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In the spring of 2006, I brewed 300 gallons of top-fermented beer using wild yeast to create a Belgian-style Lambic. We conditioned the beer in oak casks and then initiated a secondary fermentation in the casks using whole fruit from Huber’s Orchard in Starlight, Indiana. You should experience a tart, almost sour taste balanced by the aromatic and richly flavorful addition of whole blackberries - perfect to share with friends, and a platter of good cheese and fresh fruit. - Caleb Staton, Head Brewer


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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Frank (2763) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 29, 2013
Really tasy and really sour. Fruity and very slightly sweet. Real nice level of funky complexity. Great sour.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RussianDragon (330) - - JUL 17, 2014
750 ml bottle. Pours a beautiful purple with a thin pink head that fades, leaving no lacing. Aroma is blackberries upfront with muted funk complexity. Flavor is mildly tart blackberries, amazing. Overall mild, with more tartness than sweet. Delicious. Notes from 1/23/10 (Geist Dark Lord Tasting).

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JefVerstraete (1199) - BELGIUM - JUL 14, 2014
Bottle @ ’Er Klopt Iemand Op De Deur" Samson & Gert Bierproeving I. Thanks 77ships! Brown purple colour, some white foam. Complex fruity aroma with green apples, blueberries and vinegar. Very acidic with light sweet notes. Very good, but a little bit unbalanced.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PriorL (1643) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 13, 2014
Bottle at first "Er klopt iemand op de deur" tasting aka EBT3. Thx to everyone for sharing today’s beers! APPEARANCE: clouded red beer, small unstable reddish head. NOSE: sour, wood, fruity, blackberries. TASTE: somewhat lactic, blackberries, wood, very sour, fruit clearly noticeable!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
77ships (3592) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 12, 2014
750 ml. bottle sampled @ "Er Klopt Iemand Op De Deur" Samson & Gert Bierproeving I. Obtained in an IP trade with AdamJackson. Spare white bubbles head, hazy, lightly cloudy body, red, light purple. Barnyard, light lacto nose, some faint lambiek-resemblace, brett, oak, barnyard, horseblanket. Wine, barrel, barnyard, funk, funk leading into very sharp lacto & lemon acidic sour explosion with blueberry explosion finish. Harsh acidity but quite lovely, somewhat different from you average USA sour. Light body, lively carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tectactoe (1494) - Michigan, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle: Thanks, Ed. Opaque, fuchsia color with a lavender head, very unique looking. Aroma of blackberry (duh) with notable sour lacto, hay, & a bit of lemon flesh. I’m detecting mild acidity but no vinegar. Smells nice. Lots of sour berry in the taste... Yes, quite sour but still not as sour as I was expecting based on other reviews. Blackberry & black cherry with a mild perfume tone mixed in there. A little bit of potpourri-like spice, too, almost like the faint cinnamon notes you can sometimes find in cherry beers (even though this is blackberry). Some slightly musty hay with a little wood towards the finish, though this one is mainly fruit forward. Again, sour, but not exceedingly so. A tiny bit of berry sweetness to round out the finish. More of a "wild ale" than a "lambic", but either way, this was quite good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (3345) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle thanks to Phil. Pours a clear purple with small pinkish head that diminishes to nothing. The aroma is strong tart blackberry, funk, oak. Thin mouthfeel with strong acid and sour blackberry, sour as hell, very good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JBPortland (658) - Portland, Maine, USA - MAY 30, 2014
750ml bottle shared thanks to Lukaduke! Pours cloudy violet-red with a medium head. Nose is acidic sour berry and musty tart funk. Taste is sharp acidic blackberry, fruity funk, some dusty oak. Finish is sour acidic berries, fruit, grape, woody funk.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lukaduke (2045) - Portland, Maine, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Pours a rich purple color with a finger of pinkish grey foam. Lots of sour berry, cider vinegar, wet wood and nice balance between earthy stems and ripe blackberry fruit. Acidity level is high but still approachable. Glad i drank this on the fresher side as I feel the blackberry flavor really helps round out the acidic base nicely!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olr1984 (1043) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 21, 2014
750ml bottle pours a purple reddish with a thin head vinegar slight berry and oak taste

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
burg326 (3550) - Florida, USA - MAY 1, 2014
Poured a light cloudy reddish purple color with aromas of funk, vinegar, some blackberries, musk and wet wood. Flavors matched the aromas that were quite present when mixed together.


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