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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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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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S-Funk, caramel, brown ale-like base. Oak, grass, some dark fruits.

T-Starts with mild funk. Nice oak then a brown ale base. Ends with nice dark fruits.

M-Medium in body, nice carbonation.

O-A good collaboration, though I thought the LightSynth was a tad better.

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