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Sour Bitch - Mikkeller ApS

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very good

136 Ratings
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Ratings: 136
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 45
Gots: 66 | FT: 3
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Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  7.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: bark on 07-18-2011

Spontanale with lychee fruit.

Brewed at De Proef Brouverij.
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a very lovely pale straw color and smells quite sour and alive. First taste is sour and slightly bitter with a light sweetness lingering on the aftertaste from the lychee.

The sour dissipates lightning fast and I think I would prefer this if it puckered a bit more, but the dry finish is very nice. It's a really easy drink at 7.7% ABV and by the end of this bottle, I will presumably feel it.

This is the first sour I've had from Mikkeller and I really like it. Would be very interesting to see how it develops with some time on it since the fruit either doesn't seem to add a ton or lychees already taste like sour beer. I've only ever had them twice. Once, I was on a 3-day bender at the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas. Their brunch buffet is truly remarkable and I remember choking a couple lychees down before pocketing a handful for good luck at the craps tables. It worked.

My other lychee experience was a martini, my fifth of the night, so yeah. I am no lychee expert.

Anyway, this is really a nice drinking sour beer and I'm glad I have more.

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Sour Bitch from Mikkeller ApS
88 out of 100 based on 136 ratings.