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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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147 Ratings
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Ratings: 147
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 7.45%
Wants: 165
Gots: 33 | 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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4.31/5  rDev -2.7%

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!

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4.61/5  rDev +4.1%

Bottle opened and poured for onsite consumption at Perennial. Poured into a wine stemmed glass and shared with Mike. Had this along side Saison Du Blé and Barrel Aged Abraxas Base stout.

A - Reddish amber that pours a little murky but as it sits int he glass it clears up wonderfully. Small white foam head that dissipates quickly back into the glass

S - This comes off with an Acidic, tart smell with cherries and assorted berries. You can definitely smell the funk coming through this with the addition of Lacto and Brett. There is a slight hint of apples on the nose as well

T - Taste follows the nose here with a bright upfront acidic bite followed by the notes of berries, apple, and some noticeable oak and wine character coming through

M - Acidic mouthfeel that is light and crisp. This goes down easy

O - Overall, this is another homer from Side Project. So glad that I live within 30 miles of Perennial, it is always a treat when from the cellar is on!

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Pulling Nails Blend #1 from Side Project Brewing
97 out of 100 based on 147 ratings.