Home >

Upland Bloomingfoods 30th Anniversary Ale

Upland Bloomingfoods 30th Anniversary Ale
     click to upload

 No Score 

more ratings

Serve in Tulip


on tap


Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 2   MEAN: 1.6/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.12/5   SEASONAL: Summer   ABV: -
No commercial description

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
pnista (1007) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - AUG 11, 2007
Brewed June í06. Iíve been sitting on this a while, as Iíve had mixed luck with Uplandís saisons. I thought this might be the same saison they brewed up before, but I dontí think it is the one I rated. This reminds me so much of my first experience with uplandís saison... which wasnít a great experience. Looks gold with a decent, though quickly diminishing greyish head. Lightly sweet, with some astringency and cloves and ginger in the nose. Some honey, lemon grass? A bit of pepper in this relatively sweet beer. Smooth and a bit creamy on the palate, with some good viscosity. The flavors are still sharp on this beast. Maybe another couple years of aging might have made this more palatable. Creamy tart lemon, big ginger and cloves. A lingering acidity on the tongue A bit of diacetyl is quite a bit out of place. A peppery finish also sticks out. This is too sweet and over spiced, in my opinion. Iím not a huge fan of cloves or ginger, so maybe Iíve got no right to dislike this beer. While I donít like this, I certainly donít seem to have the same strength of feelings as the dude who rated this previously.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
ToadMan (559) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 27, 2006
Just awful. Aroma is ok, but with curiously strong spicieness. There is a decent, but unreamakrable, beer underneath, but then absurd amounts of spice are added. The cloves realy stick out, and just dominate the beer in a wholly unacceptable maner. Finishes sour with a horrible clovey burn. Ive come across some realy bad beers in my day, but this might be the worst I have ever had.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50