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Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 321   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   EST. CALORIES: 220   ABV: 7.33%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This NW style sour ale blends wheat & blond ales that were oak aged in barrels for 6 mths, then additionally aged 4 mths on fresh blueberries. Huge herbal notes of dense blueberries in the nose give way to hints of oak & a dusty floral note. Rich earthy notes of dark fruit on the palate lead to a tart finish that dries out to a base note of blueberry skins.

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
floppydu (7) - USA - MAR 27, 2012
Pour is a faded crimson, aroma is sweet and earthy and well very blueberry like (derp). Very tart up front with the earthy berry taste ,I get a slight tinge of wheat. Hangs around on the pallet, as blueberries do.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (2144) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - DEC 9, 2016
Bottle shared. Pours light hazy dark red with a small fizzy pink head. Aromas of blueberries, oaky sweetness, macaroons, light tannins, citrus, lactic. Taste is sweet, tannins, blueberries, vanilla, lactic lingering tartness, dries out.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Torrefacto (1498) - Madrid, SPAIN - NOV 23, 2016
Rosado y espuma rosada. Intenso aroma de yogur y frutos rojos. Sabor colo en aroma con acidez moderada y final seco.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (6884) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - NOV 20, 2016
Bottle. Purple pour with white head. Light blueberry, tart, oak and wine like aromas. Tart wine, blueberries, oak and funky flavors.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hansen (8515) - Assentoft, DENMARK - SEP 24, 2016
Dark ruby coloured and almost clear. Has a pink head, lasting. Fatty, fruity aroma, Great flavor, fruit-sugars, acid, barn.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TorbenH (1053) - Frederikshavn, DENMARK - SEP 24, 2016
red, hazy, white foam, dough, medium body, sticky, average carbonation, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, heavily sour,

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Itzjerm (2373) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - SEP 16, 2016
2013 very sour and the bad isvinegar notes. Nose is pleasing sour. Average head. But this is an off beer and unpleasant. Pass

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (4258) - Tranbjerg, Denmark, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2016
Bottled. Pours hazy deep red with a small pinkish head. Aroma of funk, blueberies, herbal notes, dark fruit wood and vanilla notes. Slightly sweet flavor that ends up being dry and tart. Medium bodied, watery to oily texture and soft carbonation. A very nice Sour indeed. 🌟🌟🌟🌟

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OldMrCrow (2418) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 25, 2016
3-year-old bottle shared with Jacob.

Light purple pour, quite dry, deeply sour but clean sour rather than funky sour in exactly the expected fashion, blueberries there but not overbearing. Quite tasty but miles short of blabeer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
yourilevesque (1508) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 20, 2016
Thanks to Matt for this one! Vintage 2012. Liquide mi bleuté, mi rouge, trouble et sans mousse. Notes douces au nez plus que aigres. Je suis surpris. Agréablement. Une quantité de confiture de bleuets (celle que l’on utilise pour faire de la tarte). Un baril généreux et et une présence très modérée de cette acétone que mes narines ont souvent détecté dans les bières de cette brasserie. L’équilibre se retrouve encore une fois en bouche. L’acidité est bien modérée et le fruit très ample et abondant. Cette fois, le bleuet finit par passer pour du cassis et de la framboise. Non pas qu’il soit dénaturé, mais simplement riche et complexe. Pétillante et bien légère. De loin ma bière préférée de cette brasserie qui manque souvent trop de raffinement à mon goût.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
reebtogi (5856) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 16, 2016
750ml corked bottle pours a reddish brown color when held to the light with a fizzy white head that leaves no lacing on the glass. Aroma is of dark fruit and musty yeast notes with hints of wood. Taste is a big tartness from the fruit and a malty sweetness underneath, finishing with a bit of yeast funk. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, a very sour ale that takes some getting used to. Burns on the way down, but still a quality brew.


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