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Persimmon Lambic - Upland Brewing Company

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Persimmon LambicPersimmon Lambic

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

222 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 222
Reviews: 70
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 12.18%
Wants: 429
Gots: 67 | FT: 6
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: Thorpe429 on 05-03-2010)
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Reviews by schmoopsbeer:
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schmoopsbeer

California

4.43/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to Romulux for this long time want. Cheers!
bottle into Bruery Tulip

Color: Quite beautiful. A hazy pale orange straw color with shades of pale dull yellow. This beer leaves behind no lacing at all and the one finger white head that forms after you pour reduces itself to a dime size ring around the glass.

Nose: Great! Nice fruit profile with all the typical lambic features: Oak, barnyard funk, hay, hints of the wild yeast. The persimmon floats in the beer, but its not over powering on the nose.

Palate: Everything you want and need. Tart/sour on the tongue followed by small waves of citrus, grass, hay, and oak. Some lemon and orange peel bring up the rear, but its so welcomed. Very Balanced and drinkable. The carbonation is a bit high, but it doesn't bother me at all.

Finish: Dry and tart. Complex and fruit forward, with a balanced integration of funk and earthiness. This lambic is a success and a total treat.

Rating: 95 out of 100

Serving type: bottle

09-30-2011 00:22:56 | More by schmoopsbeer
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Persimmon Lambic from Upland Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 222 ratings.