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Imperial Vin Bu: Merlot - De Garde Brewing

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Imperial Vin Bu: Merlot
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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

27 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 27
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 6.76%
Wants: 7
Gots: 3 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
De Garde Brewing visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kscaldef on 05-04-2014)
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New York

4/5  rDev -6.8%

07-24-2014 01:56:33 | More by Moc513
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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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New York

4/5  rDev -6.8%

07-13-2014 20:56:21 | More by LoveStout
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Florida9

Illinois

3.73/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: not sure how how I feel about this one. On the one hand it is a lovely shade of mauve. Sort of like pink lemonade. On the other it is cloudy grayish oxidized pink. Oddly, my drinking partner had a stable fluffy white head while my glass had absolutely nothing.

S: aroma can summed up in one word: fart. Seriously, I have nothing else to say about it. It smells like a fart.

T: taste is far more impressive. It is very vinous. But in a good, quite unique way. Slightly tart. Slightly tannic. Then there is the Berliner aspect. Lightly lemony with a wheat undertone. Quite interesting.

M: light side of medium in body. Tart and tannic.

O: a very curious beer. Aside from the aroma, it's one that works.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2014 03:30:41 | More by Florida9
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev -6.8%

07-11-2014 02:37:02 | More by acurtis
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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

07-09-2014 01:50:51 | More by Resuin
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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

07-09-2014 00:56:44 | More by my_knew_craft
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LopeJuice

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

07-07-2014 20:23:20 | More by LopeJuice
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California

5/5  rDev +16.6%

07-04-2014 18:41:08 | More by CEDAMA
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ShaneTheWalrus

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

06-16-2014 14:45:19 | More by ShaneTheWalrus
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

06-15-2014 02:08:34 | More by BARFLYB
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.73/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Ruby body. Slight haze. Medium white head. Thin collar.

Smell - Fruity. Grainy. Berry aroma. Light on that standard De Garde aroma.

Taste - Nice berry fruit flavor. Grainy. Light grape, almost a wine flavor. Mild sourness.

Mouthfeel - Medium light body. Pleasant tartness.

Overall - Doesn't have the intense De Garde sourness I'm used to, which is nice. Very nice and pleasant sourness.

Serving type: bottle

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DaveHack

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

06-05-2014 22:45:09 | More by DaveHack
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.8%

06-05-2014 22:31:23 | More by Knapp85
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Washington

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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Oregon

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Oregon

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New York

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

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Texas

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Oregon

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Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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Washington

4/5  rDev -6.8%

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Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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Washington

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California

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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Imperial Vin Bu: Merlot from De Garde Brewing
92 out of 100 based on 27 ratings.