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style
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
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RATINGS: 465   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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3.8
Tmoney99 (15133) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Bottle. Poured a clear golden color with a mostly lasted fizzy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy sour, tart fruit and yeast aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and lively carbonation. Medium to heavy sour & sweet fruit flavor with a medium to heavy sour fruit finish of moderate to long duration. This is a solid beer for style.

3.4
kermis (14999) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 27, 2016
Draft at Borefts 2016, Day 2. Very hazy golden with a white head. Aroma is funky with tart grapes and vinous notes. Flavour is light sweet and moderate sour. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. [24-09-2016]

3.9
Dogbrick (14327) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 16, 2013
Sample at the Barrel House. Slighly hazed honey-gold color with a thin white head that recedes steadily. Spotty lacing. Vinous aroma with notes of apples and oak. Medium body with flavors of tart funky fruit, oak and earthy yeast. The finish is fruity with a spice and white wine aftertaste. Pretty good all around.

3.6
Lubiere (14262) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 29, 2011
2010 version: A golden ale with a thin white head. In aroma, light horseblanket, white wine, perfumey and nice. In mouth, a smooth lactic sour chery taste, refreshing and smooth, a bit of white grapeskin, quite nice. On tap at brewpub July 31 2011.

3.8
crossovert (14145) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 24, 2012
A nice elegant beer, medium to high sourness. Nice nice notes form both the oak and the grapes.

3.4
BeerandBlues2 (14027) - Escondido, California, USA - OCT 16, 2009
GABF 2009. Pours sparkling light yellow with an average, frothy off-white head, mostly lasting with good lacing. Aroma is average malt (straw, grain, meal), light hop (grass), average yeast (earth, musty) with notes of pear, honey, and pepper. Medium bodied, mineral texture, lively carbonation, and a sour finish. Average duration, light sweetness, moderate acidity and sourness.

4
Christian (13930) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2009
Bottle from Bu11zeye, through Dedollewaitor. Thanks a lot! Cloudy orange with a small off-white head. Intense aroma of black currant and other berries, with some wood. Sweet, but tart flavour with berries and wood.

3.8
bierkoning (13813) - La Tropica/Doarp, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2010
Corekd bottle from Hoppymeal, thanks! Orange color. Oak, vanilla and muscat grapes in the aroma. Sourish flavor with lots of oak, vanilla, ginger and grapes. Some rest sweetness from the grapes, not much. Hints of tangerine peels. Quite interesting and complex beer.

4
Camons (13520) - Hasselager, DENMARK - OCT 21, 2017
Bottle @ DØE meeting. Gusher that pours slightly hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma of light sourness, yeast, wood, oak, tart fruit, white grapes. Flavor is sour, malt, yeast, oak, wet wood, tart fruity, wine, white grapes, little citrus aswell, little alcohol. Medium to full body, average carbonation, light acidic finish with a little alcohol warmth. 181017

3.7
j12601 (13304) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - NOV 22, 2009
Bottle at Paul’s tasting. Pours a hazy orange with a thin white head. Strange medicinal note, mint and maybe sage. Big crisp acidity and sourness, medium bodied, touch of sweetness and funk. Finishes dry and funky with some lingering acid.


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