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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (9930) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2014
Bottle split at Scopey’s 5K Extravaganza of Oompah Band meets doorbell - from an IP trade with Frank from PA, 15/02/14. Murky cherry red come amber with a moderate crimson covering. Nose is tarte raspberries, burnt straw, raspberry vineagar, light acid, dank wood. Taste comprises tarte raspberries, good ole acid burn, raspberry balsams, acrid smoke, tangy berry blitzkrieg. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, tangy tarte berry semi drying close. Solid stuff, acid throat scraper !

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2014
15th February 2014
Scopey 5K Tasting in deepest Croydonia. Thanks to Colin. Murky deep red beer, small head. Palate is dry.and crisp and airy. Pretty sour, almost acidic. Sharp raspberry, touch of sherbet. Light finish. Burns on the way down so yes, too acidic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
maneliquor (3263) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - FEB 17, 2014
Bottle shared at Scopey’s 5000th rate. Bottle cheers to Colin. Hazy orange/redish pour with a bubbly white head. Far too sugary on the nose for me - big tarty raspberries, candied red berries, sherbert and lemon juice. Taste is a tarty bitch! Just so tarty and sugary with an odd peach note. Such a tarty bitch.... Not my thing

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (7406) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2014
Bottle at 5K tasting, thanks to Colin. It pours cloudy deep red with a small off=-white head. The nose is sweet, wood, vanilla, toasty, coconut and some acidity. The taste is tart, raspberry, acidic, earth, faint jam, lemon, lime, pisco sour, deep burn and sherbet, with a dry, tart finish. Medium body and moderate, prickly carbonation. A bit hot and acidic. I like the tart rapsberry action nonetheless.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dfonorow (1600) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 31, 2014
DLD 2013 Bottle Share. Pour is murky dark red with no head. Aroma is of sour funk, raspberries, acidity, and lemon peel. Flavor is hot and sour with notes of barnyard, raspberry, and wood.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
harrymel (1503) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 19, 2013
Bottled 7MAR11 A: pours a beautiful pink with a peach hue. Pretty pink foam cap disappears quickly to a clean surface. Really a pretty beer with murky clarity which lends well to the colors. S: raspberry and lemons with a hint if mint. T: sour with rapsberries and yeast. The beer tastes nice until I swallow. The finish on this is really yeasty and warm with a odd salinity to it. The finish is really destroying this beer for me. M: medium bodied and full carb with a really slick and coating finish for me. O: everything was great until I put it in my mouth. Then it was downhill. Serving type: bottle 09-25-2011

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deekyn (1253) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 27, 2013
A - pours super murky fizzy cranberry juice with no head because it Fizzed away quick like. S - holy framboise! Raspberry raspberry raspberry. Fresh just under ripe berries, seeds and all. Wet musty oakiness. Tannins and white grape juice. Decadent for sure. M - spritzy fizzy carb. Dry and tart up front. Sweet and thicker end. Medium body with a nice palate. T - tart under ripe berries, green peppers, white grape skins up front. Vinegar, white and red wine, roll into a sweet desserty raspberry compote/cobbler. End is dry vegetal, oaky and very fruit skin. Acidic but not too. O - another nice fruit sour from upland. 4.1

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
degbert (1197) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 12, 2013
Bottle, from a trade with a good friend. Pours a hazy-opaque crimson-violet with a quickly dissipating fuchsia head. The nose is a subtle, perfectly balanced bouquet of fresh raspberry, balsamic vinegar, floral (lily? dogwood?), vanilla, horse barn, and light smoke notes. Intensely sour on the front of the tongue, then it opens up into fruit and more flowers; the sourness stays with it the whole time, but the ghost of those long-ago raspberries floats over the top, haunting the acetic intensity. Finish is long, warm, and mouth-watering. This beer makes me smile, and on the first really cold night of a Texas fall makes me think of summers long ago. Can’t ask for much more than that.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JulienHuxley (3472) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - NOV 2, 2013
Bottle. Deep red-purple pour with rapidly receding pink head. Aroma is very fruity, raspberry juice/jam, some leafy notes, tart, pretty authentic lambic aroma, mix of funk and fruit. Taste is very sour, fruity, sour raspberries, quite funky, somewhat acetic. Palate is med-dry, fine carbonation, light body with a mineral finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheHOFF43 (1758) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - OCT 31, 2013
Bottle at Darkness Day! Pours a hazy red, aroma is sweet, rich raspberries. Flavor is sweet raspberries, slightly tart. Really awesome, could drink a ton of this stuff.

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