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RATINGS: 458   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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"Some people paint, some sing, others write… I brew". -Daniel Carey A few times a year we will cut Dan loose to brew whatever he chooses, uncensored, uncut, unplugged. Always handcrafted, the bottle you hold is brewed for the adventurous soul. This is a very limited edition and we make no promises to ever brew this style again. Sparkling and bright this is a Wisconsin original created for you in the traditional method employed by the Lambic Brewers of Belgium including five months of outdoor resting in oak barrels. Indigenous yeast and cranberries from the “wilds” of Wisconsin flawlessly pair to dance on your palette. You have discovered a rare and delightful treasure to be served cold in a fluted glass. Thanks for supporting the arts, Daniel and Deb Carey


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tkrjukoff (4172) - SWEDEN - NOV 20, 2014
Bottle tnx to angst. Pours clear pale red. Aroma is funky dryish berry. Sweet sour funky berry cranberries.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
_angst_ (3567) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 20, 2014
Bottle received in trade. Pours reddish pink with a small pinkish offwhite head that doesn’t leave much trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is fruity and tiny funky with cranberries, lemon juice, dry soil, minerals and hint of barnyard. Taste is sweet, sour and fruity with crackers, cranberries, lemonade, brown sugar, hay, dry soil, minerals and lemon zest. Mouthfeel is tiny dry, tart, astringent and light to medium bodied. Finish is slightly sweet, sour and fruity with crackers, lemon juice, cranberries, green apples, hay, dry soil and lemon zest. Tasty nicely balanced cranberry bomb!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
islay (1493) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 15, 2014
12 oz. bottle, consumed on 11-10-14. Tart, floral, fruity, funky, mineral, strong aroma. Pours a clear, bright, sparkling pink or dark salmon color. Looks like a rose sparkling wine. Small amount of beige head. Produces some lacing. Very cool appearance. Sour, tart, citric taste features a citrus soda flavor. Quite flavorful. Cranberry and cranberry juice. Very tart. There is a fructose sweetness, but the tartness dominates the sweetness. Red wine-like taste. Herbal finish. Lively and biting in the palate. Light to medium body. Overall, Cran-bic is a really nice beer, another winning fruit beer from New Glarus. It’s not quite as overwhelmingly awesome as the even more fruit-heavy Belgian Red, Raspberry Tart, and Serendipity, but it is still very, very good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The Gavmeister (28) - , SCOTLAND - NOV 14, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s...nose is vinegar and plasticine and sour funk...balsamic vinegar and apple...peach linger

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
BenH (3023) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 14, 2014
Bottle. Golden with a pinkish hue. Aroma is very funky, some vinegar. Tatse of funk, vinegar, fruit. Nice sweet and sour balance.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (6345) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 14, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours clear red amber with a thin head. Aromas of sour funk, vinegar, cranberry. Taste is chalky, light sour. Finishes light fruit, sour, good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6530) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 14, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours pale amber, nose is funky cranberry, taste is dry, sour, fruity cranberry, light spice.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ads135 (3357) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - NOV 11, 2014
Another solid beer from New Glarus. Their mastery of fruitiness and sourness reaches a rarely seen subtly in this one. Light pink and toeing the delicate balance between slightly sweet and slightly sour. Courtesy of Josh at my b-day party.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
burg326 (4668) - Florida, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Poured an oranges color with aromas of dry cranberries, light malt and some tartness. Flavors match the aromas with tart cranberries and some light tartness. Love this beer could drink this all day.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ericdevin (988) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Bottle from unknown via Chris H. Pours A pale pink, little bit of head. Aroma arch, doughy, some lacto, vinous, yeast character. Not entirely appealing, to be honest. Body is full and lush, with a lingering tartness and just the right amount of sweetness. I’m apparently not as head over heels about this as some, but a solid beer nonetheless.


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