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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 blueberries - perfect to share with friends, and a platter of good cheese and fresh fruit. - Caleb Staton, Head Brewer


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steve_0 (2229) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle at home with friends, courtesy of Dave. Thanks man!! Pour is birght magenta with little-to-no head. Raspberry jammy, blueberry, strawberry pit, somewhat funky, acidic, lactic, and vanilla in the aroma. Taste is bright berries, tangy fruit, oranges, blueberries, lactic, light oak, and tannins with a big sour finish. Light body with high carbonation. Really nice sour.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Experiment_Ale (650) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 29, 2014
At Stephens House with Stephen, Aaron, and Dave. Pours ruby red with very very small head. Aroma is fantastic raspberry sour tang, jammy, gummy fruits. Taste is fizzy tangy, orange juice, strawberry, some blueberry notes on the back end, finish is a little fast. A very nice beer, love it, not quite sour enough for me. And, blueberry doesn’t work that well in beers most of the time, it is a little watery.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
radagast83 (4125) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - MAR 10, 2014
750ml bottle. Thanks to Travlr! March 2014 DC Tasting. Poured a very purple, blue color, small off-white head. Aroma was heavy notes of blueberry. Lots of tart notes. Sour, lots of sour. Pucker. Acetic. I hadn’t had something this tart in a long time.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (3075) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAR 10, 2014
Pours garnet....thin pink/purple head. Tart, vinegary berry aroma. Puckeringly tart berry, woody/sour. Not really a blueberry specific flavour....more of a sour raspberry. Still, very well done.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 10, 2014
Bottle courtesy of shrubber85, thank you sir! Shared at iphonephan tasting. Royal purple color, murky probably because I didn’t give it long enough to settle after receiving it in the mail, small pink edge head. Aroma is blueberry, lemon, acetic acid. Taste is fruity, but a bit too acetic for my taste.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ajax25g (58) - Washington DC, Washington, USA - MAR 9, 2014
75cl bottle, thanks to Travlr. Slight funk on the nose. Really tart but not very funky. Really tasty stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (2654) - McLean, Virginia, USA - MAR 9, 2014
From a 22 oz bottle shared at the March 2014 DC RB gathering. Pours cloudy purplish brown with a thin off white head. Tart nose. Flavors of blueberry, tart cherry and green apple. Crisp, tart finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
queenholly (2611) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - MAR 6, 2014
2014 Bottle. Tart fruity, funky lactic, and light oaky aroma. Deep plum with a small, quickly dissipating lavender head. Sour blueberry, funky lactic, and light oak/vanilla flavor. Light body, lively carbonation. Very nice!

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (9830) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2014
Bottle shared at CBC Clerkenwell in London - many thanks to Paul. Pours hazy, bloody purple with a fine, off-white cap. Pleasant aroma of dried blueberries, lightly tangy in the nose. Light-medium sweet flavor with sturdy berry tang, some semi-ripe blueberries, light acetic bite, sweat. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Good sour berry finish with nice and fleshy blueberries, mild brett funk, a bit of alcohol warmth. Good one.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
b3shine (4402) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 19, 2014
750 ml bottle to snifter (2013 vintage; shared by jmborggren). Looks great; a translucent bluish red with thin eggshell head that steadily dissipates into lacing. Smells good too; blueberries, funk, and oak. Tastes like it smells with a nice, tart mouthfeel. Great stuff!


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