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RATINGS: 250   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Naturally soured by farm valley winds blowing wild yeast into our oak casks. Finally, after a year and a half of patient coaxing Wisconsin dark malts whirl in a kaleidoscope of cedar, caramel, and tart green plum exuberance. Available to the exclusive few who travel off the beaten paths, this is authentic Wisconsin sour brown ale. Truly unique this Sour Ale is brewed for those who live on the wild side and is suitable for laying down or consuming immediately, serve at 40-45 degrees F.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2014

Bottle 12fl.oz. @ cgarvieuk [ Lets do a chrisO Tasting ], Edinburgh, Scotland.

[ As New Glarus Thumbprint Series Wild Sour Ale ].
Clear medium orange color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, tart, sour, light cherry - cherry wood. Flavour is moderate sweet and light acidic with a long duration, taart cherry, medium dry. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140315]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (21585) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 15, 2014
bottle at home ... at the Lets do a Chris O tasting...copper ... thin tan head ... soft fruits .. tart lemon zezt fruit nose ... sharp massive sour fruit ... tart funk... big fruit ... soft tart fruits

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (21427) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 25, 2013
Bottle courtesy of nuplastikk, thank you sir! Hazy amber color, fluffy tan head. Aroma of sweet and sour plums and prunes, dusty black pepper. Taste is softly sour plums, cherries, light vanilla. Delicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (18526) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2014 Bottle shared with AJ in NH. Cheers! Pours clear, deep gold with a creamy, off-white head. The nose holds light herbs, berries and tropical fruits. Medium sweet flavor with good, sturdy tang, some pineapple, mango. Refreshing. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Clean in the finish with moderate tangy bite, more tropical fruits and berries. Very nice. (3.8)

Bottle shared in London - many thanks to Bruce. Great stuff, lots of tart berries, Juicy Juice. Quenching finish. Very drinkable stuff. Put together. (3.9)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (18187) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2014
Bottle at Foeder Teaser Tasting. Somewhat hazy golden/orange beer with a small offwhite head. Sourish woody aroma, plums, raisins, funky, vanilla, sour, wild strawberries, vinous, caramel, funky, citrus, some lemongrass. Sourish wild strawberries flavor, grassy, vinous, funky, sweetish, floral, blackberries, caramel notes. Sourish strawberry finish with black currant and caramel, leather and citrus. Good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (17292) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - AUG 20, 2014
Säuerlicher, deutlich fruchtiger Antrunk. Karamellig, süß säuerlicher Mittelteil, rund. Die Säuerlichkeit wird schärfer, nett. 10/10/10/10/9/10

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (16866) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2013
Bottle at Dadsgiving, thanks to whomever brought this along, 24/11/13. Lightly hazed orange amber with a moderate off white head. Nose is tarte fruits, woody notes, toffee, tangy bitter citric notes, yeasty waft. Taste comprises dark tangy fruit skins, woody notes, tarte peach and plum, dank straw. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dry finish. Decent sour red.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (16055) - Dublin, California, USA - AUG 13, 2013
Bottle @ home shared by Jake. Amber pour with an off-white head. A touch metallic on the front end. Cider, sour apple, wood, and some caramel. Kind of funky, a touch acetic, maybe some maple. Flavor is sweet up front with a cutting acidity on the finish. Sour apples, grapes, vinegar, and plum? Moderate funk, lots of wood, and caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (14930) - , New Jersey, USA - NOV 26, 2013
Bottle at Dadsgiving. Pours reddish amber with off white head. Nose and taste of sour malt, lemon, brown and candi sugar and tart cherry. Medium body. Moderate vinegar acidity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (14396) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 24, 2014
12 oz. bottle, sent from mista (thanks a lot, Geoff), pours a dirty, opaque dark brown with an amber tinge and a small white head. Nose brings out all sorts of tart dark fruits, oak, and a caramel sweetness poking through. Flavour is a balance between sweet and sour if there ever was one, starting with the tart dark fruits, transitioning to caramel malts, and finishing off quite balanced. The oak quality rounds everything off. Unusual sour - usually these sweet & sour beers are really off-putting, but this is quite complex. Very good beer.

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