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Malefactor (Gilgamesh) - Upland Brewing Company

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229 Ratings
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Ratings: 229
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 8.43%
Wants: 294
Gots: 88 | FT: 7
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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3.61/5  rDev -15.5%

750 mL bottle poured into a taster. Malefactor bottle.

Appearance - Reddish orange and hazy. Thin collar.

Smell - Vinegary acidity. Some bourbon. Deep caramel.

Taste - Great malt flavor behind a strong vinegar sourness. Bourbon and oak. Cherry fruitiness.

Mouthfeel - Medium heavy. Low carbonation. Quite sour.

Overall - This is a palate wrecker of a sour. It's good but it's strong.

Alieniloquium, Oct 08, 2013
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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.

roger617, Jul 13, 2013
Malefactor (Gilgamesh) from Upland Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 229 ratings.