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RATINGS: 456   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 266   ABV: 8.85%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This Northwest Style Sour Ale is a blend of soured Triple, Blonde Quad and Golden ales that have been refermented with the fresh pressed juice of white wine grapes. The beer spent more than six months of lactic fermentation and aging in small oak barrels. 9.2% ABV

2009 Project: 8.33% ABV
2011 Project: 9.73% ABV
2012 Project: 8.85% ABV
2013 Project: 9.30% ABV

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
tderoeck (9181) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 26, 2016
23/IX/16 - on tap @ Borefts Bier Festival - BB: n/a (2016-1038) Thanks to the Belgian ratebeer crew for sharing todays beers!

Clear deep blond beer, creamy white head, pretty stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: very dirty, urinals, sourish, vinegar. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: sourish, fruity, some tannins, peach skin, apricots, funky. Aftertaste: dirty, unpleasant acidity, really dirty finish, weird, tannins. Dont like this one at all!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zvikar (5731) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 23, 2016
Hazy yellow, no head, fruity aroma, egg, sulphur, sulphur smoke, floral, tires, wood, fruity flavor, egg, sulphur, tires, wood, sulphur, fruity, floral, vinous, medium bodied.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DCLawyer (2825) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 18, 2016
750ml from Dominion Wine & Beer to tulip. Gusher, lost half the bottle. You bastards! Hazy gold with small offwhite head. A: tart and funky vinous and mild citrus, apples, yeast. T: same, very gueuze like. Really good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
tomer (3375) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - OCT 17, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 17, 2016 At BBF, a little hazy and deepish gold color, skunky aroma with some apples, fruity vinous flavor with skunky minerals hints and an oaky presence that great stronger, strong piercing sourness lots of tannins that isnt too pleasant. Nice and interesting.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
rubbishystuff (2485) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 12, 2016
At Local Option. Sour and dryness, hops offsetting the sweetness of the grapes, good stuff. Serving: Tap

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mariuspoenari (2197) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 7, 2016
Sampled at Borefts 2016, Bodegraven. Hazy orange with no head. Medicinal bitterness, light tartness, grapes, white wine. Medium body, low carbonation and a tart finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
deanso (9919) - Doncaster, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2016
On tap at Borefts, shared. Thin white head. Very hazy blond pour. Sour aftertaste. Not my thing.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markextrae (4319) - Alingss, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - SEP 29, 2016
sample at BBF, poured light hazy deep golden with a white head. nose of light grains, oak, lactic tannis notes, white grapes, alcoholic wine, alcohol heat, tannis. dry harsh.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike_77 (6215) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2016
Has a strong, funky sour aroma. The flavour has elements of Granny Smith apple. Tart and funky.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ShivanDragon (3859) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 27, 2016
van tap @Borefts 2016, wazig gouden met witte kraag, aroma en smaken van witte wijn, citrus, druiven, mout, eikenhout, funky, zachte en lage co2, medium body. aardig


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