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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


3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dfonorow (1512) - 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.

2.8
   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

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deekyn (1208) - 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

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
degbert (1148) - 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. Canít ask for much more than that.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JulienHuxley (3256) - 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.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheHOFF43 (1756) - 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.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BVery (6559) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - OCT 25, 2013
UPDATED: APR 12, 2014 Bottle. Reddish pour. Super rich raspberry aroma and especially taste. Sweet, tart, and excellent.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcberko (6696) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 14, 2013
750mL bottle, sent from pantanap (thanks a lot, Kan), pours a reddish orange amber with a medium beige head. Nose is pure raspberries, with some tartness, and moderate funkiness. Flavour brings out loads of raspberries, a little funk, and some tartness. Not really like a traditional lambic, more like an American sour, though more like a lambic than most. The more you drink, the more the complexity comes out. Wonderful stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (2338) - Florida, USA - AUG 21, 2013
Bottle. Light pinkish pour with a white head. Sour berry aromas. Tart and acidic with sour berry notes. Good mouthfeel and body. Wow, this one sour biatch...

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Glouglouburp (6022) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 8, 2013
In short: An easy to drink raspberry funky-tart ale that is surprisingly faithful to its Belgian lambic counterparts. Excellent
How: Bottle 750ml. Consumed almost one year after receiving it from cpetrone84, thanks a lot Chris.
The look: Cloudy dark red body topped by a fizzy medium pink head that quickly dissipates to ring of foam.
In long: Nose is intensely raspberry with a nice lambic barnyard funk, surprisingly on style for an American lambic. Taste is loaded with raspberries, grains, a good amount of funk, lactic acid, no acetic acid whatsoever. Acidity and sourness levels in the low-medium range relative to the style, quite easy to drink. Very full chewy body with a lively carbonation. Iíve been disappointed by some Upland sour batches but this latest (I assume latest) batch of Raspberry Lambic is spot-on. Smells and tastes a lot more like a raspberry lambic than a American raspberry Sour. Could pass as a true Belgian lambic. Apparently I love receiving beer in trades, I love it too much, after many complaints UPS said they would no longer deliver beers to my home if I didnít stop hugging their drivers.


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