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56% ale aged in oak, 44% ale brewed with lychee and cinnamon.

To sweet and sour! In celebration of one of the greatest combinations ever, lychee fruit brings tropical sweetness to the party hosted by Felix, our golden wood-aged sour beer. Cinnamon sticks were invited to spice things up and so are you! Get in on the tasty revelry that is Tart Lychee.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MeerkatTampa (23) - New Port Richey, Florida, USA - JUL 16, 2013
Straight from the barrel on the brewery tour. Golden with minimal head. Sweet/sour aroma. Sweet taste, but very sour. Reminds me of a tart cider or a quality champagne. Delicious.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
nittanyjim (59) - - JUL 5, 2013
Cloudy gold...fizzy white head that disappears quickly. Fruit (white grape?), cinnamon nose. Strong sour, white grape, sweet taste. Sweetness lingers, little to no bitterness. Mild carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabel (6723) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 28, 2013
[5095-20130202] Bottle. Light white grape yeast aroma. Slightly hazy, light orange body with a quick foamy white head. Sour fruity flavour has a light lemon hint. Medium body is fairly sour. Tart. (7/3/7/3/16) 3.6
(@ Sourfest 2013, Buffalo, NY)

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ellolovey (469) - Georgia, USA - JUN 27, 2013
22 oz bottle. Pours a hazy golden color with a foamy white head. Fruity aroma with hints of Brett and funk. Taste is loaded with funk, sweet fruits, tart lychee, and sourwood. Hints of cinnamon in the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2013
11th June 2013
Tasting at Bruce’s pad. Cloudy gold beer, little pale cream coloured head. Light palate, airy and softish. Fine carbonation. Interesting flavour - really not tart! Sweetish lychee and a super mild sourness. Mild creamy malt. Perfectly judged pinch of cinnamon. Finishes soft and dry. Very interesting flavour combo. But not tart!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (7436) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2013
Bottle at Bruce’s, many thanks to Kenny! It pours cloudy golden with a medium white head. The nose is lychee, apricot, peach, tropical fruit juice, hay, sherbet and refreshers sweets. The taste is mildy tart, sweet-sour, lemonade, lychee, fruit juice from concentrate, sherbet, five-alive fruit juice, Pic n Mix sweets, chalk, spice and touch of alcohol with a dry finish. Medium body and fine, prickly carbonation. Shame it’s not as tart as I would have hoped....still pretty decent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maneliquor (3275) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 20, 2013
Cool looking bottle. Bottle at Jack’s farewell at Bruce’s. Cloudy yellow pour with a medium, white and bubbly head leaving good lacing. Light funk on the nose with heavier tart and lychee. Very juicy and fruit driven. Taste is heavily juiced tropical fruits, touch of spice, hint of lychee and a touch of tart but only just. Cinnamon on the very finish which works nicely. Not very sour, rather sweet and easy going. Solid

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Glouglouburp (6104) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 19, 2013
In short: An original, tart, fruity and somewhat rustic blond ale.
How: Bottle 22oz. Consumed some 6 months after purchase. Bottle sent to me by mcberko, thanks a lot Matt.
The look: Shinning cloudy golden-peach color body topped by a medium white head with medium retention.
In long: Nose offers an interesting mix of exotic fruits, rustic yeast, barnyard notes, light spicy notes. Taste has exotic fruits, a guava purée sensation, marmalade and sour apples, pineapples, soggy white bread, discreet oak. A little rustic character with some kind of cobweb sensation. There was a smooth spiciness going on but I didn’t notice cinnamon sticks per say, maybe because I waited a bit for this melting pot of things to settle down. A big round chewy body with adequate medium carbonation. This Wild/Sour Ale is neither Wild or Sour, but as its name implies it is quite tart. An enjoyable offering. A beer made using cinnamon sticks and lychee and I love it, I think I may be the absolute worst beer hater in the world.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackl (4980) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUN 18, 2013
Bottle @ Bruce’s. Light amber pour with a small head. The nose is grapefruit, some lemon drizzle cake. Very sweet tangy fruits. The taste is light brett. Dusty attic. Sweet mango and pear. Brown sugar. Light body, fine carbonation. Overall, tasty.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (4708) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 21, 2013
Draft at Alchemy. Unfiltered golden-orange. Thin, quick fading head. Big apricotish, what one would assume is lychee, flavor. Tart and biting, with a light mineral taste. Acidic citrus aftertaste. In the American Sour vain, not so overly test tube, clean malt backbone. with a nice unique tropical fruit tone. Triggers my memories of other NG Lips beers I really like, but this one just isn’t quite there. The oak is there, but hidden deep.


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