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The persimmons were provided by Aaron Persinger, a local singer/songwriter who is currently the drummer for Rev. Peytonís Big Damn Band. (The Rev himself is a certified Persimmon lover Iíve been told, canít wait to get him a bottle). Being a classic Indiana fruit, we couldnít resist, maybe one day weíll find enough local mulberries and bring another (as far as we know) first-ever fruit lambic-style to the lineup.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jkwood04 (5292) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 19, 2014
750ml bottle in a tulip. Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma of sourness / funkiness, pale malts, light persimmon (maybe? I donít know this fruit), light oak, and hints of spices. Flavor the same with a nice sourness and fruitiness. Average texture. A very good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
charule (2178) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle from lottery. Poured hazy light yellow with no head. Aroma of awesome tomato persimmon spice. Light carb med bod. Very sour taste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hair6a11 (1481) - Illinois, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle; Pour is murky light golden, like grapefruit juice, with a modest white head that quickly hazes this glass - Itís not the prettiest brew for sure. Full Disclosure : Iíve never had a persimmon - but thereís a dominant aroma note that must be persimmon : Iím a fan already. Light Candied sugar, citrus zest, persimmon flesh (presumably). This is a standout for me already for the series. The flavor profile is initial heavy sweettart, moving to persimmon sweetness, zesty lemon, with a lingering sour finish on the tongue. Bravo

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vyvvy (5886) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Generously shared by one of the fine Portland RB folks at a tasting - Pours murky yellow / orange with a white head. The aroma has fleshy persimmons, tartness and a bit of richness. It has a medium / rich body with fairly soft and smooth carbonation. The flavor starts off with rich juiciness, fresh persimmons that are almost fleshy and nice (not overwhelming) sourness. The finish is tart and nice. Struck me more as a sour ale than a lambic, but it was very enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ferris (12890) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle - Big persimmon fruit and some funk. Pale hazy yellow with a frothy head. Juicy then watch out for the tartness. Great fruit, crazy tartness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
djd07 (10500) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle. Pours a cloudy yellow with small frothy white head that lasts. The aroma is strong citrus and flower. Thin mouthfeel with strong sour citrus very acidic, sour as hell but good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
starcross (73) - Indiana, USA - JUN 11, 2014
Pours a murky off white with little flakes of fruit floating around. Has a nice aroma and a little less funky than some of Upland's other sours. Crisp and refreshing. A favorite! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Steve_0 (3745) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 10, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 9, 2014 Bottle @ Avery Sour Fest 2014. Pour is murky yellow with a small white head and good lacing. Funky, lactic, guava, vanilla, stone fruit, and hibiscus aroma. Taste is salty, lemony, yogurt, lime, basil, super lactic and hugely sour. Light body with low carbonation. Way too acetic and kind-of a disappointment.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
merc7186 (2952) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Aroma: Tart Lemons, Hay, Mild Apple Cider Vinegar Appearance: Hazy Golden Straw Hue, Passes Some Light, White Head Ring, Some Lacing Taste: Hay, Tart Lemons, Sour Mash Mouthfeel: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Very Tart, Mildly Sour

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
adnielsen (10490) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 9, 2014
Bottle @ Avery Sour Fest 2014. Pours a milky yellow appearance with little head. Heavy passion fruit, guava, lemon, and other tropical fruits in the nose. The flavor was heavily acetic, extremely puckering and sour. Some funk but the beer so damn sour that it was hard to get other notes. The first beer I grabbed at the festival and possibly the first beer to run out, but it was a significant disappointment to me.

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