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RATINGS: 436   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 266   ABV: 8.85%
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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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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (8427) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JAN 12, 2017
Sample at Borefts 2016. Poured a hazy straw colour with a thin white head. The aroma is acid sour citrus. The flavour is moderate sour with a light crisp zesty citrus fruit, yeast, light hop palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RedSox2004 (1743) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - DEC 25, 2016
Crystal clear yellow with a fluffy two-finger head and a bit of oily lace. Aromas of tart grape, lemon and grass. Flavor is the same, with strong tartness up front offset with a touch of grassy hops. Medium body, high effervescence, velvety smooth mouthfeel and a lingering tartness in the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (4452) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 21, 2016
Tasted at Borefts Beer Festival 2016. Creamy, white wine, grapes. Slightly sour.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Msdrbeat (582) - East Lansing, USA - NOV 18, 2016
On tap at Hopcat. This is an awesome sour. Great grape taste. Super solid mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Renobob (1881) - Besanon, FRANCE - NOV 18, 2016
Bue la pression au Borefts Beer Festival 2016. Javais dautres choses faire que de prendre des notes ;)

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
markoijelena (2810) - Belgrade / Amsterdam, SERBIA - NOV 10, 2016
Draft at Borefts De Molen Beer Festival 2016 Bodegraven, The Netherlands. 23.09.2016. Pour it hazy golden color with no head. Aroma citrusy and dry. Taste smooth nice sourish, lemon, grapes, fizzy carbonation, woody, nice balanced, interesting.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
wchesser (1982) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 3, 2016
2013 bottle in Autumn 2016. Clear orange gold. Nose is concord grape juice, some light funk. Taste is medium sour but balanced overall with tripel profile showing through. Flavors of Welchs grape juice (concord), belgian yeast esters, sweet malts. Very surprised by the concord profile given that this is supposed to be white vinefera juice but it works for me.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
jc1762 (1058) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 31, 2016
Tap into a snifter showing well filtered orange with no head. The nose shows subtle notes of acidic and tart white wine. The palate is highly carbonated and light bodied. Flavors of malt with grape juice (I know its supposed to be white wine but it doesnt really work well together). Lightly tart with no bitterness. Strange in general, but not wholly bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
radagast83 (7616) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - OCT 28, 2016
Draft at Pizzeria Paradiso Georgetown. Poured a hazy deep orange color with a very small off-white head. Aroma was sharp sour notes, light fruit. Tart, sour, sweet notes. Very easy to drink though, despite the harsh acid. I like Cascade beers, but theyre not very complex right after drinking a bunch of Belgian sours.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (8062) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - OCT 26, 2016
Apricot and some sour plum. Hazy orange pour with ok head and lacing. Very sour finish. Tap at Pizza Paradiso.


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