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Strawberry Lambic - Upland Brewing Company

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Strawberry LambicStrawberry Lambic

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

261 Ratings
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Ratings: 261
Reviews: 106
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.41%
Wants: 213
Gots: 68 | FT: 10
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: merlin48 on 10-29-2007)
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Florida

4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

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atorres

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

07-20-2014 19:50:11 | More by atorres
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siege06nd

Virginia

4.46/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bottle from bertram. Thank you, sir! Poured into a Lost Abbey teku...

A. Pours a bright, murky orange with touches of ruby and pink. Lots of bubbles and a finger of head that quickly settles to a half finger. Carb continues to rise up from the bottom of the glass and keeps the cap of head consistent through the session. Solid lacing.

S. Bright, ripe strawberry, grape skin, barnyard funk, hay, red wine vinegar.

T. Sweet and tart strawberry, white grapes, vinegar. Very juicy and equal parts sweet and tart. Bright and acidic, lots of pucker. Excellent.

M. Moderate carb with strong fruit presence. Vinous, tannic, tart, and fruity.

O. An excellent lambic and an impressive strawberry fruit beer. This fruit tends to fail in beer more than it succeeds, making this brew even more impressive. What I most like about this one is that it combines sweet, refreshing notes of strawberry with very tart, acidic, funky notes typical of the lambic style. Upland can chalk up another success in its lambic series.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2014 19:15:19 | More by siege06nd
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ckeegan04

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-15-2014 21:09:55 | More by ckeegan04
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KAF

Iowa

4/5  rDev -0.7%

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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

07-03-2014 19:06:26 | More by tommyguz
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Kirk

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

06-29-2014 17:41:59 | More by Kirk
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leftoverburrito

Oregon

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-25-2014 00:27:22 | More by leftoverburrito
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Zaximus

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

06-22-2014 04:35:53 | More by Zaximus
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oline73

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

06-20-2014 23:31:40 | More by oline73
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TechBrew

New York

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-16-2014 17:30:53 | More by TechBrew
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Mcvs1507

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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mltobin

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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Evan

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

06-08-2014 04:03:15 | More by Evan
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Tsar_Riga

Indiana

3.61/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Beautiful cloudy rose brew, with a white head tinted with pink which vanishes almost immediately.

S - Strong funk elements of grass, hay, barnyard and wet rind cheese, with a sour core, and only a slight fruity hint.

T - Smart sharp hit, fruit comes in first, but I cannot really identify any clear strawberry flavor. This is followed with a rapid stab of acid, that washes over any hint of sweetness. Funk in the close comes across as grass and decay, but it is still secondary to the aggressive acidic sourness.

M - Strong carbonation goes a long way to lift the roughest elements away and keep the tongue clean.

O - This is my first Upland sour. I am not wholly won over by this one. The funk and the sour eclipse the fruit, leaving the namesake strawberry to play a secondary role. If the balance of the fruit and funk were reversed, and the fruit played top bill while the funk was underlying with highlights, this would be a world-class brew, but as it is I'm not sure I'd seek this one out again.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2014 03:02:03 | More by Tsar_Riga
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.85/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottle pour at the pre-FWIBF bottle share held at the Adelaide Inn in Paso Robles, CA.

Bottled 11/12/13.

Pours a murky reddish-orange with a foamy beige head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is sour with malt, strawberry, and acidic aromas. Taste is much the same with super sour malt, strawberry, and acidic flavors on the finish. There is a medium amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with a great strawberry aroma and super sour flavors.

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2014 05:47:23 | More by UCLABrewN84
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District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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California

4/5  rDev -0.7%

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Indiana

4/5  rDev -0.7%

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Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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North Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.7%

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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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North Carolina

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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -0.7%

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Strawberry Lambic from Upland Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 261 ratings.