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Lambics have been made in Belgium for over 500 years and we are honoring this tradition by brewing our own Indiana version. Upland lambics are fermented by wild yeast and aged in oak casks for over a year which creates a tart, complex beer. We then add whole cherries, giving the beer enticing aromas and flavors. The beer is bottle conditioned which adds a zesty and refreshing carbonation. Upland Lambic is the perfect drink to share with friends over a plate of good cheese and fresh fruit.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Elwood (3071) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Serving: 750 ml. bottle. It pours a cloudy blood red with no real head. The nose has bright cherry notes with a nice bit of funk. The taste brings in bright, fresh dark cherry flavor, cherry skins, a bit of sweetness, and a great balancing tartness. Light on the palate with a nice clean finish. Well done.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jackl (4567) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 5, 2014
Sample @ RBWG Grand Tasting. Amber pour with a small head. Nose is huge, full of rich cherry meat. Nice and robust. Sweet/tart profile. Loads of cherry juice, a bit of acid. A bit of cracked pepper. Light body, zippy. Legitimately great stuff here.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ben4321 (3862) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Location: 750 ml bottle, 8/1/14, Bottled 10/10/13, Batch 12.08

Aroma: The aroma is tart and fruity, vinegar, some oak, and plenty of acidic notes
Appearance: it pours a murky looking reddish-brown color with a clean, lasting tan head
Flavor: Flavor-wise, this one is rather sour, not much sweetness at all, oak, vinegar
Palate: it has a medium-plus body, with a lively carbonation, and a mouth-puckering finish
Overall Impression: Interesting beer. It is quite sour, not to the point of making it undrinkable or anything, but it could have used a little balance. The cherry flavor is completely overpowered, I would have liked to see it shine through a little more.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dfonorow (1414) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle share at Tribes Alehouse. Pour is deep amber with a small white head. Aroma and flavor of grapefruit, sour mash, cherries, vinegar, and apples. Finish is crisp and acidic.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (3480) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle thanks to Will. Pours a cloudy red with thick frothy pink head that diminishes quickly. The aroma is strong cherry skin, oak, and vinegar. Thin mouthfeel with strong tart cherry, funk, oak, and very sour finish. Very good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
deekyn (1168) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUN 15, 2014
From short notes: A - Murky rusty brown with no head. S - Dough, cherry, brown sugar, acetic acid, lemon, salt, grass, fresh washed lettuce, raspberry, hops. M- medium sticky body and acidic palate. Good carb. T- brown sugar, cookie dough, cherry, lemon, then vinegar. Stinging sour.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm (6302) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 14, 2014
750ml bottle, huge thanks to Jackson. Shared with Katie B. Bottled 10/10/13. Batch number appears to read "12.08". Huge awesome cherry aroma, lightly spicy. Katie describes it as "cherry-almond; black cherry." Fantastic, very enjoyable level of sour, and big oaky tannin. Good moderate to bigger sour taste, moderate sweet. Medium to bigger body. A lightly slick finish which works well to bring out that awesome sour cherry flavor in the finish... Lighter, kind of crisp carbonation. Great mouthwatering kind of spicy sour finish. Awesome hazy kind of darker red color. Little off-white head. Lace is not notable, but overall appearance looks pretty awesome. Great color. Overall, another very satisfying Upland Lambic. I had high expectations, and this met them.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rxeight (1292) - Illinois, USA - JUN 1, 2014
Sample at fauxbab. Glowing reddish pink. Completely translucent. Almost looks solid. Quite tart and sour but not over the top. My favorite upland so far.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
olr1984 (1060) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 21, 2014
750ml bottle pours a dark red with a thin off white head. tart lemon cherry vinegar and oak taste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Experiment_Ale (994) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 27, 2014
At Jacob’s with group. Pours dark rose red. Aroma is vinegar, acidic tanic berries, taste is punch of pucking sour, tangy strawberry. Finish is medium slick. Nice sour.


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