house. Thanks to brokensail for sending. Pours a reddish orange appearance with a thin off white head. Orange citrus, spicy veggie, twangy aroma. Twangy, pineapple, orange citrus, chewy malty flavor. Some oak and tannins. Twangy. Ehhh.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (8941) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 8, 2013
Orangish pour, off white head. Tart flavor, some citrus notes, light toffee, a hint of wheat, malty flavors mixed with a fruity and tartness. Neat beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (7007) - Illinois, USA - MAR 24, 2013
It is a sour wheatwine. I think most people aren’t usually fans of the style and im so so on it. This one is lighter on the palate malt-wise so it takes in a good amount of barrel and sourness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (6095) - Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Pour out of 750 ml bottle, hazy orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of vanilla, earth, grass, hints of caramel, hints of grain, yeast. Taste is a mix of grass, caramel, toffee, dark fruit, hints of vanilla, oak, slight sour fruit notes. Pretty tasty, but sweet.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BBB63 (5964) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - JUL 22, 2009
Tap at brewery, snifter: Clean beautiful coppery hue with a small but lasting frothy head and spotty lacework. The aroma has notes of apricot and apple esters, some jelly beans and bubblegum notes, phenolic and alcoholic vapours, touch of ginger snaps, red wheat, oak, vanilla, and a dash of lactic acid aromas. The taste starts fruity and boozy but not cloying due to a surpringly tart acidic wine like undertone. Tannic and roasty around the edges with a light clove and juniper spice note upon the finish. The mouth feels oily and smooth with a very warming sensation while drinking, A touch astrengent and dry as well. A powerful sipping brew not for the light of palates, as Rachel Ray would say... DELISH!

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Thorpe429 (5012) - , Illinois, USA - MAY 14, 2011
On tap at The Livery. Pours a very hazy golden color with a thin white head and no lacing. The nose brings forward a bit of grain as well as some more peanut character. Very odd. Beyond that, a bit of sweet honey and some alcohol. The flavor brings more of the honey, and it’s far too sweet. Mild booze in the background. Body is too big. Low carbonation. Decent enough for a wheatwine, but still not a big fan. Serving type: on-tap Reviewed on: 05-07-2011

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pantanap (3351) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 8, 2010
sampled at GTMW 2010... pours a dark reddish caramel brown with a thin soapy head...sour nose with cinammon, plums, spice, and a vinegary notes... sharp acidic with a nice sour plum feel to it. soft bourbon and oak with a little heat as well.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Woodridge, Illinois, USA - AUG 15, 2011
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a cloudy, orange-bronze colored body with a thin, creamy, white head that dissipates slowly and leaves a nice lacing throughout. Aroma is medium sweet wheats with a slight tartness, a few dark fruits and plums, a light caramel, and some apple esters. A bit grainy as well with a touch of herbal spice. Flavor is wheats and caramel up front with a light sourness, some plum dark fruits, apricot, apple, and cereal grains. Nice herbal and yeasty spice balances out the malts throughout and helps dry this with a medium-light bitterness. Tad bit sour and a light crisp wheat in the end with a good amount of fruit and a light oak coming out in a lengthy aftertaste. Medium, somewhat creamy body with a medium-light carbonation and just a hint of alcohol warmth in the chest. Overall, a solid wheat wine. Not too sweet and well balanced with a light spicing. A good amount of fruits and the touch of sourness plays well off the wheat and caramels. Hides the alcohol very well. Nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Headbanger (3246) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JAN 10, 2013
Sample at brewery 2/27/10 Pours a hazy golden. Aroma of oak. Tast of oak, alcohol, and wheat. This full bodied brew was damn good. Nice brew.


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