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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NikkTwist (3102) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 8, 2017
Draft at Bru Craft. Billed as an oak-aged blonde sour at 5.5% ABV. Cloudy pale yellow orange pour with a foamy white ring. Pungent sour with notes of orange, plum and peach. Big oak. Lemons. Grapes. Not quite a proper lambic but a good strong flavorful sour.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ClarkVV (6542) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 12, 2017
Rating against an American Sour Ale not a Belgian Lambic.
Draught at Row 34, 2/22/17.
Lightly-to-minimally hazy, golden-amber with a small, beige and peach-flecked head that fades to cover quickly.
Peach in the nose is clear, authentic and fairly well-integrated with the beer character, which itself adds plentiful lactic and Brett acids to provide light band aid and leather that combines well with the stone fruit minerality and strong funk. Lots of skin, acid and pit character which really works nicely with the funky character of the "lambic". I find the jammier renditions of fruit sours still enjoyable but far inferior to the renditions where the fruit is more highly macerated/integrated with the rest of the beer. Anyhow, light oak, but low toastiness with light caramel-tinged honey from the malt and some acetic character, but nowhere near what I remember Upland having when they first started.
Flavor-wise, the beer is quite acidic with lots of oak tannin, vanilla, honey, caramel, etc...quite amply malty, with plentiful lactic and light acetic acids. The peach flavor is fantastic, with spicy pit, leathery skin and tons of juicy acidity. Sour, but not intensely so; certainly has let-up over the years. Moderate amounts of engaging carbonation and a soft, lightly oily texture with no alcohol or flaw.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndyW68 (1533) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 31, 2017
Hazy light orange poor. Aroma is pure Peach would love this on cobbler. Taste follows nose. Tart Peach. Like it a lot.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
faroeviking (10742) - FAROE ISLANDS - MAR 4, 2017
Bottella. Late Fall Monster Tasting. Hazy deep golden colour. Sour peach aroma. Flavour is sour and fruity peachy, lemon.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (12770) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 14, 2017
Sample at Aficionados during the "Big Bad Bottle Share" on 02/10/2017. Hazy orange color with a thin white head that burns away quickly to a film. Short strings of lacing. Aroma of funky peach, yeast and malt. Light to medium body with a sweet-tart peach character and notes of funky yeast and doughy malt. The finish is fruity with a peach and lemon aftertaste. Pretty good overall.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kermis (12719) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 10, 2016
Bottle shared with and courtesy of a limping but not too distressed marmot in Deansos garage. Very hazy orange with a ring white head. Aroma is lactic, damp, tart peach and mineral notes. Flavour is heavy sour (though not the worst burn straight through your body and give you a second asshole like Upland "lambics" can be). Medium bodied with a lactic burn and soft carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (10046) - Chiang Mai, THAILAND - DEC 10, 2016
Bottle shared at Deans last Stand. No head. Very hazy light amber pour. Sour with some peach.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
yourilevesque (1798) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 3, 2016
Une note aussi basse cest rare. Une bire aussi dplaisante pour moi, ce lest tout autant. Robe jaune paille sans bulle et juteuse. Du jus en poudre auquel on ajoute de leau pour servir en pichet aux enfants qui se baignent la piscine. Armes artificiels de pche, de bile, de levures pdio djantes et oui, je jus artificiel. Pas trs attirant quand tu as le got de boire une bire. Acidit suprme, saveurs sans aucune finesse, got de gorge sre du lendemain de veille.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Prufrockstar (2122) - Moscow, Idaho, USA - AUG 27, 2016
Draft at the source. Hazy glowing gold, no head. Aroma of poopy overripe fruit, herbs, and mildew (like the stink of my clothes when theyve been left damp in the basement). That aspect is really, really offputting to me, because I cant tell you how many times Ive left the house and gotten an hour into my work day before I realize that my shirt stinks and I have no way out except to cope with the stench and avoid other humans. Herbal, sweet-tart, tannic (like a light fruity tea). Lasting sweetened cereal finish. Light body, lively carbonation. Overall: I cant get into this, but only because of the stink.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rlgk (18843) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 29, 2016
Bottle at Premature Blue Balls with Andre 160729. Hazy orange beer with a small head. Tart peach aroma, woody, citrus, rubber, berries, some funk. Tart peach flavor, rubber, cotrus, rubber, grapes, some funk. Quite nice.


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