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Sour Reserve - Upland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

225 Ratings
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Ratings: 225
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 4.45
pDev: 8.99%
Wants: 498
Gots: 70 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Upland Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
BLEND 1: Batch Years Blended 2006 (our original batch of lambics), 2008, 2010
BLEND 2: Batch Years Blended All 2008

(Beer added by: aasher on 10-22-2011)
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4.43/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750ml of Blend #3, opened up by Doug right after K13. Poured into a snifter today, 1/24/2014.

App- hazy dark yellow-gold body, 1 finger white head, ok retention, no lacing. I was the second person to pour and the first person's pour had a much clearer pour. Clearly there's a good bit of sediment floating around in here.

Smell- straight up acidity and sourness, oak, non-descript fruit aromas, a little bit of Upland funk

Flavour- 8/10 sour quotient, quite acidic. Malts, stonefruit, dry oak tannins. But most of all, vinegary sour.

Mouthfeel- Nice full bodied, well carbonated, on the verge of creaminess, goes down very well.

Overall- Very enjoyable beer that is extremely sour, but adds just enough more on top of the acidity that it's not just a sour bomb, but is fairly complex. Enjoyed the stonefruit flavours and the dry oak finish on this beer. Upland is the real deal.

Stevedore, Jan 25, 2014
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Sour Reserve from Upland Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 225 ratings.