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Raspberry Lambic - Upland Brewing Company

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Raspberry LambicRaspberry Lambic

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Ratings: 443
Reviews: 116
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.34%
Wants: 311
Gots: 101 | FT: 15
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Upland Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: bassmantin on 02-26-2008

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Clear pink while pouring, Deep bright ruby in the glass, highly carbonated.

S-Lots of raspberries, not much oak and a tad bit of funk.

T-Sweet raspberries, maybe some sugar, or just overly sweet raspberries. Slight tartness. The Raspberries really dominate here.

M-Medium bodied, a lot heavier than I was expecting, not much carbonation either.

O-I love raspberries but this was too sweet and didn't have enough funk/sour/tart whatever you want to call it.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

750 ml corked bottle served in a Half Acre tulip. Thanks to pmoney for the share. Bottled 3/17/12, batch 71-09.

A: Pours a solid ruby, grapefruit color with an off white head forming on the pour. Recedes pretty quickly to nothing, but you can still some life in the body. Probably a dirty glass after all the other beers sampled.

S: Very tart raspberry, lemon grass with a light malty sweetness. Restrained funk, but obviously the raspberry is the star of the show.

T: Sweet raspberry with a tart raspberry jam aspect to it. Cracker malts with a sweet, cracked wheat flavor to it. Extremely acidic and sour finish to it.

M: A ton of carbonation with a nice light body. Super drying finish with an enamel stripping feel to it. Lots of pucker with a saliva evaporating dryness.

O: Definitely one of the most sour lambic style beers I've hever had. I definitely enjoyed this one however as I'm a fan of raspberries and I enjoyed the sweet, jammy-like qualities to this one as well.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

The lambic was sampled at Winterfest 2013 in Indianapolis on 1/26/2013. Props to Upland for bringing several lambics.

Poured into the sampler glass from the bottle, the beer was a reddish hue like Cherry 7up with a nice tinted white head. The aroma smelled of sour fruits with a variety of berry notes observable. In the initial taste, one can immediately tell this is a raspberry lambic. The acidity seemed to mellow toward the aftertaste as the beer became sweeter. One also could detect vanilla with the modest sour notes. The aftertaste further displays quite a bit of natural seedy raspberry flavor. It is easy to tell his is made with real berries.

Raspberry Lambic from Upland Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 443 ratings.