Baladin Nora Sour Edition

Formerly brewed at Le Baladin
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Piozzo, Italy
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


on tap


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RATINGS: 125   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TearsforBeers (183) - Ohio, USA - SEP 20, 2010
Aromas and flavors much like a light white wine along with some more expected beer flavors.

Theydon_Bois (21512) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2018
Bottle split at Leighton's 20K, from an IP trade with Joe Muck of Bald Wizardry fame, 01/03/17 Hazed orange golden with a decent off white cap. Nose is piss stained wood, bitter orange, straw, funk, yeast, grains. Taste comprises harsh fruit peel, bitter, over ripe fruits, barnyard edge, grains, pissy lemon rinds, wooded. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with an astringently bitter climax. A little on the harsh side and lacking complexity.

IslandHaole (1301) - Misawa, JAPAN - APR 2, 2017
A slightly hat honey colored beer, head very foamy out of the bottle but quickly settles. Has a slight "Barnyard" funkiness (wet hay, woodpile, critters) wild flowers, caramel, tangy. Sweet with various wood flavors (Oak & Cedar) and hints of peppercorn. Alcohol well masked, just noticeable in the warm finish. Slick feel, thin to medium body. Interesting but not one I’d drink often.

madmitch76 (26456) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2017
March 1st 2017
Leighton’s 20K at his posh new gaff! Thanks to Colin. Hazy gold beer, good cream colour head. Palate is airy, semi dry and has decent carbonation. Fluffy malts. Woody bitterness. Tangy woody sour citrus. Little gueuzy vibe. Airy finish. Okay aged sour.

mR_fr0g (14028) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2017
Bottle shared at the Leighton mega 20k tasting. 1/03/2017. Huge thanks to C-loin for this one. A hazed orange brown coloured pour with a a lasting off white head. Aroma is sour tangy apple, sour, pear. Flavour is composed of sweet pear, tangy lemon, hint of cinnamon, peppery. Palate is tangy, highish carbonation. Frorhy.

teorn88 (8066) - Rimini, ITALY - MAR 2, 2017
75cl bottle shared at Leighton’s Penthouse for his 20K. Special thanks to Colin for this beer. It pours a clean rich golden color with a small white head. Aroma is sweet and fruity. Taste is sweet fruity malty with notes of caramel cloves and orange peel. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, quite nice

Leighton (22823) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2017
Bottle charged at the 20k do. Thanks to loin. Pours unclear orange with a. Frothy white head. Lots of cedar in the nose, citrus peel, rind, light must, tangy orange. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Sweet finish, with pale wood, herbal and rindy bitterness. Not bad.

markducommun (1231) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 7, 2016
Hazy orange, minimal head. Tart citrus, some light funk. Pleasantly acidic, some lighter sweetness. Clean medium body. Good.

ClubGonzo (5683) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 16, 2016
On tap @ Ølbaren, Copenhagen. Hazy orange body, small white head. Nose is grape peel, pale malts, straw and hints of herbs and red berries. Taste is red berries, lactic sour notes, citrus notes and red fruits. Medium body and carbonation. Nice, but not too memorable in all its fruitiness - this could be more sour IMO.

maltman53 (472) - Corrales, New Mexico, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Pours the color of an IPA - hazy orange. Tart citrus and notes of asian spice on the nose, tart orange on the palate. The lactic sourness is well-balanced by the sweet malt. Overall, a subtle version of the sour style.

pintbypint (3947) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 1, 2014
750ml brown bottle, bottleshare at Ferris’. 2010 bottle. Gold and hazy, small white cap. Nose has citrus and funky melon notes. Taste has some citrus/orange peel and some tartness. Sour and lemony finish.

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