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Persimmon Lambic - Upland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

265 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 265
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 13.38%
Wants: 436
Gots: 71 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Mike, Nov 23, 2013
Photo of DavoleBomb
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a tulip. Bottled 3/15/11, Batch 71-09. Big thanks to Rempo for this. Persimmons are probably my favorite fruit, so I'm super excited about this.

2.5 A: The color of this is quite shocking. I expected a pinkish hue, but instead this looks like hazy chardonay. Three fingers of white, fizzy soda-pop head that falls super fast and leaves no lacing. Like usual, Upland managed to make an ugly brew.

5.0 S: This is like anything I've ever smelled before, which makes much sense given that this is the only beer I've ever had that features persimmons. Oh yeah, it also smells wonderful. Persimmons are exploding from this. I'm picking up everything on the spectrum from immature, unripened persimmons to their sofy, overly ripened counterparts. With regards to this, I am picking up both earthy and sweet. There's a tartness to this that follows the unripened fruit vein, but there isn't a lot of traditional sourness in this. Oak complements the fruit and a light barnyard funk follows.

4.5 T: Again, the persimmon is running the show. Sweet, earthy, tart, and certainly distinct all at once. There's a good bit more acid in the taste that what the nose presented. This comes mainly in the form of tangy lactic acid, but there are notes of acetic as well. As for funk, there's a ton of it. Funky barnyard, hay, wet grass, apple orchard, and horse. A lemony zestiness to it. Oak and vanilla complement the other flavors increasing the complexity of this. Persimmon aftertaste.

4.5 M: Lighter medium body. Good moderate spritzy carbonation. Good creaminess in this and super smooth.

4.5 D: I enjoyed this a lot. This is easily my favorite Upland brew. It captures the essence of the persimmon perfectly and presents it with force. There aren't too many brews out there that are unique, but as of now, this one is.

DavoleBomb, Sep 30, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Rhettroactive, Sep 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

bstyle, Nov 14, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

masterofsparks, Aug 31, 2014
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jbriggs7, Sep 07, 2014
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ahermsen, Jul 29, 2014
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brandoman63, Nov 18, 2011
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nmann08, Nov 25, 2011
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mklisz, Jul 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

eyeenjoybeer, May 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

The beer comes in a bright yellow orange with a good amount of particulate.

The beer offers a medium plus to full lemony tart quality, tart plum and apricot. At the mid-palate and on, there's a wonderful touch of fruit and persimmon character.

Despite the heavy tart quality, the fruit character makes this the best Upland I've had to date.

dar482, Aug 30, 2014
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Skunkyluvmuffin, Aug 12, 2014
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Tenchi221, Jan 29, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

superspak, Nov 18, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

pschul4, Aug 27, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

emottram, Jul 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

strangebrew321, Jul 21, 2014
Persimmon Lambic from Upland Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 265 ratings.