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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.73   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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The Blue Lady is a very sour girl, sure to bring a pucker to your lips. She starts with a traditional sour mash to bring out her tart side. After fermentation we introduce her to one hundred and fifty pounds of fresh blueberries from our friends at Seedling Farm. The result is a beautifully colored sour ale with a layer of blueberry flavor.

Batch 31 - bottles with no wax - has been recalled! please e-mail BlueLady@pipeworksbrewing.com if you have one of these bottles

Batch 51 - bottles with blueish wax - newest batch


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
burg326 (3667) - Florida, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Poured a pale light blueish yellow color with some purple mixed in. Aromas of funky horse blanket, tart bluebarries, and some light funky cheese, i dig this for sure. Flavors were the same, got better after each sip, solid beer, should also mention that this bottle was from the first release (batch 31) and has sat in my fridge the entire time.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
50belair (2219) - Florida, USA - MAY 29, 2014
Bottle. Light pink pour with a white head. Blueberry and funk aromas. Mild blueberry and parmesan cheese highlights. Effervescent. Below average body and mouthfeel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tectactoe (1725) - Michigan, USA - SEP 28, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 8, 2014 Bottle: new batch, much better than the first I had. Ruby red grapefruit body, quick fading white head. Musty, damp aroma with some lemon acidity and very light blueberry. Flavor has a little blueberry, some fruit skin acidity, light tartness and a dry, musky finish. Yes, this has improved quite a bit since the last batch.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jredmond (5307) - Manhattan, New York, USA - AUG 6, 2013
First sampled a vile, infected batch of this that was barely drinkable - dominated by acidic parmesan cheese. Thankfully, the next batch was much more drinkable. A nice sour ale with balanced acidity and fruit notes with a dry, puckering finish. Beware though, if you happen to try the infected batch, itís worth giving this another chance.

1.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
ChinoSkillzian (163) - The Hills, California, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Ah, the blue lady. Mild gusher, pours a medium reddish color. Nose is very intense bile and bad cheese. The palate is mildly tart, with lemon and bile flavors. The smell of this beer cleared the room.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blipp (6072) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - MAY 31, 2013
Bottle at the 4k/5k/10k tasting, Pours reddish with a white head. Lightly tart and fruity, some blueberry sweetness, and a grainy/wheaty base. Very drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - MAY 26, 2013
Bottle shared with friends. Pours a light blue color, slightly hazy. Aroma is a weird mix of blueberries, blue cheese and sour funk. Though that combo seemed a bit odd to me it didnít really take away from the drinking experience, as I went back from 2ndís. Nice solid beer!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 18, 2013
Bottle of íthe good batchí at Jamesís 4k/5k/10k tasting. Pours a soft purple hued garnet with a thin white head. Cheesy blueberries, musk and a bit of funk. Funky, sweet blueberries, soft musk. Cheesy, chewy blueberry skins, gentle tartness. Tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dogfish120love (939) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 17, 2013
Pours pretty pink for blue lady. Lacto, blueberry and wine notes. I need more characters

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thirdeye11 (5537) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 2, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 19, 2013 (750ml bottle - batch 31 - noted as infected from the brewery) clear, bright red beer. White bubbles. Nose of butter, blueberry, pancakes, bread and sweetness. Taste of tart blueberry, lightly Tart, artificial butter, weird, infected. Odd beer.


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