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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Godofthecellar (677) - NYC, New York, USA - NOV 11, 2012
750 ml shared with Bill. poured a cloudy apricot color, smell of sour peach and brett. this beer is soooo good.. easy to drink, smooth with a strong taste of fresh peaches. this batch is from 2010 and it tasted as if the peached were picked this morning. very tar, sour, sour peach, brett, overall another great experience from upland. Their sours have never dissapointed.!

BVery (10711) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - SEP 1, 2017
Bottle shared by Tom - thanks! Lightly hazy yellow pour with a white head. Tart and sweet peach aroma. Eyeball watering tart taste. Very good.

jc1762 (1545) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 29, 2017
Thanks Matthew for sharing the bottle! Poured into a snifter showing hazy thick translucent rims, brown center, and sparse white foam. The nose shows tart notes of juicy, ripe peach. The palate is medium bodied and lightly carbonated. Moderately tart with forward peach flavors. Great.

NikkTwist (3286) - 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.

ClarkVV (6825) - 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.

AndyW68 (1579) - 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.

faroeviking (11024) - Chupando chellas es como ellas, FAROE ISLANDS - MAR 4, 2017
Bottella. Late Fall Monster Tasting. Hazy deep golden colour. Sour peach aroma. Flavour is sour and fruity peachy, lemon.

Dogbrick (13389) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 14, 2017
Sample at Aficionado’s 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.

kermis (14191) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 10, 2016
Bottle shared with and courtesy of a limping but not too distressed marmot in Deanso’s 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.

deanso (10178) - Chiang Mai, THAILAND - DEC 10, 2016
Bottle shared at Dean’s last Stand. No head. Very hazy light amber pour. Sour with some peach.

yourilevesque (1829) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 3, 2016
Une note aussi basse c’est rare. Une bière aussi déplaisante pour moi, ce l’est tout autant. Robe jaune paille sans bulle et juteuse. Du jus en poudre auquel on ajoute de l’eau pour servir en pichet aux enfants qui se baignent à la piscine. Arômes artificiels de pêche, de bile, de levures pédio déjantées et oui, je jus artificiel. Pas très attirant quand tu as le goût de boire une bière. Acidité suprême, saveurs sans aucune finesse, goût de gorgée sûre du lendemain de veille.

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