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Dantalion Dark Wild Ale - Upland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

169 Ratings
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Ratings: 169
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 11.65%
Wants: 108
Gots: 67 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Upland Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Dark Wild Beer with brettanomyces and lactobacillus aged over 1 year in red wine American white oak barrels.

(Beer added by: Thorpe429 on 05-18-2010)
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4.24/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

750 ml bottle, not sure what the exact age of it is but I picked it up as part of Upland's recent sour release a couple weekends ago. Served in a Prairie Teku, the beer pours very dark brown with some reddish tints. There's about an inch tan head that stayed around a long time, and a good amount of lacing. Aroma is nice, the brew smells like tart cherries, oak, red grapes, sweet spices and some vinegar. It tastes like tart dark fruit, vinegar, oak, blackberries, earthy spices, and a bit of brown sugar. It's a tasty, tart and fruity brew. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's smooth and has a good amount of soft carbonation. I thought this was good, glad I got to try this one!

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Dark cherry color with an upfront flowery taste and smell. Not very sour- almost Flemish style without all the vinegar. It's different than most Uplands and I'm kind of on the fence as to whether I really like it or downright hate it. Will open another bottle in a few months and give it another chance.

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4.1/5  rDev +3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.85/5  rDev -2.5%

Bottled 2/4/10

Dark cherry color. Sour, but not mouth puckering. Cherries and oak. Caramel. Light acidity. Vinegar.

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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Dantalion Dark Wild Ale from Upland Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 169 ratings.