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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Per the bottle, "Unlike conventional ales and lagers which are fermented by carefully cultivated strains of brewers yeast, Ojos Negros is instead produced by exposing it to the wild yeasts and bacteria that are native to the Senne Valley, of Brussels Belgium. It is this unusual process involving over a year of fermentation, and over 130 pounds of Fresh Whole Blackberries which gives this beer its distinctive flavor: Semi sweet, vinous, fruity and cidery with a crisp tart aftertaste." According to one of the brewers, it is their Lambic (agen in oak wine barrels) with blackberries added.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikesaum (596) - Newark, Ohio, USA - FEB 7, 2013
Vintage 2011 pours a reddish brown with a thin light pink head. Aroma is funky, tart raspberries , lots of vinegar, acidic , smells very tart, sharp on the nostrils. Taste is tart raspberries , tart green apple skins,vinegar , good sweet and tart balance, gives a dry mouth puckering finish. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rondphoto (1812) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUL 12, 2014
on tap @ Rivertown Brewing / Cincinnati OH --- Cloudy dark orange amber with no head, no lace; very still. Taste is sour malt with just a bit of fruit entering in the palate. Cleans the palate, quenches the thirst, drinks simply and easily. excellent lambic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NeoHippie2 (931) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Rose/copper pour with not much head to speak of. Vinous aromas with notes of blackberries and slight funk. Flavor is tart blackberries with some slight acidity. Easy to drink and refreshing. Not as sour as I was expecting, but still a tasty brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dfonorow (1349) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Bottle share at Tribes Alehouse. Pour is hazy pink with a medium off-white head. Aroma and flavor of blackberries, funk, lemon peel, cherry juice, leather, and oak. Finish is lightly tart with some added spice and sweet fruit.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lukaduke (2045) - Portland, Maine, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Pours a slightly rosey copper color with a finger of eggshell foam. Nose is a nice mixture of fruit and funk. Dusty sour lemon, moldy hay, plum skin, musty wet barrel and blackberry juice. The palate follows the nose nicely and the balance of funk and fruit is seamless. Really enjoyable drinker with a juicy blackberry tartness up front that progresses into a musty basement, barnyard funk and lingering wet wood notes that dry out on the crisp finish. Only negative aspect of this beer is the very limited amount of carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
_angst_ (2588) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle received by summer secret santa 2013. Thank you jsquire! Pours hazy pale blueish golden with a frothy pinkish offwhite head that doesn’t leave much trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is sour and fruity with sourdough bread, yuzu juice, blackberries, moist hay, lemon zest, barnyard, leather sour milk and dry soil. Taste is sour, fruity and tiny funky with lemon juice, blackberries, frozen strawberries, hay, lemon zest, leather, barnyard and fruit yoghurt. Mouthfeel is dry, tart and light to medium bodied. Finish is sour and fruity with sourdough crackers. Blackberries, lemon juice, moist hay, dry soil, leather and barnyard. Tasty refreshing fruit sour!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tkrjukoff (4021) - SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2014
Pours cloudy amber redish with a small beigish head. Aroma is sweet stable fruity berry slightly vinous. Flavor is sour a bit acidy funky slight touch of acetone astringent dry, very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
larsniclas (5550) - Billdal, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2014
Fruits of the foeder @ Alex Hazy pinkish orange with a small head. Stale yeastiness in the aroma along with some berries. Slightly acidic. Smooth mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (10092) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle at Fruit of the Foeder, 2014-05-17. Hazy orange/apricot color, with a nice offwhite head. Sourish fruity aroma, blackberries, strawberries, citrus, grapes, tart, vinous, grassy, caramel, notes of red currant. Sourish woody blackberry flavor, tart, hay, wild strawberries, grassy, hay, raisins, woody notes. Sourish blackberry finish, tart, red currant and hay. Nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (7634) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 28, 2014
This beer is a bright orange color with a medium thick pristine white head that dissipates gradually. Patchy lacing. Aroma of berries, wheat and yeast. Medium-bodied with flavors of raspberry, wheat, oak and yeast. The finish is moderately tart with an oaky and fruity aftertaste. Pretty good overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beechner224 (625) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - APR 18, 2014
Bottles hate thanks to DrewFace. Pours orange, white head. Aroma of tart, sour, yummy. Taste is smooth , tart, light, yummy.

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