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Strawberry Lambic - Upland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

279 Ratings
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Ratings: 279
Reviews: 106
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 221
Gots: 70 | FT: 11
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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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

james582, Dec 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Gobzilla, Dec 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

pmoney, Dec 04, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

dfhhead25, Nov 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

scotv, Nov 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

BMart, Nov 23, 2013
Photo of MacQ32
4.44/5  rDev +10.2%

A - pours a very hazy golden yellow brown with minimal cream/yellow head. Minimal retention and nearly no lacing

S - smells blizzard. This won't sound good but its appealing: lots of sour funk and then a totally unidentifiable almost sweet/spoiled cream and the insides of those strawberry hard candies your grandma had.

T - absolutely fantastic. Tons of vingary tart sour flavors followed by decent strawberry sweetness.

M - medium bodied, relatively drinkable for how fantastically tart/sour it is. Decent carb

MacQ32, Nov 21, 2013
Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
4.38/5  rDev +8.7%

bottled August 2013.

poured into tulip glass.

Appearance: murky golden bodied beer with an ever so slight tinge of red. Lots of chunks of strawberries and a bunch of yeast/sediment in this beer. Thin white cap that drops down to absolutely no head.

Smell: Its smells like fresh and juicy strawberries. Mild sourness in the nose.

Taste: Its got a nice pucker upfront thats right at moderately sour. Big and juicy strawberry flavors that start to emerge almost closer to the end of each of your sips. A general fruitiness about this sour beer thats really nice. Definately a fruit forward sour.

Mouthfeel: light bodied beer with low end of moderate carbonation levels. Crisp and semidry finish. Really drinkable sour beer.

Overall: This Upland does not get much love(probably due to last batch of strawberry lambic aging poorly), but its by far the best strawberry sour that I have drank. Its really hard to make a sour carry that strawberry flavor really well, but Upland has this one dialed in very well with this new batch of Strawberry Lambic. It really exceeded my expectations, the new batch of Strawberry Lambic will be getting some well deserved attention. My advice on this sour is not to age it at all. This beer is a drink it fresh if you got a bottle of sour beer; I dont see this sour improving with age.

4DAloveofSTOUT, Nov 19, 2013
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4.7/5  rDev +16.6%

Pours a hazy pink/reddish blonde with some offwhite head. The body looks just like a strawberry. Beautiful hue. This beer smells like fresh picked strawberries. The nose jumps out of the glass with some tartness but loads of fruit. The "$6 of strawberries per bottle" pays off. This beer tastes like fresh picked strawberries that are slightly unripe. Great tartness is completely in balance with the fruit and they play well together. Worthy of a second glass at an event with other great sours. Highly recommend this beer. I can't speak to the other batches, but the current batch is fantastic.

PHBoiler, Nov 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Gonzoillini, Nov 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

kodt, Nov 08, 2013
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5/5  rDev +24.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

thegerm87, Oct 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

JAHMUR, Sep 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

tom10101, Aug 18, 2013
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2.9/5  rDev -28%

Blind BIF Beer #3

Smells like rotten medicinal fruits farts. Poor smell.

Thick opaque appearance.

Decent tartness taste, much better than the smell. Still tastes old though.

Oline73 guessed this one correctly.

I would like to try a newer bottle now for comparison.

mendvicdog, Jul 10, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -31.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

ajzy, Jun 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

strangebrew321, May 20, 2013
Strawberry Lambic from Upland Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 279 ratings.