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95
style
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 334   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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4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DocLock (10458) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 8, 2013
750 cc bottles from Smithd and Capones. 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
allmyvinyl (10283) - 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.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
jercraigs (10258) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 21, 2013
2013-02-02. Dark pink purple body with a small pink head. 3++ Pretty interesting aroma, fruity, blueberry, very light funky undertones. 8++ Flavour is similar, modest sourness throughout, tart blueberry and dryish finish. 8+ Average bodied palate with nice carbonation. Lovely stuff! Not super complex but really lets the blueberries shine. They must have used a ton of fruit! Very nice. Bottle at Sourfest, Buffalo

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BVery (10122) - 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!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
j12601 (10089) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 1, 2012
Bottle courtesy of one of the Half Time guys (Ed possibly, though it could have been Matt or John. But not Craig. Definitely not Craig) in the HT suite at TAPNY. Pours a pink to purple color with a thin white head. Sour fruit on the nose, funk, acid and blueberry. Sweet with some big fat dusty blueberries in there. Long acid, big blueberries. Amazing. Light dusty blueberry lingering on the finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (10070) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (10045) - Mlndal, SWEDEN - JUN 1, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 5, 2015 First rating
Bottle 750 ml at Fruits of the Foeder, 2014-05-17. 2011 vintage.
Hazy orange color, small off-white head. Tart, funky, acidic, berry, sugary scent. Acidic, funky, berry, light smoked, bacon salt mineral taste. Acidic, bacon salt aftertaste. Fizzy mouthfeel, low bitterness.
7/3/6/3/12=3.1

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Sampled on June 29, 2015. At the brewpub in Portland.
2014 vintage at 8.19% ABV.
Clear dark brown color, tan head. Tart, light fruity taste. Tart aftertaste. Mediummouthfeel, no bitterness. Fruity, tart scent.
7/4/7/3/14=3.5

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - MAY 16, 2012
750mL shared at CBC thanks to CBX crew! Pours a fully hazy purple with acid cut foam. Saltwater, cotton candy, kiwi, and phenolic nose. Loads of cotton candy. Taste is lactic, acetic blend with blueberry PIE dessert. Yummy yum yum.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (9977) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 18, 2012
On tap at City Beer. Pours red with an attractive pink head nad a strong blueberry aroma. There is a slightly sour delicate fruity flavor with a hint of vinegar. Nice flavor.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (9934) - 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 doesnt have the massive fruit punch of a Belgian Red, but this is still tasty and definitely worth trying.


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