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RATINGS: 608   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Le Terroir is a French term meaning ‘Of the Earth.’ Used to reference the environmental conditional that affect the brew, we like to think about the terroir of our foeders. These wooden barrels age our sour beer in varying temperatures, humidity and vibrations. The terroir of New Belgium, so to speak. Add in another variable by dry-hopping with peachy, mango-like Amarillo hops, and we created a beer that changes every time we brew it.


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4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jkripp (141) - Washington, USA - JUL 2, 2011
This is the first sour beer i have had in a while and I’m not too sure on how it rate it. The aroma is sweet, almost fruity. The taste brings a whole new meaning to beer, sour/tart and malty awesomeness with a hoppy resin. The body is light, with a medium carbonation. I am curious of how this beer was made, one of a kind.


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
voyageurmike (48) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 18, 2014
Draft sampler. Excellent golden orange colored sour ale with medium sweet notes around the tartness. The long sour finish is really nice. This stands up quite well against any other sour ale I have had.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MartinVanBeer (94) - Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA - NOV 17, 2014
Hazy orange pour. Peach, sour, a little bitterness on the nose. Notes of lemongrass, white sugar, and oak. Earthy, infected, bold

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DocJitsu (1020) - Florida, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Pours a dark urine golden color with nearly no head. Beefy, sour nose. Soft water mouthfeel. Sour, but a little sweet underneath. Hoppiness comes through in an unassuming fashion.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
italarican (1484) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle drank while playing Super Mario Wii w/ Jenny. Strong amarillo hops in the aroma: pineapple, mango, slight hemp, jammy. Flavor has much more tartness of pineapple and mango, mild funk, yeasty, apricots, marmalade. Crisp and tangy. I’m not much into hoppy and sour together, but this does it perfectly.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BOSSbrewer (1828) - Arkansas, USA - NOV 14, 2014
On tap at Sideways in Fayetteville. Pours a slightly hazy golden with a nice white head. Aroma is some funky barnyard with some floral. Hay and grassy also. Sourness is slightly tart and puckering, but really nice. Great beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (598) - Iowa, USA - NOV 12, 2014
Draft at Mahoney's. Pours orange with little head and some lacing. Nose is floral hops. Surprising. Taste is balsamic with some citrus and floral hops. Tastes better as it warms up.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Davhgbrew (945) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 11, 2014
floral, earthy, barnyard aroma. Sips medium bodied with a nice crisp carbonation on the tongue. Color is clear dark orange. Sour, funky flavors with fruit of citrus. There is a biting ginger like aspect in the middle and it finishes drying and an afterbreath of funk. The hop presence of this beer is what gives it an added depth of character which is pleasant and makes this a great sour beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thorongil2 (1333) - , Ontario, CANADA - NOV 11, 2014
(tap) clear orange amber colour with a small tan head; aroma of stewed fruit, citrus, hint of nail polish remover; predominantly sour flavour with a medium long, strong sour finish

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Oldschool_Mike (33) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 9, 2014
Bottle into pint glass. Pours an golden colour with a small white head that disappears quickly. Aroma is of oranges, peaches and mangoes. Taste is of tangarines with a lemon like sourness. This is a great beer. -- rated via 'Find A Beer' for Blackberry 10

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fratto (2649) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 8, 2014
On tap at The Bearded Lady. Brown orange pour with a small head. Aroma is spicy funk and pears. Taste is hard, angry, and sour fruit. Sour finish. On the other hand, Ashley likes it. I guess her palate is better.


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