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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
Cuvee Lactovasilios is a two cask blend made from a Berliner weisse style wort. The brew was fermented directly in several barrels, but this small batch version was done in the ones that previously held the Fantasia, our annual limbic-esque peach beer, and later a round of Five. The fruit originally in the barrel stayed the entire time, becoming a habitat for different yeasts and bacteria, some pitched by us and others coming from the orchard. The fruit also retained some of the Five, which lends this Cuvee a very slight bitterness and hint of saison character. Coupled with the mixed yeast and bacteria barrel fermentation, the finished beer even takes on some Geuze-like qualities and while ready now will certainly mature well for several years.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrChopin (3999) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 13, 2013
Trransparent gold, puffy white head that falls off quick. Sticky nose of vanilla, light lemon, not enough grain or lactic balance though light scents of milky grain with warmth. Some pedio kicks up with stirs. Light flavor, slight mineral, milky dough front and mid, lemon throughout, more grain and gravel in finish with toast lasting long. Nose needs more balance, softest Berliner flavor I’ve ever tried.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Huhzubendah (3327) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 26, 2013
Bottle shared by GT. The beer is golden hued with almost no head. The aroma offers some funk, tart fruit, citrus, a touch of wheat. The flavor is decent. Earthy with a touch of lemon. A hint of sweetness with a smooth and easy finish. Light and refreshing. Overall, this was pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (6673) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - MAY 17, 2013
Bottle courtesy of GT2, thanks for making sure I got some of this! Poured a slightly hazy yellow-orange color. Light, slightly tart, citrus notes, in the aroma. Flavor is tart, slightly funk notes. Not bad at all! Really liked this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAY 11, 2013
750ml bottle: pours a hazy golden with a spotty-lacing white head. Has a fresh semisweet wheaty nose and some floral tartness. Starts with good effervescence and light tartness with a subtle sweetness before a drier smooth finish. Pretty true to style, but could be a little tarter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (19541) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 11, 2013
Bottle courtesy of GT2, thanks! Hazy pale dark yellow color, small coca-cola head. Aroma of earthy and dusty lemon, hay, subtle seawater. Taste is softly sour citrus, subtle feet. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
devman171 (1221) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - MAY 11, 2013
Bottle shared from GT, pours clear yellow with low head, light tart aroma and funk. Taste is light tart and smooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (11662) - Escondido, California, USA - MAY 11, 2013
Bottle shared by GT2. Pours hazy gold with a small, effervescent white head, short retention with no lacing. Aroma is lactic grapes, spicy wheat malt. Flavor is lightly lactic grapes, light hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Light body and moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sarlacc83 (1700) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 15, 2013
750mL bottle. Number 75 of 151.A: Placid orange with some turbulence throughout. Bubbles congregate at the bottom.N: Solid oak, lactic acid, lemon zest, grapefruit juice, some brown sugar, pine bark, lavender. An appreciable nose with a lot of bright quality. White wine grape.T: Bright sourness with a poised malt base. Some slight salt from the wood. I get a lot of the lemony citrus. There is a bit of sulfuric acid.M: Light body with a zesty carbonation. Eminently drinkable.O: more good stuff from Upright. Wish it didn?t have the slight burn, but definitely not a let down.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radarsock (1146) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 7, 2013
Shared with Shawn at his flat. Thanks, man. Pours a golden metallic with a trimmed whitish ring. Aromas of buckwheat, barnyard, cucumber, biscuits, and apricots. Tastes of everything described, with the addition of cotton, Greek yoghurt, ginger syrup, and Saltine crackers by swallow. Buttery. Quite good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SrSilliGose (3327) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - APR 6, 2013
bottle. notes of apricot, lemon yogurt, grass. juicy peach. light lemongrass. pretty refreshing. real nice wet grass. tasty. liked.

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