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Blåbic - HaandBryggeriet

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

64 Ratings
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Ratings: 64
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 13.05%
Wants: 11
Gots: 9 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
HaandBryggeriet visit their website
Norway

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: eric5bellies on 03-02-2013)
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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HopsHopenstein

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

06-29-2013 20:42:54 | More by HopsHopenstein
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t420o

California

4.39/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

HaandBryggeriet Blåbic

Bottled: 11/21/12
Consumed: 6/28/13

A- pour yields a 1/4 finger tan head leaving very quick. No lacing. Beer is hazy and a similar color to grape juice. 3.75

S- smells excellent. Nice tart blueberry and boysenberries. Oak, tannic, very slight yeast. 4.5

T- mirrors the nose. Tart blueberry and boysenberry, tannic, oak, slight yeast, grape. Very full flavor and excellent. 4.5

M- thicker body for a lambic and medium carbonation. I enjoyed the mouthfeel 4.25

O- a real pleasure. Great lambic that had good drinkability. Well done. 4.25

A

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2013 04:39:24 | More by t420o
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Switzerland

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

06-28-2013 22:17:05 | More by mitlinks
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-28-2013 01:38:35 | More by JAHMUR
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mklisz

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

06-27-2013 12:54:50 | More by mklisz
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MrVonzipper

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-27-2013 04:04:11 | More by MrVonzipper
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bishopdc0

Maine

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

06-25-2013 10:52:57 | More by bishopdc0
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Bowdoinbeerboy

Maine

4.63/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into my Shelton Brox. sampler at "The Festival."

This beer is one of the prettiest I have ever seen. It is a deep, dark, amber-red color with a little head. There are definitely some floating particulates in this beer (all the better, it is a wild-ale afterall!) The beer itself is lightly tart with a nice fruity bitterness. As the after-taste goes on, the bitterness builds somewhat. Very delicious and the brewers who poured it couldn't have been friendlier!

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2013 14:30:10 | More by Bowdoinbeerboy
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chippo33

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

06-23-2013 07:35:49 | More by chippo33
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +17%

06-23-2013 06:18:05 | More by Zachtheporter
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gueuzegossage

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

06-21-2013 15:19:17 | More by gueuzegossage
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nrb1

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

06-21-2013 06:05:01 | More by nrb1
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wethorseblanket

California

4.05/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured from a 500 ml bottle, clear and dark crimson with a way-off white head comprised of large bubbles stacked 1/2-inch high and fades to partial cap leaving clumpy lace.

N: Tartness with basalmic, fruits and berries with tannic oak.

T: Sharply tart with some musty cheese, tannins, aged wood, faint blueberry skin rather than juice.

M: Medium body and semi-moderate carbonation. Finishes sour and fruity.

O: Like others from this brewery there are lots of wood barrel character present. The sour and tart component really drives this while the blueberries take a back seat. Expecting more, yet still fun to try.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2013 04:38:42 | More by wethorseblanket
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MSandahl23

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

06-13-2013 18:49:00 | More by MSandahl23
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jjcote

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-10-2013 00:06:33 | More by jjcote
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jdamaso84

Massachusetts

4.31/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Dark red appearance, which really stands out in the light, with very slight lacing and very, very little carbonation. If you've ever brewed with blueberries, the color will look familiar to you.

Smells quite sour, maybe a hint of fruit, but everything blends well so it is difficult to single out distinct aromas.

Very, very tasty lambic. It's a thick, but very smooth and easy to drink beer. Sour notes really hit the back of the throat and linger for a while.

As mentioned, it's very smooth and almost has the consistency of a heavy stout. It has a unique mouthfeel that leaves sort of a silky feeling on your tongue/palate, almost the same kind of silkiness you experience while sipping a top notch, smooth, single malt whiskey. It's a pleasure to drink.

Not sure why this isn't rated higher overall; it really is an excellent beer that's well-blended, tasty, and fun to drink. I wish I picked another bottle up when I had the chance.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2013 19:08:14 | More by jdamaso84
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Oregon

3/5  rDev -26.1%

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Florida

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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DarthKostrizer

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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California

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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Oregon

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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bradfordjohnson

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

05-31-2013 01:22:04 | More by bradfordjohnson
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California

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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Blåbic from HaandBryggeriet
90 out of 100 based on 64 ratings.