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Darksynth - Upland Brewing Company

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103 Ratings
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Ratings: 103
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 12.04%
Wants: 47
Gots: 22 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Upland Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Darksynth is 50% New Belgium Oscar (ale aged in wine barrels), 40% Dantalion, and 10% raspberry lambic.

(Beer added by: ThatsThatDude on 04-29-2014)
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750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Deep ruby body. Small off-white head. Thin collar.

Smell - Raspberry. Kinda vinegary. Oak and deep caramel.

Taste - Pretty sour. Lots of oak. Dark malts come through with a bit of roastiness. Intense sour cherry and raspberry. Sourness overwhelms in the end.

Mouthfeel - Very sour. Well carbonated and medium body.

Overall - Upland sours are always intensely sour and this is no different. The flavors are strong enough to stand up, though.

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The smell is cherry and raspberry tartness, slightly lactic and almost acedic smelling before it fades off to some mineral and metallic character.

The taste includes some metallic mineral flavoring begore getting funky with tart unripe raspberry flavoring and a borderline crippling acidity. The aftertaste is quite fruity with a blend of raspberry and cherry.

This is a light bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. It is very sour to the point of being acedic which hindered the drinkability for me. But otherwise im appreciative of the chance to try this.

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Darksynth from Upland Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 103 ratings.