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Raspberry Lambic - Upland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

416 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 416
Reviews: 112
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 304
Gots: 91 | FT: 12
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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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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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

For the lambic fans on the hunt for the type of sourness that'll kick your teeth in, Upland brewers have got your back! Their raspberry infused sour ale has got the taste that will make your face "stick that way".

Its hazy mauve color preludes the berry fruit within. With dainty pink foam, the ale often prefers red wine appearances. That's, of course until the nose draws near. That's when tangy fruit notes and high acidity overcomes the senses with jaw-tightening and saliva inducing involuntary response.

As apple cider, dry wine, lime, white vinegar and unmistakable raspberry dagger the taste buds with its pin-point sourness, a sweeter and mustier tone gradually sets in. Its juicy and vibrant raspberry taste is distinct and easily identifiable; not yet scrubbed away by fermentation. Its sour and sweet interplay is aggressive even as the character of weathered oak, corkish must with elements of brine, sweat and goat layering upon.

Its expressive carbonation prickles at the tongue and enlivens the sour taste of the beer. Though the ale may be slightly fuller than the driest lambics on the market, its carbonation and acidity counters nicely en route to a dryish and tangy fruit-forward finish.

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Raspberry Lambic from Upland Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 416 ratings.