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Raspberry Lambic - Upland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

403 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 403
Reviews: 112
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 302
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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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

joemochas, Oct 12, 2014
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Nuggetz, Oct 11, 2014
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2.3/5  rDev -44.7%

Svyturys30, Oct 10, 2014
Photo of Tsar_Riga
3.85/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A - Dark red, burgundy color, mostly opaque from particulate. Pinkish white head that is minimal and fades immediately to nothing. No lacing.

S - Funk and sour, barnyard with bright raspberry mingled with a more corrupted element, and more subtle woodiness.

T - Primarily sour, but with a welcome raspberry line throughout. A lactic element comes through, suggesting yogurt tang.

M - Very brisk carbonation that scrubs the tongue and limits the fatigue, but there is significant puckering sourness.

O - This, my second lambic from Upland, and it is a major step forward. The fruit is a core, key element, and is well-integrated into the experience. The sourness is strong and forward, but is not overwhelming or unpleasant. While the funkiness is at the outer edge of my preferences, and is perhaps the main element I feel is not entirely to my liking, it is nevertheless consistent with the style. Well done.

Note - revised to reduce score because the sourness produced a stomach ache later that night; still a good beer, but I feel the powerful sour may be a bit over the top based on my later experience.

Tsar_Riga, Oct 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Stevebeergeek, Oct 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

mportnoy, Oct 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Oops, Oct 04, 2014
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4.44/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: pours the color of ripe raspberries, a dark shade of red. a finger or so of a pinkish white head with a weak retention and lacing. completely hazy and opaque.

Smell: super sour raspberries and lemon acidity. slight notes of oak

Taste: opens up with juicy, super sour raspberries, a touch of sweet raspberry jam to it. a lemony, vinegary acidity comes through along with slight oak to earthy qualities.

Mouthfeel: mouth-puckering sour. strong acidity, some dryness.

Overall: did I say this one was sour? it may easily be the most sour beer I have tried, and still pretty delicious at that.

SportsandJorts, Oct 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

mks0913, Aug 31, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev 0%

Reviewed from notes. Bottle shared by someone at the FW Bretta Rose release in Buellton - thanks.

A: Pours a dark red/berry-ish under a thin (1/4") pinkish head which fades quickly to the edges and leaves a few spots of lace.

N: Bright raspberries dance around the barnyard and get tarted up. Faint oak, musty and earthy.

T: Follows nose with more funk and tartness. Fruity and musty.

M: Moderate body and light carbonation. Finishes fruity, tart and funky.

O: A treat and enjoyed and would have again and again.

wethorseblanket, Aug 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

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Raspberry Lambic from Upland Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 403 ratings.