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98
94
style
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 363   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   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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3.6
Desverger (11472) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2017
[email protected] May 2017, Copenhagen - pours deep red with a pinkish white head. Sour fruity aroma and taste with prominent blueberry, medium acidic, grapes, touch of vinegar, tart berry fruity close.

4
hopscotch (11113) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 25, 2012
Bottle… WPB Town Hall Meeting 2012This beer rocks!… Pours hazy and burnt-orange with a fizzy, periwinkle head that never seems fully dissipates. The bouquet furnishes sweet blueberries intermingled with acidity and a touch of funk. Medium-bodied with modest carbonation. The flavor is tart and fruity with mild tannic bitterness. Fruity, tangy, minerally finish. Kudos to the ever-generous biggsbowler for sharing this beauty!

4.2
daknole (11049) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 29, 2012
Red pour, light pink head. Dusty, yeasty, blueberry, sweet-tart aroma. Flavor is juicy, light tart, light sweet, blueberry, grapes, yeast, light funk. So easy to drink.

3.7
kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 31, 2012

Date: November 09, 2012
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting
Appearance: cloudy red, wispy pink head
Aroma: wild blueberry aroma, musty, fruity tartness, light balancing sweetness
Flavor: tart fruity flavor, touch of sweetness, lots of tart blueberry, musty, light bitterness
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 16/20
Rating: 3.7/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *** /4

4.3
DocLock (10702) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 8, 2013
750 cc bottles from Smith’d and Capone’s. Pours hazy raspberry/magenta colored with fizzy light pink head tghat laces well. Nose is freshly picked blueberries, earthy woody notes. Tastes very tart, lactic, with a fresh tart blueberry flavor. Finishes acidic and fruity. This one kicks ass.

3.4
cubs (10635) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 5, 2012
Bottle @ Avery SourFest III. Reddish, somewhat murky appearance with a pink head. Blueberry, hay, straw, somewhat tart aroma. The flavor tasted a little fucked up to me. I didn’t get a ton of blueberry and instead just got a grainy, straw flavor with some other light fruit notes. Disappointing.

3.9
allmyvinyl (10624) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 15, 2016
Bottle shared with Stuu666. 8.23% precisely. Pours hazy red - purple with no head. Quite attractive colour though. Aromas of sour fruit, blueberry, faint wood. Taste is sour, minerals, blueberry. Very fruity. Dry finish.

3.9
BVery (10510) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - OCT 23, 2015
Bomber. Darker pour. Tart blueberry skin aroma and taste. A bit sweet and jammy, but that gets overshadowed by the tart dark fruit. Good stuff!

3.9
DuffMan (10435) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 23, 2014
Bottle, shared at RBAG 2014. Beautiful hazy purple. Genuine raw blueberry character shares equal billing with sourness that is more like unripened berries than anything, along with some subtle funk. A very drinkable sour.

3.8
alexsdad06 (10434) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 3, 2013
750 ml bottle shared by b3shine. Pours a slightly hazy reddish purple color with a small off white head. The aroma has a nice blueberry fruit character, mildly tart, woody, mild acidity, some earthy notes and light funk. The flavor is moderate blueberry fruit, wood, lightly acidic, mildly tart with some earthy qualities. This is not overly sour and doesn’t have the massive fruit punch of a Belgian Red, but this is still tasty and definitely worth trying.


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