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Malefactor (Gilgamesh) - Upland Brewing Company

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225 Ratings
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Ratings: 225
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 8.41%
Wants: 291
Gots: 89 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Upland Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
A stronger version of a Flanders Red Ale aged in previously beer-stored bourbon barrels for some light oak/bourbon character.

(Beer added by: claaark13 on 02-05-2012)
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09-16-2013 16:32:23 | More by mjohnson17
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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

09-16-2013 14:04:51 | More by sweemzander
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

09-15-2013 17:46:08 | More by Hugonaut13
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California

4/5  rDev -6.5%

09-09-2013 03:53:11 | More by littlebeer
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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

09-08-2013 01:14:48 | More by klipper
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Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +11%

08-26-2013 14:19:59 | More by Thecherryman
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Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

08-24-2013 23:30:46 | More by TargaFlorio
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District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -6.5%

08-23-2013 14:18:00 | More by Rhettroactive
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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

08-23-2013 02:55:21 | More by billab914
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Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

08-18-2013 20:20:09 | More by ridglens
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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

08-18-2013 06:55:32 | More by phishphorce
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

08-03-2013 12:52:20 | More by chase2634
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KevSal

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-29-2013 23:16:08 | More by KevSal
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dcloeren

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-24-2013 16:44:24 | More by dcloeren
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Missouri

4/5  rDev -6.5%

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Indiana

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Connecticut

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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11%

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roger617

Indiana

4.35/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

750 served in a tulip glass

A: 4.0 dark brown in color, pours with no head
S: 4.25 sour up front, surprisingly not hit you in the face sour. Very pleasant
T: 4.5 the sour is very smooth and mellow on this one. An amazing blend of flavor
M: 4.25 carbonated very well. Smooth, silky
O: 4.25 my favorite sour to date. A great blend of flavors brings this one together very nicely.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2013 00:46:30 | More by roger617
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Virginia

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California

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alpinebryant

Connecticut

4.29/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a dark musty hazy red with sticky lacing and tons of bubbles long after the pour around the edges..

S: Aroma of tart lacto and acetobacteria along with some musty barrel scents.

T: First a bit of a lactic bite along with tart cherry and oak flavors. malt flavors actually relatively present I believe due to barrel aging piece that might have slowed the souring down a bit, but then again, it is quite pleasant, so this is not a detriment to the beer. Bourbon flavors are sweet, muted from a prior barrel aging that is mentioned on the label. There is sweet berry flavors running along with a cherry and caramel.

M: Light mouthfeel , medium carbonation, extremely drinkable. Definitely one of the more drinkable Flanders Red Ales that i have ever had and staring at the rest of the bottle that is left... I am actually glad that i have this to my selfish self :) . I had a Supplication prior to this and while that is an epic sour ale, this is also Epic as the desciption has on the bottle.

O: Overall this is a very solid Flanders Red Ale. The list is short in this category which is one of my favorites that I like is much. Rodenbach, Red Poppy , Oude Tart. I have no idea where the 10.5% is hiding and I seriously doubt that it is actually up there that high... This went above and beyond my expectations. Another winner from Upland

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2013 20:58:49 | More by alpinebryant
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Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

06-27-2013 02:28:28 | More by warnerry
Malefactor (Gilgamesh) from Upland Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 225 ratings.