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Pulling Nails Blend #1 - Side Project Brewing

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Pulling Nails Blend #1Pulling Nails Blend #1

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156 Ratings
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Ratings: 156
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 4.44
pDev: 7.43%
Wants: 184
Gots: 37 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Side Project Brewing visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Pulling Nails is an ongoing experiment in the art of blending to create sour and wild ales of extraordinary depth, complexity and balance. Blend #1 is the union of four different beers that were fermented in and aged in wine barrels for six months to two years.

(Beer added by: coryking on 01-16-2014)
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ThreeFishes, Sep 14, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -14.4%

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Deep orange. Medium white head.

Smell - Musty brett. White wine. Some toasty malt.

Taste - White wine is stronger here. Buttery and a bit of vinegar up front. Brett is strong, too. Toasty malt.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Moderate sourness.

Overall - Good, but doesn't blow me away like I expected from the reviews.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle received in a trade with Dan. Thanks, buddy. Opened at a share a few weeks ago. Final getting around to reviewing via notes.

A-Murky gold with some spotty lacing. Half finger of white head fades to a ring of carbonation constantly fed through the drinking experience.

S- Lemony sourness. There's hint of some lacto on this, but it compliments the beer well. Also, some grapey, white wine characteristics are to be found lending a crispness to the aroma.

T- Big punch of sour. Some lemony citrus mid-palate, then a wood finish mixed some lingering tartness. This beer almost tastes like Sweet Tarts. I love sweet tarts. Man, this is a relentlessly sour beer, as the sourness refuses to leave the palate.

M- Medium carbonation and a medium mouthfeel. I believe the minimal lacto character adds the slightest bit of creaminess to the mouthfeel, but not enough to make it offensive.

I have yet to have a beer from Side Project that disappoints. However, of the beers I've had from them, this one has not been my favorite. I think I prefer the beers that were blended to make this beer on their own, rather than in this conction. Still an enjoyable beer!

jbwimer, Aug 13, 2014
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Pulling Nails Blend #1 from Side Project Brewing
98 out of 100 based on 156 ratings.