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The persimmons were provided by Aaron Persinger, a local singer/songwriter who is currently the drummer for Rev. Peytons Big Damn Band. (The Rev himself is a certified Persimmon lover Ive been told, cant wait to get him a bottle). Being a classic Indiana fruit, we couldnt resist, maybe one day well find enough local mulberries and bring another (as far as we know) first-ever fruit lambic-style to the lineup.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JulienHuxley (5704) - Trois-Rivires, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 5, 2013
Bottle. Hazy yellow pour, no head. Aroma is ultra acetic, fruity, very stinky, powerful fruit and acetic mixture. Taste is funky, very acidic, nothing really to describe the intense mix of sour and not-tasty fruit other than funky, the whole thing is a bit harsh. Enjoyable in a sample size, but not more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (5758) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 5, 2013
Bottle (750 ml). Thanks to pantanap for this one! Hazy yellow/peach color with a low white head and little to no lacing. The first whiff was so acetic, it burned my nostrils. After that, theres citrus, peaches, strong acetic presence and light sweetness. Taste is heavily sour with citrus, acetic notes, peaches and light sweetness. Medium body. Bone dry. Not extremely complex and so acetic that its hard to drink. Still, it was good and fun to try because there isnt a lot of Persimmon beer available and because an average Sour is still better than almost any other average style beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
iworkatinitech (24) - New York, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Just pretty much perfect. Had this at one of the single greatest tasting parties Ive ever attended and it blew me away. This was my first Uplands lambic and my God was it ever an experience!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhillyCraft (6654) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 28, 2013
Bottle shared by some random people in VT, thanks this was on my radar for a year or so. Pours slightly clearish yellow gold with small to medium white head. Big notes of sugary and tart persimmon, acidic fruits, berries, champagne yeast, and light barn funk. Lots of carbonation, light to med in body. Liked this better then the kiwi lambic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
markwise (5349) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - MAY 20, 2013
Bottle generously shared by the Tampa Crew. Pours a hazy yellow with a white head. Nose is some citrus, some chalky persimmons, some vinegar, some tartness, and some orange and funky fruit. Flavor is similar with citrus, some vinegar, some funk, some sour fruit, and some persimmons. Nice sour with a fair amount going on.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cbfobes (2881) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - MAY 8, 2013
Bottle shared at a local tasting, thanks Greg! Pours a clear yellow with a thin head, the aroma has a huge funky front end with all kinds of sour notes coming, the flavor is puckering sour, slight fruit in the finish mixed in with a little bit of sweetness in the finish though, kind of different but not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (3551) - Florida, USA - APR 9, 2013
Bottle. Gusher. Clear yellow pour with a white head. Sour fruit aromas. Tart and acidic with wonderful persimmon notes. Very acidic with loads of carbonation. My favorite lambic to date from Upland.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 23, 2013
750ml bottle. Pours a cloudy orange color with some bits of persimmon floating around. Aroma is funky, sour, and fruity. Taste is sour and a little sweet. This is a fantastic lambic. Just great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (5961) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 20, 2013
750ml bottle. Pale yellow body, looks filtered. Mega sour aroma, funky urinal barnyard. Bready fruit flavor, with some massive tart sourness. Island funked out fruit, but steady lime-lemon flavor the whole way. Big sour tones, huge lactic action.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madvike (3226) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 20, 2013
Batch 71-09 shared by nuplastikk...thanks Greg! - Pours hazy pale yellow with next to no carbonation. Nose is wow...I realize I dont know what a persimmon smells like. Kind of musty and muted tropical fruit with a bit of sourness. Taste is really sour...lots of vinegar tartness with the same fruit and some rotting qualities. Biting carbonation and thinnish body.

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