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Blackberry Lambic - Upland Brewing Company

Blackberry LambicBlackberry Lambic

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BA SCORE
94
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244 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 244
Reviews: 93
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 8.73%


Brewed by:
Upland Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JamesS on 10-14-2007)
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Reviews by hrking:
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hrking

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Had this one with all the others last night and this was one of the better ones. Lots of flavor and a very nice pleasant oak presence. The after taste was a treat leaving a very pleasant almost barn yard effect on the palette. Blueberry flavor and the oak barrel blended nicely to give this beer great flavor and exceptionally pleasant treat ..If you're after the Upland Lambic this one is one worth seeking out. I'm going to age one of these in the celler and try it again in a year or 2..MMMHHH I guraentee ya it's going to only get better as the Brett does it's thing!

Serving type: bottle

10-02-2008 12:13:47 | More by hrking
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750ml bottle from the 8/2013 release, batch 8-10. Poured into a Hill Farmstead stemmed glass today, 3/11/2014.

App- Pours a hazy copper-brown body, less than one finger white head that dissipates quickly into a thin film, no collar. No lacing.

Smell- Blackberry tartness and a ton of lactic yogurt scent. And smells stomach-churningly sour, though not as sour as the Kiwi Lambic. Promising, but not overly so. Not a lot of funk.

Flavour- This is stomach-ulcer-level sour. 8, maybe 9/10 in terms of vinegar sourness here. No funk to be found, a nice blackberry tartness that doesn't come close to cutting the acid here.

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Blackberry Lambic from Upland Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 244 ratings.