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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 4.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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A Barrel Aged "Lambic Style" Sour Blonde. Daliesque: Conscientiously affecting the ostentatious, weird, or bizarre.


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4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ThanksYeast (33) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - MAY 15, 2014
750 bollte, very tart aroma...sour mellon, apple classic lambic nose. Got as a two pack gift with a Kriek. This was a no nonsense lambic, sour apple, mellon very dry, champagne like carbonation with no head. perfect on a real hot day.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wedgie9 (1989) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 27, 2014
2011 Vintage
Tasted on 9/27/14 from a waxed and capped 750mL bottle purchased from Beverages4Less. Pours hazy light orange with a thin, bubbly white head that leaves a thin, bubbly collar. The nose is fairly clean lemon citrus, a touch of dusty bread malt, a touch of funk, and a ton of orange oil. The flavor is full of orange peel and orange oil with some lemon tartness, and the same malty bread note, but it is never terribly sour. The body is fairly light with a nice tannic texture, just under average carbonation and a long tart orange peel and lightly dusty, funky finish.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MRodgers1982 (101) - USA - SEP 26, 2014
I loved this sour brew 750 bottle. Poured pretty clear with bunch of sediment on bottom. Paech lemon aroma, yum. Flavor acidic lemon and pear and green apple. Finished with a sour dough yeast character. GREAT.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Ionlyrate5s (100) - New York, USA - SEP 23, 2014
Big aroma of peaches sour peaches grape and mango. Low low carbonation. Very sour, lemon and sour grapes. Nice balance of wet grass and hay/straw. Finished extremely dry...on of my fav styles and this one hits it perfectly!!! A+++++

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Artistdave (26) - Austin, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Deep golden color, Slightly cloudy. aroma of pear, sour apricots, wonderful!!! Flavor of funk and hay. Barnyard and tart...still seems young! A great example of one of my fav styles.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
joet (2177) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Pure radiant golden slightly red hued light frothy foam, white. Bits of enteric earthy, soft feel low carbonic, fruity, dry mineral, grapefruit, light citric tang. This is wonderful.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
supersournhops (21) - - AUG 23, 2014
Havent heard much from the press on this brewery, and what little there is, it is fair at best. This brew must be exception. I would give this a solid 5 if you rated on FUN. this was a sour patch kid, lemon drop, and green apple sour power belt dancing on your tongue like a brazilian zuba teacher. In the finish it mellowed out to a bready yeast character like a mexican bakery. This beer is great for chicks but not a chick beer if you know what I mean. It doesnt have the sophistication or pedegree like the stuff over the pond. But then again the french wine snobs never like the powerful red zins from CA. Fantastic beer. 750 bottle.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bruxellover (19) - Dilbeek, BELGIUM - AUG 21, 2014
Off the main drag in a Las Vegas hotel , in a small elegant steak room that would be suitable for Mathilde. The Maitre d’ recommende this once he found out this style was to my liking. I had forgotten brewery name but did not forget name of the beer. Daliesque...worhty of the name. Typical US beer makers pushing it too far. This one however, came together just right. Perhaps because it was a 2011. This was profoundly tart, and powerfully pungent....almost blue cheese pungent. I enjoyed the fact it had the pure characteristics of oak, hay, cork, green apple, lactic acid sourness...even though it was done somewhat overpowering.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (7859) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 18, 2014
My Bottom Line:
Tart citrus fruit eventually build a bucketful of oranges from this lean, impressive Lambic-style emulation.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A ring of foam circles the cloudy orangey beige.
-Bubbles are soft and tiny. Not quite authentic at that level, but it still works nicely with the flavor profile.
-Drinkability is perhaps higher than it is for most authentic lambics.
-Sourness is moderate for the style.

Bottle.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
brokensail (10996) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Offered @ Out of the Park Pizza. Hazed, lowly carbonated golden straw pour with a small white head. Nose is kind of briny. Some lemon juice and zest, a bit of banana, and some tropical fruit. Green apples, too. Flavor is certainly sour. Kind of a mineral oil and brine thing going on too, though. Lots of lactic acid...really sour. Green apple and lemon are prominent. Mild banana and tropical sweetness. Eh.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ventanas83 (11) - - JUL 6, 2014
Going down the list of my fav style. This one like others are a rough find. 750 Bottle good price. fantastic aroma of pear, sour mellon and green apple tart. Flavor was initial brett and real tart. Great balance. Excellent to style. Love it when a US beer can do that


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