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Raspberry Lambic - Upland Brewing Company

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Raspberry LambicRaspberry Lambic

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

369 Ratings
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Ratings: 369
Reviews: 108
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.34%
Wants: 295
Gots: 92 | 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: bassmantin on 02-26-2008)
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Reviews by Spider889:
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Spider889

Ohio

3.63/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Nice red color with a tall rosy head.

Aroma was very tart with little sweetness which I liked. Whenever you encounter an American fruited lambic you need to assume super sweet until proven otherwise imo. This one succeeds here.

So so sour, but not overly acidic. There's the bitterness I always associate with green strawberry leaves. The raspberry flavor is obvious (when many fruits are not in other beers) - and it has the flavor characteristic of fresh wet fruit.

Overall nothing phenomenal (little nuance or development over time), yet a very satisfying sour. Would be happy to take another crack at this one in the future.

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2012 08:55:20 | More by Spider889
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Gorgeous raspberry color with an immensely fizzy head. Sour, tart nose with a natural earthy raspberry and a mineral aspect. The flavor is a pucker factor times ten with strong tart and sour raspberry. The raspberry is a very natural freshly picked flavor with some earth tones and maybe a bit of mineral. The puckering flavor obviously translates to feel but it's without the vinegar feel. This is a straightforward, unabashed raspberry sour!

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Shared at a private tasting event.

Pours a fairly clear light red until the sediment is reached at the end of the bottle. Then, it's murky. The aroma is very acetic, with citric acid notes, and raspberry sweetness. There is a subtle touch of yeasty funk. Flavor is one of the most sour things I've ever tasted. Notes of oak and raspberry weave a tapestry along with the acetic, citric, and lactic acid, creating a really rewarding experience. It's impressive that, despite the incredibly sour taste, there's enough berry and wood character to shine and really make this beer a standout. Definitely couldn't drink a full bottle in one sitting, though.

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4.03/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

4 oz pour from bottle at Upland Tasting

A- Hazy pinkish with bubbly head
S- Immediate salivation. Vinigar and berries!
T- Huge wave of sourness. Slight raspberry/ sweet berry profile then more sour. Total moth puckering experience in a good way.
M- Very fizzy

O- This is my first sour from Upland. I enjoyed it for what it was. I wonder if the flavors would mellow with a year or if they would just get more intense. This one is right on the edge of being too sour.

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Raspberry Lambic from Upland Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 369 ratings.